Shared Ice Services Hires New Sales and Marketing Executive

Peter Roney. Photo: Shared Ice Services.

Peter Roney is the new director of sales and marketing supporting Nichols Brothers Boat Builders and Everett Ship Repair operations, Shared Ice Services, LLC, announced Jan. 13.

Roney, who joined the company in December, now oversees business development and customer relations, according to Shared Ice Services, a subsidiary of Ice Cap Holding LLC (the parent company of Ice Floe, LLC dba Nichols Brothers and Everett Ship Repair).

“With recent expansion at both NBBB and ESR and a growing shipyard portfolio, we are excited to announce Pete Roney’s addition to our executive management team,” NBBB and ESR CEO Gavin Higgins said. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome him to our shipyard family, and challenge him to support our growth as a company within new and existing markets.”

Roney brings a wealth of industry experience to his new job. He began as a commercial fisherman in Alaska before heading to Foss Maritime in 2005. He worked through the company’s ranks, from deckhand to captain to a shoreside position, where he spent eight years building his professional and operations experience. He served in various roles in operations, project management and as the company’s director of business development.

Roney said he was excited about returning to Washington State and living in the Pacific Northwest.

“I am looking forward to serving the shipyard needs of the region’s operators and am excited about offering a shipyard services model where both NBBB and ESR can contribute their expertise and vast capabilities on a common project,” he said.

By Pacific Maritime