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Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the Amver ‘Special Rescue Award’ by the U.S. Coast Guard

Athens, Greece, October 31, 2014. The Amver ‘Special Rescue Award’ was awarded to Capital Ship Management Corp and the Shipmaster of M/T Arionas, Captain Christian Manole, for the successful rescue of 163 migrants  on June 7, 2014 south of Malta.

It was a major rescue operation, as 163 migrants in distress on board two inflatable boats were safely accommodated on the vessel’s deck and provided with all necessary provisions (water, food, blankets etc.) and disembarked in Augusta Port in Sicily, the next day, June 8, 2014.

The Award was presented on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the annual ‘Amver Awards’ ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel in Athens, Greece organized by the International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard and the United States Embassy in Greece.

  • ISO9001 - ISO14001 - IHSAS 18001
  • ISO 50001
  • Intertanko
  • Rina
  • Helmepa
  • Tanker Company of the Year
  • Amver
  • Green Flag 2018
  • Excellence Award - GREEN4SEA
  • Sea Transport Awards 2015 - Best Vessel Operator Europe