PIRAEUS, Greece, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) ("Aegean" or the "Company") today announced that it was honored with the award for achievement in safety and environmental protection by Lloyd's List at its Tenth Annual Greek Shipping Awards, held on November 29, 2013 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental in Athens, Greece. This award recognizes Aegean's accomplishments and initiatives in protecting both its dedicated crews around the world and the important ecosystem in which the Company operates.
"We are extremely honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization for our socially and environmentally conscious operations," said E. Nikolas Tavlarios, President of Aegean. "At Aegean, we work tirelessly to ensure that we safeguard each of our employees' well-being and also respect our environment by managing the impact of our operations on our surroundings. Similar to our successful financial track record, our market-leading safety and environmental practices continue to differentiate our Company as a premier provider of marine fuel logistics. Moving into 2014, we aim both to continue to provide this outstanding level of service and maintain the environmental best practices that our customers and the shipping community have come to recognize."
About AegeanAegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. is an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. The Company procures product from various sources (such as refineries, oil producers, and traders) and resells it to a diverse group of customers across all major commercial shipping sectors and leading cruise lines. Currently, Aegean has a global presence in 21 markets, including Vancouver, Montreal, Mexico, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Gibraltar, U.K., Northern Europe, Piraeus, Patras, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Morocco, the Antwerp- Rotterdam- Amsterdam (ARA) region, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Cape Verde, Panama, Hong Kong, Barcelona and Algeciras. The Company has also entered into a strategic alliance to extend its global reach to China. To learn more about Aegean, visit http://www.ampni.com.
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