Mississippi State Port Authority (MSPA) has appointed Jon Nass as ceo and executive director of the port of Gulfport, USA.

Nass joins the port of Gulfport from the Maine Port Authority, where he helped develop northern New England’s only container terminal and large-scale funding for port and rail infrastructure.

Nass said: “I am thrilled to join the port of Gulfport as its next ceo and executive director, leading what is an outstanding organization with an experienced board of commissioners, a dedicated team, modern infrastructure, and a diversified revenue base.”

Nass is expected to start his role around June 1, 2021.