China Merchants Port Holdings won Port Operator at the Lloyd’s List Global
29th September 2016
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Lloyd’s List Global Awards Press Release

China Merchants Port Holdings wins the Lloyd’s List Port Operator Award- sponsored by Yilport Holding

China Merchants Port Holdings won Port Operator at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards presented last night at the National Maritime Museum. In his opening speech, Richard Meade, managing editor of Lloyd’s List said ‘The Lloyd’s List award series are about bringing our business community together.

It’s about celebrating our combined achievements, but it’s also about recognising the transformation that is happening across our businesses.

At Lloyd’s List we think that the future belongs to those who can successfully tap into the opportunities that this transformation presents.’ Recipients are chosen from entries taken from around the world and adjudicated by a distinguished judging panel which this year included: 

Robert Ashdown, Secretary-General, International Association of Classification Societies; Andreas Chrysostomou, Director, Department of Shipping, Cyprus; Angus Frew, CEO, Bimco; Lars Green, CEO, Green Consulting Group; Helle Hammer, Managing Director, Cefor9The Nordic Association of Marine Insurers); David Hammond, CEO, Human Rights at Sea; Esben Poulsson, President, Singapore Shipping Association; Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, Intertanko; Katy Ware, Permanent Representative of the UK, Maritime and Coastguard Agency; Chris Welsh MBE, Secretary-General, Global Shippers’ Forum; Niko Wijnolst, Professor (emeritus), Eramus University, Rotterdam.

The judges were impressed with CMPorts customer focused expansion and myriad innovative developments and investments ranging from ‘smart port’ performance programmes to the development of Colombo into a leading transshipment hub in South Asia. The awards were attended by 450 industry professionals and were hosted by Fiona Bruce.

The awards are managed by Lloyd’s List - leading maritime commerce since 1734.  – Lloyd’s List provides information, analysis and knowledge for business decision makers in a changing and increasingly complex shipping environment.

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