Canadian Pacific's E. Hunter Harrison inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame

May 09, 2013, 07:00 ET from Canadian Pacific

CALGARY, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific's Chief Executive Officer, E. Hunter Harrison, has been inducted into the Maritime Association of Port of New York & New Jersey's International Maritime Hall of Fame.

Mr. Harrison, recognized for his leadership in intermodal transportation, customer services and logistics, and for his promotion of efficient, reliable intermodal services for CP, received the honor at the 20th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame award gala in New York City among members of the international maritime world industry.

"Hunter Harrison is a rail visionary who leads to keep the international transportation industry strong and competitive in today's challenging business environment," said Edward J. Kelly, Executive Director, Maritime Association of the Port of New York & New Jersey.

Since 1993, the award has recognized maritime visionaries, for excellence in their company, organization, or services, that best exemplify the qualities of futuristic thinking that will guide the maritime industry in the 21st Century.

Also honored at the award gala were New York City Mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg; Morton S. Bouchard III, President & CEO, Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.; Joseph Dorto, President & CEO, Virginia International Terminals, Inc.; Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller, Chairman, A.P. Møller-Maersk; and Ronald D. Widdows, CEO, Rickmers Holding and Rickmers-Linie Shipping Group.

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SOURCE Canadian Pacific