J. Erik Hvide Named President And COO Of Hvide Shipping

J. Erik Hvide has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Hvide Shipping Incorporated and its affiliates. He joined the Fort Lauderdale-based company in 1973 after gaining experience in dry cargo and tanker ship operations, both in the U.S. and Norway.

In 1970 Mr. Hvide joined Seabulk Corporation, which became an affiliate of Hvide Shipping in 1973. One of his achievements is the innovative CATUG design, the most successful of integrated tug/barge (ITB) modes of marine transportation. He was instrumental in developing the design, n e g o t i a t i n g the original shipbuilding contracts, s u p e r v i s i ng the construction, and negotiating the charters of the original CATUG units.

Hvide Shipping Incorporated, established in 1958, is involved in many facets of the marine transportation industry, including vessel ownership and operation, vessel design and construction, deepsea tug/barge transportation, liquid and dry bulk terminal design and management, and harbor towing.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 14,  Mar 15, 1981 Ohio

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