Human Rights at Sea CEO invited to judge Lloyds List Awards 2020

Press Release

3 August 2020

London. UK. Human Rights at Sea has been invited to participate in the judging of the 2020 Lloyd’s List Shipping Industry Awards. The Awards promote and celebrate excellence in shipping and reflect the institution’s work having been established in 1734. The judges are invited from all core sectors of the maritime industry with Human Rights at Sea reflecting an independent civil society NGO whose Mission is to explicitly raise awareness, implementation and accountability of human rights provisions throughout the maritime environment, especially where they are currently absent, ignored or being abused.

Lloyd’s List has set aside its traditional awards portfolio for 2020 in order to recognise the exceptional circumstances in which the maritime industry has found itself as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CEO, David Hammond Esq. commented: “We are delighted to be invited by Lloyd’s List to participate this year, and add our civil society perspective to the judging panel of well-known senior industry figures.”

This year, the Judges include:

Niels Aalund, Senior Vice President Maritime Affairs, West Gulf Maritime Association

Johannah Christensen, Managing Director, Head of Projects & Programmes, Global Maritime Forum

Martin Dorsman, Secretary General, European Community Shipowners’ Association

Bjorn Hojgaard, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo-Eastern Univan Group

Sadan Kaptanoglu, President, BIMCO

Teresa Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer, Maritime Industry Australia

Kathy Metcalf, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chamber of Shipping of America; Ambassador for WISTA International

Punit Oza, Executive Director, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration

Guy Platten, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping

Bob Sanguinetti, Chief Executive Officer, UK Chamber of Shipping

Katy Ware, Director of Maritime Safety and Standards & Permanent Representative of the UK to the IMO UK Ship Register / Maritime Coastguard Agency

For more details of the Awards see HERE.


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