UK-headquartered forwarder Pentagon Freight Services has appointed Michael Morland as its global project director, effective October 17, 2022.

Michael Morland

Morland left his role as general manager Americas at multipurpose carrier AAL recently and will replace Chris Kent.

Kent is retiring from full-time employment with Pentagon next year but will continue to manage specific projects in support of group initiatives, said Pentagon. He was recognised at the Heavy Lift Awards 2022 for his contribution to the industry with HLPFI’s Lifetime Achievement award.

Morland is tasked with managing project operations across Pentagon internationally, working closely with its in-house project, chartering, and management teams. He has held senior management positions across the heavy lift and project logistics industry, including roles at Global Ocean, TP Shipping, and Offshore & Heavy Lift Services in the UK , USA, and Norway.