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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Safety Award News

American Equity Safety Awards Announced

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) 2011 Safety Awards were presented at the annual American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA) Conference in Grand Cayman on July 30, 2012. The awards are given each year to the best performing ALMA members nationwide and are based on the number of accidents and the severity of accidents for each calendar year. The award is an acknowledgement that these companies are leaders in the most important aspect of business operation – protecting employees from injury or death. This is the one effort that should lead all others as businesses strive for improved results and better performance. Marine Cargo Handling: International Transportation Service, Inc. Marine Cargo Handling: Levin Enterprises, Inc. Marine Cargo Handling: Schaefer Stevedoring, Inc.

APM Terminals Sweeps 2007 PMA Safety Awards

APM  Terminals  North  America  celebrated  a  clean  sweep  of  the  Pacific  Maritime  Association Safety  Awards  announced  last  month. APM  Terminals  Tacoma,  APM  Terminals  Pier  400  (Los Angeles)  and  APM  Terminals  Oakland  were  each  recognized  at  the  59th  Annual  PMA  Safety Awards  celebrations  in  their  respective  U.S. West  Coast  PMA  regions. APM  Terminals  Oakland won  First  Place  in  the  Class  C  container  group  category  at  the  PMA  Northern  California  Area Safety  Awads,  and  also  was  recognized  for  achievement  in  reduction  of  the  Lost  Time  Rate  in 2007. APM  Terminals  Pier  400  won  the  First  Place  Safety  Award  in  the  Class  “A”  Container  Terminal  Operator  category  for  Los  Angeles/Long  Beach  Harbors.

APM Terminals Sweeps 2007 PMA Safety Awards

APM  Terminals  North  America  celebrated  a  clean  sweep  of  the  Pacific  Maritime  Association Safety  Awards  announced  last  month. APM  Terminals  Tacoma,  APM  Terminals  Pier  400  (Los Angeles)  and  APM  Terminals  Oakland  were  each  recognized  at  the  59th  Annual  PMA  Safety  Awards  celebrations  in  their  respective  U.S. West  Coast  PMA  regions. APM  Terminals  Oakland won  First  Place  in  the  Class  C  container  group  category  at  the  PMA  Northern  California  Area Safety  Awads,  and  also  was  recognized  for  achievement  in  reduction  of  the  Lost  Time  Rate  in 2007. APM  Terminals  Pier  400  won  the  First  Place  Safety  Award  in  the  Class  “A”  Container  Terminal Operator  category  for  Los  Angeles/Long  Beach  Harbors.

World Marine Earns SCA Safety Awards

World Marine, LLC has received the Shipbuilders Council of America’s (SCA) annual “Excellence in Safety” award as well as the “Improvement in Safety” award. SCA, the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, honors companies with annual safety awards for enhancement of operations and promotion of safety and accident prevention. World Marine, LLC is one of 12 SCA member companies to receive awards for their continued advancement of employee safety in the shipyard industry. SCA member companies are eligible for both the Excellence and Improvement in Safety Awards if they submit the SCA Injury & Illness survey for all four quarters…

COMSAT Mobile Honored For Maritime Safety

COMSAT Mobile Communications (CMC) was honored with the Maritime Safety Award at the Seaman's Church Institute's 24th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner in New York City on June 14. In addition to noting CMC's variety of data, high-speed data and voice mobile satellite communications services, the Maritime Safety Award also recognized CMC's operators and their ability to respond effectively in emergency situations. Traditionally, the Seaman's Church Institute Maritime Safety Award is presented to groups or individuals at the Silver Bell Awards dinner in recognition of a specific event, such as a rescue or dedicated commitment to the industry…

SEACOR Marine Sweeps NOIA SIS Awards

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The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) today presented SEACOR Marine with the 2015 NOIA Safety in Seas (SIS) Culture of Safety Award and Safety Practice Award. This is the first time the same company has won awards in the same year. NOIA added the Culture of Safety award to the competition in 2014. SEACOR Marine won the Culture of Safety Award for their safety culture model which spurred a seven year trend of declining total number of Lost Time Incidents, Medical Treatment Incidents…

Double Triumph for Stork Technical Services

Stork Technical Services, a global provider of knowledge-based asset integrity management services for the oil and gas, chemical and power sectors, won two awards at this year’s U.K. Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. Marc Brankin, Scaffold Chargehand for Stork won The Most Promising Individual category. Stork and bSolutions at Banff and Buchan College jointly won the Innovation in Safety award for establishing an industry-first Temporary Refuge (TR) Testing City and Guilds Qualification. Stork was presented with the accolades on April 24, at the U.K. Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards annual ceremony held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Center in the U.K.

