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Finalists announced for Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa 2019

Judged by an expert panel of industry thought-leaders and CEOs, participating in these Awards gives entrants, regardless of size, the chance to tell their success stories through maritime and shipping’s most prestigious honours programme to an international audience covering the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.

DUBAI – The shortlist for 2019’s Seatrade Maritime Awards have been announced, with the winners to be unveiled on Sunday, 22nd September 2019 at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.

Judged by an expert panel of industry thought-leaders and CEOs, participating in these Awards gives entrants, regardless of size, the chance to tell their success stories through maritime and shipping’s most prestigious honours programme to an international audience covering the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.

All finalists demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their respective categories. The shortlist for 2019’s Seatrade Maritime Awards are as follows:

Safety and Quality Award

  • ABS
  • Abu Dhabi Ports
  • Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Company (ASRY)
  • Bahri
  • DNV GL – Maritime
  • Drydocks World Dubai
  • Dubai Police
  • IL&FS Prime Terminals FZC
  • Oman Ship Management Company S.A.O.C.

Education and Training Award

  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)
  • International Maritime College of Oman
  • Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K.
  • Oman Ship Management Company S.A.O.C.
  • Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Ltd

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

  • Abu Dhabi Ports – SAFEEN
  • DP World UAE Region
  • Essar Ports Ltd
  • Red Sea Gateway Terminal
  • The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd
  • Tristar Group

Green Shipping Award

  • ABS
  • DNV GL – Maritime
  • GMS
  • HullWiper Ltd
  • Seacor Offshore Dubai LLC

Technical Innovation Award

  • ABS
  • Atom Alloys FZE
  • Coltraco Ultrasonics
  • DNV GL – Maritime
  • HullWiper Ltd
  • IEC Telecom
  • Seacor Offshore Dubai LLC
  • SteelCorr DMCC

Shipyard of the Year

  • Albwardy Damen
  • Drydocks World Dubai
  • Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Ltd

Ship Agent Award

  • GAC Group
  • Inchcape Shipping Services
  • Kanoo Shipping
  • Sharaf Shipping Agency LLC

Port & Terminal Operator Award

  • Abu Dhabi Ports
  • DP World UAE Region
  • Essar Ports Ltd
  • SOHAR Port and Freezone

Contribution to the Development of the Regional Maritime Cluster Award

  • DP World UAE Region
  • Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef)
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)
  • Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Ltd

Shipping Company of the Year

  • Bahri
  • Maersk Kanoo
  • Oman Ship Management Company S.A.O.C
  • The Shipping Corporation of India
  • Tomini Shipping
  • Tristar Group

Maritime Supply Chain & Logistics Award

  • LogiPoint
  • SOHAR Port and Freezone

Maritime Services Award

  • Abu Dhabi Ports– SAFEEN
  • Aries Group of Companies
  • eGenie Forum Ltd
  • Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef)
  • Indian Ports Association

Africa Maritime Award

  • Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA)
  • LADOL
  • Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Ltd

Indian Subcontinent Award

  • Essar Ports Ltd
  • Inchcape Shipping Services
  • Indian Ports Association
  • ISWOT

Deal of the Year

  • HFW
  • Ince
  • Tomini Shipping

On the night there will also be honoury awards presented for:

  • Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector
  • Personality of the Year 2019
  • Newcomer of the Year 2019
  • Outstanding Achievement Award 2019
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Chris Morley, Seatrade Maritime Event Director, said: “The quality and scale of entries this year has been outstanding and it is truly encouraging that so many organisations have positive examples to share with our panel of judges despite continued market pressures. With over 120 entries from across 20 countries, the judges have once again taken much time and great care in assessing the examples presented against the criteria of each category. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our panel for the commitment they have given and their passion for shining a light on regional success. We hope that, through the Seatrade Maritime Awards, we can continue to provide companies with a competitive differentiator.”

The Seatrade Maritime Awards will take place during the evening of Sunday 22nd September at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE, with winning companies being announced on the night.

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