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Silentworld wins first Australian Voyagers Award

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M/Y Silentworld, a 130-foot (40m) boat built in 2006 by Spanish yard Cies-Oassive, won the Australian Voyage Award this month a gala dinner at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Queensland.

The award – presented to the megayacht, foreign or domestic, that completed the most inspirational cruise in Australian waters in 2017 – was a new category in this year’s Australian Marine Industry Awards.

The awards were presented as part of the ASMEX 2018 – Australian Superyacht, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry Conference. Twelve awards and two high commendations were bestowed for 2018, according to a press release from AIMEX, the Australian International Marine Export Group, whose primary purpose is to develop and promote Australia’s marine industry.

According to AIMEX, a special panel of judges was formed specifically for the new award and included Capt. Carl and Melanie Brandes of M/Y Glaze, who was inspired to sponsor the Australian version of the award after winning the World Superyacht Voyagers Award.

Winners of the 2018 awards or commendations were:

  • Commercial Manufacturer of the Year – Steber International
    Highly commended – Air Berth Boat Lifts
  • Commercial Service Provider of the Year – Birdon
    Highly commended – Air Berth Boat Lifts
  • Most Innovative Commercial Product or Service of the Year – JEC Marine
    Highly commended – Jacobs Ladder Boating
  • Commercial Industry Champion – Alan Steber
  • Superyacht Industry Business of the Year, Service Provider – Gold Coast City Marine & Shipyard (GCCM)
  • Superyacht Industry Business of the Year, Manufacturer – AUS Ships/Rivergate Marina & Shipyard
  • Superyacht Industry Champion– Hillary Buckman
  • Australian Voyage Award 2018 – M/Y Silentworld
  • Best Export Performance, Small Exporter – Seahub
  • Best Export Performance, Medium Exporter – Rainman Desalination
  • Best Export Marketing Strategy – Rainman Desalination
  • Exporter of the Year – Rainman Desalination

For more information, visit aimex.asn.au.

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