Changing Places

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Tom Krigger was promoted to general manager of Bradford Marine's Fort Lauderdale shipyard.

Krigger graduated from SUNY Maritime College with a Bachelor of Engineering in naval architecture and a USCG 3rd assistant engineer's license. He then sailed on cargo vessels worldwide for eight years while upgrading his Coast Guard license to 1st engineer of steam and motor vessels, unlimited horsepower.

Krigger relocated to Fort Lauderdale and began work at Bradford Marine in 1996. He was promoted to assistant superintendent in 1999 to help with Bradford Marine Bahamas' construction of the 1,200-ton floating drydock. In 2003, he was promoted to vice president of operations and superintendent of Bradford Marine Fort Lauderdale, where he manages the daily operations of the shipyard, and he will continue in that capacity while assuming his new duties.

"We're very pleased to promote Tom Krigger to general manager," said Paul Engle, president of Bradford Marine, in a statement. "His extensive shipyard experience and measureless knowledge of the yachting industry will be of even more benefit to our megayacht owners and their captains."