Joseph R. Burgess To Head Central Pacific Shipping Agency

Joseph R. Burgess has been named president of Central Pacific Shipping Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Marine & Supply Co., Ltd., which has opened new offices at 126 Queen Street in downtown Honolulu.

The announcement by Steven Loui, executive vice president of the parent company, indicated that both Mr. Burgess's appointment and the move to new and larger quarters were first steps in a program of more aggressive marketing planned for the 15- year-old shipping agency.

Following Air Force service in Hawaii, Mr. Burgess began his career in the maritime industry with Pacific Marine & Supply in 1966. For the past eight years, he has been with Fred L. Waldron, Ltd., shipping agency division, five years as its manager.

He is a graduate of Honolulu Business College and the Hawaii Employers Council- Management/Supervisory courses with a degree in management, as well as data processing and business accounting.

Central Pacific Shipping Agency, according to Mr. Burgess, offers "fast, comprehensive, and competent turnaround services for any ship coming to Hawaii, with full inhouse support from one or more of the Pacific Marine & Supply family of qualified and experienced subsidiaries." Among the present companies represented by Central Pacific Shipping Agency in Hawaii are China Union Lines, Mobil Shipping & Transportation Company, National Bulk Carriers, Taiwan Maritime Transportation Co., Great Success Shipping Co., and Deep Sea Ventures, Inc.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 56,  Sep 1977

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