Charles M. Monteiro has been appointed port captain of the Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority. He began his new role Monday, August 19.
Capt. Monteiro has been employed at the authority since 1976, when he was hired as an ordinary seaman on a temporary basis. He became a full-time employee of the authority in 1977 and later served as an able-bodied seaman, a bosun, a purser, a mate, a pilot and a vessel captain before being named Assistant Port Captain in 2009.
As port captain, Capt. Monteiro will direct the day-to-day operations of the Steamship Authority’s fleet, including compliance with US Coast Guard regulations and overseeing the vessel personnel in the performance of their duties.
A Falmouth native, Capt. Monteiro currently resides in East Falmouth.