Business News of Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Players in the maritime industry who have distinguished themselves in ensuring trade facilitation and promoting the maritime industry will be rewarded at the maiden Ghana Maritime & Shipping awards slated for March 2017.
The awards will, for the first time, identify and publicly recognize outstanding performers and contributors to the country’s maritime industry, at the institutional, enterprise and individual levels.
The awards is being organized by Ninetyeightz Events, which is the brain behind the widely acclaimed National Aviation Awards held last year.
Speaking in an interview with Eye On Port, Chief Executive and Events Director of Ninetyeightz, Bergis Kojo Frimpong said the maritime and shipping awards will create the needed platform for all stakeholders to come together and share ideas as to how best they can promote the maritime industry.
He believes it will also help create a network to facilitate the growth of the maritime industry.
Part of the proceeds from the awards, Kojo Frimpong said will be donated to the orphans as a way of encouraging companies to take their corporate social seriously.
Some of the categories include Port & Terminal of the Year, Ship Owner/Operator of the Year, Marine Industry Supplier of the Year, Shipping Company of the Year, Terminal Operator of the Year, Marine Broker of the Year, Ship Manager of the Year, Shipyard/Ship Repair Facility of the Year and Ship Agency of the Tear.