Call for Plimsoll Award nominations

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Do you know an individual or organization that has made an important contribution to safety in the maritime industry? Professional Mariner invites you to nominate them for a Samuel Plimsoll Award.

Each year, Professional Mariner presents Samuel Plimsoll Awards to honor outstanding achievement in the pursuit of greater safety for mariners.

The magazine will present two Samuel Plimsoll Awards for Outstanding Service — one to an individual and one to an organization — to honor their contributions in making the industry safer for mariners.

We will also present a Samuel Plimsoll Award for Innovation. This award recognizes an innovative product or service that contributes to improved safety or efficiency in the industry.

For nomination instructions and award criteria, visit The deadline for nominations is Feb. 2. The awards will be presented on March 24 at the Connecticut Maritime Association’s Shipping 2015 conference in Stamford, Conn.

By Professional Mariner Staff