Alberto Cabrera joins Jaxport
The Jacksonville port authority (Jaxport) in the USA welcomes transportation business development executive Alberto Cabrera as new director, cruise and cargo development. Cabrera is responsible for developing relationships with cruise lines and positioning Jaxport to capture new cruise business—including overnight and port-of-call opportunities—at the port’s North Jacksonville cruise terminal.
In addition, he oversees fresh and frozen cargoes and trade between North Florida and the Caribbean and Latin America. Cabrera has more than three decades of business development and operations experience, including 15 years in the Puerto Rico trade.
Most recently, he served as assistant vice president of business development at Patriot Ports. Prior to that, Cabrera held various business development roles at Jaxport, developing strategic marketing for the port’s diversified lines of business. He has also worked in executive positions for Florida East Coast Railway and Port Canaveral, as well as in operations management for Jaxport’s partner Trailer Bridge. (mw)