CAPT. EBERHARD GEORG JOHANN KOCH, Shipping Executive / Shipowner, born Deichsende, Fed. Republic Germany on 18th March 1951, child Nicole Madeleine (26 yrs).
Diploma in Nautical Sciences, Nautical High School Bremen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1974, Dipl. Nautiker. 2nd Mate / Chief Mate on Tankers 1974-1977. Mgr Transport and Business Admin Veba Oel AG Gelsenkirchen-Buer/Veba Poseidon Schiffahrt GmbH, Hamburg (Master voyage Tanker 1978), 1977-84. Managing Director Krohn Shipping Group Vienna, 1984-2001.
Chairman, CEO & Partner, ÖL Shipping Group of Companies, Limassol, Hamburg; 1991-present. Chairman, CEO Reederei Austria Eberhard Koch (Cyprus) Ltd., Member of Cyprus Shipping Chamber Board of Directors, Chairman of CSC Labour Affairs Committee, Vice President CYSEA, and Working Member of the National Shipping Strategy Study Team for Cyprus Shipping Promotion.
Capt. Koch is also a Member of the Advisory Board for DNV GL, Cyprus and China Classification Society Committee.