Maritime Administrator Presents Gallant Ship Citation Award to the Crew of U.S. Flag Ship M/V Green Lake for Daring Rescue Actions at Sea
NEW YORK – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator, Mark H. Buzby, presented the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Gallant Ship Citation Award and U.S. Merchant Marine Medals for Outstanding Achievement to the crew of the U.S.-flag ship M/V GREEN LAKE. The awards were given for the crew’s unprecedented rescue efforts in response to the horrific fire aboard the foreign-flag vessel M/V SINCERITY ACE in the northern Pacific Ocean on December 31, 2018. Administrator Buzby presented the award to the GREEN LAKE’s owner, Waterman Transport, Inc., and its captain and crew at a ceremony in New York City.