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Samuel Plimsoll Award nominations

Nov 5, 2013 11:52 AM

NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS: Deadline extended to Feb. 24, 2017

The editors of Professional Mariner magazine will present two Samuel Plimsoll Awards for Outstanding Service — one for an individual and one for an organization who have been instrumental in making the industry safer for mariners.

Professional Mariner will also present a Plimsoll Award for Innovation. This award will recognize an innovation that contributes to improved safety or efficiency in the industry.

Criteria: Outstanding Service, Individual

• May have taken decisive and effective action and/or displayed extraordinary service in the prevention of maritime casualties or in saving life, property or the environment during an incident.

• May have helped change technology, policy or procedure to help prevent future accidents and loss of life.

Criteria: Outstanding Service, Organization

• May have been instrumental in changing technology, policy or procedure to help prevent future accidents and loss of life.

• May have made a significant difference in the maritime industry in reducing accidents, the risk of accidents, or loss of life.

• May be an industry organization, government entity, non-profit organization or for-profit company.

Criteria: Innovation

• A product, service or procedure that significantly improves the well-being of mariners by increasing safety and efficiency levels in the industry.

The awards will be announced in March 2017.

Please send your nomination to:

Rich Miller, Editor
Professional Mariner Magazine
P.O. Box 569
Portland, Maine 04112

Or e-mail your nomination to rmiller@navigatorpublishing.com.

The Samuel Plimsoll Awards provide an opportunity for the maritime industry to recognize the ingenuity, hard work, and selfless commitment put forth by individuals and companies in the maritime industry.

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