David Eggert has been named sales and operations coordinator for Cleveland Tankers, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Robert B. Keifer, Ashland Petroleum Company vice president of marine/ surface transportation and facilities.
Mr. Eggert's new responsibilities will include marketing petroleum transportation services, vessel scheduling, maintenance and repair, purchasing, and other operational activities. He reports to both Dave Ritchie, vice president of chartering, and Gerry Grammenos, assistant manager of fleet operations.
Located in Cleveland, Mr. Eggert came to the company with many years of experience in the marine industry.
Cleveland Tankers operates a fleet of modern petroleum products carriers on the Great Lakes, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashland Oil, Inc., the parent company of Ashland Petroleum Company.
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