Young Appointed Marine Operations Vice Presient For American President
H. Peter Young has been appointed vice president of marine operations for American President Lines (APL), according to H.B.
Hubbard, senior vice presidentoperations. Mr. Young will have overall responsibility for the intermodal transportation company's fleet of 16 containerships and five multi-purpose vessels that are deployed in the Pacific and Indian Oceans and the Arabian Gulf region. He has served as APL's managing director, Taiwan, since 1983. Since joining the company in 1978, he has also served as managing director for breakbulk services, responsible for operations and marketing for the company's multi-purpose ships; director of vessel maintenance and repair for the APL fleet; and as a marine and staff engineer. He has some 16 years of experience in steamship operations and marine project engineering, and holds a master's degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. APL transports containerized and other cargoes between Asia and points throughout North America, where its ships call at ports on the West Coast. The Oakland-based firm provides extensive intermodal (rail and truck) services to inland cities in the U.S. and Canada.