Chamber of Shipping of America makes appointments
The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) has named Jack Robinson, vice president of OSG Ship Management, as vice chairman of the board and will support newly elected chairman Miek Bohlman.
Capt. Vic Goldberg, vice president of ship management for Marine Transport Corp., and Alan Bish, senior port captain for Reinauer Transportation Cos., have been selected chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of CSA's operations committee, which has primary responsibility for reviewing regulatory proposals and guidance documents proposed by the federal government, as well as developing CSA's response. The committee also reviews all activities at the International Maritime Organization and makes recommendations concerning positions to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Capt. Bruce Fernie, operations manager for Keystone Shipping Co., and Neil Cramond, regional manager-Americas for BP Shipping USA, have been selected chairman and vice chairman of CSA's Policy Committee. The committee reviews applicable legislative proposals being considered by Congress or the White House. They also provide CSA's input to the International Labor Organization as CSA is the U.S. shipowner representative to the ILO.