The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey has been inducted into its International Maritime Hall of Fame:
Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO, Celebrity Cruises Inc .;
James R. Mara, President Emeritus, Metropolitan Marine Maintenance Contractors’ Association;
James I. Newsome III, President and CEO, South Carolina Ports Authority;
Nikolas P. Tsakos, President and CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation Corp .;
and Lois K. Zabrocky, President, CEO and Director, International Seaways Inc.
The recipients of the 2021 American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Humanitarian Logistics Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Disaster Relief are:
Logistics CEVA, Palmer Logistics, Core-Mark International, JB Hunt Transport Services and the American Trucking Associations.
Tucker Company in the world and Truckstop.com received the ALAN Director’s Partnership Award, and Dr José Holguín-Veras of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Dr Hossein Zarei from Coventry University have received awards for research and academic contributions. And the students and staff of the Arizona State University WP Carrey School of Business, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and the University of Wisconsin-Madison received the ALAN Student Engagement Award.
the Long Beach Harbor collected the most awards from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) for 13 outstanding communications campaigns that were adapted or designed to address the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The transportation included nine AAPA Excellence Awards, the equivalent of the first place trophies. The winner of several AAPA awards has also been Port of Vancouver United States for its digital 2020 greeting card, its virtual port visit video program and Global excellence in communication.
The 2021 CH Robinson Carrier of the Year winners include:
Berber trucking, Tranquility, California;
Blunt Enterprise LLC, Mansfield, Missouri;
Daily Express, Inc., Carlisle, Pennsylvania;
Dayton Freight Lines, Inc., Dayton, Ohio;
Diesel network, Savannah, Georgia;
Freeport Logistics, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona;
Gabriela transport services, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada;
J&R Schugel Trucking, Inc., New Ulm, Minnesota;
Millwood Trucking Inc., Nashville, Arkansas;
Nathan’s trucking, New Berlin, Wisconsin;
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., Thomasville, North Carolina;
Rented Mule Express LLC, Chatsworth, Georgia;
Road Hogg Transport LLC, Hilliard, Ohio;
Seneca Foods Eastern Fleet, Geneva, New York;
Seneca Foods Western Fleet, Payette, Idaho;
Skyway Express, Inc., Chicago, Illinois;
and Timmons Transit, Inc., Jonesboro, Arkansas.
For six years, Kenworth Truck Co., the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentorship Program and the United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program have teamed up to recognize the best veteran drivers in the United States Army.
the The top finalists for the honor Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence 2021 to be announced on December 17th are:
Jimmy reddell/ US Army, Army Reserves / Stevens Transport;
James rose/ US Marines / PRIME Inc .;
and Christophe slindee/ US Army / Knight Transportation.
The 52nd Annual United Seamen’s Service Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award will be presented in New York on December 3 at:
Kathy metcalf, President and CEO of the Chamber of Shipping of America;
William woodhour, President and CEO of Maersk Line, Ltd .;
and David Heindel, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Union of Seamen of North America, AFL-CIO and President of the Seafarers Section of the International Transport Workers Federation, representing 1.2 million seafarers worldwide.
Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) named Impello Global Insurance Services LLC the new broker of the year 2021. Seattle-based Impello Global is a relatively new commercial credit and political risk insurance brokerage firm that provides short- and medium-term export credit insurance to ‘EXIM, as well as assistance for the long-term financing of EXIM, for the West and the Mountain. regions of the country. By receiving the same price, Meridian Financial of Los Angeles became the second company to earn this honor for the fourth time.