|Who's the Best of the Best?
are the best of the best amongst the high liners working on the water in any
number of industries from fishing to oil and gas to cargo to search and rescue
in Newfoundland and Labrador?
are the real leaders in the ocean resources processing field?
are the true industry builders worthy of recognition?
are questions that will be answered in St. John’s this November when The Navigator and Master Promotions
Ltd. inducts the newest members into the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall
we need YOUR Nominations to make
that happen. Everybody working in any industry related to our ocean almost
certainly knows someone worthy of being recognized with a lasting tribute as a
member of the Hall of Fame.
you know someone who should be nominated, simply click HERE or HERE and let us know!
Hall will seek to pay a lasting and permanent tribute to those who have made or
are making valuable contributions in one of three Hall of Fame categories: Mariner,
Processor and Builder in ANY marine field.
category will recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution at
sea in any marine field — this could include anyone from a captain or
crewmember on anything from fishing boats to cargo ships to oil tankers to
Coast Guard and all points in between. Quite simply, if you currently work or
have worked at sea, then you are eligible to be inducted in the Hall of Fame as
category will recognize individuals involved in the business of
processing/developing marine products from fish and seafood to oil and gas,
including everyone from frontline workers right up to company owners.
finally, the Builder category will seek to recognize those individuals
who have made significant contributions to any of Atlantic Canada’s marine
industries without having necessarily directly participated in them (including,
but not limited to, industry advocates, organizers, service providers, marine
builders, business people, media, government, etc.)
for nominations is October 31, 2012.
nominations have been received, a panel of independent judges will review the
nominations and the inductees will be chosen.
first hall of fame inductions will be held during the North Atlantic Fish and
Workboat Show, which will take place in St. John’s, NL, from Nov. 29 – Dec. 1.
inductions for nominees in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI and other Atlantic
Canadian regions will take place during Atlantic Canada’s other two premier
marine shows: The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo in Yarmouth, NS in February
2013 and the Fish Canada/Workboat Canada show in Moncton, NB in February 2014.
You will be able to
visit the Atlantic Canada Marine Hall of Fame display at each of the three main
commercial marine shows.
should also note that the Hall of Fame will replace the old Industry
Achievement awards that were traditionally presented at past marine shows.
people who were recognized with industry achievement awards will be
automatically inducted into the Hall of Fame.
people include: Mark Small, Vernon Petten and Wilfred
Bartlett from Newfoundland (2008); Ashton Spinney, Henry Surrette and Denny
Morrow of Nova Scotia (2009); Frank McLaughin and Delam Doucette of New
Brunswick and Doug Fraser of PERI (2010); Don best, Gerard Chidley and Jack
Troake of Newfoundland (2010); Dick Stewart, Hubert Saulnier, and Jean Guy
d’Entremont of Nova Scotia (2011); Jim Bateman and Paul-Aimé Mallet of New
Brunswick, and Francis Morrissey, Norman Peters, and Robert “Bobby” MacInnis of
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