Panama Canal Authority
Alberto AlemÃ¡n Zubieta was honored at the 14th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame awards, held at the United Nations
in New York City
. AlemÃ¡n 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 AlemÃ¡n 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.