Dubai, October 20, 2015Halul Offshore Services Company
, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milaha, won the prestigious Seatrade 'Offshore Marine Award for Owners & Operators' at the Seatrade Maritime Awards ceremony for the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, and Africa which was held in Dubai on October 19th
The award, which Halul also won in 2013, came in recognition of the company's operational and financial success despite the current challenges in the offshore marine services market. A high-level delegation from Milaha and Halul attended the ceremony, which included a pre-dinner reception followed by a gala dinner.
Commenting on the award, Milaha's President and CEO Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai said: "We are honored to have been recognized by Seatrade and the maritime community at large, especially during such a challenging time for the offshore industry. Halul is an integral part of our group's vision to become a globally-recognised player in the maritime services sector, and its success is a recognition for the entire group."
For his part, Halul's CEO Vivek Seth, who received the award, added: "This recognition by Seatrade and our peers in the industry would not have been possible without the concerted efforts of our wonderful team at Halul who have worked demonstrated on a daily basis the highest levels of commitment to operational and environmental safety. I am confident that Halul will be able to continue its success story in the future."
Now in their 12th year, the Seatrade Maritime Awards were attended by more than 800 leaders and senior executives from the maritime sector, and are considered an annual highlight in the regional maritime calendar. The award winners are chosen by an independent panel of judges based on a set of fair and transparent criteria.
The company was established in July 1957 as the first public shareholding company registered in Qatar and holds commercial registration no. 1. Milaha's current activities include marine transportation in gas, petroleum products, containers and bulk; offshore support services; port management and operations; logistics services; shipyard; trading agencies; real estate investments; and asset management. The legal entity, Qatar Navigation Q.S.C. (QNNS:QD), is publically listed on the Qatar Exchange. For further details, please visit the company's website www.milaha.com.
About Halul Offshore
Halul Offshore Services Company (HOSC) was established in 2000 to provide the most comprehensive offshore support services to the oil and gas industries locally, regionally and even worldwide. The company currently operates a fleet of 40 offshore service vessels. HOSC has expertise in several areas of marine services including safety standby vessels, anchor handling tugs, wire line support vessels, construction vessels, wellhead maintenance vessel and diving support vessels.
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