Florida’s Jacksonville Port Authority has named Alberto Cabrera as its director and general manager of trade development and marketing.
In his new position, Cabrera is responsible for the overall management of cargo sales activities and the development of strategic marketing plans.
Cabrera has more than 20 years of experience in the maritime industry, serving in positions of increasing responsibility. He joined Jaxport’s marketing team in 2003 as manager of Latin American sales, responsible for the South American and Caribbean markets, as well as lift-on, lift-off and roll-on, roll-off cargo sectors. He was promoted to director of cargo sales and global marketing in 2006, taking on the additional responsibility of overseeing Jaxport’s breakbulk and bulk businesses.
Prior to joining Jaxport, Cabrera was in charge of all terminal management activities and vessel operation for Jacksonville-based Trailer Bridge. Earlier in his career, he worked at Stevens Shipping and Navieras de Puerto Rico.