FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Vancouver Maritime Museum                                                               July 10, 2018
1905 Ogden Avenue
Vancouver, BC

2018 Northwest Passage Hall of Fame 
Nominations

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that we are accepting open nominations for this year’s Northwest Passage Hall of Fame.
 
Launched in 2017, the Northwest Passage Hall of Fame (NWPHOF) Awards celebrate important achievements in navigation and exploration of the waterways through the high Arctic. Each year, the NWPHOF Awards honours one individual, one vessel, and one expedition to celebrate their achievements and historical significance.
Nominations to the NWPHOF can be made in the following categories:

  1. An individual (the nominee need not be living)
  2. A vessel
  3. An expedition

A Selection Committee is accepting nominations until July 31, 2018. The award winners will be announced at the NWPHOF on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

Nomination forms may be downloaded at: www.nwphalloffame.org
Nomination forms must be emailed to: marketing@vanmaritime.com
 
The VMM is a world-leading maritime museum and a centre for dialogue, education and research regarding the maritime heritage of the Pacific and Arctic Oceans.

Media Contact (VMM):
Kurt von Hahn (marketing@vanmaritime.com  604-257-8302)
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