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CMA Shipping
38th Annual Expo & Conference
March 21-23, 2023Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Joe Cox
Chairman at OPA90 Forum


Mr. Cox graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in an accelerated program finishing his final year with his classmates in one-half year graduating on February 10, 1967 to meet the need for officers on the Vietnam sealift. He sailed on the Vietnam sealift for two years and for several years as second and third mate to other parts of the world. Coming ashore, he spent one year at the Academy developing a midshipman training program. He worked for nine years at the U. S. Department of Labor in the maritime safety program. He then accepted a position at the Chamber of Shipping of America. He progressed through jobs as Marine Coordinator, Director of Marine Affairs, and Vice President and was elected President/CEO in 1997. He retired from the Chamber in 2015. He is currently President of the Marine Gas Hazard Control Program and is Chair of the Development Committee of the World Maritime University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Round Table | Cybersecurity and Cyber Hygiene