IMC – Cochin Chapter and IMC Excellence Awards 2015 concludes successfully in Cochin

Cochin: International Maritime Club (IMC) -  inaugurated its Cochin chapter and hosted IMC Excellence Awards 2015 at Casino Hotel, Cochin on 27th December 2015.
As the world community grapples to respond to a crisis of huge proportions, a report issued today by the UN Refugee Agency warns that 2015 is likely to break records for forced displacement.“On this International Migrants Day, the World Maritime University (WMU) expresses its full solidarity with the call by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for holding the #iamaMigrant Candlelight Vigil to Remember Lost Migrant Lives. WMU takes up the challenge of addressing the migration crisis by holding the WMU Symposium on Migration by Sea, which will be hosted in Malmo, Sweden, on 26-27 April 2016. With the adoption of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the world community has definitively acknowledged the significance of human and social well-being to our lives, economies and environment. Migration represents both a wealth of opportunities, as well as a challenge,” stated WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.

The ceremony was held during the silver jubilee reunion of Department of Ship Technology, CUSAT’s 11th Batch. IMC – Cochin Chapter was inaugurated by Mr. Sohan Roy, IMC Global President, Dr. P.G. Sunil Kumar, Capt .T. J. Mathew and Mr. K. K. Devanandan.

The IMC Excellence Awards for outstanding contribution in the maritime industry was presented toMr. T S Kaladharan.Chairman, Consolidated Shipping Services L.L.C,Mr. Sharath T V,Managing Director, Consilium Middle East (FZC),Capt. Sebastian Perumpullikkadan,Chairman and Managing Director, AMASCO,Dr. Sundar Menon,Chairman, Sun Group of Companies,Mr. Nandakumar B. Nair,Director, Maritime Associates Pte Ltd,Mr. Chacko Varkey,Manager –Engineering, MMA Offshore Asia Pte. Ltd.Mr. N. M. Panicker,Managing Director, Expert United Marine Services,Mr. K. V. Varghese, Founder and Managing Director, Asaker Marine & Shipping Agency,Mr. V.V. Chandran,CEO & Commercial Director, CHALMERS Engineering Co. (L.L.C.),Mr. Anil Abraham,CEO, APT Global Marine Services, Mr. Anil Das N T, CEO & Managing Director, Conceptia,Mr. Mohamed Basheer Padiyath, President, Safety Services Group,

Dr. P. V. Sasikumar,Professor & Course Coordinator, K M School of Marine Engineering, CUSAT, Capt. Jose Thomas, Managing Director, Choice Trading Corporation Pvt Ltd,Mr. K K Devanandan,CEO & Co Founder, Avantgarde Shipping & Logistics,Mr. Antony Prince,President & CEO, G.T.R. Campbell Marine Consultants Ltd / Smart Engineering & Design Solutions Ltd,Mr. Mohanlal Pillai,Managing Director, Choice Trading Corporation Pvt Ltd,Mr. K K Devanandan,CEO & Co Founder, Avantgarde Shipping & Logistics,Mr. Antony Prince,President & CEO, G.T.R. Campbell Marine Consultants Ltd / Smart Engineering & Design Solutions Ltd,Mr. Mohanlal Pillai,Managing Director, Virgo Marine Shipyards Pvt. Ltd., Mr. C. Krishna Kumar,Managing Director, Stable Marine Pvt Ltd,Mr. N. Anand,Owner, Rich Marine Services,Capt. Philip Mathews,Managing Director, Lots Shipping LTD,Mr. Madhu S Nair,Chief General Manager & OSD to CMD, Cochin Shipyard Limited,Mr. Jenson Paul,Managing Director, Euro tech Maritime Academy,Mr. P.O. Hashim,Partner, M/s Haji P.I. Ahamed Koya,Dr. S. Jeevan,Chairman & CEO, Samudra Shipyard (P) Ltd,Mr. Joly Joseph,CEO, Tristar Group,Capt. Rajesh Unni,Managing Director, Synergy Marine Group and Dr. M. Abdul Rahim,Managing Director - Europe and Africa, Class NK.