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Lifesaving Awards Presented to Seven C-PORT Member Companies; Nine Captains Honored


C-PORT (Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing) presented its lifesaving awards to nine captains, representing seven of C-PORT’s member companies at the 27th C-PORT Conference Awards Luncheon held on January 13, 2014 at Clearwater Beach, FL.  Tina Cardone, C-PORT Executive Director, announced, “We are pleased to present lifesaving awards to these representatives of the marine assistance industry.  They demonstrate the professional standards that our association promotes.”  C-PORT was honored to have Captain Peter Martin, Chief, USCG Office of Search and Rescue, and Captain Gregory Case, Commander, USCG Sector St. Petersburg, present the C-PORT Distinguished Service and C-PORT Meritorious Service Awards to these deserving individuals.  Captain Steve Sawyer, USCG (Ret), President of AFRAS (Association For Rescue At Sea), was also in attendance to present two AFRAS Lifesaving Awards at the banquet held later that day.  “We congratulate all of these captains for their heroic efforts in serving the boating community,” stated Terry Hill, C-PORT Chairman. 

Distinguished Service Awards and Meritorious Services Awards were presented to the following operators:, read more C-PORT Lifesaving Awards.


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