Peake new COO for Sea Star

Peake new COO for Sea Star

Frank Peake has been named chief operating officer of Sea Star Line.

Peake previously was vice president of strategy and planning at Horizon Lines, formerly CSX Lines. He also was division vice president and general manager of CSX Lines' Alaska operation. He began his career with SeaLand Services in 1989, where he was staff vice president of planning of the Americas division.

"We are very excited to have Frank join the Sea Star team," said Bob Magee, chairman and chief executive of Sea Star. "His proven ability and extensive experience in the ocean steamship industry will certainly prove invaluable taking the company into the future. Frank will immediately assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations, allowing me to focus my attention on the long-term strategic direction of the company.

Sea Star, based in Jacksonville, Fla., offers cargo transportation services from North America to Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic.