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Contact: Erin Dhand, Manager, Corporate Communications and Community Affairs
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
7/13/2004

Stribling Promoted to Vice President

Charleston, SC The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has promoted Fred N. Stribling to the position of vice president, marketing and sales.

Stribling will be responsible for all of the SCSPA's carrier and cargo sales, pricing and marketing functions. He oversees a staff of 14 and reports to the president and chief executive officer, Bernard S. Groseclose Jr. He replaces the retiring George W. Young, who spent nearly 18 years with the SCSPA in its northeast and Charleston offices.

Stribling joined the SCSPA in 2001 as director, marketing & sales. He previously worked for 15 years with Sea-Land Service where he held management positions in both operations and sales.

Stribling is an honor graduate from the University of Tampa and was an active duty and reserve officer with the U.S. Army for more than 20 years. He attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve prior to his retirement.

Stribling was awarded the Ancient Order of Saint Christopher in recognition of his significant contributions to the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. He is an active member of the Propeller Club and is interim president of the National Defense Transportation Association's Charleston Chapter.