Seatrade Maritime Awards Finalists Announced

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The finalists of this year’s Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa have been unveiled.

Winners of the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2015
Winners of the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2015

Following a transparent and independent judging process which is unique to the organisers, Seatrade, and the only such approach in the Middle East Maritime Awards industry, the finalists are decided by an independent judging panel.

The winners of the Seatrade Maritime Awards will be announced on 31st October during a ceremony dinner designed to reward excellence and attended by some of the most high profile and senior industry professionals in the shipping and maritime industry.

The Awards shortlist in each of the categories is as follows:    

Safety and Quality Award:

  1. Atom Alloys India PVT LTD / Atom Alloys LTD (Mauritius)
  2. DNV GL
  3. Drydocks World Dubai
  4. Halul Offshore Services Company W.L.L.
  5. Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

Education and Training Award:

  1. Abu Dhabi Ports
  2. DP World UAE Region
  3. Emirates Technical and Safety Development Centre
  4. Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch
  5. Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited
  6. Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C
  7. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Corporate Social Responsibility Award:

  1. Abu Dhabi Ports
  2. ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard)
  3. DP World UAE Region
  4. Drydocks World Dubai
  5. Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited
  6. Tristar Transport LLC

Technical Innovation Award:

  1. Atom Alloys India PVT LTD / Atom Alloys LTD
  2. Bahri
  3. DNV GL
  4. Hubert Palfinger Technologies GmbH
  5. Lukoil Marine Lubricants DMCC
  6. Wärtsilä

Green Shipping Award:

  1. ClassNK
  2. DNV GL
  3. GAC EnvironHull Limited
  4. Qatar Ports Management Company – Mwani Qatar
  5. United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G

Offshore Marine Development Award – Africa:

  1. CS Offshore DMCC
  2. Monjasa DMCC

Offshore Marine Award for Owners and Operators:

  1. Halul Offshore Services Company W.L.L.
  2. Stanford Marine LLC
  3. Topaz Energy and Marine

Ship Repair Innovation Award:

  1. Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC
  2. ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard)
  3. Drydocks World Dubai
  4. Hubert Palfinger Technologies GmbH

Port Authority Award:

  1. Abu Dhabi Ports
  2. DP World UAE Region
  3. Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited

Ship Agent Award:

  1. GAC Group
  2. Inchcape Shipping Services
  3. Sharaf Shipping Agency

Port Terminal Operator:

  1. Abu Dhabi Ports
  2. Abu Dhabi Terminals
  3. DP World UAE Region
  4. Gulftainer
  5. Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH)
  6. Saudi Global Ports Company

Contribution to the Development of the Regional Maritime Cluster:

  1. Basra Gateway Terminal
  2. DP World UAE Region
  3. Emirates Classification Society, TASNEEF
  4. Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)
  5. YoungShip Dubai

Shipping Company of the Year:

  1. GMS Dubai
  2. The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)
  3. Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C
  4. United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G

Maritime Logistics Award:

  1. Abu Dhabi Terminals
  2. Advantis Projects Sri Lanka
  3. International Ports Services Co. Ltd.
  4. IVK Manuport Logistics

Deal of the Year:

  1. Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
  2. The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)
  3. Topaz Energy and Marine
  4. Tristar Transport LLC
  5. United Arab Shipping Company (S.A.G.)
  6. Watson Farley & Williams

About UBM’s maritime portfolio –connecting customers globally:

UBM is one of the world’s leading B2B events organisers providing vibrant and dynamic events enriched with digital and print media.  Its events allow its customers to make connections and do business efficiently and effectively.

UBM has three principle businesses: UBM Americas, UBM Asia and UBM EMEA who together provide high quality Events and OMS activities through regional focus, closely collaborating when brands extend globally.  UBM is the largest “pure-play” exhibitions organiser in the world, No.1 International Exhibitions organiser in China, India and Malaysia (Asia) and No.1 Exhibitions organiser in the US.

Included within the UBM maritime portfolio is: Sea Asia; Seatrade Maritime Middle East; Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East; Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa and Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia; Marintec South America; Offshore Marintec Russia; Marintec Indonesia; Marintec China, Sea Japan and Expomaritt.

Seatrade, an integral portfolio within UBM provides a range of global exhibitions, conference, events, awards, news websites and publications that covers every aspect of the cruise and maritime industries.

Founded in 1970, Seatrade connects people and creates opportunities for companies to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote brands and expand markets.

The Seatrade portfolio is headquartered in Colchester, UK, and globally represented across 23 countries from the UAE and Asia to South America and across Europe.  From Singapore, both the Sea Asia and Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia are managed under the umbrella of UBM Asia, the largest trade show organiser in the region, and the largest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia.

Seatrade Maritime Review and Seatrade Maritime News are the official titles in print and online for all the UBM maritime portfolio, as well as associated events: Posidonia and gmec.