ABOUT NASSAU CONTAINER PORT
Anthony Cooke - Finance Manager (Operations & Reporting)
Mr. Cooke is the Finance Manager Operations & Reporting - 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.
Clement Lightbourne - Security and Surveillance Manager / PFSO
Clement Lightbourne is a retired Chief Superintendent of the Royal Bahamas Police Force to which national agency he contributed forty years, thirty-five of which were spent in the Security & Intelligence Branch. During his tenure he served as an intelligence supervisor, protection officer and leader of the counter terrorism efforts in The Bahamas for eleven years, eventually becoming the Director of the Security and Intelligence Branch in June 2011. Mr. Lightbourne remains connected to the Force as a member of the Reserve. In 2018 he received a Certificate of Proficiency in Vessel Security Officer, Company & Port/ Facility Security Officer from Maritime Professional Training – Masters, Mates and Engineers, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In 2011 he obtained a Master of Arts degree in Strategic Security from the National Defense University, Washington DC. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration from Sojourner Douglass College, Nassau Campus (1999). He graduated from the Police Training College as the Best Recruit with the Baton of Honor. For his exemplary service he was awarded Meritorious Service, and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals.
William Hall - Heavy Equipment Engineering and Operations Manager
Mr. William Hall is the Heavy Equipment Operations Manager at APD Limited. He has 26 years of experience in the Heavy Equipment repairs industry. Prior to his current employment, he was positioned as a Heavy Equipment Maintenance Manager at Impac Waste LTD. Mr. Hall has 10 years of experience in the shipping industry from his employment at the Freeport Container Port where he received extensive over seas training with credits and certificates. He is also certified in Mobile Habour Cranes PLC programming from Gottwald Port Technologies in Germany. His passion for the industry has led him to become a Mechanical Instructor for the University of the Bahamas.
Jemington Johnson - Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Mr. Johnson is the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager at APD, a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist who previously served in APD’s Gate Department as an Interchange & Berthing Inspector and Supervisor for more than 9 years.
He was the company’s premier designate for the operational hybrid programme that encompassed key roles in Security, Planning, Shipside Checking & Operations Coordination. Currently, he is co-captain of APD’s First Responder & Emergency Preparedness teams. Before joining the company, he had contributed more than nine years to the hospitality services sector, not only as a Destination Manager but also working in both commercial and private safety and security firms.