(Jacksonville, Fla.; Feb. 22, 2006) – Crowley announced today that Bob Weist has been promoted to director of inland operations for the company’s Puerto Rico/Caribbean liner services group effective March 15. In his new role, Weist will relocate from the New Orleans area to Jacksonville, Fla. He will be domiciled at the company’s Talleyrand terminal and will report to Maureen Cunningham, vice president, operations.
“Bob’s strong operations background will benefit our customers as he directs our over-the-road and intermodal activities,” Cunningham said.
Weist began his career with Crowley in 1987 in the company’s New Jersey office. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in several different Crowley locations. Most recently he managed Crowley’s operations in the U.S. Gulf from New Orleans with particular focus on the company’s terminal operations in Gulfport, Miss.
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily a family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of four operating lines of business: Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services and Marine 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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