This year the Institute's prize giving ceremony took place on 29th of October at the prestigious Trinity House in London. The event was organised as always to celebrate our student's successes at the ICS Professional Qualifying Examinations in November 2016 & May 2017.
After the traditional remarks from Institute senior officers, Bruce Ogilvy FICS, Michael Taliotis FICS and Richard Sayer FICS, the prize winners started to walk down the aisle to receive their awards directly from relative donors.
Among the candidates winning multiple prizes, two students from Greece were awarded for their excellent performance at the ICS Examinations.
Eleni Mavrea, received the Baltic Exchange Awards for gaining the highest marks worldwide at both Shipping Law and Dry Cargo Chartering Examinations.
Dimitris Lambrou received the Peter Talbot Willcox Memorial Award for gaining the highest marks in Ship Sale and Purchase Examinations.
After the awards ceremony, attendees had the chance to meet and network with fellow students, Institute’s officers and prominent industry figures at a cocktail reception.