Foss Maritime Gets New Chief Operating Officer

Foss Maritime Gets New Chief Operating Officer

Chris Mack Jr. is the new chief operating officer of Foss Maritime, the Seattle-based company announced via social media on July 20. Mack, a Tacoma native who has been with the company since 2005, was elevated to the COO role and tasked with overseeing all of the company’s harbor services activities centered around “delivering operational excellence including safety, efficient operations, service delivery, technical management, organizational well-being, including engagement and development,” according to the company. He will be responsible for managing marine assurance, human resources and labor, fleet engineering and the company’s regional management teams in Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii,…
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POLB Exec Director Appointed To National Advisory Committee

POLB Exec Director Appointed To National Advisory Committee

Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero has been appointed to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, the port announced June 14. Cordero joins a committee that includes members of labor, the private sector, trade associations, public agencies and education and environmental organizations who will advise Buttigieg on how to improve the national supply chain’s readiness and resiliency. “I thank Secretary Pete Buttigieg for this honor at such a pivotal time for international trade, and as we make significant investments through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law,” said Cordero, who will continue leading…
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