Nominations Are Open For Shepheard A w a r d

Nominations are being accepted for the second annual Rear Admiral Halert C. Shepheard Award for Achievement in Merchant Marine Safety.

The award is given either for a single outstanding contribution to merchant marine safety, or for dedication to, and constructive participation in, activities associated with maritime safety over a period of time. Nominees may include such individuals as ship operators, naval architects and marine engineers, ship repairers, shipbuilders, and those associated with ship operations, government, or marine associations.

The award was established by the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) in 1976, in honor of the late Rear Admiral Shepheard, who served in the United States Coast Guard as Chief, Office of Merchant Marine Safety, and was internationally acclaimed for his work in the field. The award is administered by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Nominations should be submitted to Rear Admiral Halert C. Shepheard Award, c / o Robert T. Young, Chairman and President, American Bureau of Shipping, 45 Broad Street, New York, N.Y. 10004. The deadline for receipt of nominations is September 1, 1977. The award will be presented at the annual ABS Board of Managers dinner in November. ' The 1976 recipient of the award, which consists of a Steuben crystal eagle, a leather presentation book, and a citation, was John L.

Horton, manager, Marine Division of Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company, Cleveland, Ohio.

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