Trailer Bridge Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Chris J. Dombalis as a board member and chief executive officer of the company, effective Jan. 16.

Dombalis succeeds Frank Halliwell, who served as interim CEO since October 2012.

Dombalis brings to Trailer Bridge over 30 years of executive experience in the maritime and logistics industries.

Most recently, he served as executive vice president of Maher Terminals LLC. During his tenure at Maher, Dombalis was responsible for global marketing and terminal development.