The Maritime Standard Awards extends nomination deadline


As a result of the huge volume of last minute nominations for this year’s The Maritime Standard Awards it has been decided to grant a last, final, one week extension. Nominations now close on August 17th, but there can be no extension beyond that.

Dubai, UAE:  Managing director, Trevor Pereira, says, “We wanted to make doubly sure that everyone who wishes to nominate has the opportunity to do so. There is still time to make the list of final nominees that will be submitted to the judging panel. However this is the last chance.”

The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 will take place at Atlantis the Palm Dubai on Monday October 23rd. Details about the glittering event, the award categories and how to nominate can be found on:

The day after the Awards, on Tuesday October 24th, the second The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference will take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai. A packed programme, with some exciting speakers, has been confirmed and registration is now open. For more information please go to: The following month, in Abu Dhabi, The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will be held on November 8th. The programme is at an advanced planning stage and details will be issued soon. The dedicated website,, will have all the latest information. So please visit regularly for updates.

Completing a busy period for The Maritime Standard, The Maritime Standard UAE Yearbook 2017/18 is now out. Covering developments in the fields of shipping, ship management, ports, shipbuilding and repair, maritime law, insurance and other maritime industry’s sectors; The Maritime Standard UAE Yearbook 2017/18 is a must-read publication for everyone interested in UAE maritime issues. The publication can be downloaded by going to: Hard copies are also available from the TMS office.