Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Last chance to nominate H.E.R.O.s

Last chance to nominate H.E.R.O.s
Bruce Reid The closing date for the IMRF H.E.R.O. Awards is THIS FRIDAY Friday 28 July 2017 is the last day to nominate any unsung maritime heroes in the International Maritime Rescue Federation H.E.R.O. (Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations) Awards, visit www.imrfhero.org now, to enter your...
July 26th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

2017 SAFETY4SEA Awards: And the shortlisted nominees are…

2017 SAFETY4SEA Awards: And the shortlisted nominees are…
We are so excited to announce the shortlisted nominees of the 2017SAFETY4SEA Awards! Notification procedure was initiated few months ahead of the 2017 SAFETY4SEA Conference with an open invitation to the industry stakeholders to propose nominations online. After SAFETY4SEA Editorial Staff’s...
July 25th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status
Porto Montenegro Porto Montenegro has become the first marina ever to be awarded the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, the highest status for any marina across the world.  Launched last year by operators of the Gold Anchor award scheme, The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries...
July 24th, 2017 | Awards, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lawyer Michael Burns to win Lifetime Achievement Award

Lawyer Michael Burns to win Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Burns selected as this year’s winner of the Bermuda Captive Conference Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award Hamilton, Bermuda, July 24, 2017 – Michael Burns, a leading Bermudian corporate lawyer, has been selected winner of the second Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award, to...
July 24th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles | Read More

TT Club’s Support for FIATA Young Freight Forwarders Continues: Regional Award Winners Announced

TT Club’s Support for FIATA Young Freight Forwarders Continues: Regional Award Winners Announced
From last year’s event: FIATA Young Forwarder of the Year Winner, Shanon Gould receives her award from, on the left TT Club’s Senior Loss Prevention Executive, Mike Yarwood and Huxiang Zhao, President of FIATA TT Club, leading international freight insurer, is very proud to continue its sponsorship...
July 18th, 2017 | Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Four Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2017

Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Four Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2017
… Athens, Greece, July 14, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Lloyd’s List Global Awards for the following four categories: ‘Company of the Year’, ‘Class NK Tanker Operator of the Year’, ‘Containership Operator of the Year’ and ‘Dry Bulk...
July 14th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, News, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

WISTA International shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

WISTA International shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award
July 12, 2017-London, United Kingdom We are pleased to report that Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award for enhancing opportunities and supporting the role of women in the maritime industry on a global level. The...
July 12th, 2017 | Awards, Charity, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards nominations open

NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards nominations open
NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) annually recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions and individuals whose efforts support our mission to “Save Our Seas”. Since our inception, NAMEPA has been engaging maritime...
July 12th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greek International Women Awards – GIWA

Greek International Women Awards – GIWA
Sofia Konstantopolou- Papadopoulos during her greetings speech from the London May 2017 event with members of the GIWA secretariat 10th July 2017, London   – The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) have been created to recognize and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements...
July 10th, 2017 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line
… July 06, 2017 — Evergreen Line has been awarded Best Shipping Line – Asia-Africa by Asia Cargo News at the 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS). The accolade was presented at a ceremony in Singapore last week and was accepted on behalf of the carrier by Ms. Molly...
July 6th, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…
John N. Faraclas The BDI lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 847; the Geopolitics too are getting conspicuously messy. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capers lead today’s fall with nearly 100 points loss and the BCI 2014 now reads 901 – down 96 points – about to break below the...
July 5th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Flags, HR, Legal, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Story of the Day, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.
Andrew Main Wilson, CEO AMBA The Association of MBAs (AMBA) presented representatives of the Copenhagen institution with the 100-years milestone award, recognising its century of achievement. The accolade was bestowed in Dubai, at the AMBA Global Deans and Directors Conference. Among the CBS delegation...
July 5th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Aspida wins Seatrade Award

Aspida wins Seatrade Award
… Last Friday 30/6 during the 29th Seatrade Awards Ceremony held at the Grosvernor House in London, we won the prestigious Cyber Security Award. Aspida was selected from a panel of judges among the likes of ABS, BIMCO, DNVGL, NCC Group and Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited who were...
July 5th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Thirteen ports in the running for the ESPO Award 2017

