International Maritime Prize

The International Maritime Prize is awarded annually by the IMO Council to the individual or organization judged to have made the most significant contribution to the work and objectives of IMO.

The International Maritime Prize consists of a sculpture in the form of a dolphin and includes a financial award. The winner of the annual prize is also invited to write a paper on a theme relating to the work of IMO. The paper is published in IMO's quarterly magazine, IMO News.


 

 Previous Winners

2018

Mr. Joseph J. Angelo (United States)
2017

Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen (Denmark)
2016

Mr. Koji Sekimizu (Japan)
2015

Dr. Frank Lawrence Wiswall Junior (United States)
2014

Mr. Yohei Sasakawa (The Nippon Foundation)
2013

Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado (Mexico)
2012

Dr. Thomas A. Mensah (Ghana)
2011

Mr. E.E. Mitropoulos (Greece)
2010

Ms Linda Johnson (United States of America) (posthumously)
2009

Mr. Johan Franson (Sweden)
2008
Mr. Alberto Alemán Zubieta (Panama)
2007
Mr. Jørgen Rasmussen (Denmark)
2006
Mr. Igor Ponomarev (Russian Federation) (posthumously) and Mr. Alfred Popp (Canada)
2005
Dr. Tom Allan (United Kingdom)
2004
Mr. Luis Martínez (Mexico)
2003
Mr. William O'Neil (Canada)
2002
Mr. Frank Wall (United Kingdom)
2001
Mr. Giuliano Pattofatto (Italy) (posthumously)
2000
Mr. Heikki Juhani Valkonen (Finland)
1999
Mr. Ian Mills Williams (Australia)
1998
nternational Lifeboat Federation
1997
Dr. Gamal El-Din Ahmed Mokhtar (Egypt)
1996
Mr. T. Funder (Denmark)
1995
Mr. G. Ivanov (Russia)
1994
Mr. J. Perrakis (Greece)
1993
Admiral J. W. Kime (USA)
1992
Mr. Y. Sasamura (Japan)
1991
Dr. C.P. Srivastava (India)
1990
Mr. Z. Sdougos (Greece)
1989
Prof. J.W. Doerffer (Poland)
1988
Mr. Emil Jansen (Norway)
1987
Dr. James Cowley (United Kingdom)
1986
Mr. Moustafa Fawzi (Egypt)
1985
Mr. Per Eriksson (Sweden)
1984
Mr. Shen Zhaoqi (China)
1983
Mr. H.R. Bárdarson (Iceland)
1982
Mr. George A. Maslov (USSR)
1981
Rear­Admiral R.Y. Edwards (USA)
1980
Mr. Modolv Hareide (Norway)