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AEU Announces 2012 Safety Award Winners

Aug 8, 2013

Annual awards program recognizes the strongest safety programs in the maritime industry

On July 29, 2013, The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) presented the 2012 Safety Awards at the annual American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA) Conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, where Coach Gene Stallings was the keynote speaker. ALMA is the third largest and the fastest growing writer of workers' compensation coverage under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.  The awards are given each year to the best performing ALMA members nationwide and are based on the number of accidents and the severity of accidents for the calendar year.  

The award is an acknowledgement that these companies are leaders in the most important aspect of business operations - protecting employees from injury or death.

Marine Cargo Handling 
Linea Peninsular, Inc. (Panama City, FL)
US United Bulk Terminals, LLC (Davant, LA)
DPH Holdco, LLC (Jacksonville, FL and Mobile, AL)
Beacon Maritime, Inc. (Orange, TX)
Candies Shipbuilders, LLC (Houma, LA)
Signal International, LLC (Pascagoula, MS and Mobile, AL)
Austal USA LLC (Mobile, AL)
Special Marine Industry Safety Award 
W & T Offshore, Inc. (Houston, TX)

For more about AEU's Safety Award program and recipients, please visit

2013 AEU Safety Awards