Seabulk Towing, Inc., the Tampa-based subsidiary of Seabulk International
, announced the appointment of Kenneth M. Rogers
to the new position of Senior Vice President of Marketing. Rogers will be responsible for Seabulk Towing's overall marketing program and the coordination of customer initiatives for each of Seabulk
Towing's divisions including Port Everglades Towing, Port Canaveral Towing,
Tampa Bay Towing, Mobile Bay Towing, Seabulk Towing Services-Port Arthur, and
Seabulk Towing Services-Lake Charles, as well as the offshore towing business
in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic.
In addition to maintaining positive
working relationships with existing customers, Rogers will aim to build Seabulk Towing's customer base by identifying and developing prospective domestic and international new business opportunities that fit into Seabulk
Towing's development strategy.
A graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Rogers began his maritime career as a deck officer with Texaco, moving up the corporate ranks
to senior positions with tanker fleet owner/operator OMI Corporation, Southern
Ship Management, and most recently, the world's largest cruise company,
Carnival Corporation. He is well-known within the maritime industry and is a
member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the
Propeller Club of the United States.