Carnival Cruises Reorganizes Operations Departments

Carnival Carnival Cruise Lines recently announced a reorganization of its operations departments and the promotion of Roberto Martinoli to the newly created position of executive vice president of operations. Martinoli will oversee all aspects of the cruise line's operations, including marine and hotel functions, as well as new building activities. Martinoli, who joined Carnival in 2000, was previously senior vice president of technical operations. Prior to that, he was employed at Costa Cruises as senior vice president of technical operations and also owned and operated Martinoli S.A.M., a company involved in ship management. Martinoli holds a master's degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of Genoa. The newly created marine operations function will be led by Brendan Corrigan, senior vice president of marine operations, who will report to Martinoli. Corrigan was previously senior vice president of cruise operations. Corrigan's responsibilities will include technical purchasing, technical operations, special projects, environmental, safety and quality assurance, deck and engine manning, port operations, and maritime legal and medical affairs.

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