Wallem Ship Management has been presented with the ‘Most Compassionate Employer of Indian Seafarers’ award by the Indian Government’s National Maritime Day Committee.
Managing Director of Wallem Ship Management (India), Captain Navin Passey, proudly accepted the award on behalf of Wallem at a special ceremony held to mark the 53rd National Maritime Day Celebrations on 5th April, 2016 in Mumbai.
Pictured are Managing Director of Wallem Ship Management for India, Captain Navin Passey receiving the award at the ceremony from Guest of Honour, Michael Siebert, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai.
Speaking after the ceremony, Captain Passey said that he was proud to accept this seafarer welfare award: “We remain committed to looking after our seafarers throughout their careers with Wallem and we have many programmes in place such as our ‘Wellness at Sea’ programme to ensure that their safety, health and wellbeing is our top priority. In addition, ‘Women of Wallem’ chapters are active in local communities, providing charitable activities and an important support network for our seafarers’ families.”
Wallem has been honoured with this award on three previous occasions (in 2007, 2010 and 2014).