International Shipholding Corporation promoted Peter M. Johnston to executive vice president of the company.
Johnston, whose appointment is effective immediately, is a 1977 graduate of SUNY Maritime College. He is a veteran in the offshore industry and rose to the rank of port captain for American Overseas Marine. Johnston joined International Shipholding Corporation in 1991 as director of operations with responsibility for the Waterman’s Defense Department Contracting Program. He was promoted to vice president in 1995, assuming responsibility for all vessels owned or operated by International Shipholding Corporation.
“We are indeed fortunate to have Peter in our organization. He is an integral part of our past success, and he will continue to be a great asset to us in the future,” said Erik L. Johnsen, president of ISC.