NEWRY based MJM Marine, specialist in cruise ship refurbishment and interior outfitting has recently won the Collaboration Award at this years Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Awards held at Excel, London.

The theme of this year’s awards celebrate the incredible people that make up the cruise community. The categories looked to recognise those individuals, teams, and companies who navigated their way through the last 18 months in a way that has inspired others, innovated, and gone over and above what is expected of them.

The Collaboration award was created to celebrate the outstanding collaboration which exists in the cruise industry and the fantastic new products which come about from it.

For MJM collaboration with strategic partners is key to success in the cruise industry. When the Coronavirus pandemic hit the company and the industry, MJM began looking at solutions that could help to get cruise operators and the industry back up and running again safely.

As a leading global outfitter, working throughout the world in the cruise industry, MJM entered into a new partnership with Vyv. Vyv is a health tech company and a market leader in UV-free antimicrobial light technology. This partnership combines MJM’s interior expertise with the continuous cleaning antimicrobial lighting products.

Gary Annett, CEO, MJM Marine said, “We are delighted to win this award for our collaboration with such an innovative company. Partnering with Vyv has given us something different to offer our clients. With our expertise in the outfitting industry we are well placed to help clients integrate Vyv lighting products into existing spaces on board cruise ships as well as new builds. Vyv’s range of antimicrobial light solutions continuously clean the environment in which they are installed. They offer safety and security to customers and staff at a time when people demand higher environmental wellness standards. That’s really important as we work with our clients in the cruise industry to get their fleets up and running again safely.”

MJM Marine is a leading international specialist in cruise ship refurbishment with over 38 years’ experience. The company are Investors in People Gold accredited and carry the Bronze Diversity Mark. Recent works have included outfitting on board Wonder of the Seas, the newest Oasis Class ship from Royal Caribbean Group, and Silver Wind by Silverseas as part of its ice class conversion.

Photo Credit: L-R: Claudia Gurr (Member Success Manager, Elite Exhibitions), Gary Annett (MJM CEO), Toby Walters (CEO Elite Exhibitions), Jon Ingleton (Executive Editor, Cruise & Ferry and Managing Director, Tudor Rose).