Tidewater

Awards & Achievements

Recognition from Our Peers

Tidewater aims to provide exceptional service to our customers while maintaining safe and environmentally responsible operations. While we don’t do these things to earn independent recognition, we are nonetheless very proud of the awards that we have earned. Below are just a few of the various recognitions earned by Tidewater.

 


2016

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Jones Delvin Awards for 141 vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

 


2015

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Safety Achievement Award:  M/V William C Hightower and the M/V Spooner Tide.  The Safety Achievement Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to vessels recognized for performing outstanding feats of safety which may include, but are not limited to rescue, assistance to distressed vessels, transfer of ill or injured persons under difficult sea conditions and demonstrations of safety and ship operations which have contributed to saving a life or a ship.

 

  • Jones Delvin Awards for 209 vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

 


2014

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Safety Achievement Award:  M/V Kehoe Tide.  The Safety Achievement Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to vessels recognized for performing outstanding feats of safety which may include, but are not limited to rescue, assistance to distressed vessels, transfer of ill or injured persons under difficult sea conditions and demonstrations of safety and ship operations which have contributed to saving a life or a ship.

 

  • Jones Delvin Awards for 200 Tidewater vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

  • Citation of Merit:  M/V Reynaldo Tide

 


 

2013

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Jones Delvin Award for 195 Tidewater vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury. 

 

  • Citation of Merit:  M/V Domingue Tide and M/V Reynaldo Tide

 

 

 


2012

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Jones Delvin Award for 198 Tidewater vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury. 

 

  • Letter of Commendation:  M/V Loge Tide, M/V McKenny Tide and M/V Reynaldo

 


  2011

 

  • On November 21, 2011, two crew members from the M/V Damon B Bankston, Chief Engineer, Anthony Gervasio and QMED Louis Longlois received a Certificate of Commendation from IMO in recognition of meritorious services during the rescue of the Deepwater Horizon crew.

 

  • On April 15, 2011, the United States Eighth Coast Guard District presented outstanding achievement awards to the crew of the M/V Damon B Bankston for their heroic search and rescue efforts immediately following the catastrophic explosion and fire onboard the Deepwater Horizon on April 20, 2010.  Captain Alwin Landry was presented the Certificate of Valor, Qmed, Louis Longlois received the Silver Lifesaving Medal, Chief Engineer, Anthony Gervasio received the Gold Lifesaving Medal, and the entire crew received the Distinguished Public Service Award.

      

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Jones Delvin Award for 199 Tidewater vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

  • Citation of Merit:  M/V Reynaldo Tide and M/V Zimbo Tide

 

  • Letter of Commendation:  M/V Couper Tide, M/V Kenny Tide, M/V Lim Tide, M/V Mervat Tide, M/V Oliver Tide, M/V Soyo Tide and M/V Tiger Tide

 

 


 

 2010

 

  • The crew of the M/V Damon B Bankston received the 2010 Top Honor Safety Achievement Award presented by the Chamber of Shipping of America for their remarkable performance during the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

 

  • McDermott presented Tidewater Marine International Inc. the best third party vessel operator for its safest and most reliable vessels with impeccable services of the M/V Carlson Tide, M/V Dickerson Tide and the M/V Hanks Tide.

 

  • Tidewater Marine Australia Pty Ltd received its first Platinum Safety Achiever Award for five years of  LTI / LTA accident free accomplishment presented by IFAP.

 

  • Tidewater Marine Australia Pty Ltd received the Dynamic Positioning Excellence Award.

 

  • Captain Alwin Landry received the Shipmaster of the Year Award for his life-saving action during the Deepwater Horizon tragedy presented by Lloyd's List.  The purpose of the Shipmaster of the Year Award is to recognize and value the ultimate responsibility of the Master for the safety of the ship, her crew and her cargo as well as the safety of life at sea.

 

  • Tidewater received an Award of Excellence for its conceptual design and key messaging to its target audience, investors, presented by the Business Marketing Association (BMA) - Houston, Texas chapter.

