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Friday, April 20, 2018

MARITIME MAN OF THE YEAR - CONGRATULATIONS TO JOSEPH KWOK!

Neptune Orient Lines’ Senior Manager Joseph Kwok was recently awarded the Captain Emery Rice Medal and named Maritime Man of the Year by the US’ Massachusetts Maritime Academy. This honorary title was previously awarded to Ceres Hellenic Shipping Enterprises’ chairman Peter G. Livanos, and USN commander in chief of the US Atlantic Fleet Admiral William J. Flanagan Jnr. In accepting the award Mr Kwok stressed the importance of training to enhance the maritime industry’s overall safety and operational standards, and of the skills and quality of the people on the ships and ashore.  Mr Kwok is a member of INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee and Vice Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Asian Regional Panel