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SeaLand Unveils Miramar, Florida Headquarters
- January 23rd ribbon cutting ceremony launched new headquarters for intra-Americas containerizedtransportation company, with Governor Rick Scott in attendance –
Miramar, Florida, January 26, 2015 – SeaLand, the intra-Americas regional ocean carrierof the Maersk Group, announces today that its Miramar, Florida headquarters was officially openedFriday, January 23rd. Craig Mygatt, SeaLand’s CEO, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony withGovernor Rick Scott and other Florida officials present for the celebration. Governor Scottwelcomed SeaLand to the state and used the event to announce the strong December 2014 Floridajobs numbers. SeaLand has so far contributed 65 new Florida jobs.
At the grand opening, Governor Rick Scott presented Craig Mygatt, SeaLand CEO, with an “Ambassador of Business” award.
SeaLand was launched on January 1, 2015 to service the growing Americas trade region. Severalmajor factors played into the timing of SeaLand entering this region including: the Panama Canalexpansion, near-sourcing and demand for year round produce. Refrigerated transportation is aparticular strength of the ocean carrier.
“I am delighted to commemorate the opening of our new SeaLand headquarters with a celebratoryribbon cutting event. Florida is an important trade hub for the Americas so is the ideal location forthe base of our operations. We’re committed to developing meaningful industry relationships in thelocal communities where we work. Connecting the Americas, the people and region, is importantto us. Together, with all of our partners, we’ll help grow the marketplace. We all go together,“Vamos Juntos,” said Craig Mygatt, CEO of SeaLand.
Craig Mygatt, CEO of SeaLand, and Governor Rick Scott cut the grand opening ribbon at SeaLand’s new Miramar, Florida headquarters.
About SeaLandSeaLand is a regional, ocean transportation company dedicated to the Intra-Americas market and isa division of the Maersk Group. January 1, 2015, SeaLand commenced operations offering right-sized shipping solutions delivered through personally connected representatives, helpful technologyand expertise that give customers an advantage throughout the region.
Born of the Americas, for the Americas, SeaLand is absolutely committed to its customers. That’swhat drives SeaLand to build connections that unleash the potential of the Americas. Shippers in theAmericas come in all shapes and sizes, but they all need a partner who believes every box mattersand who does business the way they do business—passionately and personally.
With SeaLand, empowered individuals work tirelessly to get to know their customers’ business andhelp them on the spot. Shippers also leverage the power of SeaLand’s strategic hub locations,ability to convert over the road and network of established relationships.
Most importantly, customers benefit from a companywide commitment that says, “We don’t just shipyour cargo. Vamos Juntos! We go together.”
For more information, please visit: www.sealand.com, or contact Timothy Simpson,[email protected], ph: 973.514.5569