Topaz Energy and Marine won two awards out of four nominations at the annual Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2011 held in Dubai.
Stephen R. Thomas, commented on the awards, saying, "The Seatrade Awards are a benchmark for excellence in our industry. We are very honoured to have won these two awards amongst other first-class finalists. We shall treat the Safety & Quality Award as a charge of responsibility to maintain the highest standards of safety in all that we do."
Receiving the awards on behalf of the division was Roy Donaldson, COO of Topaz Marine, who said, "Our people work tirelessly to maintain a spotless safety record, and winning the Safety & Quality and Workboats Awards demonstrates the unwavering commitment and serious attention we place on safety and efficiency across our businesses. This has brought great honour to the company and we could not be more pleased by the outstanding effor of all those in Topaz Marine to qualify in four major categories.
Topaz's awards were won in strong competition with prominent companies and executives of the maritime community in the region and the Indian subcontinent ar a glamorous ceremony organised by Seatrade organisation. Topaz was also represented as a finalist in the 'Technical Innovation' and 'Marine Offshore Services' categories.
Safety & Quality Award - Topaz's commitment to safety permeates all levels of the organization, and the company always strives for an incident-free workplace through an uncompromising approach to safety. A systematic training and empowerment program ensures that all stagg actively participates in the development of ongoing improvements to an already well-established safety system.
Workboats Award - Operating a diverse fleet of vessels, Topaz Marine offers a wide range of offshore support services, including towage, rig moves, pipelay support, survey, subsea development, installation maintenance and repair, production and development supply, cable laying, ice breakers, etc. With our modern and dynamically positioned fleet, Topaz Marine is well-placed to offer quality, safe and reliable service to its customers.
Topaz Marine COO, Roy Donaldson, receiving ‘The Safety & Quality Award’
Topaz Marine COO, Roy Donaldson, receiving ‘The Workboats Award’