Portland Harbour Chief Exec To Step Down

Portland

Published at 9:26am 2nd February 2015.

Steve Davies is leaving his role as Chief Executive of Portland Harbour Authority to focus on a new business project based on the island.

Portland Harbour Authority's Chief Executive is stepping down.

Steve Davies is leaving the role where he helped establish and develop the Authority since it started in 1996 to focus on a new business project based on the island.

He told Wessex FM: "I would like to thank the Board of Directors and Management staff of the Port authority for their professionalism and support over the last 18 years in what has been a very interesting and challenging journey to establish the Port from start to its current successful commercial enterprise, and I wish it ever continuing prosperity and success."

Chairman of Portland Harbour Authority Chris Langham said: "The Board of Directors would like to thank Mr Davies for all his hard work and dedication over the last 18 years in driving the business forward through many varied challenges."

"We wish him well for the future."

During his time in the position Mr Davies has helped grow the port's business that now handles over 700 vessel calls every year and employs over 650 people on its dock estate.