Lloyd's Personality of the Year 2009 to Greek Businessman - The Best from Greece

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Posted on: 09/Dec/2009

The Lloyd's Award "Personality of the Year 2009" was bestowed on MIG president Andreas Vgenopoulos for his investments in Greek coastal shipping with Superfast and Blue Star Ferries and for his Marfin Bank's enhancement of its shipping portofolio.

The Lloyd's List Greek Shipping awards were presented for the sixth consecutive year to Greek shipping figures and companies that excelled in their field.

The "Greek Shipping Newsmaker" award went to shipowner Victor Restis and the "Lifetime achievement" award to captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos, founder of TEMES S.A. and chairman of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Agency (HELMEPA).

Meanwhile, The Lloyd's List Global Award for an Amver-Assisted Rescue at Sea was presented to Arcadia Hellas Shipmanagement's motor tanker Aegean Angel, for the April 2008 rescue of 11 distressed mariners aboard a life raft after their vessel sank 300 miles south of Puerto Rico, during an earlier ceremony in London.

The Lloyd's List Global Award for Newsmaker of the Year was presented to Navios Maritime Holding chairman and CEO Angeliki Frangou, at the London ceremony.


source: http://www.ana-mpa.gr

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