Frequently Asked Questions

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The  Seatrade Maritime Awards International ceremony will take place on 6th November 2020 in Shanghai. 

We will also be streaming live onlive for international participants so everybody can join in the celebrations!

Yes, if you or your business or organisation operates within the general shipping and maritime sector, Seatrade Maritime Awards International is open to you.

Absolutely! As long as your entry meets the criteria for the categories of which you would like to enter, then there is no limit.

Nothing. Entry for Seatrade Maritime Awards International is free of charge.

Yes, if you are an agency entering a company on their behalf, please state the company name on the entry form to avoid confusion and ensure contact details reflect the preferred point of contact.

Yes. With each entry, you will have the opportunity to upload relevant and concise supporting evidence. We suggest using this for supporting evidence such as testimonials, data-driven reports and independent assessments of the product, initiative or team you wish to enter.

We do not recommend uploading sales or marketing collateral.

The finalists will be announced by the end of October. You will be contacted via email to let you know whether your entry has been successful.
We will also announce the shortlist on our website and social media.

No. We reserve the right to not enter into correspondence about entries. 

Our judges will consider entries that include information, products, initiatives and results from 1st July 2019 onwards.

Unfortunately, Seatrade Maritime Awards International 2020 are now closed for entries.

There is a panel of independent judges who have been invited from the international maritime community. They will be announced at the later stage.

Entries for the Personality Awards are chosen by the Seatrade Editorial Board.

Judging is a two-stage process, undertaken by by our esteemed Judging Panel members.

Judges will be scoring against a completed framework where scores are based on a 1-10 scale. One or more of the criteria should be met in order to receive the score.