Todd M. Hornbeck
President & CEO
Hornbeck Offshore

2014 Annual Maritime Person of the Year

The Propeller Club of the United States is a non-profit organization, whose membership is representative of every aspect of the maritime industry and whose members reside throughout the United States and the world.
The Propeller Club of New Orleans is dedicated to the enhancement and well being of all interest of the maritime community on local, national, and international basis. It promotes private sector enterprises in ownership and operation of waterborne and inter-modal transportation systems, including associated industries, within the United States and between the United States and its trading partners.

The Propeller Club - Port of New Orleans is comprised of hundreds of individuals representing dozens of organizations in the New Orleans maritime community.
Its membership is composed of a comprehensive representation of the marine industry core companies in the greater New Orleans area - from marine supply and marine surveyors to naval architects and marine engineers; from shipping companies to port administrators; from towing companies to chemical and petroleum companies. We hope that you enjoy learning about us and the Port of New Orleans.

Board Members
President Robert R. Barkerding, Jr..
First Vice President Sean Duffy, Sr.
Second Vice President Mike Vitt
Secretary/Treasurer Phil Katz
Ex-Officio Childs E. Dunbar, Jr.
Board of Governors
Paul Cooper
Admiral Joel Whitehead (retired)
Bill Baraldi Chaplain Michael Nation
Skipper Chenault Pat Patrick, Esq.
Frank Courtenay Capt. Philip Schifflin
Leo Falgout Capt. Edwin Stanton
W. Brett Mason  
Executive Director
Cathy Vienne