Increased responsibilities have been given to three executives in the Caribbean Division of Crowley Maritime Corporation as a result of R.D. Carter's resignation from the company on November 11, according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, president of CMC's Offshore Group, San Francisco, Calif.
Robert Homan has been appointed general manager of Trailer Marine Transport Corporation, George Hutton has been appointed general manager of Gulf Caribbean Marine Lines, Inc., and Elmer Keller has been appointed general manager of Crowley operations within the Caribbean.
Messrs. Homan, Hutton and Keller were previously managers for these respective operations, but will now take on expanded responsibilities of directing the overall operation of each, as well as day-to-day operations.
Mr. Carter had served as president of Crowley's Caribbean Division, overseeing the operations of Trailer Marine Transport Corporation, Gulf Caribbean Marine Lines, Inc., Interisland Intermodal Line, CTMT, Inc., and other common carrier operations in the Gulf and Caribbean areas.
Crowley Maritime Corporation has been operating in the Gulf and Caribbean since 1971 when it introduced its mammoth oceangoing barges into service from Florida to Puerto Rico and from the West Gulf Coast to Puerto Rico.
John Ducich has been appointed director of marketing/ contract transportation for the Caribbean Division of Crowley Maritime Corporation, San Francisco, Calif., according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, CMC Offshore Group president. The appointment is part of an expansion of Crowley's
Ted Ellis has joined Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division, Jacksonville, Fla., as director of sales, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, senior vice president of the division. Mr. Ellis was formerly vice president for one of the nation's largest surface freight
Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division has relocated its New York marketing office to expanded quarters at One World Trade Center, Suite 4903, New York, N.Y. 10048. Telephone numbers at the new location are (212) 466-1922 and (800) 221-5100. The World Trade Center office is headquarters for
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named Jack Williams president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. In his new role, Williams, previously president of Royal Caribbean International, will manage the day-to-day operations of both cruise lines. The two lines will
The Texaco Caribbean, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) of 269,800 deadweight tons, built for the fleet of Texaco Panama Inc. by IHI (Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), was christened recently in ceremonies at the IHI shipyard in Kure, Japan. The vessel was delivered last month and
John S. Hollett has joined Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division as marketing manager, bulk commodities, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, Jacksonville, Fla., senior vice president of the division. In his new position, Mr. Hollett is r e s p o n s i b l e f o r
Four key appointments have been made in Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, Jacksonville, Fla., Crowley senior vice president and general manager of the division. David N. Messer has been appointed to the new position of vice pres
Moody's Investors Service downgraded Royal Caribbean's senior unsecured debt ratings reflecting higher than anticipated debt levels associated with the company's shipbuilding program, and a weaker price environment that may continue given the capacity expansion projected for the industry overall
Crowley Maritime Corporation's recent purchase of assets of Coordinated Caribbean Transport, Inc. (CCT) from International Controls Corporation will "greatly strengthen Crowley's capability to serve its customers and markets," a senior officer of Crowley said. Commenting on the acquisition, Robert G.
truck trailers for its expanding- fleet of equipment, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, senior vice president of the Caribbean Division of Crowley Maritime Corporation. Some 250 high-cube drop-frame trailers are on order, which will be among the largest available in the
Jay Brickman has been appointed director of Caribbean and Latin American services for Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, senior vice president of the division. Mr. Brickman was formerly director of international development for
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of the proposed new Carnival Cruise terminal at Port Canaveral to host the 6,800 passenger, LNG fueled Carnival Mardi Gras. CREDIT: Port Canaveral Caribbean, Mexico and other destinations, according to port MSC Meraviglia will offer two different itineraries out of offcials. The Cruise Capital experienced
the MSC Divina. PortMiami will host both the 6,800 passenger Symphony The completion of the Terminal F was celebrated with an of the Seas from Royal Caribbean and in two years, an un- offcial ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, December named 7,000-passenger ship from MSC; plus Richard Bran- 7, 2017 attended
WATCH 1,800-vehicle parking garage and surrounding areas was set at a cost of $150 million. Carnival agreed to contribute up to $50 “Cruising the Caribbean is million as part of a 25-year operating agreement with the line that began Sept. 1, 2018. booming. Destinations including It is the largest
will see the arrival of new cruise Emission Control Areas (ECAs) in Europe, America and the giants at PortMiami and Port Canaveral. But frst they will Caribbean around Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and need giant terminals. have been since 2015, with little fanfare. New control areas are being establishe
and more Other cruise lines placing orders for LNG-powered cruise bespoke destinations, it would be very challenging to ensure vessels include Royal Caribbean (two 200,000 gt ships for de- a robust, reliable, and adequate LNG supply,” he explained. liveries in 2022 and 2024 from Meyer Turku); Disney (four
as a priority and an important (founded by the Greek Chandris family, and part of Royal issue. We all are very proud of our records regarding Sustain- Caribbean since the late 1990s) with its Xpedition offerings. ability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in general.” He added, “They were willing
gamut from giant behemoths like MSC Grandiosa (the frst of the Meravi- glia Plus class, 6,200 passengers, under construction at Fin- cantieri), Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas (a 4,200 passenger vessel being built at Meyer Werft, for the Asian market) down to smaller expedition vessels like Ponant’s
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from ABS and its Seaway Tolls, Wharfage to Rico, the Dominican Republic and affliated companies. Charges to Increase in 2019 the islands of the Caribbean Basin. The St. Lawrence Seaway Manage- Iridium Completes Satellite Specifcally, by adding additional ca- ment Corporation (SLSMC) an- Launch Campaign pa
, January 11th. The successful transit begins a new era of world-class supply chain services between the island commonwealth, U.S. mainland and the Caribbean Basin. Taíno is the second of two ConRo vessels construct- ed for Crowley. Sister ship MV El Coquí began its frst- in-class service in July 2018
tankers today, and a total of will stretch over two years from March crew guidance. 3 for ballast water treatment through- Optimarin: RCCL Win Royal Caribbean International selected Optimarin to provide its Optimarin Bal- last System (OBS) for three ? agship vessels. Optimarin has now retro? tted its