In Memoriam of Gurrad of MOL
John A. Gurrad, MOL (America) Inc.’s former Vice President for Business Planning and e-Commerce, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Gurrad’s 37-year career in the shipping industry included 10 years at MOL as vice president in Concord, Calif. He joined MOL in August of 1998 and retired in October 2008. Gurrad was 68. Gurrad was a valued and highly respected member of the MOL Team, and directed MOL’s business planning activities, advertising and marketing communications, and business process management. Under his guidance, MOL received numerous industry awards for marketing and advertising excellence. Prior to joining MOL, Gurrad spent 19 years with APL (1979-1998) in Oakland, California, eventually serving as Assistant to the Chairman of the Board (1995-1998).
MMA Training Cruise Scheduled for May
ports-of-call. 4, for a week of preparation. Under the command of Capt. Tenerife; Antwerp, Belgium; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 51 officers and crew aboard. According to Capt. P.J. occasion. for Antwerp, Belgium. reception scheduled for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Baldacci. public for tours while in foreign or domestic ports. sailing are no longer possible. June 27-29. departure from Castine. dock at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3.
Registration Opens November 1st for CBP Trade Symposium
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will hold its annual trade symposium on December 13-15 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington DC. Registration will open on Wednesday, November 1. The registration fee is $250. Registration must be made on-line at CBP website and must be confirmed with payment by credit card only. The theme for the trade symposium is "The World of Trade – 5 Years After 9/11." The symposium will open with an evening reception on December 13, followed by a day and half of events that include a luncheon, panel discussions on CBP’s international trade security and facilitation initiatives, and open forum with senior management.
Crowley Vessels Win Environmental Awards
101 Crowley Vessels Honored with Environmental Awards in Recognition of 984 Combined Years of Safe Operations. More than 100 Crowley Maritime Corporation-owned and -operated vessels were honored with Certificates of Environmental Achievement for years of safe operations during the recent 12th-annual Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) awards ceremony, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. Each of Crowley’s honored vessels received the certificates for having worked at least two consecutive years without an environmental incident.
Crowley Maritime Tops Eco-Achievement Awards List
Crowley honored with more CSA 2012 Environmental Achievement Awards than any other maritime company. Crowley Maritime Corporation was recently honored by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with 96 environmental achievement awards for safe vessel operations during 2012, more than any of the other 76 maritime companies recognized by CSA. The vessels owned and/or operated by Crowley businesses qualified for the awards by operating for at least two consecutive years without…