The recipients of the 2019 Turning the Tide Awards have been announced.
Now in its third year, the program consists of four awards that recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed to the development of the marine industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.
2019's recipients are: Oceanex Inc. in the Industry Leadership & Excellence category; Fraser Edison in the Industry Lifetime Achievement category; Kraken Robotics Inc. in the Innovation Leadership category; and CBC TV’s “Land and Sea” for the Award of Historical Significance.
The awards will be handed out on Thursday, April 4 at the 3rd annual Turning the Tide Awards Gala at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s.
Paul Antle, chairperson of the Turning The Tide Marine Industry Awards gala, and Turning The Tide founder Chris Collingwood were on hand for the award announcement Thursday morning at the Emera Innovation Exchange at MUN’s Signal Hill campus.