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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Signet Promotes Captain Porter

November 16, 2012

31-Year Veteran Assumes General Manager, Traffic and Business Development Post.


Signet Maritime Corporation—a global provider of vessel services and logistics—is pleased to announce the promotion of Captain Cliff Porter to the position of General Manager, Traffic and Business Development.

“We are pleased to recognize Cliff’s valuable contributions over the past 31 years with this well-deserved and hard-earned promotion. Given his years of experience and expertise in the industry, strong alliances have been successfully maintained and new partnerships have been built. There is no greater honor than to recognize the success of our employees,” says J. Barry Snyder, President of Signet Maritime Corporation.

Previously Senior Manager of Traffic and Business Development for Signet’s Pascagoula Division, Porter will assume the responsibilities for vessel utilization, job direction and business revenue maximization for all seagoing fleet vessels in the Brownsville, Ingleside and Pascagoula divisions.

A licensed Master of Towing, Porter joined Signet Maritime Corporation in 2010 when Signet acquired the business and assets of Colle Towing Company, Inc. in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Before joining Signet, Porter enjoyed a 29-year tenure with Colle serving in various capacities from Deckhand to Vessel Dispatch Manager.


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