Gerald Hirt

Gerald Hirt

Managing Director | HVCC 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, Hirt 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. Mr. Hirt has been Operations Manager at HVCC since November, 2012. In this role he expanded the portfolio of services for the Feeder Logistics Center (FLC) and developed the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTC). In June, 2017, he became Managing Director of HVCC.