Signet Maritime Corp.
, a Pascagoula, Miss.-based provider of
vessel services and logistics, has promoted Capt. Cliff Porter to the position
of general manager, traffic and business development.
“We are pleased to recognize Cliff’s valuable contributions
over the past 31 years with this well-deserved and hard-earned promotion. Given
his years of experience and expertise in the industry, strong alliances have
been successfully maintained and new partnerships have been built. There is no
greater honor than to recognize the success of our employees,” said Signet
Maritime Corp. President J. Barry Snyder, in a company press release.
Previously senior manager of traffic and business
development for Signet’s Pascagoula division, Porter will assume the
responsibilities for vessel utilization, job direction and business revenue
maximization for all seagoing fleet vessels in the Brownsville, Ingleside and
A licensed Master of Towing, Porter joined Signet Maritime
Corp. in 2010 when Signet acquired the business and assets of Colle Towing
Company Inc. in Pascagoula. Before joining Signet, Porter enjoyed a 29-year
tenure with Colle serving in various capacities from deckhand to vessel