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May 14 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 7 www.joc.com Spotlight PIERS: The complete US Import/ Export Bill of Lading data Access the most complete, up-to-date trade data at the shipment level. Experience PIERS in action: Visit ihs.com/PIERS to enjoy a no-risk trial of PIERS 181176365-MT-1017 Bobby Landry, vice president of commercial at the Port of New Orleans, presented a Journalism Award to Joe at the Cargo Connections Conference. Port of New Orleans transferred to his publications, respected by all worldwide. The importance of accurate information cannot be emphasized enough on its relevance to the decision-makers who rely on these reports to formulate many policies. Joe will be sorely missed. I wish him nothing but the very best, for him, his wife, and entire family — a well-served retirement. A fi ner southern gentleman could not be found performing a needed service to a constantly changing industry. Again, thank you, Joe! Tom Adamski Agent for First Coast Logistics Representing the New Jersey Motor Truck Associations' Intermodal Council It has been a true privilege working with Joe Bonney during his coverage of the Gulf region for the JOC over the years. As a journalist, Joe is a real professional – informed, thoughtful and consistent – so it is no wonder he is considered a trusted go-to source of news in the shipping and logistics industry. Port NOLA was proud to present Joe with our fi rst-ever Journalism Award for Excellence for Coverage of the Maritime Industry at the 10th Anniversary of the Cargo Connections Conference, and we wish him the very best in his retirement. Brandy D. Christian CEO and President Port of New Orleans, and the Port NOLA Team Here's to you, Joe! JOSEPH BONNEY, has retired from his latest post as senior editor for breakbulk and project cargo, having served in various positions at The Journal of Commerce, including as editor-in-chief and columnist. During his journalism career, he also was managing editor of American Shipper, a newsman with the Associated Press, and reporter and business editor at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi. He is co-author of "The Box That Changed the World," a history of containerized shipping published in 2006. After working out of the JOC's New York-New Jersey home o ce for 15 years, he relocated to New Orleans in May. The Journal of Commerce said goodbye to a g uardian of the maritime industr y April 24 with the retirement of Senior Editor Joe Bonney. Friend to many in our industr y, gentleman to all, Joe covered our business with knowledge, wisdom and fairness. Joe treated ever yone with respect and objectivity – even when his coverage was challenging. Congratulations to Joe on an outstanding career. Thank you to the JOC for hiring pros. Mike Zampa Communications Director Port of Oakland I would like to congratulate Joe Bonney on his announced retirement. I can think of no one who reported to the industry at large the status of the most important issues facing our worldwide industries more accurately than Joe. His demeanor and sincerity became very apparent to anyone he interviewed immediately, and it was

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