Maritime Valor: AWO’s HERO Award Showcase

American Waterways Operators

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) has produced a new video showcasing the American Waterways Honor & Excellence in Rescue Operations (HERO) Award. Established on March 1, 2023, the HERO Award recognizes rescues undertaken by AWO member company employees that demonstrate selflessness, skill, and bravery.

The American Waterways HERO Award: Honoring Industry’s Heroic Mariners, highlights the bravery of Award recipients as well as the important role that tugboat,...

https://mfame.guru/maritime-valor-awos-hero-award-showcase/

“K” LINE Group Celebrates Environmental Achievements at 2024 Awards Ceremony

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) held the “K” LINE Group Environmental Awards 2024 Ceremony on June 7, 2024. These awards, established in 2015, honor outstanding environmental preservation activities by both executives and employees across the “K” LINE Group. Celebrating its 10th year, the ceremony recognized initiatives that exemplify originality, challenge level, contribution, continuity, and potential for widespread impact.

Award Categories and Recipients

The awards included a Grand...

https://mfame.guru/k-line-group-celebrates-environmental-achievements-at-2024-awards-ceremony/

MOL Group’s Weather Reporting Excellence: 9th Consecutive Year Recognition

  • Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) celebrates the ninth consecutive year of recognition from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) for the exemplary weather observation and reporting efforts of its managed vessels.
  • This emphasizes MOL’s commitment to maritime safety and environmental stewardship through accurate meteorological data collection.

In a testament to its dedication to maritime safety and environmental responsibility, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) proudly announces the receipt of the...

https://mfame.guru/mol-groups-weather-reporting-excellence-9th-consecutive-year-recognition/

Sailing Towards Sustainability: Chemical Challenger’s Eco-Friendly Retrofit

The maritime industry takes a significant leap towards sustainability as the Chemical Challenger, a 16,000-ton chemical tanker managed by Fleet Management Limited, becomes the world’s first of its kind equipped with Econowind’s VentoFoil wind-assisted propulsion system. This groundbreaking retrofit aims to drastically reduce CO2 emissions and sets a new standard for eco-friendly shipping practices.

Pioneering Innovation: The Chemical Challenger’s Wind-Assisted Propulsion

By installing four...

https://mfame.guru/sailing-towards-sustainability-chemical-challengers-eco-friendly-retrofit/

FreightWaves takes silver in 2 categories in Azbee Awards

FreightWaves earned silver in two categories of the 2024 Regional Azbee Awards in the Southeast from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).

Finance Editor Todd Maiden and former Editorial Director Rachel Premack’s coverage of the demise of less-than-truckload carrier Yellow Corp. received Regional Silver for Online Breaking News Coverage. Additionally, FreightWaves’ ELD: Five Years Later series on the fifth anniversary of the electronic logging device mandate took Regional...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/freightwaves-takes-silver-in-2-categories-in-azbee-awards

Excellence Awards – Submissions Open

The Ship Technology Excellence Awards celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognize the people and companies that are driving change.

Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at a range of corporate activities including deals, business projects and company initiatives, both internal and in the community.

Key Dates

  • February – Research begins
  • April 14 – Submission deadline
  • May 22 – Excellence...

https://www.ship-technology.com/awards-rankings/awards/submissions-open/

Excellence Awards 2022 – Winners Announced!

Below you can find all the winners from the 2022 Excellence Awards which celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognise the people and companies that are driving change.

Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at a range of corporate activities including deals, business projects and company initiatives, both internal and in the community.

You will also soon be able to download our full Award...

https://www.ship-technology.com/awards-rankings/awards/excellence-awards-2022-winners-announced/

Award Shortlists 2022

Business Expansion

Business Expansion is one of our largest categories and looks at the core functions of business operations within the sector.

This consists of any projects that have expanded the company’s footprint in the sector, including: contract wins; launching in new territories; launching new product lines; the acquisition and expansion of facilities and real estate; acquisition of new machinery or other assets; improved logistics; partnerships; and significant staff increases.

  • Avin...

https://www.ship-technology.com/awards-rankings/awards/award-shortlists-2022/

Nominations now open for the 2022 Australian Biosecurity Awards!

Pictured: a female Cane Toad – one of the most prolific invasive species in Australia. Photo credit – Benjamint444 via Wikipedia GFDL 1.2

Nominations for the 2022 Australian Biosecurity Awards are now open, the the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has announced.

“The ABAs provide important recognition for biosecurity champions across industry, government and the public. The champions are making a significant contribution towards safeguarding our nation from pests and diseases,”...

https://www.shippingaustralia.com.au/nominations-now-open-for-the-2022-australian-biosecurity-awards/

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