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Foremost Group’s Dr. James Chao, Shell, International Seaways, Port of Corpus Christie, Holland America and Others Recognized for Outstanding Achievements
24 May 2018
The Four Seasons in Houston was the gathering point for an evening dedicated to celebrating the achievements of the maritime industry at the Lloyd’s List Americas Awards. This fifth anniversary of honoring industry best practices in the Americas was attended by over 250 maritime professionals from all aspects of the industry.
The highlight of the event was the recognition of Dr. James S.C. Chao, founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group and a dedicated philanthropist, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. A moving tribute to her father was delivered by Foremost Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Angela Chao, who shared her father’s unwavering commitment to continual improvement in the shipping industry. “My father, while honored by this recognition, felt that it may be too soon, as he has many things he still wants to do!”
The Lloyd’s List Awards Dinner brings together maritime professionals from the hemisphere to celebrate industry best practices. In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award, companies were recognized for the following categories:
“These winners reflect the effort and importance industry places on achieving excellence,” stated Helen Kelly, Executive Editor for Lloyd’s List. “We are intent on celebrating the best practices, and practitioners, in this industry which is the backbone of global trade. It is important to take the time to recognize the major role that maritime plays in our world and the commitment to high standards.”
For more coverage of the event, please go to Lloyds List Americas Awards.
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SOURCE Lloyd’s List
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