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Family Business Legacy Series: How Our Business Survived Three Generations of Family Leadership and Ownership

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 1201 Third Ave, Ste 2200 Seattle, WA 98101 (map)

Jon Hemingway, Chairman of Carrix, Inc. and CEO of Progeny 3, shared his perspective on the evolution from waterfront labor broker to an international port operator over a span of six decades.

Locally owned by the Smith Hemingway family, Carrix and its affiliates are best known for their port operations as SSA Marine, but are also engaged in rail terminal operations, trucking, warehousing, aviation, port management information systems and consulting. Today, with over 120 operations worldwide including Latin America, Africa, Asia and, the US, Carrix is the only American owned international port operator and is the largest port operator in the western hemisphere.