Bart has sold hundreds of demolition ships in addition to his activities in the second hand ship sales market. Bart has been especially active in the sale of U.S. flag vessels and is one of the leading authorities on Jones Act and foreign transfer of U.S. flag vessel requirements as they apply to the U.S. flag fleet.
Bart joined A.L. Burbank in March 1981. He spent two years in the Dry Cargo Chartering Department and the New Construction and Project Department prior to joining the Sales and Purchase department.
Bart graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975. After completing his undergraduate studies, Bart joined Chemical Bank as a management trainee. Upon completion of the management training program he was promoted to branch manager within two years. In 1979 Mr. Lawrence joined the staff of the commodity exchange (COMEX).