Carl Kavina

General Manager, Flinders Ports

Carl has over 30 years’ experience in maritime operations and is a Master Mariner with pilotage licences for five South Australian ports. He has overall responsibility for marine operations across 10 South Australian ports, including the seven ports owned and operated by Flinders Ports as well as Whyalla, Port Bonython and Ardrossan. Carl also oversees HydroSurvey Australia, a hydrographic survey business operated by Flinders Ports and is the Port Security Officer for all ports operated by Flinders Ports.

Peter Gaffney

Trade Development Manager

Peter has over 35 years’ experience in the ports and shipping sectors in South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland.  His background in both operational and commercial matters provides a unique skill set as a key contact for shipping lines and other port stakeholders. His sound knowledge of shipping services and the Australian maritime landscape puts him in an ideal position to analyse trends and optimise potential opportunities to attract services to Adelaide.

Michael Simms

Cargo Manager

Michael has over 30 years’ experience in the South Australian ports and shipping sectors. His strong operational and commercial background means he is able to assist our clients with supply chain and cargo handling requirements for all types of sea freight, including general cargo, break bulk and dry bulk commodities. Michael is also the key point of contact for development opportunities at our seven port locations.