The Commodore Award
Monday, January 13, 2020 - Stamford, Connecticut – Ms. Lois Zabrocky, Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc, has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2020.
Ms. Zabrocky follows a long succession of influential maritime industry leaders as Commodore. The 2020 Commodore Award was presented on October 16, 2020 through the virtual platform marking the conclusion of the annual Connecticut Maritime Association conference and trade exposition.
The Connecticut Maritime Association is a non-profit organization built by its members for its members. It is an Association made of individuals representing every aspect of shipping and International trade.
Each year the CMA Board present the annual Commodore Award to someone who has significantly contributed to the dynamism, growth and development of the maritime industry.
Past Award Winners
2019 John C. Hadjipateras, CEO & President of Dorian LPG Ltd
2018 Sabrina S. M. Chao, Executive Chairman, Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd.
2017 John D. “Jack” Noonan, CEO, Chembulk Tankers
2016 Paddy Rodgers, CEO of Euronav NV
2015 Capt. Panagiotis N. Tsakos, Founder, Tsakos Group
2014 Robert Bugbee, President & Director, Scorpio Tankers Inc. & Scorpio Bulkers Inc.
2013 Peter Evensen, President & CEO, Teekay Corporation
2012 Øivind Lorentzen, III, CEO, SEACOR Holdings Inc.
2011 Angeliki Frangou, Chairman & CEO, Navios Group of Companies
2010 Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, President, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group
2009 Capt. Wei Jiafu, President & CEO, COSCO Group
2008 John Fredriksen, Chairman, CEO & President, Frontline Ltd.
2007 Morten Arntzen, President & CEO, Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
2006 Torben G. Jensen, Chairman & CEO, The Clipper Group
2005 C. Sean Day, Chairman, Teekay Shipping Corporation
2004 Peter C. Georgiopoulos, Chairman & CEO, General Maritime Corporation
2003 Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Chairman, easyGroup
2002 Frank Tsao, Group Chairman, IMC Group of Companies
2001 Marc Saverys, Managing Director, CMB
2000 Per Heidenreich, President, Heidenreich Marine
1999 Richard du Moulin, Chairman, Marine Transport, Corporation and Chairman, Intertanko
1998 William A. O’Neil, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization
1997 Gerhard E. Kurz, President, Mobil Shipping and Transportation Company
1996 Dr. Helmut Sohmen, Chairman, World-Wide Shipping Agency, Ltd. (HK)
1995 Gregory B. Hadjieleftheriadis, President, Eletson Corporation
1994 Thomas E. Moran, Chairman, Moran Towing Corporation
1993 Philip Loree, Chairman, Federation of American, Controlled Shipping
1992 George P. Livanos, Ceres Hellenic, George P. Livanos, Ceres Hellenic
1991 Jacob Stolt-Nielsen, Chairman, Stolt-Nielsen, Inc.
1990 Ole Skaarup, Chairman, Skaarup Shipping Corporation