DPW announces environment award winners

07 Mar 2010

Global terminal operator DP World has announced the winners of its 2009 Safety and Environment Awards for Excellence. “This year we received a total of 69 submissions; the variety of risks being tackled clearly demonstrating that there is a lot of effort being made to improve safety and environmental performance right throughout the business on a global scale,” commented Lawrie Holman, Global Director of Safety & Environment.

The entrants were judged by a panel of industry leaders including: Mike Compton, International Cargo Handling & Co-ordination Association (ICHCA); Frank Leys, International Transport Workers Federation; Anil Wats, COO, DP World; Sir John Parker, vice chairman of the DPW board.

The winners in each category were:

Environmental Innovation Award – for initiatives showing evidence of demonstrable environmental benefit:

First: Prakash Tendulkar, Vivek Rane, Abhay Srivastav, Vipul Vora, Ramesh Sawalkar, Rajmohan Shetty, Manish Shrivastava Nhava Sheva, Mumbai - India Carbon Footprint Reduction
Second: Paul Won, Nickael Chan, Cheng Tung Kin, Asia Container Terminal Hong Kong - RTG Energy Saving
Third: Marcus Pearson. Fabio Lana and Christopher Webb, London Gateway - Marine Environment Enhancement program

Outstanding Leadership Award – For demonstrating outstanding leadership in Safety Management:

 First: Robby Van Bunder – Antwerp, Belgium
Second: Hyun Sik Kim – Pusan, Korea
Third: Fe Faytaren – ATI Batangas

Safety Excellence Team Award – For initiatives contributing to improved safety in the business unit:

First: Paul De Deckere, Willy Matthe’, Patrick Dhont Antwerp NV, Europe Region - For: Mobile Anchor Point on Monorail
Second: KK Krishnadas, Sagar Mhatre, Sai Subramanian, Komandur Sridhar, Nagin Chaudhary, Jignesh Vania, Rajesh Samdani, Sachin Garg, Alok Mishra, Anil Deshpande, Akhilesh Singh, Mundra SCO Region - For: Safety Walk the Talk
Third: Peter Hawman and OHS Committee members – Leissa Pitt, Kerri Lamicela, Paul Pascu, Jason Atkinson, Mick O’Brien, James Stevens, plus others,  Melbourne Australia Site - For: Rescue cage DVD

The Safest Terminal Award - This was a new section in the awards programme and was judged on the following criteria - zero fatalities, FRS compliance, low LTIFR rate. The entries were of a very high calibre.
The judges deliberated for considerable time and the outcome was a joint award to:

Tilbury Container Terminal - EUR Region and
Karachi Container Terminal Pakistan QICT- SCO Region.

Over the coming months, safety and environment award submissions will be posted periodically at www.dpworldgse.com as part of the group’s efforts to share best practice. www.dpworld.com

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