“Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s position as a front runner in the marine market is confirmed,” said the company’s Sales Director for Africa, Middle East and Black Sea (AMB), Nikolai Norman, as the company scooped the Shipping Company of the Year Award at the annual ShipTek Maritime Awards in Dubai in April.
Norman collected the prestigious award for Wilhelmsen Ships Service at a ceremony at Crown Plaza in the Emirate state on 19th April.
The ShipTek Maritime Shipping Company of the Year Award recognises an organisation which maximises every opportunity to innovate, and contribute to meeting the ever changing demand of its customers. Wilhelmsen Ships Service was acknowledged as a company which has high operating standards and is totally committed to safety and quality.
“We are delighted to have been awarded this honour,” adds Norman. “Our company was also judged on environmental impact, flexible structure and excellence in operation. Credit goes to the company’s noteworthy management team whose endeavor is to facilitate its innovative streams for the growth and prosperity of Wilhelmsen Ships Service.”
The panel of judges also considered contribution and commitment to the development of the maritime sector across the region, commitment to safety and quality, and social and environmental responsibilities, amongst other qualities.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service supplies regulatory products and services, Unitor marine products, Nalfleet marine chemicals, maritime logistics and ships agency.
PHOTO: Nikolai Norman (left) accepts the Shipping Company of the Year Award from Captain Avinash Batra, Chairman of the ShipTek Maritime Awards