President & CEO, Rickmers-Linie (America), Inc.

Mr. Nagel is responsible for all project and break-bulk shipping activities in the Americas for one of the world’s leading project-breakbulk-heavylift carriers. He chairs the WGMA Education Committee and is a Director and Executive Committee member of the Greater Houston Port Bureau as well as being a member of the Industry Advisory Boards to the Breakbulk Institute and UH Center for Logistics and Transportation Policy. Mr. Nagel graduated from LSU with degrees in transportation management and economics.