Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

ITF general secretary Steve Cotton received a prestigious award at the United Seamen’s Service (USS)

ITF general secretary Steve Cotton received a prestigious award at the United Seamen’s Service (USS)
ITF general secretary Steve Cotton received a prestigious award at the United Seamen’s Service (USS) annual Admiral of the ocean sea (AOTOS) awards ceremony held in New York on 7 November. 14/11/2014 – Awards were also presented to Joseph Cox, president and chief executive of the US Chamber...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR, ITF | Read More

ITF applauds peace accolade for Libyan port workers’ leader

ITF applauds peace accolade for Libyan port workers’ leader
Nermin Al-sharif giving acceptance speech The ITF has congratulated Nermin Al-Sharif, president of the ITF-affiliated Dockers’ and Seafarers’ Union of Libya, on being awarded the Mediterranean prize for peace by the Italian federation for sports and environment (Arci). 13/11/2014 – She was...
November 13th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR, ITF | Read More

2015 International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards launched

2015 International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards launched
The International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2015 are being launched today. For seafarers, the backbone of the industry, welfare services and facilities can be a life line when working away from home for long periods of time. These awards recognise excellence in the provision of welfare services...
November 10th, 2014 | Awards | Read More

LR CEO Richard Sadler awarded Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Fellowship Award

LR CEO Richard Sadler awarded Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Fellowship Award
Julian Parker OBE (left), Chairman of the Organising Committee presents the award to Richard Sadler, CEO of LR. Richard Sadler, CEO of Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd (LR), was honoured with the Maritime Fellowship Award at the Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Media Awards, held at the Institute of Directors...
November 10th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Story of the Day | Read More

Capital Link’s best ever CSR London event

Capital Link’s best ever CSR London event
This Capital Link’s 4th Annual Shipping and Offshore CSR Forum at One Moorgate Place, at the ICAEW, will be for ever remembered as besides its well construed programme covering all aspects of CSR in this specialist field, the high calibre of its panellists and moderators, as well as the vigour and...
November 9th, 2014 | Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Fixtures, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group wins ‘Ship of the Year Award’ for revolutionary SAR boat

Damen Shipyards Group wins ‘Ship of the Year Award’ for revolutionary SAR boat
KNRM, Delft University of Technology, De VriesLentsch Naval Architects and Damen: maritime cooperation leads to innovation Damen and its partners have won the Royal Netherlands Society for Marine Engineering (KNVTS)‘Ship of the Year Award’ for Nh1816, the first of a series of the SAR 1906, a revolutionary...
November 7th, 2014 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy awarded to David Kellett

ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy awarded to David Kellett
(Left to right) His Majesty King Constantine, David Kellett and Carlo Croce 7 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – David Kellett (AUS) has been awarded the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy, which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing. The...
November 7th, 2014 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tunku Abdul Jalil presented with ISAF President Development Award

Tunku Abdul Jalil presented with ISAF President Development Award
Tunku Jalil 7 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The ISAF President Development Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in the development of sailing, has been awarded to Tunku Abdul Jalil Ibni Sultan Ibrahim of Johor, Malaysia. Tunku Jalil has been instrumental in the development...
November 7th, 2014 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British creativity thrives at the 2014 ISS Design Awards

British creativity thrives at the 2014 ISS Design Awards
Christopher, a 46m superyacht from Pendennis British design dominated the recent 2014 ISS Design Awards, held on 29 October during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. With UK designers involved in 5 of the 6 categories and Superyacht UK member, Redman Whiteley Dixon (RWD), beating off all global...
November 7th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Cat® twin fin wins Seatrade Technical Innovation Award

Cat® twin fin wins Seatrade Technical Innovation Award
(l-r): Mattias Hansson,  Jörgen Karlsson, Marcel Van De Kreke, and Christopher Hayman Gothenburg, Sweden – The Caterpillar Propulsion twin fin system has won the Technical Innovation prize at the Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa, Dubai – one of the highlights...
November 7th, 2014 | Awards, Events, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port of Koper wins ESPO Award 2014

Port of Koper wins ESPO Award 2014
from the award ceremony The Port of Koper in Slovenia has been awarded this year’s ESPO Award in recognition of its work in creating a sustainable future for the port and its surroundings. Koper was presented with the Award at a ceremony in Brussels on Tuesday night. The theme of this year’s ESPO...
November 6th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Howard Fireman Awarded Prestigious David W. Taylor Medal

Howard Fireman Awarded Prestigious David W. Taylor Medal
Howard Fireman SNAME recognizes ABS executive for contributions to naval architecture. (Houston) The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) awarded its highest technical honor, the David W. Taylor Medal for notable achievement in naval architecture or marine engineering, to Howard...
November 5th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, HR, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stena equips four further vessels with NAPA software

