The city of Portland and the Portland Development Corp. are recognizing four companies for their contributions to the community’s economic vitality.

At a Nov. 30 event, the four honorees will be lauded by membrs of the city council, PDC board and other city officials.

Icelandic shipping company Eimskip will receive the city’s Economic Development Achievement award. Since making Portland its North American headquarters in 2013, the company has seen 20 percent year-over-year growth in traffic. It intends to start weekly shipping between Portland and international ports next month.

Bristol Seafoods, which credits Eimskip for a significant part of its recent growth, will receive 2017 Business of the Year award. Think Tank Coworking will receive the 2017 Small Business of the Year award and Fork Food Lab will receive the 2017 New Business of the Year award.

“I want to congratulate these worthy businesses for being honored with these awards and thank them for the role they play in Portland’s economy,” said Mayor Ethan Strimling, in a release announcing the awards. “The award recipients are credited with making significant contributions to Portland’s economic growth through international cargo shipping, sustainable seafood processing, remote work space with networking opportunities, and our food economy.”

A reception homoring the recipients will be held Nov. 30 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Think Tank Coworking on 533 Congress St.

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