Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award

Award sponsored by Oman Drydock Company

Robert D Somerville, Chairman, ABS was presented with the Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award recognised Mr. Somerville's outstanding contribution to the shipping industry in a career of almost 40 years with ABS, and in particular his engagement with maritime safety and education.

Robert D Somerville received the Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award from sponsor Sheikh Khalil Al Salmi, Deputy CEO of Oman Drydock Company and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

Seatrade Personality

Award sponsored by ClassNK

Richard Fain, Chairman & CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd was presented with the Seatrade Personality Award for 2012 in recognition of his major contribution to the cruise industry, both in the spectacular development of the cruise product and in the globalisation of cruise tourism.

Richard Fain received the Seatrade Personality Award from sponsor Dr. M Abdul Rahim, Managing Director, Europe and Africa, ClassNK and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

Seatrade Global Performer

Award sponsored by DNV

The Seatrade Global Performer 2012 Award recognised the remarkable advances made in the past year by the maritime industries of China, with recognition given to three major organizations: SIPG, China Classification Society and China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited.

SIPG received the Seatrade Global Performer Award from sponsor Ioannis Kourmatzis, Chief Operating Officer for Division Europe and North Africa, DNV and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

China Classification Society received the Seatrade Global Performer Award from sponsor Ioannis Kourmatzis, Chief Operating Officer for Division Europe and North Africa, DNV and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited received the Seatrade Global Performer Award from sponsor Ioannis Kourmatzis, Chief Operating Officer for Division Europe and North Africa, DNV and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

Seatrade Award for Countering Piracy

Award sponsored by DP World

The Seatrade Award for Countering Piracy was presented to SaveOurSeafarers.

Alastair Evitt received the Seatrade Award for Countering Piracy on behalf of SaveOurSeafarers from sponsor Flemming Dalgaard, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Europe & Russia, DP World and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

IMO: One Hundered Years After the Titanic

Award sponsored by China Class Society

The IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic Award in support of the IMO's theme for World Maritime Day for 2012 was awarded to AMVER, the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System, a worldwide voluntary reporting system sponsored by the United States Coast Guard.

Lieutenant Sean Jehu received The IMO: One Hundred years after the Titanic Award on behalf of AMVER from sponsor Sun Licheng, Chairman and President, CCS and IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu.

 

Seatrade Young Person in Shipping

Robert Uggla, CEO, SVITZER A/S was presented with the Seatrade Young Person in Shipping Award for 2012 from IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu and Seatrade Chairman, Chris Hayman.

Safety at Sea

Award sponsored by Lloyd's Register

Winner:

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited, UK
Loss Prevention DVD-ROM; "Piracy – The Menace at Sea"

Receiving the award from Mr Koji Sekimizu and sponsor Tom Boardley, Marine Director, Lloyd's Register is Chris Adams, Director and Head of Loss Prevention of Steamship Insurance Management Services.

Runners up:

HGH Infrared Systems, France
Vigiscan

Survitec Group, UK
RFD MarinArk Marine Evacuation System (MES)

Clean Shipping

Award sponsored by ABS

Winner:

TecnoVeritas – Services of Engineering & Systems Technology Ltd., Portugal
VEEO – Voyage Energy & Emissions Optimizer

Receiving the award from Mr Koji Sekimizu and sponsor Chris Wiernicki, President & CEO, ABS is Dr Jorge Antunes, Technical Manager & CEO, TecnoVeritas.

Runners up:

Kotug International BV., The Netherlands
e-Kotug

Wilhelmsen Ship Management Sdn Bhd (WSM), Malaysia
Green Ship Recycling

Innovation in Ship Operations

Award sponsored by General Organisation of Sea Ports

Winner:

Lankhorst Touwfabrieken ("Lankhorst Ropes"), The Netherlands
A3 Splice: A revolutionary new method of rope splicing

Receiving the award from Mr Koji Sekimizu and sponsor Hassan Al Majed, Director General, GOP is Steven Wardenier, Commercial Director, Lankhorst Ropes.

Runners up:

Horizon Globex, UK
Horizon

PG Marine Group – Ing Per Gjerdrum AS, Norway

PG-MACS Multi Application Cargo Solution

Investment in People

Award sponsored by Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Company

Winner:

Lawhill Maritime Centre, South Africa
Lawhill Maritime Centre

Receiving the award from Mr Koji Sekimizu and sponsor Chris Potter, ASRY Chief Executive is Brian Ingpen, Head, Lawhill Maritime Centre.

Runners up:

The Marine Society, UK
Maths @ Sea – web based learning tool for nautical maths

Warsash Maritime Academy, UK
International Ship Handling Training Centre, Timsbury Lake

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