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.