2017 Winners

The winners were revealed at the gala awards ceremony which took place as part of SeaFest on Thursday, June 29th at the Radisson Blu Galway.
 
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Overall Marine Excellence Award

Minister Michael Creed and Peter Heffernan, CEO, Marine Institute presents the Overall Marine Excellence award to David Igoe and Donal O’ Driscoll, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions.
Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions
Marine Institute

Marine Industry Leader 2017

Conor Mowlds, Head of National Maritime College of Ireland, NMCI, presents the Marine Industry Leader 2017 award to Sean O’Donoghue.
Sean O’Donoghue
National Maritime College of Ireland

Ports & Harbours Operator of the Year

Declan McDonald, Partner, PwC presents the Ports & Harbours Operator of the Year award to Pat Keating, Shannon Foynes Port Company.
Shannon Foynes Port Company

Shipping Company of the Year

Minister Michael Creed and Liam Lacey, Director, Irish Maritime Development Office, IMDO, presents the Shipping Company of the Year award to Sean Harrington, Atlantic Towage & Marine.
Atlantic Towage & Marine
Irish Maritime Development Office

Excellence in Marine Renewable Energy Award

Eamonn Confrey, DCCAE, the Principal Officer of the Decarbonisation Division, presents the Excellence in Marine Renewable Energy Award to Jimmy Murphy, Lir National Ocean Test Facility.
Lir National Ocean Test Facility

Seafood Sustainability Award

Dr. Dave Jackson, Inspector of Fisheries and manager of the Aquaculture Section in the Marine Institute, presents the Seafood Sustainability Award to Birgitta Hedin-Curtin, Burren Smokehouse.
Burren Smokehouse

Seafood Business Innovation Award

Jim O'Toole, CEO, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, BIM, presents the Seafood Business Innovation Award to Jacklyn O’ Connor and Liz O’ Leary, Keohane Seafoods.
Keohane Seafoods
BIM

Aquaculture Company of the Year

Jim O'Toole, CEO, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, BIM, presents the Aquaculture Company of the Year award to Hugh and Bridget Wilhare, Mulroy Bay Mussels.
Mulroy Bay Mussels
BIM

Marine Tourism & Leisure Operator of the Year

Rory Carberry, Director, Irish Sailing Association, presents the Marine Tourism & Leisure Operator of the Year award to Lucy Hunt, Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre.
Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre

Special Recognition Award

Conor Mowlds and Brendan Tuohy, NMCI, present the Special Recognition Award to Capt. Viv Gough.
Capt. Viv Gough

Offshore Ireland Award

Jim O'Byrne, General Manager, SEFtec NMCI Offshore & GAC Maritime Training, presents the Offshore Ireland Award to Dr Andrew McCarthy, Woodside.
Woodside
SEFtec Group

Excellence in Marine Safety Award

Jim O'Byrne, General Manager, SEFtec NMCI Offshore & GAC Maritime Training, presents the Excellence in Marine Safety Award to Nicholas Bendon, SAMS Solutions - CH Marine.
SAMS Solutions - CH Marine

Excellence in Marine Research Award

Minister Michael Creed and Dr Mark White, Manager, Marine Development Team, Marine Ireland, present the Excellence in Marine Research Award to Jerry Murphy, MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy.
MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy

The Digital Ocean Achievement Award

Minister Michael Creed and Tom Kelly, Divisional Manager for Cleantech, Electronics and Lifesciences, Enterprise Ireland, present The Digital Ocean Achievement Award to Charlotte O'Kelly, TechWorks Marine.
TechWorks Marine

Excellence in Marine Technology Award

Minister Michael Creed and Peter Heffernan CEO, Marine Institute, present the Excellence in Marine Technology Award to John Murphy, SafeTrx - 8 West Consulting.
SafeTrx - 8 West Consulting
Marine Institute

Excellence in Marine Education & Training Award

Prof. Sarah Culloty, Director Environmental Research Institute, UCC, presents the Excellence in Marine Education & Training Award to Viv Gough, National Maritime College of Ireland.
National Maritime College of Ireland

Future Achiever Award

Prof. Jerry Murphy, MaREI Centre Director, MARei, presents the Future Achiever Award to Sean Harrington, Atlantic Towage & Marine.
Sean Harrington - Atlantic Towage & Marine

Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry

Patricia Comiskey, Ocean Energy Development Programme Manager, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, presents the Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry award to David Igoe, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions.
Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions

Marine Industry Supplier of the Year

Dr. Dave Jackson, Inspector of Fisheries and Manager of the Aquaculture Section in the Marine Institute, presents the Marine Industry Supplier of the Year award to Evelyn Kierans, Swan Net Gundry.
Swan Net Gundry

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