Friday, March 18, 2011

Puget Sound Maritime Achievement Award

By PMM Staff

The 2011 Puget Sound Maritime Achievement Award Selection Committee is accepting nominations for this year’s award, which will be announced at the Seattle Propeller Club’s May Maritime Festival luncheon, to be held on Wednesday, May 11th aboard Holland America’s Zaandam at Terminal 91 at Smith’s Cove, Seattle.

Nominations must be received by March 31, 2011, and may be e-mailed to Nominations should include specific achievements of the candidate, particularly those impacting the Puget Sound maritime community, and a brief biography of the nominee. Industry segments represented by past recipients include steamship lines and agents, tug and barge operators, marine architects, passenger and fishing vessel operators, port authorities, stevedores, labor, and government. Several paragraphs about the nominee are sufficient.

Also, we will be accepting nominations for the recipient of the Seattle Propeller Club’s Public Official of the Year Award recipient. Each year the Seattle Propeller Club recognizes a local elected or public official whose outstanding work or service has made a significant contribution to maritime commerce in the Pacific Northwest.

Contact Rich Berkowitz at (206) 443-1738 with any questions about either award nomination.