January 10 - Long Beach, California-based APS Stevedoring LLC - an auto and general cargo/breakbulk stevedoring organisation - has appointed Steven K Nixon as vice president in charge of business development.

Prior to joining APS Stevedoring, Nixon spent 13 years with Marine Terminals Corp. and Ports America in the bulk and breakbulk division. Nixon held various operational and management roles, culminating as vice president of bulk and breakbulk for the US.