(Anchorage, Alaska.; July 3, 2007) – Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Bob Cox has joined the company’s petroleum distribution group as general manager. Cox is domiciled in the company’s Anchorage office and reports to Craig Tornga, vice president of petroleum distribution.
In his new position, Cox is responsible for Crowley’s 14 Alaska marine and aviation petroleum terminals, which have a combined fuel capacity of 39 million gallons.
A veteran of the Alaska petroleum sales and distribution market, Cox also brings transportation experience to his position. Prior to joining Crowley, he was vice president at both Petro Marine Services, Inc., and Alaska Railroad. He also held various positions of increasing responsibility with Southern Pacific Railroad including engineering, operations and marketing.
Cox, a registered civil engineer, is a board member at the Alaska Resource Development Council Board, Alaska Chadux Corporation, SEAPRO, Intermodal Transportation Institute and the University of Denver.
He obtained a bachelor of science degree with distinction in aerospace engineering at Virginia Tech, and a master of science degree in transportation engineering at Stanford University.
Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in San Francisco in 1892, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of five operating lines of business: Liner Services; Logistics Services; Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Other services provided within these business lines include contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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