Contact

Office: 617-268-6001
Mobile: 617-799-6037
Fax: 617-268-6025
Email: spalmer@moranshipping.com

Executive Management

Captain Steve Palmer

Vice President
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Captain Palmer is a native of Massachusetts and a Graduate of Maine Maritime Academy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1972 and also holds a Diploma in Business Accounting from Burdett College.

From 1972 until 1984, Steve sailed with Tanker Management Inc. of New Orleans, during which time he was Chief Mate and Master of various tank vessels. At this same time, and until 1978, he served as a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserves. From 1984 until 1986 he was Master of S/T Golden Monarch of Apex Marine Corp.

In 1986 Steve swallowed the anchor and joined the Bill Black Steamship Agency as New England and Group Operations Manager. He served in this capacity until November 2000 when he became General Manager of Moran Shipping Agencies' Boston Office. In this capacity Captain Palmer is responsible for all activities in our very busy Boston office.

In addition to being an active member of the Propeller Club of Boston, Past Director of the Association of Ship Brokers and Agents, and a past member of the Executive Committee of the Independent Sea-Going Officer's Association, Captain Palmer is a member of the Salem Marine Society and Past President of the most distinguished Boston Marine Society, the oldest Marine Society in the World.

Steve is actively involved in, and represents Moran Shipping and our valued clients on several port and regional committees concerned with port safety and the safe navigation of vessels in New England waters.

Steve resides in Danvers, Ma. With his wife Margaret. They have two children.