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Solent Stevedores takes home win at IBJ Awards 2018

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Solent Stevedores was proud to be associated with this year`s International Bulk Journal Awards celebrating excellence in the Maritime Bulk industry held in Ghent.

Solent Stevedores takes home win at IBJ Awards 2018

The company was once again shortlisted for the People Development Award in Cargo Handling, competing against companies from Abu Dhabi, Ireland and the US.

Unlike 2017, this year the company was voted winner and Zak McElvenny Group Compliance & Standards Manager received the award on behalf of the company.

Commenting on why Solent Stevedores was successful in winning this Award, Operations Director Ian Jacobs said: "The judging panel of 15 senior executives from around the globe particularly liked the fact that our entry highlighted both the commitment and focus that the company invests in when developing our staff. We have two Training Managers who are continually ensuring the training of our people is kept updated and the ongoing development of a multi -killed workforce enables us to cope with a surge in activity.”

Solent Stevedores was also sponsoring the Bulk Logistics Excellence Award and companies from Belgium, Indonesia, the Netherlands, the UK and US were all competing for this accolade.

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