Captain Warren Kedenburg
Captain Warren L. Kedenburg joined IRI’s Tokyo office in August 2014 as LNG Advisor. Captain Kedenburg’s 33 years at sea prior to coming ashore was aboard breakbulk, container, Ro-Ro and bulk vessels with his final 19 years aboard LNG vessels as chief officer, and Master for 18 of those years. He then reported ashore with PRONAV Ship Management GmbH & Co. KG (PRONAV) at their Osaka, Japan office as General Manager and Senior Operations Manager for five years for the same LNG fleet. After retiring from the Osaka office, Captain Kedenburg worked as a Marine Advisor for PRONAV in Hamburg, Germany and an LNG Consultant for ABSG Consulting, Inc. in Yokohama, Japan, as well as an LNG Consultant for Chevron Corporation in the US and abroad for over ten years. Captain Kedenburg’s various expertise includes development and review of LNG carrier technical specifications, port site review of existing and proposed LNG facilities, due diligence of LNG marine terminal facilities, and maintenance and technical operations of LNG fleets. Captain Kedenburg has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation from the New York State Maritime College in New York and a Masters in Business Administration in International Business from the Bernard M. Baruch College of Business in New York. Captain Kedenburg was in the US Naval Reserve and served as Officer in Charge, Port Operations, US Naval Facility at Sasebo, Japan while on ACDUTRA.