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The 90th Annual Port Bureau Maritime Dinner-Honoring Jim Black
August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Greater Houston Port Bureau is pleased to announce that James “Jim” Black, CEO/President of Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. has been named the 2019 Maritime Leader of the Year and will be honored at the Port Bureau’s Annual Maritime Dinner on August 17, 2019. The Port Bureau Board of Directors named Jim Black as the 2019 honoree because of his long-standing dedication to the Houston maritime industry and community.
Mr. Black moved to Houston, Texas in 1975 to lead the first expansion of the Moran Organization beyond its traditional New England hub. Under his leadership as now owner and CEO, Moran Shipping Agencies has become the largest independent steamship agency in North America.
“The Port Bureau is honored to name Jim Black the 2019 Maritime Leader of the Year to recognize his commitment to the Houston maritime industry and his community for over 40 years,” said Vinny Pilegge, chairman of the Greater Houston Port Bureau and president of Manchester Terminal.
For details, sponsorships or to make a reservations go to https://txgulf.org/events/annual-dinner.