An evening of celebration
Join us to celebrate the new Commodore on the evening of April 2, 2020
2019 Commodore Award
Mr. John C. Hadjipateras, Chairman, CEO & President of Dorian LPG Ltd. was presented with the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore Award on April 4, 2019.
Mr. Hadjipateras follows a long succession of influential maritime industry leaders as Commodore.
About the Commodore Award
The Connecticut Maritime Association is a non-profit organization built by it's members for its members. It is an Association made of individuals representing every aspect of shipping and International trade.
Each year the CMA Board present the annual Commodore Award to someone who has significantly contributed to the dynamism, growth and development of the maritime industry. The presentation takes place during the Gala Dinner, which never fails to provide a grand and fitting finale to what is always a spectacular event.
The Dinner each year brings together 800 members of the international community for a fun, respectful and often moving celebration of a deserving individual, reminding us all what makes the industry great.
Date: April 2, 2020
Winners of the Commodore Award
2018 Sabrina S. M. Chao, Executive Chairman, Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd.
2017 John D. “Jack” Noonan, CEO, Chembulk Tankers
2016 Paddy Rodgers, CEO of Euronav NV
2015 Capt. Panagiotis N. Tsakos, Founder, Tsakos Group
2014 Robert Bugbee, President & Director, Scorpio Tankers Inc. & Scorpio Bulkers Inc.
2013 Peter Evensen, President & CEO, Teekay Corporation
2012 Øivind Lorentzen, III, CEO, SEACOR Holdings Inc.
2011 Angeliki Frangou, Chairman & CEO, Navios Group of Companies
2010 Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, President, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group
2009 Capt. Wei Jiafu, President & CEO, COSCO Group
2008 John Fredriksen, Chairman, CEO & President, Frontline Ltd.
2007 Morten Arntzen, President & CEO, Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
2006 Torben G. Jensen, Chairman & CEO, The Clipper Group
2005 C. Sean Day, Chairman, Teekay Shipping Corporation
2004 Peter C. Georgiopoulos, Chairman & CEO, General Maritime Corporation
2003 Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Chairman, easyGroup
2002 Frank Tsao, Group Chairman, IMC Group of Companies
2001 Marc Saverys, Managing Director, CMB
2000 Per Heidenreich, President, Heidenreich Marine
1999 Richard du Moulin, Chairman, Marine Transport, Corporation and Chairman, Intertanko
1998 William A. O’Neil, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization
1997 Gerhard E. Kurz, President, Mobil Shipping and Transportation Company
1996 Dr. Helmut Sohmen, Chairman, World-Wide Shipping Agency, Ltd. (HK)
1995 Gregory B. Hadjieleftheriadis, President, Eletson Corporation
1994 Thomas E. Moran, Chairman, Moran Towing Corporation
1993 Philip Loree, Chairman, Federation of American, Controlled Shipping
1992 George P. Livanos, Ceres Hellenic, George P. Livanos, Ceres Hellenic
1991 Jacob Stolt-Nielsen, Chairman, Stolt-Nielsen, Inc.
1990 Ole Skaarup, Chairman, Skaarup Shipping Corporation