IMC Golden Helm Excellence Awards 2015 (Middle East) concludes successfully at Sharjah

Sharjah: International Maritime Club (IMC) hosted IMC Golden Helm Excellence Awards 2015 (Middle East) at Ocean Blue (AIMRI), Sharjah, UAE on 9th September 2015.

The award ceremony honoured the prominent names in the Maritime, Oil & Gas and Offshore industry who have been leading their way to improve the maritime sector in the Middle East to celebrate the essence of true talent and merit. The nominations for the awards were received from various sectors of the maritime industry and were reviewed by the IMC panel of judges. The awards were purely based on individual merits and their personal contribution for furthering the developments in the maritime industry. The event was telecast live.

The President of the Club, Mr. Sohan Roy was quite overwhelmed at the response the award ceremony has garnered. While, the first edition which was held in Dubai last year was much appreciated by the industry, this year award ceremony proved to be a much greater success.

The IMC golden Helm Award for Excellence in Maritime Services was presented to Mohammad Hesami, Principal Surveyor, DNV GL; Capt. Adil SalmanovGeneral Manager – Marine Operations, E-Marine; Eugene Mayne, Group Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Tristar Group of Companies; Rashid Al Hebsi, Chief Executive Officer, TASNEEF; Steven O’Brien, Regional Crewing Manager – Asia Middle East & Africa, Svitzer; Peter Richards, Group Managing Director, Gulftainer; Kenny Ling Lu Chan, Executive Director, Shing Yang Group of Companies; , Executive Director, Shing Yang Group of Companies; Capt. Gamal Fekry, CEO, Red Sea Marine Management; Joe Brincat, Regional Vice President, ABS; Mohammad Abdulrazaq Alawadhi, General Manager – HSSEQ & Business Excellence, Drydocks World Dubai;Erwin Bamps, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Craft and Professor Bjorn Kjerfve,Chancellor,American University of Sharjah.

IMC Golden Helm Awards for Excellence in Offshore services was presented to Ian Midgley, Chief Executive Officer, Top Oil Field;Nabil Al Alawi, CEO and Co-Founder, Al Mansoori Specialized Engineering; Andy Nickerson, HSSE Director, Petrofac; Saleh Muqattash, Chairman & CEO, CCTC; William Duff, Rig Repair Sales & Service Director, Interserve; Khaled Al Awadi, Technical Affairs Specialist, Emarat Gas; and finally the IMC Golden Helm Awards for Excellence in Oil & Gas Services was presented to Robert Duncan, Chief Executive Officer, Seafox; Neil Millar, VP & GM Onshore & Offshore Constructions, Lamprell, Bill Wong, CEO & Chairman, Atlantic Marine Group, Abdalla Mohamed Sharif, Chairman, Global Marine Services and Capt. Valerio De Rossi, Superintendent – Marine Middle East & Africa, ENSCO.

International Maritime Club (IMC) is a non-profit organization which works for the conscious and continuous development of the vast maritime industry. It is a platform where professionals from various sectors of the maritime industry come together under one roof to exchange knowledge and ideas on the maritime trade and industry. Currently, IMC is associated with more than 200 maritime organizations across the globe. More details on club can be found on its website

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