December 11 - International freight marketing organisation, the Seahorse Club presented four of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International magazine's journalists and correspondents with awards at its Christmas Party and Journalist Awards 2013, held in
Regular HLPFI correspondent Marcia MacLeod walked away with the Personality of the Year award - a fitting end to a distinguished career in freight journalism. MacLeod now turns her attention to pursuits outside of the logistics sector.
Fellow HLPFI correspondent Megan Ramsay was presented with the Air Cargo Journalist of the Year gong for work undertaken for our magazine and HLPFI's staff writer, David Kershaw, was named Newcomer of the Year; HLPFI Friday Flyer author, James Graham was declared Environmental Journalist of the Year.
The Seahorse Club Christmas Party and Journalist Awards was attended by more than 75 journalists from a wide number of logistics publications, as well as senior figures from the freight and logistics industry.
Those in attendance also saw Johanna Parsons win the Seahorse Journalist of the Year award for her work at Logistics Manager, just ahead of Holly Birkett from Hazardous Cargo Bulletin. Julian Bray from Tradewinds scooped the Editor of the Year prize.
The Seahorse Club named Tim Blakemore, Commercial Vehicle Engineer, its Feature Journalist of the Year in front of Fairplay Solutions' Stephen Spark. Freelance journalist, Mike King, was named News Journalist of the Year.
The Supply Chain Journalist of the Year trophy was presented to Eric Kulisch, American Shipper, and Holly Birkett from Hazardous Cargo Bulletin was named Social Media Journalist of the Year.
David Cheslin, a stalwart of the maritime PR business who sadly passed away earlier in 2013, won the John Richman Lifetime Achievement Award.