Stena equips four further vessels with NAPA software
Installations will expand measurement, verification and reporting by NAPA to 26 vessels in Stena Line’s Energy Saving Programme HELSINKI – NOVEMBER 5, 2014 – NAPA, the leading maritime software house, announced today that Stena Line will install its software onboard four further vessels. Two ferries,...
November 5th, 2014 | Awards, Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Different Worlds, Common Values

Australian James Spithill and Brazilians Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze were named male and female winners of the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards during a glittering ceremony held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on Tuesday 4 November. James Spithill was nominated for leading ORACLE TEAM...
November 5th, 2014 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

BIFA reveals freight service awards shortlist

BIFA reveals freight service awards shortlist
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is pleased to reveal the finalists of the 26th BIFA Freight Service Awards. After a rigorous judging process, 26 different BIFA Members are in contention for awards across nine categories. The finalists are as follows: General categories Environment...
November 4th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR | Read More

NEWS FLASH: 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the year announced

NEWS FLASH: 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the year announced
4 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – ISAF and Rolex are delighted to announce that the winners of the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are: Male: James Spithill (AUS) Female: Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (BRA) Australian James Spithill was nominated for leading...
November 4th, 2014 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Evergreen wins Lloyd’s List Training Award

Evergreen wins Lloyd’s List Training Award
November 3, 2014 – Evergreen Line was presented the Training Award in Lloyd List Asia Awards 2014. The ceremony, attended by hundreds of maritime professionals, was held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore to celebrate the achievement of the highest standards of business performance in the shipping...
November 3rd, 2014 | Awards, Education and Training, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO what’s new – largest WMU class graduates

IMO what’s new – largest WMU class graduates
Koji Sekimizu On Sunday, 2 November, WMU’s Chancellor and Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Koji Sekimizu, conferred postgraduate degrees on the World Maritime University’s Class of 2014. In total, 124 students graduated from the Malmö-based M.Sc. program in...
November 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

DNV GL bags Classification Society and Innovation Awards at Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2014

DNV GL bags Classification Society and Innovation Awards at Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2014
Sean Hutchings, Area Manager Singapore & Philippines, DNV GL Maritime receiving the Innovation Award from Wong Weng Sun, President & CEO, Sembcorp Marine Singapore,  31 October 2014 – DNV GL was recognized for its leadership and ability to innovate when it received both the “Classification...
October 31st, 2014 | Awards, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Events, HR, People and Places | Read More

RightShip’s Warwick Norman named “2014 Australian Export Hero”

RightShip’s Warwick Norman named “2014 Australian Export Hero”
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) has named RightShip CEO, Warwick Norman as one of just six “Australian Export Heroes” honored in 2014. This prestigious award acknowledges the efforts of individuals behind the companies that have achieved outstanding export results. It recognizes that Warwick...
October 30th, 2014 | Awards, HR | Read More

UKHO Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Captain Peter Kortenoeven RNLN

UKHO Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Captain Peter Kortenoeven RNLN
  Captain Peter Kortenoeven Captain Peter Kortenoeven, Hydrographer of the Royal Netherlands Navy, has been presented with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO’s) prestigious Alexander Dalrymple Award at a ceremony in London. The award is dedicated to Alexander Dalrymple who was the...
October 29th, 2014 | Awards, HR | Read More

One week until 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards

One week until 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards
27 October 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year Awards will be held in one week’s time at a glittering awards ceremony in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. After an exciting year of sailing across multiple disciplines of the sport, five male and three...
October 28th, 2014 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British excellence leads the DAME Awards 2014

British excellence leads the DAME Awards 2014
The prestigious DAME Award 2014 nominated finalists have been announced, with British design and innovation shining through as UK products account for nearly a quarter of the 45 selected entries. As the world’s number one international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, it...
October 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR, Marine Equipment, Technical, Technology | Read More

RKH and Lloyd’s – a winning combination

RKH and Lloyd’s – a winning combination
Tuesday 21 October 2014 – The ability to collaborate and respond to the needs of customers has helped R K Harrison Group win Broker of the Year, explains Barnaby Rugge-Price, head of Property & Casualty at the London-based insurance broker. (source: Lloyd’s of London) What winning attributes...
October 21st, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Winner of TT Club Sponsored Young Freight Forwarder Award Announced

Winner of TT Club Sponsored Young Freight Forwarder Award Announced
The Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award Winner, Miss Fortunate Nompumelelo Mboweni The 2014 Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award has been presented to South African forwarder Fortunate Nompumelelo Mboweni at the FIATA Annual Congress in Istanbul. 21 October,...
October 21st, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR | Read More