We are proud to have been nominated in the “Engineering Company of the Year” category at the 2017 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards.
Please see the press release from Mersey Maritime below:
For immediate release
1st February 2017
MERSEY MARITIME ANNOUNCES FINALISTS IN INDUSTRY AWARDS
The finalists of the 2017 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIAs) have been announced.
The winners will be revealed at a prestigious black tie dinner that will have a Ministerial presence and promises to bring together the best of the maritime industry right across the Maritime, Logistics and Energy spectrum in the region.
The MMIAs are organised by sector representative body Mersey Maritime and the Awards recognise the excellence and diversity that exists across all sectors of the maritime industry in the North West.
Chris Shirling-Rooke, Chief Executive, Mersey Maritime, said: “The number and quality of entries for the 2017 MMIAs has risen for the third consecutive year, which will make for an exciting awards evening when the winners are announced on 9th March. The response from companies operating in the maritime and related industries here in the UK’s North West proves without doubt that ‘Liverpool is back’- the theme we have chosen for this year’s awards.“
He added: “This year we have moved the MMIAs to Liverpool Football Club, a much larger venue with a view out towards Liverpool2 – the new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool – to try and meet demand but we are still running a waiting list for places. It’s a measure of the sector’s confidence that we are once again at absolute capacity for this eagerly anticipated annual event.”
The finalists are:
Best Newcomer Award
Sponsored by Brookes Bell Group:
Complete Training Solutions
Rising Star Award
Sponsored by Liverpool John Moores University:
John-James Gallagher, Royal HaskoningDHV
Lauren Kemp, Beech Group
Matt Costello, James Fisher Marine Services
Engineering Company of the Year Award
Sponsored by RSM UK
Heap & Partners
Sponsored by Peel Ports Group
Geo Data Systems
Freight and Logistics Award
Sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport
156 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps
Quality Freight Group
Maritime Professional Services Award
Sponsored by Tilney
Hill Dickinson LLP
Global Reach Award 2016
Sponsored by NatWest
Micro Business of the Year
Sponsored by the Manufacturing Technology Centre
Positive Impact Award
Sponsored by Glenville Walker & Partners
Liverpool Cruise Terminal
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool Seafarers Centre
The Jim Teasdale Award for Maritime Ambassador
Sponsored by Beech Group
A judges’ choice award and will be announced on the night.
SME of the Year
Sponsored by James Fisher Marine Services
Complete Training Solutions
Business of the Year
Sponsored by Stream Marine Training
Peel Ports Group
Royal Haskoning DHV
There will be a ‘Meet the Finalists’ reception for the judges and the nominees on Thursday 9th February.
The winners will be announced at a black tie Awards Dinner four weeks later on 9th March at Liverpool Football Club.
Diamond sponsors of the event are Beech Group, Liverpool John Moores University, Peel Ports Group and Stream Marine Training.
For Further Information Please Contact:
Annette Parker, Commercial & Communications Manager, Mersey Maritime,
Tel: +44 (0)151 231 2959 / Email: email@example.com
Catherine Varney, Elaborate Communications Tel: +44 (0) 1296 682403
Notes to Editors:
Mersey Maritime Limited
Mersey Maritime is the private-public sector partnership that represents the interests of one of the largest UK clusters of marine and maritime businesses outside London within the following main sub-sectors: Shipping, Ports and Logistics; Maritime Services; Advanced Engineering; Offshore Energy; Professional Services. Mersey Maritime operates as a not-for-profit entity and funds its work on behalf of the cluster with income raised through membership, industry events and consultancy services. This is currently supported by funding from the European Regional Development Fund for the delivery of business support services under the New Markets 2 programme. The organisation has also entered into a partnership agreement with Liverpool John Moores University in 2015 to develop a global Maritime Knowledge Hub on Merseyside. Phase 1 of the Maritime Knowledge Hub opened in Birkenhead, Wirral, in March 2016. www.merseymaritime.co.uk
End of Press release
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