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Lifesaving Awards Presented as C-PORT Honors Five Marine Assistance Operators


Lifesaving Awards Presented as C-PORT Honors Five Marine Assistance Operators

C-PORT (Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing) presented lifesaving awards to a number of marine assistance operators at the 26th Annual C-PORT Conference Awards Luncheon held on January 14, 2013 at Clearwater Beach, FL.  Tina Cardone, C-PORT Executive Director, announced, “We are pleased to present seven lifesaving awards to these representatives of the Marine Assistance Industry.  They demonstrate the professional standards that our industry promotes.”  C-PORT was honored to have Captain Peter Martin, Chief, USCG Office of Search and Rescue, 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 an AFRAS Lifesaving Award at the banquet held later that day.  “We congratulate all of these captains for their heroic efforts in serving the boating community,” stated Chris Shaffner, C-PORT Chairman. Read their stories here...


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