Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

RINA – Lloyd’s Register Maritime Safety Award

RINA – Lloyd’s Register  Maritime Safety Award
The safety of the seafarer and the maritime environment begins with good design, followed by sound construction and efficient operation. Naval architects and engineers involved in the design, construction and operation of maritime vessels and structures can make a significant contribution to safety...
January 5th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Safety and Security | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati wins prestigious Dutch Romanian Business Award

Damen Shipyards Galati wins prestigious Dutch Romanian Business Award
Damen Shipyards Galati has been presented with the Dutch Romanian Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility plan, particularly the Group’s community investment initiatives. The Award was presented by Ben Jager of the Dutch Romanian Network to Peter de Kiewit, Damen Sales Manager for Romania...
December 19th, 2014 | Awards, HR, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

RINA recognised as best classification society by Indonesian shipowners

RINA recognised as best classification society by Indonesian shipowners
Indonesian Shipowners president Carmelita Hartoto presents RINA award RINA recognised as best classification society by Indonesian shipowners RINA has been recognised by the Indonesian Shipowners Association (INSA) as the best classification society in Indonesia in 2014. The award as best classification...
December 19th, 2014 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events | Read More

A.M. Best awards The Swedish Club rating of A- (Excellent)

A.M. Best awards The Swedish Club rating of A- (Excellent)
Lars Rhodin A.M. Best Ratings Services Ltd has awarded a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating of “a-“. to The Swedish Club with a stable outlook, claiming the Club is expected to maintain an excellent risk-adjusted capitalisation throughout 2015. As a mutual...
December 17th, 2014 | Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

WISTA HELLAS – ALBA Scholarship 2015-2016

WISTA HELLAS – ALBA Scholarship 2015-2016
Following is an announcement from the BoD of WISTA-Hellas: Dear Members, Friends and Colleagues of WISTA Hellas, We are pleased to announce that WISTA Hellas,  recognizing the continuous increase and importance of women working in the maritime sector,  will continue its collaboration with ALBA...
December 17th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Does your port engage with local schools and universities? Then you could be the next ESPO Award winner!

Does your port engage with local schools and universities? Then you could be the next ESPO Award winner!
This year, the 7th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports will address  projects that seek to constructively engage local schools and universities with the work of the port for the benefit of the wider community. If you have a project or developed a strategy that involves local academic institutions...
December 16th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Education and Training, European Union, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Conference notes: 16th Annual Capital Link New York Greek Investor Forum

Conference notes: 16th Annual Capital Link New York Greek Investor Forum
IN COOPERATION WITH UNDER THE AUSPICES Please find below all info regarding the 16th Annual Capital Link New York Forum ” Investing for Growth “ Agenda & Speakers: http://forums.capitallink.com/greece/2014/ Photo Gallery: http://forums.capitallink.com/greece/2014/photos_forum.html Handbook...
December 16th, 2014 | Awards, Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Sharma at number 40 in Lloyd’s List top 100

Sharma at number 40 in Lloyd’s List top 100
Dr Anil Sharma Dr Anil Sharma, president and chief executive of Global Marketing Systems (GMS) Inc, is listed at number 40 in the annual Lloyd’s List top 100 of the most influential people in shipping 2014.   As head of the world’s largest cash buyer of ships for recycling, Dr Sharma is not afraid...
December 15th, 2014 | Awards, HR | Read More

“Protect Earth in order to attain a Better Life”

“Protect Earth in order to attain a Better Life”
Board of Representatives meeting of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program for the 2013-2014 school season “Protect Earth in order to attain a Better Life” – This is beginning of the message of children, the future citizens of Greece, towards all of us who are keen to listen to their environmental...
December 15th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group wins Sitecore Business Transformation Award

Damen Shipyards Group wins Sitecore Business Transformation Award
Damen Shipyards Group, together with its website partner Evident, has won the ‘Benelux Sitecore Experience Award 2014’ in the category ‘Business Transformation’. This prize is awarded to the best Sitecoresolution, meaning a solution which generates measurable, effective business results and avery...
December 13th, 2014 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABP coxswain honoured at Women of Achievement Awards

ABP coxswain honoured at Women of Achievement Awards
Sue Hickson-Marsay (centre) receives the Overall Woman of Achievement Award from Katie Piper and founder member of the Women in Business Group, Karen Newton.(image courtesy of @Insight Photography) Associated British Ports’ (ABP) only female coxswain Sue Hickson-Marsay, was ‘shocked and surprised’...
December 12th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, HR, IMarEST, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greek Shipping Awards 2014 –

Greek Shipping Awards 2014 –
Over 1, 100 members of the Greek and international shipping community attended the 11th Annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards. Pappas, Pappadakis and Marinakis win major awards as over 1, 100 attend Greek shipping’s ‘Dinner of the Year’  – Empros Lines, Dorian LPG, Hellenic Seaways,...
December 11th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events | Read More

