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Annual Golf Tournament Review 2019

On October 8th, 2019 The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund hosted their annual golf tournament, in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary of Breakbulk Americas. This year's event was held at Hermann Park Golf Course under glorious blue skies and mild temps. This event sold out almost 2 months in advance and attracted 144 golfers and record sponsor support. The tournament raised in excess of $60k [...]

Annual Golf Tournament Review 20192019-10-15T19:14:47-05:00

Maritime Workers Fundraiser at Breakbulk Americas Houston

PRESS RELEASE October 18,2018 Houston, Texas – The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, an industry non-profit group formed to assist maritime families alleviate financial stress during times of medical crisis hosted a golf tournament in conjunction with Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston. The event was held on two golf courses at the Wildcat Golf Club with over 200 golfers in attendance. Due to the generous [...]

Maritime Workers Fundraiser at Breakbulk Americas Houston2018-11-14T04:26:00-06:00

Maritime Workers Fundraiser Huge Success Despite Harvey!

PRESS RELEASE Nov 16, 2017 Houston, Texas- The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, an industry non-profit group formed to assist maritime families alleviate financial stress during times of medical crisis held their third annual golf tournament Thursday, November 9, 2017. Fund President Stephen Garifalos with BNSF Logistics said, “The Fund Board of Directors are very excited to report a successful tournament despite the challenge [...]

Maritime Workers Fundraiser Huge Success Despite Harvey!2018-11-14T14:41:48-06:00

Shipping: Small Industry With a Big Heart

Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor | Oct 21, 2017 9:00AM EDT For a global industry, the shipping business is remarkably small. People who enter the field tend to stay in it. Even if they change companies for career growth or because of mergers or acquisitions, they usually remain part of a community of people who have shared good times and bad. One characteristic of a true [...]

Shipping: Small Industry With a Big Heart2018-11-14T04:24:45-06:00