Barthco Chairman to Receive “Spirit of the Port” Award

Friday, January 13, 2006
The Seamen’s Church Institute of Philadelphia & South Jersey (SCI) announced this year’s recipient of the 2006 Spirit of the Port award will be Dennis J. Colgan, Jr., chairman and CEO of BARTHCO International, one of the largest Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders in the United States. The award will be presented to Mr. Colgan at the 18th Annual Spirit of the Port Award luncheon to be held March 29 in Philadelphia. In addition to his duties as chairman and CEOL, Colgan, is a national authority in the area of US Customs automation and a proponent of port automation. He is also a director of Nazareth Hospital and vice Chairman and trustee at Holy Family University, as well as serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Aquarium, the Seamen’s Church Institute and the industry Advisory Board of the North American Maritime Ministry Association.

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