Hornblower Marine Services (HMS) is pleased to announce Captain John M. Keever is joining the company as Director of Marine Operations for the Hawaii Superferry project.
As Director of Marine Operations for Hawaii Superferry, Captain Keever will manage the Alakai, the world’s most celebrated high-speed vessel, providing long-awaited passenger ferry service between , O’ahu and . This project is at the cutting edge of the high-speed passenger vessel industry, requiring top notch leadership, experience and innovation.
Keever currently serves as Vice President, Marine Programs and Student Development of the , now part of The California State University. He is also a tenured professor of maritime management and serves as the campus’ federal liaison to the U.S. Coast Guard and Maritime Administration. Keever previously served as Vice President of Administration and Finance, developing and executing large budgets. As such, he played an important role integrating into The California State University system.
Captain John Keever holds a Master of Public Administration degree from and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation from . He holds the rank of Commander in the United States Naval Reserve.