PSAI Instructor Trainer: SHIN, Sueng-Young and PSAI Instructor: LEE, Soon-Hyung To be Awarded the International Marine Organization Certificate
of Commendation for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
PSAI Instructor Trainer: Shin, Sueng-Young and PSAI Instructor Lee, Soon Hyung from the Republic of Korea will be awarded the International Marine Organization (IMO) Certificate of Commendation for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during a special ceremony in London, on November 17, 2014.
This award stems from the heroic action of Shin, Sueng- Young, along with that of Inspector Lee, Soon-Hyung, in saving, on 15 February 2014, the bulk carrier M/V Captain Vangelis L. in high swells, by plugging a hole in one of its fuel tanks, caused by a collision with the M/T Green Plus, thus avoiding a major pollution incident.
Mr. Shin and Mr. Lee are a very active with PSAI Korea and have been involved in intensive training to upgrade their skills and knowledge at the Professional PSAI Levels.
The whole PSAI Family from all around the world extends our congratulations to both Shin. Sueng-Young and Lee, Soon-Hyung on their outstanding accomplishment and heroism.
Below are some photos of Mr. Shin and Mr. Lee involved in various aspects of PSAI training as well as a few of the actual incident that led to this award.