Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Receives 2018 Seaway ‘Pacesetter Award’

Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority was honored with a 2018 navigation season Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award at the American Great Lakes Ports Association’s Summer Meeting.

The Pacesetter Award is presented by the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, to recognize Great Lakes ports that registered an increase in international cargo tonnage.

SLSDC’s Associate Administrator, Tom Lavigne, presented the award to Wade A. Davis, Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority’s Executive Director. The Port was one of only eight recipients to be honored for the 2018 season.

The port of Ogdensburg had a 100 percent increase in international cargo during the 2018 navigational season, marking their tenth Pacesetter Award.

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