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JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer earns industry certification

JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer Frederick Wong Jr. is one of eight graduates from the U.S. and Canada to earn the 2019 American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Professional Port Manager (PPM) certification. Wong is the second JAXPORT employee in the port’s history to earn this prestigious industry certification. PPM is an internationally recognized, four-year program designed to shape the future of port leadership by providing high-level knowledge of all facets of ... [+]

JAXPORT’s Board of Directors elects new officers

The JAXPORT Board of Directors selected new officers, unanimously electing Jacksonville business executive and civic leader John D. Baker II as Chairman. Baker is Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FRP Holdings, Inc., a successor to real estate company Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc., where he ... [+]

Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations elected Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, the federation’s 75th chairman. “It is an honor and a privilege to be elected as chairman of ATA,” Guillot said. “I look forward to spending ... [+]

Port Manatee’s Zimmermann named International Propeller Club Member of Year

Port Manatee’s senior communications manager, Virginia Zimmermann, is The International Propeller Club of the United States’ International Member of the Year, selected from among more than 6,000 members throughout the world. Zimmermann received the global honor at an Oct. 17 luncheon during the maritime industry group’s ... [+]

DB Schenker implements green search engine Ecosia

DB Schenker’s goal to become the world’s leading green logistics provider, the company is committed to environmental sustainability. Ecosia – an alternative search engine which uses income generated from search ads to plant trees – is the default search engine for approximately 62,000 DB Schenker ... [+]

Peter Entwistle Joins RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today the appointment of Peter Entwistle as Vice President of Sales-Northeast region. As an industry veteran, Peter has extensive experience and knowledge that will help propel RoadOne's ongoing expansion through acquisition, new initiatives ... [+]

Global Container Terminals Announces New Board Chair

Global Container Terminals Inc. (GCT) announced that Michael Korenberg has been appointed Chair of the Board effective October 1, 2019. Michael Korenberg is a seasoned Canadian business executive with over 35 years of legal, corporate leadership and board experience within a range of sectors including retail, ... [+]

Vehicle logistics executive Ben Buben joins JAXPORT Commercial team

JAXPORT, the nation’s second-largest vehicle handling port, welcomes Ben Buben as the port’s new Director of Cargo Sales, specializing in auto and Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) cargoes. Buben is responsible for attracting new vehicle and RoRo business to JAXPORT and managing the port’s relationships with auto processors, original ... [+]

JAXPORT Maritime Community Supports Relief Effort in The Bahamas

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) tenant SSA Atlantic recently shipped a container filled with relief aid to the victims of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas. The container was donated by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and shipped to Freeport from JAXPORT aboard an MSC vessel. The donated items, ... [+]

Top officials thank Coast Guard, resilient Brunswick maritime community

At the Brunswick State of the Port address on October 2nd, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch thanked the U.S. Coast Guard, Brunswick Bar Pilots and port workers for their efforts in the crew rescue, ongoing vessel salvage and reopening of the Port of Brunswick after ... [+]