INTERNATIONAL MARITIME
HALL OF FAME AWARDS
1995-2017

2017
Harley Franco Founder, Chairman and CEO, Harley Marine Services
Angeliki N. Frangou Chairman & CEO, Navios Maritime Holdings, Inc
James C. McKenna President & CEO, Pacific Maritime Association
Madeleine Paquin President & CEO, Logistec Corporation
Jean-Jacques (JJ) Ruest Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer,
CN
 
2016
C. Duff Hughes President, The Vane Brothers Company
Robert P. Kusiciel Vice President, Honeywell ACS
Symeon P. Palios Chairman & CEO, Diana Shipping, Inc.
William Payne Vice Chairman, NYK Line (NA), Inc. NYK Ports, LLC
Christopher J. Wiernicki Chairman, CEO & President, American Bureau of Shipping, Inc.
 
2015
Thomas A. Allegretti President & CEO, The American Waterways Operators
Captain Brian A. McAllister Chairman, McAllister Towing (Lifetime Achievement)
Wolfgang Freese President & CEO, Hapag-Lloyd (America) Inc.
Markos K. Marinakis President, Marinakis Chartering, Inc.
Richard L. Sadler CEO, Lloyd's Register Group Limited
Peter M. Tirschwell EVP, Chief Content Officer, JOC Group Inc.
 
2014
Peter Friedmann Executive Director, Agriculture Transportation Coalition
Jorn Hinge President & CEO, United Arab Shipping Company (S.A.G.)
Carol Notias Lambos Partner, The Lambos Firm, LLP
Lambros C. Varnavides Managing Director & Global Head of Shipping, Royal Bank of Scotland
Wolf von Appen President, Ultramar Agencia Maritima Ltda, & Chairman, Grupo Ultramar
 
2013
Michael R. Bloomberg Former Mayor of New York City
Morton S. Bouchard III President & CEO, Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.
Joseph A. Dorto President & CEO, Virginia International Terminals, Inc.
E. Hunter Harrison Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Pacific
Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Chairman, A.P. Møller-Maersk (posthumous award)
Ronald D. Widdows Chief Executive Officer, Rickmers Holding Rickmers-Linie
 
2012
Joseph C. Curto President, New York Shipping Association, Inc. NYSA
Spyros Polemis Chairman & Managing Director, Seacrest Shipping Co., Ltd.
Matthew K. Rose Chairman & CEO, BNSF Railway Company
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem Chairman, DP World
Captain Wei Jiafu Chairman, COSCO Group 
 
2011
Joseph E.M. Hughes Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (P&I Clubs)
Charles 'Wick' Moorman, IV President and CEO, Norfolk Southern Corporation
Claudio Bozzo President, Mediterranean Shipping Co. 
Rick Gabrielson Director, International Transportation, Target Corp.
 
2010
Dr. Yung-Fa Chang Founder, Chairman, Evergreen Group 
Anthony "Tony" A. Chiarello Executive VP, COO, NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc.
James J. Devine President & CEO, NY Container Terminal 
Stanley O. Sher Founding Partner, Sher & Blackwell LLP
Michael J. Ward Chairman, President & CEO, CSX Corp
 
2009
Captain Timothy A. Brown President, IOMM&P                 
Peter C. Georgiopoulos Chairman, General Maritime Corporation                
Doug J. Marchand Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority   
Li Shaode President, China Shipping (Group) Co.
Douglas A. Tilden Senior Strategic Advisor, Ports America        
Seamen's Church Institute
 
2008
Adolf Adrion Executive Board Member, Hapag-Lloyd AG
James A. Capo Chairman & CEO, United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd
Dr. C.C. Chen Chairman, Wan Hai Lines, Ltd.
Axel C. Eitzen CEO, Camillo Eitzen & Co. ASA. 
Jon Hemingway President & CEO, SSA Marine 
Reinhard Lange Deputy CEO, Kuehne + Nagel International AG
 
2007
J. Robert Bray Executive Director Emeritus, Virginia Port Authority 
Angus R. Cooper, II Chairman, Cooper/T.Smith
Captain James J. McNamara President, National Cargo Bureau, Inc.
J.W. Park President & CEO, Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd.
Alberto Aleman Zubieta Administrator, Panama Canal Authority
 
2006
Thomas W. Gleason Attorney, Gleason & Mathews
Peter I. Keller Executive Vice President & COO, NYK Line, NA
Gary P. LaGrange Port Director, Port of New Orleans; Post Hurricane Katrina 
John Meredith Group Managing Director, Hutchison Port Holdings
Robert D. Somerville Chairman & CEO, American Bureau of Shipping
Captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos Founder, Tsakos Shipping & Trading SA
 
