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Some of the biggest names in shipping met this week in London for the annual Lloyd’s List Awards, one of the industries most acclaimed events recognizing the years great achievements in shipping.
The focus of this years awards crossed many issues facing the maritime industry âˆ’ safety, the environment, financing and innovation.
The awards are independently judged and designed to recognize excellence in the shipping industry and acknowledging the successes of top class performance. The following are the winners from the “Global” category. Winners from additional categories can be found HERE.
Port Operator Award
Winner: Krishnapatnam Port Company
Ship Operator Award
Amver Assisted Rescue at Sea Award
Winner: Crystal Pioneer and Hokuetsu Delight. Rescue of 64 students from a Canadian sailing vessel
Winner: APM Terminals
Highly Commended: Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre
Winner: Magsaysay Maritime Corporation
Highly Comended: Tsavliris Salvage Group
Winners: Pacific Basin Shipping
Maritime Lawyer of the Year
Highly Commended: Norton Rose
Winner: Frank Dunne, Watson, Farley & Williams
Corporate Social Responsibility Award
Highly Commended: Maersk Line
Winner: DP World
Ship Financier Award
Winner: Standard Chartered Bank
Highly Commended: Maersk Oil Trading âˆ’ Flowmeter Project
Winner: DNV âˆ’ Triality âˆ’ Tanker Concept Project
Seafarer of the Year
Highly Commended: Captain Keith Pettit, Master of Maersk Beaufort, The Maersk Company
Winner: Captain Zhu Qianchun, Master of Port Pegasus, Pacific Basin Shipping
Company of the Year
Highly Commended: Costamare
Winner: CMA CGM
Newsmaker of the Year
Winner: Gerry Wang, Seaspan
Lifetime Achievement Award (Maritime Hall of Fame)
Winner: Jim Davis CBE K(DK)
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