Monday, August 15, 2011

Turkish Amver awards

U.S. Consul General Scott Kilner recognized 16 Turkish companies for their outstanding participation in the Amver program at an awards ceremony at the U.S. Consul General's residence in Istanbul on Tuesday, July 26, 2011.

Currently, 165 Turkish-flagged ships participate in the Amver program. "Amver is about assisting others and saving lives at sea in times of distress. In 2010, Amver-enrolled ships saved 267 lives while assisting many other ships in distress. We are here to applaud th perseverance, commitment and courage of those heroes," said U.S. Consul General Scott Kilner.

Turkish Companies earning Amver awards:
  • Genel Denizcilik Nakliyati AS (Geden Lines
  • ms ER Denizcilik Sanayi Nakliyat ve Ticaret AS
  • Dunya Denizcilik ve Ticaret AS
  • Odin Ship Management AS
  • Horizon Gemi Isletmeciligi Sanayi ve Ticaret AS
  • International Shipping Group and Trading Ltd
  • Vera Denizcilik Ithalet ve Ihracat Ticaret Ltd
  • Ya-Sa Denizcilik Sanayi ve Ticaret
  • Semih Sohtorik Deniz Isletmeciligi ve Agentelik AS
  • IDC Denizcilik Sanayi ve Ticaret
  • Akmar Denizcilik ve Ticaret AS
  • Platin Shipping and Trading Company Ltd
  • Yildiz Deniz Tasimaciligi AS
  • Denak Depoculuk ve Nakliyecilik AS
  • Bergen Denizcilik Ktd Sti
  • Atlas Gemi Isletmeciligi Ltd Sti
Congratulations to the Amver award recipients!

Photo credit: U.S. Consulate Istanbul

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