Charo Coll received the gold medal of the Association as former chairman.
Juan González, President of Boluda Towage and Salvage, Charo Coll, General Manager of Off Shore and Salvage, Antonio Bordils, Managing Director of Boluda Towage and Salvage and Denis Monserrand, General Manager of Boluda Francia, have assisted to the General Assembly of the European Tugowners Association (ETA) preceded by the Executive Committee, took place in the Croatian city of Opatija. This year the meeting had a special meaning as the 50th anniversary of its foundation was celebrated.
ETA, created in 1963, is one of the most ancient organizations of maritime interests of Europe. Represents more than 80 members of 20 countries whose boats are present in more than 200 European ports, group in total a fleet of more than 700 tugboats and represents a total of 10 000 employees.
With the purpose of this anniversary, the work made by the people who hold the presidency of the Association was recognized. Charo Coll, chairman of ETA from 2007 to 2009 and vice president from 2005 to 2007, received the medal of ex chairman of the Association, with the special feature to be the first woman in holding this position in ETA. Right now, she takes part of its executive committee, as well as of the executive committee of ISU (International Salvage Union).