Safety at Sea Awards 2012
The sixth annual Safety at Sea Awards took place on 14 June with the Training award being sponsored by the UK Club.
The shortlisted entrants for final consideration in this category were:
Longscar Marine Consultants - Enhanced Master/Pilot Relationships course
SAAM SA - Basic training in survival aspects under capsizing incidents
Safebridge - Safebridge e-learning software for mandatory type-specific ECDIS training
Longscar Marine Consultants were judged the winners for their enhanced master/pilot relationship course. The event's guest of honour, Capt Ian McNaught, Deputy Master of Trinity House, presented their award certificate and trophy.
Situated on the historic warship HMS Belfast, moored in the Pool of London, the evening celebrated the role that safety managers and manufacturers play in saving and protecting life at sea across the international maritime market.
Our risk management director, Karl Lumbers, and loss prevention executive John Grenville-Goble represented the UK Club and hosted a table of Club guests at the event.
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