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The jury of the V Faro PortCastelló Awards selects the winners of its 9 categories

14 October 2020

Reunión jurado V Premios Faro

The Castellón Port Authority has hosted the meetings of the juries that have selected the winners of the nine categories that recognize merits in Communication, Innovation, Business Career, Occupational Safety, Business Initiative, Environmental Protection, Social Commitment, Equality and Culture.

The jury has been made up of more than 50 people from different fields, it is equal and mostly external to the Port Authority. Its members have evaluated each of the candidatures and their proposals will be submitted to the Port Authority Board of Directors for final approval.

The Port Authority promoted these awards in 2016 coinciding with the commemoration of the 114 years of the creation of the port and based on the provisions of the Regulation of Honorary Distinctions. The initiative aims to reinforce the sense of belonging to the Port Community, contribute to the public recognition of innovative initiatives in different areas and recognize the merits of the work carried out.

The award ceremony is traditionally held in April, but had to be postponed due to COVID-19. The president of the Castellón Port Authority, Rafa Simó, wanted 2020 to not be without the Faro Awards, “which will be held with all the necessary prevention measures.”


The candidates selected for this edition have been:

  • Communication Award to the Port Community
  • Innovation Award for IoTsens
  • Business Career Award to Grupo Noatum
  • Occupational Safety Award for APM
  • TerminalsBusiness Initiative Award for Symmetry
  • Environmental Protection Award for the Castellón Fishermen’s Association, Ecoembes and Fundación Ecoalf
  • Social Commitment Award for the Propeller Club Castellón
  • Equality Award for the Union of Mutual Societies
  • Culture Award for Aula Debate Mujeres del Grau
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