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2013 WorkBoat Environmental Award

In a ceremony held on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the International WorkBoat Show, the following winners were announced:

 

Winner - Best Collaboration
Harley Marine Services

Winner- Best Company-Wide Plan, Large Business
Harley Marine Services

Winner - Best New Onboard Idea
Seastreak

Winner - Best Shipyard Initiative
Southwest Shipyard



WorkBoat would like to thank the following companies for submitting applications for the 2013 WorkBoat Environmental Award.  You are to be commended for your stewardship.

Amherst Madison
Crowley Maritime Corporation
Harley Marine Services
Harvey Gulf International Marine
Ingram Marine Group
Seastreak
Soutwest Shipyard
Steerprop

 



 SELECTION CRITERIA  

Metrics: Measureable goals & results   Impact: Overall impact to the organization and/or industry
Programs: Expanse of the idea or plan   Innovation: Innovative elements
Reducations: Actual reductions achieved    

 The selection committee will review nominations and may award the following honors: 

Best New Idea    Best Collaboration (involves community groups, other agencies or customers) 
Best New On-Board Idea    Best Company-Wide Plan Small Business (less than 50 employees) 
Best Shipyard Initiative    Best Company-Wide Plan Large Business (more than 50 employees) 


 The selection committee will pay particular attention to the following (we encourage you to use all or part of this list as a guideline for your nomination):    

■ Extent the company exceeded regulatory requirements.    

■ Benefits accured to the company (improved efficiency, cost savings, public image, employee morale), the public (safety and health) and the environment.    

■ How the company is model for others (transferable information).    

■ Changes the company had to make in order to achieve success.    

■ Information outreach (internal and external)    

 ■ Special emphasis on projects that provide tangible economic and environmental results (please provide summary data).

■ Firms can be past award winners who take their performance to a new level (please summarize new levels achieved).

AWARD PROCESS
 

Award recipients will receive a plaque, recognition in the November issue of WorkBoat magazine, the WorkBoat Show Daily, and publicity on the event and magazine websites, newsletter, and press releases.

 

FMI Please contact: Lisa Keller, IWBS, 207-842-5624, lkeller@divcom.com 


 
  
 

  

 

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