Last night at our 2017 Awards and gala dinner, the winners of the 2017 Lloyd's List Americas Awards were unveiled, and what a night it was! We are delighted to announce the deserving winners, who were honored by the Lloyd's List team, our esteemed Judges Panel and the Americas maritime elite.
Lloyd's List executive editor Helen Kelly hosted the event and was joined by award-winning broadcast journalist Jim Clancy who served as MC.
The crowd cheered as they announced the winners across 11 categories, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was granted to Mr Jeffrey Lantz, and the Newsmaker of the Year Award given to Panama Ports.
The newly expanded awards took entries from North, South and Central Americas. The program received entries from across the region including the US and Canada, Bahamas, Brazil, Panama, Uruguay, Dominican Republic and beyond.
Lloyd's List thanks you for being a part of this event and supporting the industry and all the success stories of the last 12 months.
Lifetime Achievement Award winner announced for 2017
Jeffrey Lantz Accepts his Award: At last night's Award MrJeffrey Lantz as our Lifetime Achievement award winner for 2017 walked on stage to claim his trophy. A deserving winner, amongst his achievements Mr Lantz is well known for his diplomatic and negotiating tact, and has played a key role in setting IMO policy on several matters including climate change, ballast water management and ship recycling. He accepted the award gladly, offering a speech in which he shared his appreciation for this distinction.
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