John Bressi

General Manager @ Tuxpan Port Terminal

Mr. Bressi joined Carrix, the holding company for SSA Marine, Rail Services of America, SSA Marine International, SSA Mexico and Tuxpan Port Terminal in 1988 as general manager of a general cargo operation in California. He graduated from Texas A&M Maritime College with a degree in Marine Transportation. Mr. Bressi holds a Master license in the US Merchant Marine and has sailed as Master in the offshore logistics sector. Mr. Bressi started onshore as vessel superintendent for United States Lines and Matson Terminals prior to joining SSA Marine. Previous positions with SSA include Port Administrator and Vice President of Manzanillo International Terminal in Panama (MIT), Director of Business Development in eastern Europe and North Africa, Chief Operating Officer and a Board Member of SSA’s terminals in Chile and Program Manager for the SSA International Automation Initiative. The automation pilot project led by Mr. Bressi is now fully deployed and operational at SSA’s Tuxpan Port Terminal on the Mexican gulf coast. Tuxpan Port Terminal is omni-terminal handling containers, automobiles, project cargo, steel, and will soon start construction of a 2,000,000 barrel clean petroleum storage and distribution terminal. TPT connects the ports of the eastern and gulf seaboards of the US, North Europe, the Americas and Caribbean with the hinterland of Mexico’s central valley and Bajio regions.