Panama Canal CEO Inducted into Maritime Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 10, 2007
Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta was honored at the 14th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame awards, held at the United Nations in New York City. Alemán joins the ranks of prominent members of the international maritime community honored for excellence and significant contributions to the industry. The International Maritime Hall of Fame was founded in 1993 by the Maritime Association of the Port of New York & New Jersey to recognize maritime visionaries who, through excellence in their company, organization or services, best exemplify the qualities of futuristic thinking that guide the maritime industry in the 21st Century. In commemoration of the evening, Kevin Corbett, vice president of DMJM Harris, presented Alemán with an engraved .Mariner.s Lookout Award. statue and an engraved medallion. Five other international leaders from the industry were also honored at the ceremony, including:

J. Robert Bray, executive director emeritus, Virginia Port Authority; Angus R. Cooper, II, chairman and CEO, Cooper/T. Smith Corporation; Nikolaos Efthymiou, president, Union of Greek Shipowners; Captain James J. McNamara, president, National Cargo Bureau, Inc.; and Jung Won .J.W.. Park, president and CEO, Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd.

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