Lifetime Achievement Award

Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2015

Captain Haleem Ahmad Siddiqui wins the Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Kuwait Oil Tanker Company, at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards

The Lloyd's List Awards series recognises the industry’s successes, setting a benchmark for excellence while rewarding innovative ideas and concepts that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.

This year the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards recognised many who had contributed to the changing nature of the shipping industry, with new awards given to the outstanding individuals shaping some of these changes and to the companies driving change with their training, environmental and humanitarian projects.

Captain Haleem Ahmad Siddiqui won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards, presented at the esteemed Armani Hotel Dubai on Wednesday 9th December 2015

The Lloyd’s List Award series recognises the industry’s successes, setting a benchmark for excellence while rewarding innovative ideas and concepts that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.

This year’s lifetime achievement award goes Capt. Haleem, who has been instrumental in the development and growth of shipping and ports in Pakistan.

A former cadet in the late 1950’s he worked through the ranks to become shipmaster, and then after starting his own businesses in 1971 went on to become part of Pakistan’s efforts to privatise the port and shipping industries.

From 1993 till 2003 he became a major political figure and served as a federal minister of communications, and a minister of state for water and power.

Holding a large number of influential posts within the industry, as well as a growing list of professional accreditations within the shipping, ship masters and logistics industries and is a respected philanthropist in his home country, offering generous support for schools for under privileged children and hospitals.

Now, after 60 years and counting in the shipping industry, Capt. Haleem is chairman of one of Pakistan’s largest and most widely known businesses, the Marine Group of Companies.

Recipients are chosen from entries taken from the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent region and adjudicated by a distinguished judging panel which this year included: Craig Eason, Chair of Judging Panel and Deputy Editor of Lloyd's List, Captain Saleem Alavi, LNG Buyer and Logistics Consultant Emirates LNG, Abu Dhabi, Adel Jebara Alfalahi, Adviser, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Nils Kristian Berge, Chief Executive Officer, Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard, Simon Brebner, Chief Commercial Officer, Abu Dhabi Terminals, Joseph Brincat, Regional Vice President, Middle East-American Bureau of Shipping, Simon Cartwright, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan Middle East LLP, Lars Christiansen, Chief Trade Officer, United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), Michel Deleuran, Executive Vice President, Milaha, H.E Prof. Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghafar PhD, President, Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), Marcus Machin, Director- Middle East, Tufton Oceanic, Arun Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Register of Shipping.

The awards are managed by Lloyd's List - leading maritime commerce since 1734. - Lloyd’s List provides information, analysis and knowledge for business decision makers in a changing and increasingly complex shipping environment. To see the full list of Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards winners please visit:
https://ibiawards.com/lloydslist-meis/winners-2015/


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