Karin Orsel has been in the maritime industry since the age of 18. At 23, Karin became a shareholder of the MF Shipping Group, an organization she has lead as CEO and majority shareholder since 2001.
Karin leads MF Group, a fleet of 55 product oil, chemical tankers and dry cargo vessels that operate around the world. MF Group operates in three segments of the Maritime Industry: Chemical/Product Tankers, Dry Cargo and Self Unloaders
In 2009, Karin was honored with the Dutch "Female Entrepreneurship Award of the Year." Throughout her career, Karin has dedicated herself to furthering the Maritime Industry. She currently serves as Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), on the Board of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners,
where she is Chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee, and participates on the Boards of several international shipping companies. Karin also serves as President of WISTA International
We look forward to welcoming her and you to WISTA USA's Tenth Annual Luncheon.
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