David Williams Awarded Emery Medal

MarineLink.com
Thursday, May 02, 2013

David Williams, CEO of the Noble Corporation, was honored as the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s “Salute to the Maritime Person of the Year” at the Petroleum Club in Houston. Mr. Williams was awarded the Emery Rice medal, the Academy’s highest award presented for leadership excellence in the maritime field. The event is the Academy’s major scholarship fundraiser, with all proceeds going toward student financial aid.

A contingent of almost 40 cadets and staff traveled to Houston Texas to stage the event and present Mr. David Williams with the Emery Rice Medal before a gathering of almost 300 guests hosted by singer and songwriter Larry Gatlin. Mr. Williams enjoyed a warm welcome from his friends and colleagues. Guest speakers were, David Melina, former Justice Texas Supreme Court, Jim Pierce, Chairman of Global Industries Marsh Inc. and Jack Moore Chairman, President and CEO of Cameron International Corporation.

Now in its 122nd year, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy located on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, continues to excel as the nation’s biggest and best maritime academy. With the largest undergraduate enrollment, and continued growth of both graduate and undergraduate programs, the Academy provides some of the most qualified seagoing, offshore and shore side professionals to the maritime industry.

Each year the Massachusetts Maritime Academy selects a civilian or military leader with a distinguished career of excellence, innovation and service to the maritime industries. Past honorees have included Admirals, Captains, CEOs and leading maritime executives from around the globe. The honoree is presented with the Captain Emery Rice Medal. Named for an 1895 Academy graduate and WWI hero, Captain Rice was recognized twice by Theodore Roosevelt for his maritime skill and bravery as a shining example of American courage and fighting spirit.
 

Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

2 Americans Rescued North of Cuba

A Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter crew rescued two American sailors whose vessel ran aground approximately 25 miles north of Gibara, Cuba, Friday. Watchstanders

Shell CEO Backs Fossil Fuels, Climate Change Warnings

The world's fossil fuel reserves cannot be burned unless some way is found to capture their carbon emissions, Royal Dutch Shell Plc Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden said on Friday.

Severe Flooding Cuts Off Lone Road to Alaska's Oilfield

Alaska's lone road to North Slope oil field operations remains closed for the third time in two months while emergency crews continue to redirect flooding from an adjacent river,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1671 sec (6 req/sec)