Monday, December 21, 2009

U.S. Embassy & Korean Shipowners' Host Amver Awards Ceremony


The U.S. Embassy in Seoul and the Korean Shipowner's Association hosted an Amver awards ceremony in Seoul, Korea on Monday December 14, 2009. There were 51 Korean ships earning awards, representing 15 companies.

Mr. Mark Tokola, Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy Seoul, gave the keynote address to the award recipients and other attendees. United States Coast Guard International Port Security liaison to South Korea, Lieutenant Commander Patricia Springer, represented the Coast Guard.

Award recipients included the Dong Jin Shipping Company, EUKOR Car Carriers, Haeyoung Maritime Services Company, Hanjin Ship Management Company, Hanjin Shipping Company, Hyundai Merchant Marine Company, Korea Line Corporation, Laurus Ship Management Company, SH Marine, ShippingBank Company, SK Shipping Company, STX Pan Ocean Company, Vesta Shipping Company, and Wilhelmsen Ship Management (Korea).

Congratulations to the Award winners! Amver also thanks the Korean Shipowner's Association for their dedication to ensuring no call for help goes unanswered and we look forward to having an even greater number of Korean vessels enroll in Amver and earn awards.

Photo credit: LCDR Patricia Springer

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