A total of seven entries for the inaugural Young Ship Agent or Broker Award were received by the Award Review Panel. The papers were scrutinised over the summer by the Panel, consisting of former FONASBA President and Honorary Member Gunnar J. Heinonen (Chairman) FONASBA Vice President for Education Capt. Jakov Karmelic, and Charlotte Kirk FICS representing ITIC, one of the prize sponsors.
On 15th August, Mr. Heinonen announced that the winner of the Award was Renan Queiroz, a ship agent with Wilson Sons Ltda., of Brazil. Our congratulations go to Mr. Queiroz and also to the other six entrants for their excellent papers. Mr. Queiroz will be invited to attend the FONASBA Annual Meeting in Vitória, Brazil in October to receive his prizes, which were generously donated by ITIC and BIMCO.
Renan Queiroz, winner of the 2015 Award
A copy of the press release issued by FONASBA on 17th August can be found here.
Entries for the 2016 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award will open later this year. Further details will be published on this website in due course.