Fiona's shipping career began with an Oil Major - BP - in BP
Shipping Ltd. Commencing work in post fixture for BP's chartered-in
and owned tonnage and then moving into ship operations for BP's
fleet of crude-owned and chartered-in VLCCs and product tankers.
Whilst at BP, Fiona gained extensive shore-side knowledge while
placed in BP's refineries and terminal sites.
Working alongside the LPG traders, Fiona became the small LPG
charterer, shipping LPG on COA and spot tonnage, then latterly
moving into BP Chemicals Ltd to be part of the team shipping
chemicals on predominantly parcel tankers worldwide.
Moving to British shipowners, James Fisher Tankship Ltd, Fiona
was their tanker charterer for spot, time charter and COA fixtures,
and assisted with S&P and bareboat opportunities. Additionally,
she worked alongside their management team investigating shipping
Since 2007, Fiona has worked as a consultant for a chemical
shipping commercial management company and in research for Drewry
Fiona tutors on a number of subjects, is an examiner and member
of the Board of Examiners and has been a Fellow of the Institute of
Chartered Shipbrokers since 1998.