ABS continued its long-standing help for the Amver Awards by sponsoring a ceremony recognizing the contribution of Norwegian delivery to the distinctive reporting system that helps search and rescue efforts for seafarers in misery.
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Hosted on the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Oslo, the ceremony noticed 261 vessels from 40 Norwegian shipowners and operators honored for his or her dedication to maritime security, making themselves obtainable to help in search and rescue actions anyplace on the earth.
“Security at sea is a founding precept at ABS and nothing embodies it fairly just like the Amver program, which honors those that put security above industrial pursuits. We’re proud to rejoice these firms and the courageous women and men who function the vessels with these awards,” mentioned Ezekiel Davis, ABS Vice President, Europe Enterprise Improvement.
“I’m excited to acknowledge security at sea and the nice works of our Norwegian delivery companions in particular person. Whereas most of us had been compelled to remain house, seafarers continued to make sure that items had been delivered in the course of the pandemic. Extra importantly, the identical seafarers continued to guarantee that saving lives remained a prime precedence. This private-public partnership is what is required in occasions of adversity, and I’m so pleased we are able to acknowledge the courageous women and men who’ve answered the decision or made themselves obtainable for search and rescue all over the world. Congratulations to all of the award recipients,” mentioned Benjamin Sturdy, Amver Director, Maritime Relations.
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