Thirteen ports in the running for the ESPO Award 2017
ESPO Award painting – Exclusively for ESPO, Sasja Hagens develops a new series about the tantalizing interaction between wild nature and harbour. 04 July 2017 – The ESPO secretariat received 13 submissions for the 9th edition of the ESPO Award. Focusing on “Art and Cultural involvement...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win
Collected by Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime. Presented by Mr Zhang Hui, Director, European Regional Centre, China Classification Society and Vanessa Stephens, Global Events Director and Managing Director Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent, Seatrade 4 July 2017: The...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

Winners announced for the Seatrade Awards 2017

Winners announced for the Seatrade Awards 2017
Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award winner George J. Procopiou with IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim, ABS evp Kirsi Tikka, and Seatrade chairman Chris Hayman George J. Procopiou, Founder of Sea Traders S.A., Dynacom Tankers Management Ltd and Dynagas Ltd. wins Seatrade Awards Lifetime Achievement accolade Friday...
July 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, HR, News, People and Places | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year
Honoring the memory of the late George P. Livanos, Founder of HELMEPA, Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos, Honorary Chairman and Stavros Daifas, Founding Member of the Association, the Board of Directors, having examined the 26 high-quality submitted entries, awards three Scholarships, worth €15.000...
June 28th, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Scholarships | Read More

ESPO congratulates the Port of Vigo (Spain) for achieving PERS certification

ESPO congratulates the Port of Vigo (Spain) for achieving PERS certification
Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General of ESPO delivers the PERS Certification ESPO is delighted to congratulate the Port of Vigo for achieving PERS certification. The Port of Vigo, which joined the EcoPorts network in 2013, is achieving PERS certification for the third time already. ESPO praises the...
June 28th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marine Catering trainees join shipowners and managers globally Day of the Seafarer

Marine Catering trainees join shipowners and managers globally Day of the Seafarer
The final cakes ready to be judged Trainees currently participating in a catering training programme in The Philippines marked Day of the Seafarer with a baking competition. Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) marked the special occasion by encouraging students to bake and decorate their own...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, HR | Read More

Tasting Georgia…

Tasting Georgia…
Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus by gourmet Carla Capalbo By James Brewer After Alexander the Great swept into what is now the Republic of Georgia, he is reported to have ordered the destruction of Khertvisi, one of Georgia’s most spectacular fortresses. It is unknown whether...
June 25th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

87 Crowley Vessels Honored with Devlin Safety Awards

87 Crowley Vessels Honored with Devlin Safety Awards
… Eighty-Seven Crowley Vessels Honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards Recognizing 670 Combined Years of Safe Operations (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 20, 2017) – Eighty-seven Crowley Maritime Corporation owned or managed vessels recently received the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA)’s annual Jones...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association – www.bifa.org – has added a culinary touch to its annual Freight Service Awards event as this year’s competition opens for entries. BIFA’s Director General, Robert Keen has revealed that the celebrity host for the awards ceremony...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Markets | Read More

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank
KHI’s new non-spherical (MOSS) tank is a IMO Independent Type B LNG tank that has been developed for use in 180KM3 LNG carriers. Credit: KHI Tokyo, 7 June 2017: DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd (KHI) an Approval in Principle (AiP) for their newly developed non-spherical (MOSS)...
June 16th, 2017 | Awards, Canals, Classification Societies, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award
Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki presented Dr. Chris Leontopoulos with the first ever ABS Chairman’s Chair Award for Technical Leadership in ABS’s Athens, Greece, office. Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager of Machinery and Industry Systems, has built a stellar reputation...
June 13th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Taxation, Technical | Read More

SingPost’s SAM wins World Post and Parcel Award

SingPost’s SAM wins World Post and Parcel Award
Dr Bernard Leong, Head of Post Office Network and Digital Services, SingPost, receives the World Post and Parcel Award for Retail Consumer Access at a gala dinner in Paris. SINGAPORE, 8 June 2017 – Singapore Post (SingPost) won top honours at the 2017 World Post and Parcel Awards, its fourth win in...
June 9th, 2017 | Awards | Read More