 

  • Tidewater presented the first ever Chairman's Award to the crew of the M/V Damon B Bankston crew for their heroic efforts performed on April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico during the rig fire of the Deepwater Horizon.

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Jones Delvin Award for 201 Tidewater vessels.  The Jones Delvin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

  • Citation of Merit:  M/V D'Souza Tide and M/V William C Hightower

 

  • Letter of Commendation:  M/V Astertor Tide, M/V Redel Tide, M/V Sasi Tide, and M/V Wilbert Tide

  

  • Captain Charles E. Stuart received the International Dynamic Positioning Operators Association Award for 2011 DP Mentor of the Year.  This award was presented to him at the DP Asia Conference in  Singapore on June 22, 2011.  Captain Stuart also won the same award in 2010.

 

  • The M/V Carline Tide received a Certificate Award from the Chamber of Commerce in the Campos oilfield located in Brazil for alertness and good seamanship for responding to an emergency helicopter landing at sea.

 

 


 

2009

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards.

 

  • Citation of Merit: M/V Transporter Tide

 

  • Jones Devlin Award for 291 Tidewater vessels. The Jones Devlin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

  • Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. presented The AKPO Safety Award with Distinction to Tidewater and certain of its subsidiaries for Logistics Services to the AKPO Project.

 


 

2008

 

Tidewater received the following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards.

 

  • Citations of Merit: M/V Carline Tide, M/V Pioneer Tide and M/V Robert H Boh

 

  • Letters of Commendation: M/V London Service and M/V Panther Tide
     
  • Jones Devlin Award for 289 Tidewater vessels. The Jones Devlin Awards are presented by the Chamber of Shipping, and are awarded to self-propelled merchant vessels that have operated for two full years or more without a crewmember losing a full turn at watch because of an occupational injury.

 

  • Promoting Marine Safety Culture in 2008 award from Chevron Thailand

 

  • Significant Boat of the Year for a Towboat, the M/V AEP Mariner, earned by Quality Shipyards

 


 

2007

 

  • Significant Boat of the Year for a Towboat, the M/V Archie Wilson, earned by Quality Shipyards

 

  • The Cuel Ltd. Safety Achievement Award to Tidewater for 2,000,000 man-hours recorded on the M/V Soileau Tide without a lost time incident

 

 

The following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Top Honor - M/V Morrison Tide

 

  • Citations of Merit - M/V O Neil Tide, M/V Magnum Tide, M/V Man O War M/V J Hugh Roff Jr, M/V Du Moulin Tide, M/V Ostertor and M/V Puma Tide

 

  • Letters of Commendation - M/V Gulf Fleet No. 34, M/V Masleny Tide, M/V Gulf Runner III, M/V Lester Pollack, and M/V Mighty Tide

 

  • Jones Devlin Award for 267 Tidewater vessels.

 


 

2006

 

The following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Citation of Merit - M/V Gulf Fleet No. 74

 

  • Letters of Commendation - M/V Swan Tide, M/V Lion Tide, M/V High Quest, M/V C E Laborde Jr, M/V Sil Tide, M/V Rapid Runner, M/V Wilbert Tide and M/V El Tiburon Grande

 

  • Jones Devlin Award for 290 Tidewater vessels

 


 

2005

 

The following Chamber of Shipping of America Annual Awards:

 

  • Citations of Merit - M/V Cambria Service, M/V Oil Tern, M/V Pagenturm and M/V Tiger Tide

 

  • Letters of Commendation - M/V Cambridge Service, M/V Hains Tide and M/V McNee Tide

 

  • Jones Devlin Award for 286 Tidewater vessels

 


 

2004

 

  • Safety in Seas Award granted by the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), whose members comprise almost every major company that does business in the seas offshore of the United States. The award is given to the member company that has had the most distinguished safety effort for that year among all member companies. (Tidewater received this award for its performance during the year 2003.)

 


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