Double-win for GAC at The Maritime Standard Awards 2021
Recognition for COVID-19 response and excellence in transportation & logistics
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November 2021 – GAC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its continuing excellence in transportation & logistics have earned it two wins at the eighth annual Maritime Standard Awards held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Awards recognises GAC’s significant contributions to the maritime industry in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent.
A special award for Exemplary Response to COVID-19 was presented to Johan Thuresson, General Manager – Shipping Services at GAC Dubai, in recognition of the company’s efforts and innovative solutions to maintain operational excellence and ensure safety despite the challenges of the pandemic.
Ronald Lichtenecker, GAC Dubai’s Managing Director, also received the Transportation and Logistics Award. It is the second time that GAC had received the Award, following its first win in 2018.
“It is an honour to be recognised with not one, but two accolades in The Maritime Standard Awards 2021,” says Fredrik Nyström, GAC’s Group Vice President – Middle East.
“They are a vindication of our commitment to keep up the highest standards, whilst protecting both our staff and our customers, even when events beyond our control present challenges. More importantly, they are a recognition of the hard work and diligence of all our people who make that possible.”