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Gerald Hirt
Managing Director at Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center GmbH


Gerald Hirt served two years in the Navy, then studied seaborne transport and port management at the University of Applied Sciences in Oldenburg, graduating with a degree in industrial engineering.

Following a period of training at the shipping company P&O Nedlloyd, he began his career with the HHLA Group at HPC Hamburg Port Consulting in 2003.

From 2005, Gerald worked in the Sales department at HHLA Container Terminals, during which time he also spent two years studying part-time for a degree in executive management at the Copenhagen Business School.

Gerald has been Operations Manager at HVCC since November 2012. In June 2017, he became Managing Director of HVCC. In this role he expanded the portfolio of HVCC IT-services, scope of the department Feeder Logistics Center (FLC) as well as developed the new department Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTC).