Seattle-based transportation conglomerate Saltchuk has named Tim Nolan as the next president and CEO of its subsidiaries Tote Maritime and Tote Services, the Jones Act-compliant shipping and logistics firms that specalise in routes serving Alaska and Puerto Rico.
Nolan is currently president of Tote Maritime Puerto Rico and has been with the company since 2013.
The position will become vacant on July 16 when incumbent Anthony Chiarello retires from the office.
Nolan, who will continue to be based in Jacksonville, Florida, said he will work with Chiarello to ensure smooth transition.
He will also be searching for a successor to fill the president’s seat at Tote Maritime Puerto Rico that he will be vacating.
The Jones Act, properly called the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, requires items shipped between US ports to be carried on US-made, US-flagged, US-crewed and US-owned vessels.