Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Jim Shettig
has been promoted to vice president of the company's East Coast
and Gulf contract services business
. He will remain domiciled in Houston and continue to report to John Douglass
, senior vice president and general manager of Crowley's marine services group
Shettig, who most recently served as general manager of East Coast
and Gulf contract services, will now have profit and loss responsibilities for the business. His group provides a myriad of services to customers, including energy logistics, remote offshore drilling support, ocean towing and transportation and other energy support services
Shettig is an 18-year Crowley veteran
. He began working for the company as a mate on a Seattle-based tugboat, and has held positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure, primarily in contract towing and transportation and marine services. He served as Crowley's general manager on major energy logistics projects in Venezuela in the late 1990s, and transferred back to Houston in 2001, where he has directed the company's contract services business ever since.
Shettig has a Bachelor of Science degree in marine transportation from
the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.