ABOUT NASSAU CONTAINER PORT
Collin Cleare - Port Facility Security Officer
Mr. Cleare is the Port Facility Security Officer, having spent most of his distinguished law enforcement career with the Royal Bahamas Police Force. As a police officer, Mr. Cleare received container port security training with the Department of Treasury Customs Service. Through the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, he has been trained in electronic surveillance management, a critical security asset at the Port. Mr. Cleare is also trained in emergency response security services against terrorism and hazardous wastes events. Additionally, Mr. Cleare has received advanced maritime operations training with the elite U.S. Navy Seals.
Anthony Cooke - Financial Accounting Manager - Operations
Mr. Cooke is the Financial Accounting Manager - Operations at APD with over 18 years of experience in the financial services sector, serving as Accounts Manager at Cooke-McIver & Co and Operations Manager and Money Laundering Reporting Officer at The St. James Bank & Trust Company. Mr. Cooke holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida and also ICA International Diplomas in Anti-Money Laundering and in Compliance.
Brando Glinton - Gate Interchange Manager
Mr. Glinton is the Gate, Interchange & Berthing Manager at APD; previously working for over 24 years in various roles within the Bahamas Customs Department; most recently as a Customs/Revenue Officer. Mr. Glinton has attended numerous customs, intelligence and detection training courses over his career and is most notably certified to operate both the MT1213LT Mobile Container Scanner and the Heimman-Smith X-Ray portable Scanner. Mr. Glinton has his LLB Law degree from the University of Huddersfield, England and has an Associate of Arts degree in Management & Marketing from the Bahamas Baptist Community College in Nassau.
Felix Rolle - Facilities Maintenance Manager
Mr. Rolle brings to his position as the Port’s Facilities Maintenance Manager an extensive background as a contractor, building single and multifamily dwellings, commercial buildings and schools. For years, Mr. Rolle owned his own construction company, Felix Rolle & Sons, and was responsible for overseeing construction projects from concept to the finished product. With an electronics degree from the College of the Bahamas in Nassau, Mr. Rolle also received extensive training and systems certifications as a communications technician who worked closely with air traffic controllers in the civil aviation industry. Mr Rolle also holds the designation of Certified International Project Manager from the American Academy of Project Management.
Crispin Seymour - Operations Manager
Mr. Seymour is the Operations Manager at APD and has over 21 years experience in international shipping previously working at the Freeport Container Port and Tropical Shipping; most recently as the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Manager. Mr. Seymour has attained numerous industry certifications from various courses throughout the United Kingdom and the United States and is also a Reserve Police Constable attached to the Marine Support Unit of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Reserves.
Cloran Watchorn - Financial Controller
Mrs. Watchorn is the Financial Controller at APD, having been promoted from Financial Reporting Manager. Prior to joining APD, Mrs. Watchorn was the Assistant Financial Controller at Kerzner International (Bahamas) Limited and previously worked for over 13 years in the financial services sector; serving mostly as a client accountant at various institutions. Mrs. Watchorn has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.
Rita Ramsay, MBA - Human Resources Manager
Mrs. Ramsey is the Port's Human Resources Manager, with 12 years' experience in the field of human resources in the airline and insurance industries. With a Masters in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Mrs. Ramsey has a broad range of experience in managing properties, marketing, public relations, and assets procurement. In her previous post as an executive with SkyBahamas Airlines, Mrs. Ramsey served as the liaison to key regulatory bodies in the transportation industry. She is a certified Project Manager and a member of The Bahamas Human Resources Association.
Sheldon Duckie - IT Manager
Mr. Duckie is the Information Technology (IT) Manager at APD. He has worked with computers for over 26 years in various roles, including periods as a computer programmer, instructor and technician, with his last role being that of IT Manager for a leading educational institution in The Bahamas. Mr. Duckie's passion in IT lies in the area of Information Security and Risk Management. He currently holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation, and has a Master of Science degree in Information Assurance from Norwich University, Vermont, USA.