Posted On: 03-11-2016
Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei wins Seatrade Personality of the Year Award
Abu Dhabi Ship Building CEO named Personality of the Year at prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016
Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) was revealed as Seatrade Personality of the Year Award 2016 during the prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards on Monday night (31st October 2016).
Dr Mazrouei took centre stage during the evening which also saw Eng. Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar, Chief Executive Officer, Bahri win the Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award 2016 and Seatrade Young Person of the Year Award 2016 awarded to Mr Paul Katsouris, Senior Associate - Head of Greece Desk, Fichte Legal Consultants. The Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 was given to the Sharaf Group.
The Seatrade Maritime Awards honour individuals, organisations and companies from across the shipping industry and are held under the patronage of His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World and Chairman of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and as part of Dubai Maritime Week.
Attended by some of the most high profile and senior industry professionals in the shipping and maritime industry, the evening featured a surprise guest, former England international footballer and manager, Kevin Keegan, OBE, who entertained the audience with amusing football anecdotes. Also taking his share of the evening’s spotlight was prominent TV presenter, Nouraldin Al Yousuf, who acted as Emcee for the evening.
According to Chris Hayman, Chairman of Seatrade: “The Seatrade Maritime Awards were established to offer a platform to promote significant contribution and pioneering advancements across the maritime and shipping world and along with the Seatrade Awards in London and the Seatrade Maritime Awards in Asia, are now widely regarded as the maritime premier awards globally.”
• Seatrade Personality of the Year Award 2016, sponsored by DP World – UAE Region, was awarded to Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Ship Building. Presented by Mr Mohammed Ali Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer, DP World – UAE Region. Accompanied by Mr Andrew Williams, Group Managing Director, Seatrade and Mrs Vanessa Stephens, Managing Director, Seatrade Middle East.
• Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award 2016, sponsored by Qatar Navigation (Milaha) QSC, was awarded to Eng. Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar, CEO, The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri). Accepted on his behalf by Mr Aimn Abdulmohsen AlSadoun, Corporate Communication Manager, The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and presented by Mr Abdulrahman Al-Mannai, President & CEO, Qatar Navigation (Milaha). Accompanied by Mr Andrew Williams, Group Managing Director, Seatrade and Mrs Vanessa Stephens, Managing Director, Seatrade Middle East.
• Seatrade Young Person of the Year Award 2016, sponsored by Hutchinson Ports, was awarded to Mr Paul Katsouris, Senior Associate – Head of Greece Desk, Fichte Legal Consultant. Presented by Mr Jay New, CEO, International Port Services. Accompanied by Mr Bob Jaques, Editor, Seatrade Maritime Review; Mrs Vanessa Stephens, Managing Director, Seatrade Middle East and Mr Andrew Williams, Group Managing Director, Seatrade.
• Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award 2016, sponsored by Basra Gateway Terminal, was awarded to Sharaf Group. Presented by Mr Phillip Marsham, CEO, Basra Gateway Terminal to Mr Ibrahim Sharaf, Chairman, Sharaf Group and Major General Sharafuddin, Vice Chairman, Sharaf Group. Accompanied by Mr Chris Hayman, Chairman, Seatrade.
Please find below the list of winners of the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016.
Safety and Quality Award: Drydocks World Dubai
Education and Training Award: Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited
Corporate Social Responsibility Award: ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard)
Highly commended: Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited
Technical Innovation Award: Wärtsilä
Highly commended: Hubert Palfinger Technologies GmbH
Green Shipping Award: United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G
Offshore Marine Award for Owners & Operators: Halul Offshore Services Company W.L.L.
Highly commended: Topaz Energy and Marine
Ship Repair Innovation Award: Hubert Palfinger Technologies GmbH
Highly commended: Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC
Port Authority Award: Abu Dhabi Ports
Ship Agent Award: GAC Group
Highly commended: Inchcape Shipping Services and Sharaf Shipping Agency
Port Terminal Operator: Gulftainer
Contribution to Development of the Regional Maritime Cluster Award: Basra Gateway Terminal
Shipping Company of the Year: Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C
Maritime Logistics Award: Abu Dhabi Terminals
Highly commended: International Ports Services Co. Ltd.
Deal of the Year: Tristar Transport LLC
Highly commended: Topaz Energy and Marine
Offshore Marine Development – Africa: CS Offshore DMCC
Seatrade Maritime News Readers' Choice Award: Ship Supplier of the Year: Middle East Fuji, LLC
Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award 2016: Sharaf Group
Seatrade Personality of the Year Award 2016: Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB)
Seatrade Young Person of the Year Award 2016: Mr Paul Katsouris, Senior Associate - Head of Greece Desk, Fichte Legal Consultants
Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award 2016: Eng. Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar, Chief Executive Officer, Bahri
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