Arthur R. Savage is the third-generation owner and operator of A.R. Savage & Son. As a fifth-generation Tampa native, Arthur’s family played an important role in establishing regular shipping operations in Tampa Bay and has been deeply involved in the development of the ports and the community.
Today, Arthur participates in a number of local, national and international maritime organizations. He has served on the board of the Tampa Harbor Safety and Security Committee, Port Tampa Maritime Industry Association, Tampa Maritime Association, Tampa Bay Chapter of the Propeller Club, Association of Ship Brokers and Agents, and the Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents.
He is the Founding Chairman of the Tampa Harbor Safety and Security Committee’s Vessel Movement Committee, and the past Director of the Japan America Society and the Scandinavian Trade Association. In addition, Arthur is the Consul of Norway and Denmark for Central Florida, Dean of the Tampa Bay Consular Corps and has been knighted by Denmark’s queen in recognition of his valuable services as Consul of Denmark.
He has been recognized for his role in the industry by the Propeller Club of the United States, and has been named the Southeastern USA and Tampa Bay’s Maritime Person of the Year by the organization’s respective chapters. Arthur holds a master’s license from the United States Coast Guard.
Our team has a deep knowledge and understanding of the maritime industry and Tampa Bay’s ports. We are intimately experienced with both the vessels and the cargo that goes through the ports, and have long-standing relationships with the many vendors with which ships may contract.
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