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.


Mike Corrigan

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



Previous Editions

Ceremony of Carus Excellence Award 2018 to Mr. Antonio Armas Fernández – President of the Naviera Armas Group (Las Palmas – Spain), during the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) General Assembly -Hotel Wellington Madrid, June 13, 2018

D. Antonio Armas (Las Palmas - Spain)

Carus Excellence Award 208
To D. Antonio Armas Fernández -President of the Naviera Armas Group,
for his Excellency in a lifetime of dedication to the Spanish maritime sector,
and its decisive contribution to the maritime transport of passengers and cargo.

D. Antonio Armas and Anders Rundberg CEO of Carus.

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