Sponsoring SeaTrade Awards

Sponsoring SeaTrade Awards

ASP Group made a significant contribution to the prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards held in Hong Kong on 16 November. Major sponsorships were provided for the ‘Seatrade Safety Award’ and for the production of the Event catalogue. A total of 16 Award winners were announced and honoured at a gala dinner at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre, and as part of the Hong Kong Logistics and Maritime Week organised by Seatrade Magazine and guest hosted by international news journalist Sharanjit Leyl. 12 Award winners in the competitive categories were selected from 54 finalists. Eight independent judges selected for their distinguished contribution to the shipping industry, had considered all of the entries received for the various awards. Furthermore, four special Awards were presented to individuals for their long-standing exemplary work and contribution to the shipping industry. These were the ‘Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award’, which went to George Chao, President of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport. The ‘Seatrade Personality of the Year Award’, was won by Gerardo Borromeo, Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Philippine Transmarine Carriers Inc. The ‘Seatrade Young Person of the Year’ is Angad Banga, Executive Director, The Caravel Group Limited and Arthur Bowring, Managing Director of the Hong Kong shipowners Association received the ‘Contribution to the Development of the Hong Kong Maritime Cluster Award’. ASP sponsored the ‘Seatrade Safety Award’ which was won by Berge Bulk and was presented to the Managing Director, Alan Lowrey by Capt Robert Walker pictured left accompanied by Vanessa Stephens, Seatrade Global Events Director).

ASP Group was represented at the Seatrade Awards by Capt Thorsten Bruhn, Capt Girish Phadnis, Capt Robert Walker and Vitaliy Chayka. ASP also hosted six guests at the event including Revd Canon Stephen Miller, Regional Director East Asia, Mission to Seafarers, who received a donation from Seatrade at the event.