Smit Lamnalnco Bags Dubai Maritime Award

Press Release
Friday, December 14, 2012
Award Presentation: Photo credit Seatrade

Smit Lamnalco recognised for services to the oil & gas terminal industries at the annual Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards in Dubai, U.A.E.

The company, which operates over 50 terminal contracts, operates and crews over 190 vessels in 31 countries and employs close to 3,000 people worldwide took the award for Marine and Offshore Services at a glittering gala dinner at the Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. The event was attended by a ‘Who’s Who’ of nearly 1,000 executives from the region’s maritime and shipping industries.

The awards were judged by a 12-strong panel of international judges led by Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization. The companies shortlisted and winners were deemed to have demonstrated exemplary levels of achievement, in technical and operational innovation, commitment to safety and quality, social and environmental responsibility, business acumen and development of human resources.

Vivek Seth, Managing Director, Smit Lamnalco Middle East and Indian subcontinent said: “Almost a third of Smit Lamnalco’s fleet is deployed in and around the Middle East. This area has continued to be a focus for new growth and investment, particularly in 2012. I am delighted on behalf of all the Smit Lamnalco staff and crew for recognition of their efforts in delivering safe and efficient towage and associated marine services to oil and gas stakeholders in the region.”

Mr Seth added: “We are particularly pleased to accept this award in 2012, as it crowns a year of heavy group investment in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent. This year, Smit Lamnalco secured its biggest regional contract to date – an approximately $70m a year deal which commits 11 of our vessels to support Single Point Mooring for oil export operations in Iraq.  Our regional team also secured a five year contract in Georgia and opened a new office in India, and we are setting up a new chartering operation in Qatar.”

In the picture: Vivek Seth, Managing Director, Smit Lamnalco Middle East and Indian subcontinent (centre) with Salem Al Wehaibi, Manager Ports, Industrial Cities - Qatar Petroleum (left) and Andrew Callaghan, Managing Director, Asia & Global Sales Director, Seatrade

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

ISC Profit Slip in Q2 2014 but Pay Dividend

International Shipholding Corporation (ISC) has announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, summarized here: Net Loss he Company reported a net loss of $664,

Admiral on U.S. Navy & Asia Pacific Re-balancing Act

The commander of U.S. Pacific Command has briefed Pentagon reporters, discussing the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, successful engagement with partners

Hornbeck Offshore Ride High on Q2 2014 Results

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Following are highlights for this period and excerpts

Offshore

Hornbeck Offshore Ride High on Q2 2014 Results

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Following are highlights for this period and excerpts

Crowley Maritime Open Singapore Office

Crowley Maritime Corp. says it has opened a full-service project management and logistics solutions office in Singapore under the leadership of industry veteran William Hill.

BOEM Extends O&G Lease Comment Period

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is extending the public comment period for the Request for Information (RFI) and Comments on the Preparation of the

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1920 sec (5 req/sec)