Montréal – LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc., a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Corporation, is honoured to have been named Operator of the Year at the prestigious international Heavy Lift Awards in London, UK. LOGISTEC’s subsidiary Gulf Stream Marine, Inc. (GSM) also won an award in the Safety category for its exemplary commitment to develop and nurture a culture of health and safety.
“The Operator of the Year award is a testament to the efforts and work of our teams who focus every day on offering reliable, innovative and safe solutions for our customers,” explained Rodney Corrigan, President of LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc. “Logistec is one of the largest terminal operators and most active service providers for the handling of wind energy components, and project and heavy lift cargo in the industry. Our award in safety for our subsidiary GSM also shows our strong commitment to safety, quality and efficiency in the handling of this cargo.”
LOGISTEC is dedicated to continuously improving its operations, its equipment and facilities to better serve its customers. “The business of handling oversized, heavy cargo is a particular skill that we have developed over the years. Every operation, every lift, every movement poses its own unique challenges. Excellence in managing health and safety is part of our culture and goes beyond compliance, and I thank all our people who embrace this culture every day,” added Mr. Corrigan.
LOGISTEC is actively engaged with its customers, including wind Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), to measure its quality and efficiency performance on a quarterly basis, with respect to technical review, process, training and continuous improvement initiatives. “Actively engaged in our communities, we are also committed to supporting sustainable supply chains and ensuring industry-leading environmental performance,” said Michel Miron, Executive Vice-President, GSM.
The Heavy Lift Awards celebrate the achievements of the project cargo supply chain, showcasing the work of the logistics industry – from the engineering efforts behind the impressive moves and lifts, to the work that puts training and safety at the forefront of this sector.
The winners were announced at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Tuesday, October 19.
Photo shows left to right: Huw Edwards, BBC News presenter and host of The Heavy Lift Awards, Rodney Corrigan, President for Logistec Stevedoring Inc. and Annie Roberts, DVV Divisional Manager (CNW Group/Logistec Corporation – Communications).