Tomini Shipping, a world-class dry bulk ship owner, is delighted to announce that its bulk carrier vessel, Tomini Dynasty, has been honored with the “Bulk Ship of the Year” award at the IBJ Awards 2023 held in London on 20th November. The award was received by Adam Shaikh, Head Sale & Purchase and Shoaib Seedat, Head of Legal, Newbuilding & Projects.
The prestigious IBJ Awards, organized by the International Bulk Journal, recognizes outstanding achievements and advancements in the bulk shipping industry. Competing against nominees from across the globe, Tomini Dynasty emerged as the winner with its outstanding performance, operational excellence, and the crew’s unwavering dedication to their profession.
Tomini Dynasty, a geared Ultramax vessel designed under the SDARI ECO 64 Design, has earned a distinguished reputation since its delivery in January 2018. Flagged under the Marshall Islands and classed with Lloyd’s Register, it boasts an outstanding performance record, earning certification by the US Coast Guard for QUALSHIP21 in 2020.
Beyond its exceptional performance, Tomini Dynasty engraved its name in maritime history on March 31, 2023, with a heroic rescue at sea. In coordination with the local MRCC, Tomini Dynasty crew carried out a successful rescue of 11 Malaysian nationals who were adrift in a capsized boat in the Philippine waters due to bad weather.
This recognition solidifies Tomini Shipping’s expertise in the maritime industry and commitment to providing world-class services to its global clientele. Tomini Shipping dedicates this win to the crew of the Tomini Dynasty for their excellent seamanship and bravery.