Monday, August 3, 2015

Amver awards presented in Bermuda

On July 24, the U.S. Consulate in Hamilton, Bermuda recognized five shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard's voluntary search and rescue network, Amver.

Over 900 ships joined Amver in 2014, including two of Teekay Shipping's vessels registered in Bermuda, the Magellan Spirit and the Whistler Spirit.

The local Bermuda companies whose 20 ships received award for participating in Amver were:

After presenting letters of appreciation to representatives of the local participating companies and certificates of merit and pennants for their ships, acting U.S. Consulate General Linda Rosalik said, "Amver works; it saves lives, as those who have been rescued by participating vessels can attest. So thank you to these Bermuda companies, their ships and their crews for participating in the Amver program during 2014 and continuing this practice in the future."

Congratulations to these companies! Your company can earn Amver awards by enrolling in the program and reporting at least 128 days in a calendar year.

Photo credit: U.S. Consulate, Bermuda

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