LR North America Earns Safety Award

Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. has received the 2004-2005 Industry Leader Safety Award in the Maritime Services category from Signal Mutual Indemnity Association. LRNA was selected from 200 member companies for the quality of its internal safety programmes and its exemplary safety record.

AMS Presents 2014 Safety Awards

Bouchard Transportation Company, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, General Dynamics/American Overseas Marine Corporation, Patriot Contract Services and U.S. Shipping Corporation receive 2014 Maritime Safety Awards (Photo: AMS)

Nonprofit maritime trade association American Maritime Safety (AMS) held its 25th Annual Membership Meeting at The Yale Club of New York City on Thursday, October 23, honoring five member companies with Maritime Safety Awards in recognition of their dedication to promoting safe vessel navigation, preserving the marine environment and for their proactive efforts toward achieving safe maritime working practices. Bouchard Transportation Company, Inc. received the Tug and Barge Safety Award…

COMNAVAIRLANT Receives 2006 Safety Award

By Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class (SW) Rachael L. The Order of the Daedalians presented Rear Adm. Bill Goodwin, Commander Naval Air Force Atlantic (NAVAIRLANT), with the Adm. James S. Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award during a ceremony in Colorado Springs on June 16. The Adm. James S. Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award, first presented in 1978, is given annually to the U.S. Navy flying unit selected by the CNO as having the most effective flight safety accident prevention program. The Order of Daedalians is a civilian fraternal organization whose members are American military pilots. “I am honored to accept the Adm. James S.

American Maritime Safety Award Recipients Announced

American Maritime Safety, Inc., (AMS), announced today that Bouchard Transportation Company, Inc., Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, General Dynamics/American Overseas Marine Corporation, Patriot Contract Services and U.S. Shipping Corporation would be the recipients of the 2014 AMS Maritime Safety Awards. AMS is a nonprofit maritime trade association, which facilitates the maritime industry's compliance with international shipping protocols and U.S. Coast Guard regulations. The AMS consortium is comprised of more than 400 vessel owners and operators.

Bouchard to Receive Tug & Barge Safety Award

Photo courtesy of Bouchard Transportation

Independently-owned oceangoing petroleum barge company Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. will be honored by nonprofit maritime trade association American Maritime Safety, Inc. (AMS) with the 2014 AMS Tug & Barge Safety Award. The Tug & Barge Award, which recognizes the implementation of outstanding compliance programs that serve to enhance crewmember efficiency and the safe operation of tug and barge vessels in the U.S. coastal waters, will be given out at AMS’ annual membership meeting and safety awards luncheon on October 23, 2014 in New York.

Offshore Vessel Operators Gain International Safety Award

North Star Vessel: Photo courtesy Craig Group

North Star Shipping has received a prestigious international award from one of the world's leading health and safety training, advisory and audit bodies. Following rigorous assessment by an independent adjudication panel the British Safety Council has bestowed its International Safety Award on North Star Shipping for the eleventh consecutive year. For an organisation to win this  award it must demonstrate that it has in place comprehensive health and safety policies, targeted plans and a clear commitment to health and safety from the shop floor to the boardroom.

RINA - Lloyd's Maritime Safety Award

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The safety of the seafarer and the maritime environment begins with good design, followed by sound construction and efficient operation. Naval architects and engineers involved in the design, construction and operation of maritime vessels and structures can make a significant contribution to safety and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, with the support of Lloyd's Register, wishes to recognise the achievement of engineers in improving safety at sea and the protection of the maritime environment. Such recognition serves to raise awareness and promote further improvements.

ENSCO Earns MMS Safety Award

ENSCO Offshore was awarded the U.S. Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service 2000 Safety Award for Excellence in the drilling contractor category. The award was presented to ENSCO by Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior. In addition to receiving the national award this year, ENSCO Offshore Company also received two regional awards for its Gulf of Mexico operations. The MMS Lafayette District awarded ENSCO the SAFE Award in the local district drilling contractor category, and the New Orleans District awarded ENSCO and Texaco, jointly, a SAFE award for the operation of ENSCO 25 on Texaco's Petronius platform. Carl Thorne…

APM Terminals Buenos Aires Wins Safety Award

APM Terminals Buenos Aires wins Innovation in Safety Award Photo APM Terminals

ICHCA’s inaugural International ‘Innovation in Safety’ Award was presented in recognition of APM Terminals Buenos Aires Terminal 4’s “Safety Logging System”. Barcelona, Spain – APM Terminals Buenos Aires, operator of the Terminal 4 facility in Argentina’s primary port, was named winner of the first annual “Innovation in Safety Award”, bestowed by ICHCA International, an independent organization dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and transportation, at the annual ICHCA conference, held this year in Spain.

