2008

2008 AMVER AWARDS

Like the year past, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus in cooperation with the American Embassy and the United States Coast Guard organized the AMVER Awards Dinner.

The ceremony took place on the 23rd of October at the Intercontinental Hotel.
During the event 120Greek shipping companies received 826 awards on behalf of their vessels which participate in the AMVER system.

For second year Greece was No.1 in number of awards. It is worthy mentioning that this year the AMVER System celebrates 50 years of Search and rescue cases around the world.

Before the presentation of the AMVER awards the president of the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, Nikolaos Tsavliris, presented special rescue awards certificates to TSAKOS SHIPPING and TRADING S.A,     ARCADIA SHIPMANAGEMENT Co.Ltd, MARMARAS NAVIGATION Ltd, OMEGA NAVIGATION ENTERPRISES Inc., OSG SHIP MANΑGEMENT (GR) Ltd, as the crews of their vessels participated in rescue cases and saved 58 lives.

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