The Club Marine Australian Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Awards incorporated superyacht industry categories for the first time. The 2012 winners included Rivergate Marina & Shipyard and Hanseatic Marine, with Muir Engineering and Aurora Global Logistics both awarded high commendations.
The awards are presented annually to reward the outstanding achievements of Australian marine industry exporters. Superyacht industry sectors are commanding a significant place on the world stage and AIMEX has been vocal in recognising their initiative, innovation, quality and expertise and the contributions they are making to ensure the Australian Superyacht Industry is at the forefront of global markets.
The Awards were recently held at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney. The newly incorporated superyacht categories were ‘Superyacht Industry Business of the Year (Manufacturer)’, ‘Superyacht Industry Business of the Year (Service Provider)’and “Superyacht Industry Champion”.
Brisbane based, Rivergate Marina & Shipyard, were awarded ‘Superyacht Industry of the Year – Service Provider.
Western Australian based Hanseatic Marine, was awarded ‘Superyacht Industry of the Year – Manufacturer’.
Barry Jenkins won the combined Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Champion Award. Barry is internationally known and respected within the Australian Marine & Superyacht Industry, having made a significant impact and contribution. Barry currently consults to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show and Yacht & Boat Korea in the area of international relations and product development.
Sponsors of the 2012 Awards scheme include Major Sponsors; Club Marine and supporting sponsors; Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show and the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
For further information about the Awards visit Superyacht Australia.