Chairman of Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah won the honorary Seatrade award, it was announced here on Tuesday.
The award was announced during the annual Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards ceremony, which was held here on Monday, KOTC Manager for Public Relations Khaled Al-Doub told KUNA.
Seatrade Chairman Christopher Heyman presented Sheikh Talal the award in the presence of senior figures in the field of sea transportation, he added.
The award was presented to KOTC Chairman in recognition of his achievements at the company, as well as the numerous positions he filled throughout the years in Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries, Al-Doub noted.
Seatrade aims to honor individuals, organizations and companies of various categories for their achievements and outstanding contributions in the field of sea trade and shipping.
The Seatrade Awards is an annual award function aimed to reward companies who have achieved excellence in the year, adjudicated by an international, independent panel of judges specialized in the maritime industry