A-Plan to return as headline sponsor for 2019 Awards

Malcolm Stewart of A-Plan presents the European Commercial Marine award for Maritime Sustainability to Torqeedo for the ECOCAT Zero-Emission Solar - Electric Passenger Ferry

A-Plan Marine Insurance, specialist in Commercial Marine insurance, has re-signed as headline sponsor for the 2019 edition of the European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs).

The awards take place on the opening evening of Seawork and recognise the depth of excellence in commercial marine; celebrating the outstanding individuals and innovative companies that comprise this vibrant and productive industry sector.

A-Plan provides insurance solutions across the UK Marine industry and prides itself on its customer service levels.  Well established relationships with its insurers enable the company to provide insurance options to one man and a van repairing boats through to the full range of marinas and boatyards.

Malcolm Stewart, Marine Trade Manager for A-Plan, said, “Seawork 2018 was a success for us, meeting clients and prospects is the name of the game and the atmosphere was certainly conducive to achieving our goals. At A-Plan, we felt part of the Seawork family which is a good place to be before, during and after the exhibition. I cannot wait for June next year to do it all again.”

The ECMAs comprise;

The ECM Maritime Sustainability Award - awarded to a company or organisation operating within the commercial marine and workboat sector which demonstrates outstanding focus in its environmental and sustainability efforts.

The ECM Maritime Professional of the Year - celebrating exemplary individuals within the commercial maritime sector.

The ECM Lifetime Achievement Award - presented to an individual operating within the commercial marine and workboat sector, who throughout their career has shown outstanding work and focus.

The ECM Maritime Best Project Award - presented to a company or organisation operating within the commercial marine and workboat sector, for challenges in marine civils or vessel operations.

The ECM Young Person’s Development Award offers people from 16 – 25 years of age who are currently studying to work or just starting a career in the Maritime Industry, an opportunity to achieve industry recognition and a bursary to help further their career.

The ECMAs also incorporate the Innovations Showcase, a record number of entries for which were received in 2018.

The 2019 European Commercial Awards, sponsored by A-Plan, will take place at Seawork on the evening of Tuesday 11 June 2019.

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