Capt. Victor Goldberg to Join Crowley as Vice President of Ship Management
(Weehawken, N.J.; March 26, 2002) – Capt. Victor Y. Goldberg will join Crowley Maritime Corporation’s subsidiary Marine Transport Corporation in Weehawken, N.J., as vice president, ship management, effective April 2. He will report to Rockwell Smith, senior vice president and general manager of marine transport.
Marine Transport is the tanker operating and ship management subsidiary of Crowley and is part of Crowley’s contract services segment.
As vice president, ship management, Goldberg will manage contract operations, fleet operations, engineering and environmental safety and quality assurance.
“We are pleased to welcome Vic to Marine Transport and the Crowley organization,” Smith said. “He brings to us a wealth of experience in the tanker business, both at sea and on shore, as well as a strong background in safety and quality assurance from his recent tenure with MarineSafety International and in his prior role as vice president, operations, of Arco Marine.”
Goldberg comes to Marine Transport from MarineSafety where he worked as director of business development, managing commercial endeavors for the company’s three training complexes in Newport, RI, San Diego, Calif., and Norfolk, Va.
Goldberg is a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, and sailed as a deck officer aboard US flag tankers ranging in size from 30,000 DWT to 265,000 DWT. He culminated his seagoing career by sailing for four years as a captain aboard a 72,000 DWT vessel.
He began his shoreside career in 1984 with American Trading Transportation as a port captain. During his 11 years with Attransco, he assumed positions of increasing responsibility and was eventually appointed vice president in charge of chartering and operations.
In 1995, Goldberg accepted a position as vice president, operations, with Arco Marine Inc. in Long Beach, Calif. He managed the operations group during the company’s transition from first-generation Valdez-trade tonnage to the christening in 1999 of Arco’s first Millennium class tanker.
After British Petroleum’s purchase of Atlantic Richfield, Capt. Goldberg accepted a position with MarineSafety International, which he held until joining Crowley.
Marine Transport, which got its start in 1816, is the oldest shipping company in the United States. The company owns and operates a fleet of 42 ships for its own account and for other vessel owners. It owns and operates four chemical parcel carriers and time charters two others. It also owns seven product carriers and will be taking delivery of four new Articulated Tug Barge units this year. Two of its large crude oil tankers are operated by others in the Alaska trade. In addition, Marine Transport manages seven U.S. flag commercial cargo vessels and twenty government vessels in several vessel management subsidiaries. Crowley acquired Marine Transport in 2001.
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corp., founded in 1892, is primarily a family- and employee-owned company engaged in worldwide logistics, liner services, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, ship assist and escort services, vessel management and petroleum and chemical marine transport. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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