Dynagas Ltd received the award for featuring state of the art LNG carriers supporting a more sustainable industry. Notably, Dynagas made history in 2012, when the company's LNG carrier OB RIVER became the world's first LNG Carrier to transit and carry a cargo through the Northern Sea Route. Other short-listed nominees for this category were: Capital Ship Management Corp, MAN Energy Solutions, Nippon Paint Marine Coating and Norsepower OY
Presenting the award Mr George Andreadis, Marine Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas said “We are proud and honored to have work with Dynagas at the development of the state of the art Yamal LNG that explored the North Sea Route. Dynagas is a pioneer in the LNG sector. Further to conventional shipping, the company has specialized in subzero harsh weather conditions, steadily building up knowledge and experience in this field, by transporting cargo in areas with such a challenging environment.”
‘’We are truly grateful and proud for the recognition we have received for our efforts, especially amongst such other prestigious and capable nominees. We would like to thank everyone who voted for us as it is always very pleasing when industry recognizes the work we are doing and we hope to inspire others toward a greener shipping future.’’ Dynagas Ltd commented.
Dynagas is a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) maritime transportation company established in 2004. The company offers in-house ship management services in order to provide charterers and stakeholders with the best performance and reliability. Dynagas is dedicated to safety excellence, and has achieved outstanding performance statistics. The company has been awarded with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 Certification and is a member of SIGTTO. In addition to conventional LNG shipping, Dynagas has specialized in sub-zero, harsh weather and ice conditions. Dynagas has steadily built up knowledge and experience in transporting cargoes in areas where ice conditions prevail and has invested in Ice Class 1A and winterized LNG carriers. Dynagas made history in 2012, when the company's LNG carrier OB RIVER became the world's first LNG Carrier to transit and carry a cargo through the Northern Sea Route. For this effort, the company performed all logistics, approval process and risk analysis.
Dynagas Ltd attracted the most votes by the end of the voting period which held online during a two-month period. GREEN4SEA Awards are held annually within the scope of awarding industry’s outstanding practices for green shipping excellence, technology, initiative, clean shipping practices, green ports and personalities that are leading the path toward a more sustainable future. Other winners of the 2020 GREEN4SEA Awards are: Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd for the Dry Bulk Operator Award, GasLog LNG Services Ltd for the Tanker Operator Award, World LPG Association (WLPGA) for the Initiative Award, Lloyd’s Register FOBAS for the Clean Shipping Award, Dr. John Kokarakis, Bureau Veritas for the Personality Award and Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, Tototheo Maritime for the Leadership Award.
Find photos from the awards ceremony at Flickr and explore more about the nomination & voting procedure and the winners of 2020 GREEEN4SEA Awards at https://events.safety4sea.com/2020-green4sea-awards/