Finalists announced for Seatrade Maritime Awards

19 October 2020, London, UK

Despite a challenging year for the industry, judges of the new Seatrade Maritime Awards International have agreed that entries for these globally recognised awards have been excellent and that today’s finalists' announcement took several hours of deliberation from the independent panels.

Chris Morley, Event Director, Seatrade Maritime, said: “Seatrade has held nearly 100 awards schemes across its maritime and cruise brands spanning three decades, yet 2020 has stood out for many reasons – not least as an unprecedented year for the industry, but also for the strength and resilience of companies  shown in the entries from across the globe.”

The 2020 Seatrade Maritime Awards International finalists include:

Logistic Solution of the Year

  • A.P. Moller - Maersk
  • Indian Ports Association (IPA) [Apex body of Major Ports under Government of India]

Ship of the Year

  • Bahri
  • HMM
  • MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company
  • Silversea Cruises

Ship Finance Deal of the Year

  • Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.
  • PAO Sovcomflot
  • Stephenson Harwood 
  • Watson Farley & Williams LLP 

Shipping Company of the Year

  • ADNOC Logistics & Services
  • CMA CGM S.A.
  • Fleet Management Limited
  • Orient Overseas Container Line
  • PAO Sovcomflot
  • Synergy Marine Group
  • Thome Group

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Bahri
  • CMA CGM S.A.
  • InterManager
  • Orient Overseas Container Line
  • Thome Group
  • Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Further awards for Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award; Global Personality Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced on the night and the ceremony will also feature the Special Contribution Awards to Shanghai International Shipping Centre presented by co-organisers SIPG.

Chris Morley added: “Our thanks go to all the companies that entered the awards scheme and congratulations to those finalists…the calibre was very high. Thanks must also go to the 15-strong judging panel of industry professionals. Their commitment to celebrating excellence in such difficult times is invaluable and makes this process a privilege to be involved in.”

Co-organised by Seatrade, part of Informa Markets Maritime and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG), the Seatrade Maritime Awards International will now culminate in a physical awards ceremony taking place on November 6, 2020 in Shanghai, China and hundreds of international guests taking part online. 

Seatrade Maritime Awards International provides an unmatched opportunity for individuals and companies, big or small, to showcase their success and focus primarily on the achievements over the last 12 months celebrating the companies setting new standards of excellence and innovation.