Below is a collection of recent television interviews given by the Operations
Director of VessEx, Capt. Max Hardberger.
May 2010 ó FOX & Friends ó High-Seas Repo Man
Capt. Hardberger discusses his new book SEIZED.
August 2004 ó Repo Men: Stealing for a Living ó The Learning Channel
Below is a video clip featuring Max Hardberger from a television show which first
aired on The Learning Channel in August 2004. Here's a transcript of the
introduction from Vincent Pastore, best know for his role on The
[Host Vincent Pastore] Who in their right mind would go into an unstable country in the middle of a revolution to do business? Iíll tell ya who. Max Hardberger. Thatís who. Let me explain this one. The Haitian government is being overthrown. People are killing one another, thereís rioting and looting. Not great times if you live there, but just
the right conditions for a repo man who's going to retrieve a $3.5 million ship thatís hiding out in Haiti. Letís catch up with Max before some witch doctor turns him into
a pineapple ...
[Max Hardberger] To repossess a ship in a foreign country requires a number
of different skills. One of them is the ability to deal within that foreign
country, as Mao said, to "swim with the fish." Haiti is a country like
many other countries that have no central government, where you have to assess
the situation from moment to moment. You can't make any assumptions based on a
month ago or even two weeks ago ...