Crowley Appoint V-P Caribbean Liner Services

Press Release
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Tony Otero: Photo credit Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services division name Tony Otero its vice president of Caribbean services.

Otero will remain domiciled in Crowley’s Jacksonville headquarters, and will continue to report to John Hourihan, who was recently named senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Puerto Rico and Caribbean services.

In his new role, which is currently held by Matt Jackson – who will assume a new position on Crowley’s petroleum services team Jan. 1, 2013 – Otero will be responsible for the coordination of sales, marketing and operational shipping activities throughout Crowley’s footprint in the Caribbean, which serves more than 24 islands, including the Bahamas, Trinidad, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Haiti, the U.S. Virgin Islands and many of the other Leeward Islands.

“With Tony at the helm of Crowley’s Caribbean services, we are now able to better align the islands that we serve in the Eastern and Western Caribbean under one team, which allows us to develop a management focus on select islands and increase our portfolio of services,” said Hourihan. “He has the experience and skills to continue fostering and growing our relationships with customers in that region.”

Otero, who is also a bilingual English-Spanish communicator, started his career as a senior accountant at Crowley in 1998 after working several years for accounting firm Deloitte & Touché. During his time at Crowley, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including accounting manager, finance director, vice president, finance and planning for the liner and logistics business units, and vice president of Dominican Republic and Haiti services. He is also a 2009 recipient of Crowley’s highest honor, the Thomas Crowley Award.

Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

FMC's William P. Doyle Issues Statement on EL FARO Tragedy

On Thursday evening, October 1, 2016, the ship EL FARO went missing. The ship was en route from Jacksonville, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico. On Monday, four days after the ship vanished,

Swiss Re Establishes North America Marine Team

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has expanded its marine business by opening a North America marine office. Beginning October 1, 2015, the New York-based team will provide ocean cargo insurance,

Abu Dhabi Ports Achieve Pilot Certification

Khalifa Port and Zayed Port become first commercial ports in Middle East to achieve certification for marine pilots; Abu Dhabi Ports Marine Services gets I.S.P.

People in the News

Pitbull Named Godfather of Norwegian’s New Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that musician Pitbull will serve as godfather for its newest ship, Norwegian Escape, slated to be christened next month in Miami.

HMAS Melbourne Intercepts 427kg Heroin

HMAS Melbourne’s crew has seized 427 kilograms of heroin hidden in a fishing dhow carrying the illegal drugs across the Indian Ocean. The intercept occurred

USCG Search for Missing Crew of El Faro

Coast Guard search and rescue crews continue searching for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro Monday night, covering a total search area of more than 160,574 square nautical miles.

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1715 sec (6 req/sec)