U.S. Shipping Corporation appoints new CEO

U.S. Shipping Corp has appointed Albert Bergeron, the company’s chief financial officer, to the role of chief executive officer.

Bergeron will replace Michael Ryan, who has resigned to accept a position with another company.

In the interim, Bergeron will remain as the company’s chief financial officer until the company finds the replacement.

“I am excited about leading the great team at U.S. Shipping Corp,” Bergeron said.

“We will continue to focus on the transportation basics of uncompromising safety and compliance, executing the most cost efficient ways to manage our valuable service product and developing long term relationships with clients who view U.S. Shipping Corp as a solution for their supply chain requirements,” he added.

U.S. Shipping is a Jones Act carrier, which provides long-haul marine transportation of petrochemical products. It operates a fleet of six vessels including one oil tanker, one chemical tanker, and four articulated tug barges.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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