Categories for Maritime hires and promotions

Port Manatee Hires Chief Commercial Officer

FL, United States

In his new role, Charles D. Tillotson will bolster diverse cargo growth at port. Port Manatee has hired Charles D. Tillotson as its new chief commercial officer. In his new role, Tillotson will bolster diverse cargo growth at port. Tillotson most recently served as senior vice-president of business development for Altamont, New York-based Carver Companies,… Read More

Santos and Giesecke sworn-in as Port Commissioners

TX, United States

On June 2, 2021, Rob Giesecke was sworn in as the newest Port Freeport Commissioner, joined by Commissioner Rudy Santos, who also took an oath to serve his second term, during a formal ceremony attended by family and friends. Commissioner Giesecke will serve a six-year term in Position 4, Precinct 2. Brazoria County Court at… Read More

Harvey Gulf adds to subsea solutions team

LA, United States

Shane Guidry’s Harvey Gulf International Marine has hired Steve Olmos, formerly of Oceaneering International, to manage and continue to grow the Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions installations group, Olmos leaves Oceaneering after 40 years in roles that most recently saw him oversee umbilical installations, flexible pipe and jumpers as well as various decommissioning projects. “With our… Read More

Furuno USA welcomes John Bozzelle as new commercial business development manager

LA, United States

Furuno USA has hired a new commercial business development manager. Based in Jean Laffite, Louisiana, Mr. John Bozzelle will play a key role in establishing and developing business relationships with Furuno dealers and commercial ship owners, operators, and builders around the Great Lakes and Eastern Seaboard to promote the Furuno product line. John comes to… Read More

South Atlantic Division Virtual Promotion Ceremony (COL Jason Kelly) June 7, 2021 at 1100 AM EST

United States

Ladies and Gentleman, Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, The 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, requests the pleasure of your company at a virtual promotion ceremony in honor of COL Jason E. Kelly, Commander, South Atlantic Division on Monday, the seventh of June, two-thousand and twenty one at eleven… Read More

American Waterways Operators Elects Illinois Marine Towing’s Del Wilkins as Chairman

VA, United States

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders last week during the association’s Spring Board of Directors / Annual Membership Meeting. Del Wilkins, President of Illinois Marine Towing, Inc., was elected Chairman; Clark Todd, President & Chief Operating Officer of Blessey Marine Services, was elected Vice Chairman; and Brian… Read More

Port of Cleveland names new Board Chair

OH, United States

In its May board meeting, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Port of Cleveland) welcomed their newly elected officers. Patricia Ramsey officially took over as Chairperson of the Port of Cleveland Board of Directors after the successful tenure of fellow Board member, Jan Roller, the port authority said in its news release. “Our mission is to… Read More

EBDG makes leadership team promotions

WA, United States

Seattle-headquartered naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announces changes to its executive leadership team. These changes come shortly after the appointment of Robert Ekse to president and, says EBDG, reflect the new vision and long-term goals for the firm. John Reeves, PE, PMP has been promoted to principal in… Read More

Inland Marine Service Appoints Capt. Ed Henleben as New Vice President of Operations

United States

Inland Marine Service is pleased to announce its recent hire of Capt. Ed Henleben, who will join the IMS team as Vice President of Operations. The announcement was made today by Cathy Hammond, CEO of Inland Marine Service. Capt. Henleben will be based out of the St. Louis office, where he will have primary responsibility… Read More

Aucoin Appointed To World Trade Center Board

LA, United States

Paul Aucoin, executive director of the Port of South Louisiana, is one of four newly appointed members of the World Trade Center of New Orleans’ board of directors. The three other new board members are Michael Hecht, president and CEO of Greater New Orleans Inc.; Heather Hohensee, Tellurian Inc.’s government and public affairs director; and… Read More

Lance C. Lemcool Joins Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc.

FL, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) is pleased to announce that Lance C. Lemcool has accepted the position as Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “Lance is a welcome addition to the ESG leadership team”, said Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern Shipbuilding. “He is versed in nearly all areas of shipbuilding and his experience will… Read More

Biden nominee Linda L. Fagan would be USCG’s first female 4-star admiral

United States

President Biden has nominated Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan to serve as Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. If confirmed by the Senate, Fagan would serve as the first woman to be promoted to a 4-star rank in the U.S. Coast Guard. She would serve as the 32nd Vice Commandant. Fagan currently serves as… Read More

Bordelon Marine promotes two

LA, United States

Wes Bordelon, president and CEO of Lockport, La., based offshore support and subsea services provider Bordelon Marine, reports that the company has promoted Mike Belanger to chief operating officer and Chris Martin to general manager. “Through the years, Chris and Mike have proven themselves many times over to be highly effective leaders as Bordelon Marine… Read More

Jon Nass to take helm at Port of Gulfport

MS, United States

The Mississippi State Port Authority (MSPA) Board of Commissioners has named Jon Nass the new CEO and Executive Director of the Port of Gulfport, following a national search. “After nearly an eight-month process, the MSPA Commission is very pleased to announce we have selected a new executive director to lead the Port of Gulfport team,”… Read More

Micah Morris Nominated Operations Manager For Brown Water Division

TX, United States

Callan Marine Tasks Morris with Leading the Growing Brown Water Projects GALVESTON, TX – April 9, 2021 – Callan Marine is proud to announce the nomination of Micah Morris to Operations Manager of the Brown Water Division. Previously, Callan Marine’s Vice President of Operations Kevin Pearse was responsible for both the Blue and Brown Water… Read More

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