POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Jason Bennett has joined TITAN Salvage
as commercial director, reporting to company Vice President Rich Habib. He is
domiciled in TITAN's United Kingdom (UK) facility at Newhaven, East Sussex.
As a member of the company's senior management team, Bennett
will help shape strategic, operational and commercial business initiatives
particularly as they relate to securing salvage, wreck removal and emergency
response work for TITAN around the world, according to a press release. In addition, he will provide business
development support for Crowley Maritime Corporation's newly formed solutions
"We welcome Jason to the TITAN Salvage team and look
forward to his leadership as we continue to grow our operations
worldwide," said Habib in a statement. "He has a wealth of experience in both the
maritime and salvage industries, which will benefit our customers as we serve
Prior to joining TITAN, Bennett spent 14 years at sea with
the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and P&O Cruise Line, gaining his Masters'
ticket. Working globally, he gained experience aboard several different
ships, including tankers, ammunition and logistics ships, as well as DP and
cruise vessels. Moving ashore, Bennett later joined Murray Fenton as a
surveyor, a position he held for seven years. There he obtained a wide breadth
of experience, including salvage, casualty investigation, ship and systems
vetting and expert witness services to the insurance market. For the last six
years, before joining TITAN, he worked for another major salvor, both as UK
representative and commercial manager.