PORT CANAVERAL CEO CAPT. JOHN MURRAY NAMED PERSON OF THE YEAR BY PROPELLER CLUB

5/4/2017

PORT CANAVERAL, FL—May 4, 2017 – Chosen for his outstanding leadership, Captain John Murray, Port Director and CEO of the Canaveral Port Authority, was named the Maritime Person of the Year for 2017 by the Propeller Club of Port Canaveral.  
 
The presentation was made recently at the Propeller Club’s annual ShrimpFeast event held at Cruise Terminal 5.
 
Before taking the helm at Port Canaveral in February 2016, Capt. Murray was the president and CEO of Hapag-Lloyd USA, LLC, a leading global liner shipping company in Tampa that operates more than 100 ships transporting millions of containers per year.

Murray has extensive maritime industry experience, which began decades ago when he served as Third Mate after graduating from the Maine Maritime Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Nautical Science.