Seatrade Maritime Awards International is delighted to be supported by a dynamic range of innovative and supportive companies .
Supported by Baltic Exchange
The Baltic Exchange represents a global community of shipping interests. These include shipowners, charterers and shipbrokers who are collectively responsible for handling a large proportion of the world’s dry cargo and tanker fixtures, freight derivative trades as well as the sale and purchase of merchant vessels.
The Baltic Exchange is regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) pursuant to the EU Benchmark Regulation. It is the trusted provider of data for the settlement of physical and derivative freight contracts, underpinning risk management tools for the shipping and transportation markets.
Founded in 1744, the Baltic Exchange is headquartered in London with regional offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Athens, Stamford and Houston.
In 2016 the Baltic Exchange was acquired by Singapore Exchange ("SGX").
Baltic Exchange services:
- Daily benchmarks for dry, wet, container and gas freight markets
- OPEX, S&P, ship recycling & forward assessments
- Escrow and dispute resolution support
- Executive training via the Baltic Academy
- Networking for shipping professionals
BIMCO is the world's largest international shipping association, with around 1,900 members in more than 120 countries, representing 59% of the world’s tonnage. Our membership includes shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents.
BIMCO delivers practical tools, advice and guidance to its members to support their shipping business.
On behalf of the industry, BIMCO pursues a level playing field in shipping and aim to increase efficiency through standardized contracts and clauses and technical standardisation.
BIMCO is a not-for-profit organisation.
Supported by China Ports and Harbours Association
China Ports and Harbours Association (CPHA), approved by the Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, is the only one national society of China’s ports. Composing of enterprises and institutes from ports as well as the port-related sectors voluntarily, the CPHA is a legal and non-profit-making social society, trans-regionally and trans-sectors. The scope of activity includes industry management, information exchange, business training, and international cooperation, consulting services, exhibitions and related business. The CPHA is operationally administrated by the Ministry of Transportation of the People’s Republic of China.
CPHA was founded in July 1981 in Shanghai with 39 years’ big influence on China's port industry. Being the national ports association, the CPHA owns now some 750 members among coastal areas, the Yangtze River, the Pearl River, the Beijing-Hangzhou Canal and Heilongjiang Waterway Area in mainland of China.
The CPHA joined in the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) on June 9, 1992 and acts as an associate member contact China’s ports and world’s ports with exchanging information. Approved by the Ministry of Transportation in June 2016, the CPHA is the Secretarial of China Malaysia Port Alliance (CMPA) mainly responsible for working contacts between the Secretariats of the two sides, and information exchange, meeting arrangements, business travel and training program between CMP’s member ports.