The Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Jacksonville has selected Jim McLaughlin as its Robert J. “Bobby” Coppedge Maritime Person of the Year for 2016/2017. The club announced the award at its recent Maritime Day event. Jim’s leadership as both Executive Director of the Jacksonville Marine Transportation Exchange (JMTX) and Executive Director of Jacksonville Spillage Control, as well as his tireless service to the maritime community, has made impactful, positive and lasting contributions to Jacksonville’s port.
JMTX Executive Director Jim McLaughlin was recognized this past Sunday as the “Veteran of the Game.” The announcement can be read or viewed below. Congrats, Jim!