Media Advisory

April 17, 2018

The Turning The Tide Marine Industry Awards Board of Director’s invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards Gala on Thursday, April 19th. This year’s program will once again consist of three awards that will recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed to the development of the marine industry in Newfoundland and Labrador


The 2nd Annual Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards Gala


Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.


St. John’s Convention Centre, 101 New Gower Street, St. John’s

The Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards honors leadership and excellence in today’s marine

industry and pays tribute to our rich and vibrant marine heritage with a special award of Historical

Marine Significance. It’s a fantastic evening of celebration!

This year, Awards will be presented to:

Atlantic Towing - Industry Leadership and Excellence Award

Ches D. Penney (1932-2017) - Industry Lifetime Achievement Award

Captain William Jackman - Award of Historical Marine Significance

NOTE: Members of the media interested in covering this event will need to register by Wednesday,

April 18th to attend; a media table has been reserved. Please confirm attendance by calling us at

(709) 753-0794.


Please direct all media inquiries to:

Amy Penney

(709) 753-0794

(709) 697-3892