John D. Trent
Strategic Operations and Safety
Georgia Ports Authority

Entered the industry in 1984 as a trainee for United States Lines, Inc in Norfolk, VA, then transferred to the US West Coast.  Held numerous supervisory positions in vessel and logistics operations.  Held mid and upper level transportation management positions with SeaLand, TraPac Los Angeles and Seattle as well as MOL America.  He started with Georgia Ports Authority in 1994 and oversaw the development and operations of GPA’s breakbulk and container operations.  In 2012, he assumed his current role as the Senior Director of Strategic Operations and Safety and is responsible for Georgia Ports Authority terminal and inland strategies.

Mr. Trent is from the Outerbanks of North Carolina and graduate of The Citadel.

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