Carus Excellence Awards in Spain

Carus welcomes since 2012 its Carus Excellence Awards in Spain. Ceremony takes place in the gardens of the Hotel Ritz Madrid in the month of June each year to coincide with the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association ANAVE, of which Carus is an Associate Member and Sponsor.

This award is intended solely to highlight the Excellence and Dedication to the maritime sector, and is awarded to the most outstanding professionals in this regard. Previous editions of the Carus Excellence were awarded to the President of ECSA and SUARDIAZ Group, Mr. Juan Riva, and to the President of BALEARIA Group, Mr. Adolfo Utor. The Carus edition of the Excellence Award 2014 went to the Director General of Spanish Merchant Marine, Mr. Rafael Rodriguez Valero. And the latest Carus Excellence Award went to: Mr. Vicente Boluda -President of Boluda Corporation and Carus Excellence AWARD 2015; Mr. Emanuele Grimaldi -CEO of GRIMALDI Group and Carus Excellence Award 2016; Mr. Luis Miguel Sousa -CEO of SOUSA Group and Carus Excellence Award 2017; and D. Antonio Armas -President of Naviera ARMAS and TRASMEDITERRANEA, and Carus Excellence Award 2018.

Carus Excellence
Award 2019

The Spanish Shipowners’ Association – ANAVE will hold its annual General Assembly on 18th June 2019, with a cocktail event and a gala lunch at the Hotel Wellington, Madrid. The event is co-sponsored by Carus, an ANAVE associate member, and will be attended by the Spanish shipowners as well as maritime and port authorities. There will also be a representation of European maritime delegates, and the Spanish Ministry for Transport will close the assembly. The Carus Excellence Award 2019 will be presented, and and this year’s recipient, nominated unanimously by the board of Carus Spain, is Mike Corrigan, CEO of INTERFERRY

Hotel Wellington Madrid, 18th June 2019
11.00-12.15 h.
ANAVE Board Meeting (Members only)
12.30-13.15 h.
ANAVE General Assembly (Members only)
13.15-14.00 h.
Cocktail (By invitation only)
14.00-14.15 h.
Carus Excellence Award Ceremony - 2019 Edition
Awarded: Mike Corrigan, CEO of INTERFERRY
For his dedication and contribution to the maritime and ferry industry worldwide.
14.15 h.
Gala Lunch (By invitation only)
Closing Luncheon - Speeches:
President of ANAVE
Spanish Ministry for Transport


Mike Corrigan

Mike Corrigan, CEO of Interferry, is the newly elected winner of our Excellence Award -2019 Edition, presented each year at the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association, which will take place in Madrid on 18th June.


Edition 2019


Ceremony of Carus Excellence Award 2019 to Mike Corrigan Ceo of INTERFERRY, during the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) General Assembly -Hotel Wellington Madrid, June 18, 2018

Mike Corrigan 

Carus Excellence Award 2019
To Mike Corrigan -CEO of INTERFERRY,
for his Excellency in the dedication and contribution
to the maritime and ferry industry worldwide.

The Spanish Minister of Transport during the delivery of the Award to Mike Corrigan, with the Carus Team.

John Bertell, Anders Rundberg and Jose Rodríguez during the ceremony.

Mike Corrigan CEO of Interferry.

The Hon Mr Jose Luis Abalos, Spanish Minister of Transports.

Alejandro Aznar President of ANAVE.

Anders Rundberg -Founder & CEO of Carus, Mike Corrigan CEO of Interferry, Shari Corrigan Director of Interferry, John Bertell Sales Director of Carus, and Jose Rodriguez -Carus Spain & Iberia Representative.

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