Seahorse Club celebrates journalistic excellence with Awards evening in London

Seahorse Club celebrates journalistic excellence with Awards evening in London
General View of yet another successful Seahorse Club Annual Awards event! The Seahorse Club held its Annual Awards and Christmas Party, in association with Associated British Ports (ABP) in London on Tuesday, 9th December and welcomed a record number of journalists and industry guests to this celebration...
December 11th, 2014 | Awards, Clubs, Events, Logistics, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping
  Nigel Lowry What an event it was earlier on tonight at Athens’ Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel! A brigade from the Greek shipping industry’s diverse field was present to honour the personalities and companies for this year’s awards despite another annus horribilis due to the state of the...
December 5th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

MOL-operating Coal Carrier Soma Maru Received ‘Bulk Ship of the Year’

MOL-operating Coal Carrier Soma Maru Received ‘Bulk Ship of the Year’
The SOMA MARU ~ New Ship Type Commended for Versatility and Environmental Performance at IBJ Awards 2014 ~  TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the Soma Maru, the coal carrier which serves for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (President: Makoto Kaiwa;...
December 4th, 2014 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR | Read More

MOL Presents Long Service Awards to Filipino seafarers, hosts gathering for their families

MOL Presents Long Service Awards to Filipino seafarers,  hosts gathering for their families
Taking a commemorative photo with recipients family TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that its group seafarer manning company Magsaysay MOL Marine, Inc. (MMM; headquarters: Manila, the Philippines; President: Francisco D. Menor) held a long-service awards...
December 4th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR | Read More

Mersey Maritime creates industry awards

Mersey  Maritime creates industry awards
Chris Shirling Rooke of MLE Mersey Maritime is to host an Industry Awards Dinner next March with a Ministerial presence that will bring together maritime companies and related organisations right across the Maritime, Logistics and Energy spectrum in the North West. Chris Shirling-Rooke, Acting CEO of...
December 4th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR | Read More

WISTA Argentina president Maria Belén Espiñeira is named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year

WISTA Argentina president Maria Belén Espiñeira is named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year
Maria Belén Espiñeira. WISTA Argentina president Maria Belén Espiñeira is named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year,  By James Brewer Buenos Aires-based maritime attorney Maria Belén Espiñeira has been honoured by the International Bar Association with the accolade of Outstanding Young Lawyer...
December 3rd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Events, HR, Legal, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

AVEVA named Britain’s Most Admired Company in the Software and Computer Services Sector

AVEVA named Britain’s Most Admired Company in the Software and Computer Services Sector
Management Today award recognises AVEVA’s position as a dynamic, robust, innovative company, leading the way in business and technology. Cambridge, UK – 3 December 2014: AVEVA announced today that it has been ranked Britain’s Most Admired Company for the Software and Computer Services sector, at...
December 3rd, 2014 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Port of the Month: HAROPA-Port of Le Havre

Port of the Month: HAROPA-Port of Le Havre
Port of le Havre Wednesday, 03 December 2014 – This month takes a look at the HAROPA complex in France, and its ambitions to become a leading logistics centre with a firm ambition for facilitating and increasing environmentally-sustainable global trade. ESPO: Can you briefly tell us about HAROPA?...
December 3rd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime law expert Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado (Mexico) receives 2013 International Maritime Prize

Maritime law expert Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado (Mexico) receives 2013 International Maritime Prize
​IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu presents the prize to Dr. Salgado y Salgado​ Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado, Mexican academic and author of the Manual de Derecho Internacional Marítimo (Manual of International Maritime Law), has received the 2013 International Maritime Prize, for his significant...
December 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Communication, HR, IMO, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Preserving Newport’s maritime history

Preserving Newport’s maritime history
Phil Cox presenting Chris Green with corporate sponsorship certificate The Port of Newport is helping preserve one of the most important examples of the city’s proud maritime history by becoming the first corporate sponsor of the Friends of Newport Ship. Associated British Ports, owner and operator...
December 2nd, 2014 | Archaeology, Awards, Charity, Company Profiles, Maritime History and Museums, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

Joined-up thinking

Joined-up thinking
Science of Risk winners, Dr Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Dr. Juliet Biggs London Monday 1st of December 2014 –This year’s two Science of Risk winners have both channelled a multi-disciplinary approach to further their chosen perils of flood and volcanic eruption. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Each...
December 1st, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

E.R. Schiffahrt receives the new DNV GL “Modification Excellence Award”

E.R. Schiffahrt receives the new DNV GL “Modification Excellence Award”
Jörg Lampe (Right), Senior Project Engineer Risk & Safety and Systems Engineering at DNV GL, presented the award to Jürgen Kudritzki (Left), Technical Director at E.R. Schiffahrt, in Hamburg. Hamburg,  27 November 2014 – Classification society DNV GL recognised that E.R. Schiffahrt has retrofitted...
November 27th, 2014 | Awards, Classification Societies, Container shipping, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Helix contracts Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen for major upgrade seawell

Helix contracts Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen for major upgrade seawell
After having successfully docked and repaired the MSV SEAWELL in 2012 and DSV WELLENHANCER earlier this year Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) is awarded by Helix UK, for a major upgrade on MSV SEAWELL (light well intervention/dive support vessel). The SEAWELL is...
November 25th, 2014 | Awards, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More