Graduation 2013

  • September 26, 2016

Members of PYNDA will be interested to learn that at Plymouth University’s Graduation the PYNDA Prizes were announced

The PYNDA PRIZE for the Best Maritime Business Dissertation: Dimitrios Nakis

The PYNDA Prize for Outstanding Performance in Maritime Business and Maritime Law: Aaron Ya Lun Wee

The David Viner Bursary awarded to a Navigation and Maritime Science undergraduate who produced the most relevant and challenging personal development plan during Stage 2 was awarded to: Joseph Ward

For the first time, the Shipping Professional Network in London, presented a Prize for the Best Commercial Practice Related Honours Dissertation. It was awarded to: Fern Rogers


Chia-Hsun Chang was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of a programme of work entitled “Container Shipping Risk Management: A Case Study of Taiwan’s Container Shipping Industry.”

Recent Honorary Doctorates have been awarded to the following individuals with marine and maritime interests:

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco was awarded and Honorary Doctorate in Marine Science for his commitment to the marine environment. Through his foundation, Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, dedicated to protecting the environment some researchers in the Marine Institute have bee funded.

In July Ernesto Bertarelli an international entrepreneur, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science from Plymouth University recognising his role in the development of the America’s Cup, his passion for the marine environment and his business and philanthropic interests in the areas of life sciences and education.

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