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The American Equity Underwriters Announces 2022 Safety Award Winners

Apr 10, 2023

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU), the leading provider of workers' compensation insurance for waterfront employers, announced the winners of the 2022 AEU Safety Awards. 

AEU, the program administrator for American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA), a group self-insurance fund providing USL&H coverage under the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, presents the awards each year to the best-performing ALMA members nationwide. 

"A focused and dedicated commitment to safety is the foundation of a successful company," said Adele Hapworth, CEO of AEU. "We're proud to recognize the 2022 AEU Safety Award winners. This award is a testament to the hard work our winners put in daily to create a culture of safety at their companies." 

"At AEU, our priority is helping members achieve their safety goals," said Jimmy Burgin, SVP, Director of Loss Control. "It's an honor to reward our members who have proven, through hard work, an ongoing commitment to their safety programs."  

Eligibility for the awards is based on the frequency and severity of workers' compensation incidents for the prior calendar year, as well as safety-related metrics determined by AEU's loss control team. 


2022 AEU Safety Award Winners:

Alabama Shipyard

Cardinal Plant

CS Marine Constructors, Inc.

Curtin Maritime

Donjon Marine Co., Inc.

Energy Management Company, L.L.C.

Evansville Marine Service, Inc.

General Steamship Agencies, Inc.

Green Toes GRP & Coatings, Inc.

Gulf Coast Marine Fabricators

Gulf South Services, Inc.

JB Marine Service, Inc.

Keppel AmFELS Inc.

LEAD Marine

Lind Marine LLC

Lydia Ann Channel Fleet

Manson Construction Co.

Masse Contracting Inc.

Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric

Port Manatee Ship Repair & Fabrication

Portland Lines Burau, Inc.

Prime Time Coatings, Inc.


Rio Marine

the COOPER GROUP of companies

The Hiller Companies

The Quality Companies LLC

Thomas J. Feeney Enterprises

Upper River Services, LLC

Watco Transloading, LLC