Anne up for top maritime award and needs votes

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Whitby’s Anne Hornigold MBE has been nominated for a prestigious award.

The chief executive of 54 North Maritime Training, based at Whitby Mission and Seafarers’ Centre, is up for the Seawork International Maritime Professional of the Year Award.

She has been nominated on the back of her great success in Whitby.

The citation adds: Anne’s introduction of a robust safety training programme has resulted, to date, in no major accidents or deaths for anyone trained by the company.”

Voting is open to the public.

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