We offer shipowners specialized global market access and superior performance through our managed pool

Guardian Controls an Expanding Fleet of

Modern, Geared, Dry Cargo Vessels


Global Reach
Local Touch

8 offices worldwide with over 300 customers in 20 countries calling over 500 ports for over 25 years



  • George E. Cody
    Interim Chief Executive Officer | President & Chief Operating Officer

    In charge of overall strategic management of Guardian as the most respected operator of dry bulk pools
    in the industry. Responsible for delivering Guardian Pool’s superior performance, directing employment of Guardian’s
    fleet globally, overseeing execution of voyages to optimize bottom line. Conceptualized the
    construction of the Guardian Pool. Manages Guardian’s entire commercial division, including its
    network of global offices. Maritime career spanning nearly 3 decades. With Guardian since inception,
    experience as a Line Manager and Managing Director of Guardian Houston.

  • Sridhar Hariharan
    Chief Financial Officer

    Responsible for executing Guardian’s financial strategy, monitoring Guardian Pools’ performance, and
    overseeing Guardian’s accounting department. Established accounting and monitoring procedures of the
    Guardian Pool upon its inception. His career began as an auditor of shipping companies with Deloitte
    and has spanned over 3 decades in several accounting and finance roles for such companies as Sara Lee,
    Kraft Foods International, and Terex Corporation.

  • Ronald W. Tursi
    Executive Vice President of Guardian & President of Guardian Ship Management Inc.

    Responsible for all ship management functions and vessel sale & purchase. Vast technical expertise
    including nearly a decade of seagoing experience and knowledge with the full range of the vessel life
    cycle from new build to scrapping. In maritime industry for over 40 years. Actively participates in
    industry organizations; member of Lloyd’s Register’s North America Advisory Committee, North American
    Committee of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, and formerly held board positions with NAMEPA and Green Marine.

  • Eric London
    Chief Technology Officer

    Responsible for the management and modernization of Guardian technology including architecture,
    hardware, software, and third-party integrations. Building and designing systems for 15 years across
    several industries. Prior to Guardian: Vice President and Senior Software Engineer for Strategic Value
    Partners (SVP), a global, multi-billion dollar hedge fund. Prior to SVP: Chief Technology Officer for
    StoryPress – a social networking startup where he put in place state-of-the-art systems to drive
    thousands of users and helped the company raise capital through several rounds of fundraising.

What Customers Are Saying About Guardian Navigation

  • Global Trading Company, Coal
    Switzerland HQ, India Division

    Our company completed multiple fixtures with Guardian since 2011. Over the years, Guardian has proven
    themselves to be a very reliable transportation option for our cargo in some of the most challenging
    areas of the world.

  • Producer, Steel Products
    South America

    In the past 15 years, Guardian has been outstanding in service, responsibility and performance;
    therefore we highly recommend them. We look forward to enjoying Guardian services on short, medium and
    long term.

  • Global Trading Company, Mining
    Switzerland HQ, South America Division

    We have worked with Guardian carrying our mineral concentrates from Chile since we began shipments in
    2007. The service Guardian has provided has always been timely and very professional.

  • Producer: Steel, Mining, Iron Ore
    United Kingdom HQ, Brazil Division

    Our company has enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Guardian for several years. Guardian
    carried regularly steel products in a timely and professional manner. We expect to continue to work
    with Guardian for a long period.

  • Commodities Trader, Minerals
    Switzerland HQ, Peru Division

    We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Guardian since the company began in 1993.
    Guardian is carrying many of our cargoes of zinc, lead and copper to the Far East and other
    destinations, doing so in a timely and very professional manner.

  • Trading House, Steel
    United Kingdom

    Since 2006 Guardian has afforded us first class support and advice which has enabled us to develop
    markets and conclude trades. This cooperation and professionalism sets them apart from their