Crowley Maritime Corp., headquartered in Jacksonville, California, USA, has announced that Jim Gillen has been promoted to VP of engineering for the company’s petroleum services, marine services and petroleum distribution groups. Mr Gillen joined Crowley in 1981 as an engineer trainee aboard a Crowley vessel. He was promoted to chief engineer a year later and moved ashore as assistant port engineer in 1983. Throughout his career, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, marine operations and terminal operations. He moved to Jacksonville from San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2001 to assume his most recent role as director of marine operations.