Welcome to CII. The mission of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) is to promote and support the business of international trade and the intermodal container transportation community. We focus on industry awareness, preserving the history of intermodalism, and engaging scholarly interest in the field by organizing educational conferences and seminars, serving as an information resource, providing networking opportunities, offering career guidance, arranging internships and facilitating scholarships.
Brendan joined The Datamyne, a provider of international trade data, as Executive Vice President in 2007. He has more than 25 years in maritime and international trade. His prior experience includes senior management positions with Hanjin Shipping, Norton Lilly International, Gulf and Atlantic Maritime Services and Associated Container Transportation.
Allen is Executive Vice President, Commercial, of Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA) Inc. He joined Containership Agency in 1981, the agency that first represented MSC in the United States. He was instrumental in building the company’s U.S. client base and initial business practices, along with Nicola Arena, as the company evolved to become MSC (USA) Inc. in 1990.
Mike joined Ceres in June 2006. He is responsible for developing new business prospects and expansion opportunities for Ceres’ North America operations. He began his maritime career in New York City with Moore-McCormack Lines. Before coming to Ceres, he was a 30-plus year veteran of NYK Line (NA).
Steve is President of International Institute of Container Lessors and is former Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission. Steve has been instrumental in the success of CII’s scholarship program as the organization’s recent Education Committee chair.
Susan Coffey is Senior Manager for the Port of Tacoma. Susan Coffey has been involved in the transportation industry for over 25 years. On the maritime side with Nedlloyd and Sealand working in various marketing , trade and sales management positions. In addition to maritime experience Susan spent 7 years at CSX Intermodal. She had the opportunity to live in Ireland for 3 years working for Eagle Global Logistics – a third party logistics firm.
Barbara leads BSY Associates Inc., a leading business-to-business branding and marketing communications consulting firm. She has been active in promoting the container industry for more than three decades and continues to play a key role in many industry educational outreach programs. She has been executive director since 1985.
International Longshoreman’s Association
The Honorable Helen Bentley
President and CEO
Helen Bentley & Associates
Journal of Commerce
Executive Vice President
Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.
New York Shipping Association
INF Marketing & Logistics
Capt. Jon Helmick
Director, Maritime Logistics & Security Program
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
World Shipping Council
Cichanowicz, Callan, Keane, Vengro, Textor
Chair, Transportation & Logistics
Vice President, Imports
Evergreen Shipping Agency (USA)
Director, Corporate Communications
Crowley Maritime Corp.
Director of Trade Development
Port of Long Beach
Cranford Consulting, Inc.
Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference
American Trucking Associations
Director, National Accounts & Container Sales
Jacksonville Port Authority