Marine Industry Awards 2017 Winners
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Congratulations to the Marine Industry Awards 2017 winners!

The winners were revealed at the gala awards ceremony which took place as part of SeaFest on Thursday, June 29th at the Radisson Blu Galway.

For photos from the night, visit our Facebook page or click here for high res photos.

 

Overall Marine Excellence Award

Overall Marine Excellence Award 2017

Sponsored by

Marine Institute

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Minister Michael Creed and Peter Heffernan, CEO, Marine Institute presents the Overall Marine Excellence award to David Igoe and Donal O’ Driscoll, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions.

Marine Industry Leader 2017

Marine Industry Leader 2017

Sponsored by

National Maritime College of Ireland

Sean O’Donoghue

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Sean O’Donoghue - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Conor Mowlds, Head of National Maritime College of Ireland, NMCI, presents the Marine Industry Leader 2017 award to Sean O’Donoghue.

Ports & Harbours Operator of the Year

Ports & Harbours Operator of the Year 2017

Sponsored by

PwC

Shannon Foynes Port Company

Shannon Foynes Port Company - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Declan McDonald, Partner, PwC presents the Ports & Harbours Operator of the Year award to Pat Keating, Shannon Foynes Port Company.

Shipping Company of the Year

Shipping Company of the Year 2017

Sponsored by

Irish Maritime Development Office

Atlantic Towage & Marine

Atlantic Towage & Marine - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Minister Michael Creed and Liam Lacey, Director, Irish Maritime Development Office, IMDO, presents the Shipping Company of the Year award to Sean Harrington, Atlantic Towage & Marine.

Excellence in Marine Renewable Energy Award

Excellence in Marine Renewable Energy Award 2017

Lir National Ocean Test Facility

Lir National Ocean Test Facility - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Eamonn Confrey, DCCAE, the Principal Officer of the Decarbonisation Division, presents the Excellence in Marine Renewable Energy Award to Jimmy Murphy, Lir National Ocean Test Facility.

Seafood Sustainability Award

Seafood Sustainability Award 2017

Burren Smokehouse

Burren Smokehouse - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Dr. Dave Jackson, Inspector of Fisheries and manager of the Aquaculture Section in the Marine Institute, presents the Seafood Sustainability Award to Birgitta Hedin-Curtin, Burren Smokehouse.

Seafood Business Innovation Award

Seafood Business Innovation Award 2017

Sponsored by

BIM

Keohane Seafoods

Keohane Seafoods - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Jim O'Toole, CEO, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, BIM, presents the Seafood Business Innovation Award to Jacklyn O’ Connor and Liz O’ Leary, Keohane Seafoods.

Aquaculture Company of the Year

Aquaculture Company of the Year 2017

Sponsored by

BIM

Mulroy Bay Mussels

Mulroy Bay Mussels - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Jim O'Toole, CEO, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, BIM, presents the Aquaculture Company of the Year award to Hugh and Bridget Wilhare, Mulroy Bay Mussels.

Marine Tourism & Leisure Operator of the Year

Marine Tourism & Leisure Operator of the Year 2017

Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre

Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Rory Carberry, Director, Irish Sailing Association, presents the Marine Tourism & Leisure Operator of the Year award to Lucy Hunt, Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre.

Special Recognition Award

 

Capt. Viv Gough

Capt. Viv Gough - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Conor Mowlds and Brendan Tuohy, NMCI, present the Special Recognition Award to Capt. Viv Gough.

Offshore Ireland Award

Offshore Ireland Award 2017

Sponsored by

SEFtec Group

Woodside

Woodside - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Jim O'Byrne, General Manager, SEFtec NMCI Offshore & GAC Maritime Training, presents the Offshore Ireland Award to Dr Andrew McCarthy, Woodside.

Excellence in Marine Safety Award

Excellence in Marine Safety Award 2017

SAMS Solutions - CH Marine

SAMS Solutions, CH Marine - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Jim O'Byrne, General Manager, SEFtec NMCI Offshore & GAC Maritime Training, presents the Excellence in Marine Safety Award to Nicholas Bendon, SAMS Solutions - CH Marine.

Excellence in Marine Research Award

Excellence in Marine Research Award 2017

Sponsored by

Marine Ireland

MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy

MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Minister Michael Creed and Dr Mark White, Manager, Marine Development Team, Marine Ireland, present the Excellence in Marine Research Award to Jerry Murphy, MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy.

The Digital Ocean Achievement Award

The Digital Ocean Achievement Award 2017

TechWorks Marine

TechWorks Marine - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Minister Michael Creed and Tom Kelly, Divisional Manager for Cleantech, Electronics and Lifesciences, Enterprise Ireland, present The Digital Ocean Achievement Award to Charlotte O'Kelly, TechWorks Marine.

Excellence in Marine Technology Award

Excellence in Marine Technology Award 2017

Sponsored by

Marine Institute

SafeTrx - 8 West Consulting

SafeTrx, 8 West Consulting - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Minister Michael Creed and Peter Heffernan CEO, Marine Institute, present the Excellence in Marine Technology Award to John Murphy, SafeTrx - 8 West Consulting.

Excellence in Marine Education & Training Award

Excellence in Marine Education & Training Award 2017

National Maritime College of Ireland

National Maritime College of Ireland - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Prof. Sarah Culloty, Director Environmental Research Institute, UCC, presents the Excellence in Marine Education & Training Award to Viv Gough, National Maritime College of Ireland.

Future Achiever Award

Future Achiever Award 2017

Sponsored by

MaREI

Sean Harrington - Atlantic Towage & Marine

Sean Harrington, Atlantic Towage & Marine - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Prof. Jerry Murphy, MaREI Centre Director, MARei, presents the Future Achiever Award to Sean Harrington, Atlantic Towage & Marine.

Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry

Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry 2017

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Patricia Comiskey, Ocean Energy Development Programme Manager, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, presents the Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry award to David Igoe, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions.

Marine Industry Supplier of the Year

Marine Industry Supplier of the Year 2017

Swan Net Gundry

Swan Net Gundry - Marine Industry Awards 2017 winner

Dr. Dave Jackson, Inspector of Fisheries and Manager of the Aquaculture Section in the Marine Institute, presents the Marine Industry Supplier of the Year award to Evelyn Kierans, Swan Net Gundry.

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