Lord Mountevans receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Seatrade Awards 2019

Lord Mountevans, Chairman, Maritime London & President, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers was announced as the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at tonight’s presentation ceremony for the 31st Seatrade Awards, which took place at London’s magnificent Guildhall.

A popular winner, Lord Mountevans was presented on the evening in front of nearly 250 esteemed guests by Chris Hayman, Chairman, Seatrade.

“Our Lifetime Achievement Award winner this evening has been involved with the shipping industry and in the governance of the City of London. In linking these two roles, he has become a thought leader for the industry in this country,” remarked Hayman.

Further high-profile personalities honoured at Seatrade Awards 2019 included:

  • Young Person of the Year 2019: Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway Co

  • Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award: Dr. Kirsi Tikka, Executive Vice President and Senior Maritime Advisor, ABS

  • Global Performer 2019 – sponsored by DP World: Hapag-Lloyd AG (collected by Dr. Maximilian Rothkopf, Chief Operating Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG)

  • Personality of the Year 2019: John Platsidakis, Honorary Chairman of INTERCARGO, Director of Angelicoussis Shipping Group Ltd, Managing Director of Maran Dry Management Inc

  • Outstanding Contribution to the Growth of the Cruise Industry: Madam WANG Hong, Party Secretary General of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, Baoshan District

A total of thirteen winners were announced on the evening, which was hosted by Bob Jaques, Editor, Seatrade Maritime Review, in the presence of special guest RT Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport and official guest of honour Professor Dame Jane Francis, Director, British Antarctic Survey.

In time old tradition, the winners remain a secret until the presentation ceremony and the winners are unveiled to great fanfare and celebration.

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A full list of the deserving Seatrade Award winners can be found below:

  • Safety at Sea – sponsored by Bureau Veritas: VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (product:VIKING LifeCraftTM)

  • Clean Shipping: Thordon Bearings (product: COMPAC)

  • Investment in People: Synergy Marine Group (product: Investment in People)

  • Digital Technology – sponsored by CCS: Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine (product: VisionMaster Net)

  • Cyber Security: ABS (product: FCI Cyber Method)

  • Fuel Efficiency: Teekay Offshore (product: Teekay E- Shuttle – Training Emissions into Fuel)

  • Deal of the Year: Reed Smith

With thanks to our sponsors: Bureau Veritas; China Classification Society; DNV GL and DP World.

Posted 8 May 2019

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Editor, Seatrade Maritime News Marcus Hand is the editor of Seatrade Maritime News and a dedicated maritime journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering the shipping industry in Asia. In addition to running Seatrade's maritime and offshore news website based from Singapore he is the Asia Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review. Marcus is also an experienced industry commentator and has chaired many conferences and round tables. Prior to joining Seatrade at the beginning of 2010 Marcus worked for shipping industry journal Lloyd's List for a decade and previous to that the Singapore Business Times covering shipping and aviation.

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