Maritime Safety Awards Announced

Pictured Left to Right: Mike Lapeyrouse (AEU), Otto Candies, Jr. (Candies Shipbuilding), Perry Triche (US United Bulk Terminals), Coach Gene Stallings, Bill Hardy (Beacon Maritime), John Bullock (Willis of AL representing Signal International), Jimmy Burgin (AEU)

On July 29, 2013, The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) presented the 2012 Safety Awards at the annual American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA) Conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, where Coach Gene Stallings was the keynote speaker. The awards are given each year to the best performing ALMA members nationwide and are based on the number of accidents and the severity of accidents for the calendar year. The award is an acknowledgement that these companies are leaders in the most important aspect of business operations - protecting employees from injury or death.

American Maritime Safety Award for Crowley

Safety awards are designed to recognize vessel operators for their proactive efforts toward achieving safe and responsible vessel practices

Crowley Maritime Corporation was recognized today with a 2015 AMS Safety Award by American Maritime Safety, Inc. (AMS) for the company’s implementation of a drug and alcohol awareness program for crewmembers that perform safety-sensitive functions on vessels calling U.S. ports. This program contains various non-industry standard items, above and beyond the requirements including: searches that prohibit all types of substances that may impair safety; specialized online refresher training…

AMS Safety Awards Recipients for 2013

American Maritime Safety, Inc. (AMS) announced that the Houston Pilots Association, Maersk Line, Limited, Un-Cruise Adventures and The Vane Brothers Company would be the recipients of the 2013 AMS Safety Awards. AMS is a nonprofit maritime trade association, which facilitates the maritime industry's compliance with international shipping protocols and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) regulations. The AMS consortium is comprised of more than 400 vessel owners and operators. It is the leading maritime industry association specializing in regulatory compliance in the United States. Every year, the AMS Safety Advisory Committee presents member companies with Safety Awards in recognition of their dedication to preserving the marine environment and promoting safe vessel navigation…

Carl Vinson Earns the 2006 Admiral Vern Clark Safety Award

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" was awarded the 2006 Admiral Vern Clark Safety award during a ceremony in Washington D.C., April 3. Carl Vinson’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Ted Carter, received the award from the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Donald Winter. The award is named after retired Adm. Vern Clark who served as the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from July 21, 2000, until his retirement July 22, 2005, making his five-year tenure the second longest serving as CNO. The “Gold Eagle” earned the prestigious award for its innovative safety planning directly improving overall safety for the command, as well as the crew’s ability to create a climate where safety consideration is an integral part of the command’s mission.

Signal International Achieves Milestone Safe Man Hours

Signal International recently achieved over one million man hours without a U.S. Department of Labor OSHA recordable incident. This safety performance follows the announcement of the Shipbuilder’s Council of America (SCA) 2006 safety awards. For the fourth consecutive year, Signal International has been a recipient of the Excellence in Safety award with one of the lowest total recordable incidence rates in the industry. This historic milestone was achieved on July 22, 2007. Dick Marler, Signal International’s CEO commended Ron Schnoor, Senior Vice President and General Manager of its’ Mississippi operations for personally developing the policies and procedures necessary to insure a safe working environment.

Farid Wins Safety Award

Captain Zak Farid received Transport Canada's Marine Safety Award for 2007 in recognition of his contributions to Canadian marine safety. The award was presented in a brief ceremony held today in Ottawa, at the biannual meeting of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council. Captain Farid was a member of the Canadian Delegation to the International Maritime Organization for several years. He is well respected for his long-standing contributions to the work of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council. He is a fellow of the Nautical Institute, B.C. Branch and is chair of the Navigation Aids and Navigation Safety Sub-committee of the Pacific Coast Marine Review Panel. He is lead auditor conducting International Safety Management (ISM) Audits for B.C.

Bollinger Gets Safety Awards from SCA & NSC

The Shipbuilders Council of America present the Award for Excellence in Safety and the Award for Improvement in Safety for 2009 to Bollinger executive vice president, Chris Bollinger during the April 2010 meeting held in Washington, D.C.  (Pictured left to right: Ian Bennitt, SCA - Manager Government Affairs; Chris Bollinger, Bollinger Shipyards - Executive Vice President; and Matthew Paxton, SCA - President.) Photo courtesy Bollinger Shipyards

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has received awards for Excellence in Safety, Improvements in Safety, and Occupational Safety awards from two industry groups. The Award for Excellence in Safety and the Award for Improvement in Safety for 2009 were presented to Bollinger by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA). The awards were received during the association’s April 26-28, 2010 general membership meeting held in Washington, D.C. The Award for Excellence in Safety is given to member companies who have an end-of-year Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) that is below the average SCA rate.

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