2005
Peter J. Finnerty President, American Ocean Enterprises, Inc.
Captain Nikolaos I. Frangos President, Good Faith Shipping Co. S.A. 
Andrew W. McGovern President, Sandy Hook Pilots Association
Stelio Papadimitriou President, Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation
Anthony A. Scioscia President & CEO, APM Terminals 
H. W. Thurber, III Chairman & CEO, Kerr Norton Strachan Agency 
 
2004
Helen Delich Bentley Former FMC Chairperson & U.S. Congresswoman
Dr. James S.C. Chao Chairman, Foremost Group
N. Nick Cretan Executive Director, Maritime Association, NY&NJ
Ruediger "Rudy" Mack President, Hapag-Lloyd (America) Inc.
Efthimios E. Mitropoulos Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization
Jacques R. Saade Chairman, CMA CGM
 
2003
Nicola Arena President, Mediterranean Shipping Co.
Christopher L. Koch President & CEO, World Shipping Council
Olav K. Rakkenes Former President & CEO, Atlantic Container Line 
Charles G. Raymond Chairman, CEO & President, Horizon Lines 
Paul F. Richardson Principal, Paul F. Richardson & Associates 
Henk Van Hemmen President, Emeritus, Martin, Ottaway Van Hemmen & Dolan
John Arnold Witte, Sr. CEO & President, Donjon Marine Co., Inc.
 
2002
C. Thomas Burke Senior Advisor to President, K Line America, Inc.
Ernest J. Corrado Maritime Counsel to American Maritime Congress
C. Peter Lambos Senior Partner, Lambos & Junge 
Brian D. Starer Executive Partner NYC, Holland & Knight
Jacob Stolt-Nielsen Chairman, Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
 
2001
Lillian C. Borrone Retired Executive Director, Port Authority NY&NJ
R. Kenneth Johns Chairman, R.K. Johns & Associates, Inc.
Brian McAllister President, McAllister Towing & Transportation Co., Inc.
Secretary Norman Y. Mineta Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department Transportation
Lawrence H. O'Toole President, Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association
Michael J.S. Seymour CEO & President, P&O Nedlloyd Ltd.
C.C. Tung Chairman, Orient Overseas (Int‘l) Limited
 
2000
John Bowers, Sr. President, ILA, AFL-CIO  
Dr. Charles R. Cushing President, C.R. Cushing & Co., Inc. 
George H. Hearn President, International Shipholding Corporation 
David A. Howard Founder, American Shipper
Niels W. Johnsen Chairman, International Shipholding Corp.
Christos N. Kritikos President, Ceres Terminals Inc. 
 
1999
Professor Francesco Berlingieri President, Comité Maritime International 
Richard "Skip" Hayward Chairman, Pequot River Shipworks 
ADM Robert E. Kramek USCG (ret) President, ABS Americas 
Guy E.C. Clay Maitland Principal, International Registries, Inc. 
Patricia Martin Director, Maritime Affairs for the Republic of Panama
Malcom P. McLean Founder of Container Shipping
 
1998
Ronald Bergman Chairman, Nordstrom & Thulin AB & BIMCO, President
J. Erik Hvide Chairman, Hvide Marine, Inc.
Dr. Thomas A. Mensah Justice, Court on Law of the Sea
Ole Skaarup Chairman, Skaarup Shipping Corporation 
 
1997
Manfred A. (Fred) Busker President, SMIT International 
Edward P. Doherty President, Atlantic Marine, Inc.
Gerhard E. Kurz President, Mobil Shipping & Transportation
Jan Sander President & CEO, PTT Telecom Netherlands U.S. Inc. 
 
1996
Captain Kenneth J. Fullwood Vice President, Mobil Shipping & Transportation Co.                                             
John H. Griffith Chairman, Norton Lilly International, Inc. 
Vice Commandant Eugene Henn U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters 
Arthur Imperatore, Sr. Chairman, NY Waterway
Niels W. Johnsen Chairman, International Shipholding Corp.
Lane Kirkland President, AFL-CIO
 
1995
George Lowman Chairman & CEO, Farrell Lines 
M. Brian Maher Chairman & CEO, Maher Terminals, Inc. 
Rear ADM Edmond J. Moran USNR 
John Olsen CEO, Cunard Lines and Managing Director, Trafalgar House
W.R. Phillips Retired Chairman, Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. 
Christopher J. Rankin President, P&O Containers 
Lester Rosenblatt Chairman, M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc. 

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