Award Categories

Enter Now to Celebrate Success

Whether you want to shout about a SMART Shipping success or celebrate an environmental contribution, Seatrade Awards is the perfect platform for you to showcase your maritime triumphs, and our independent panel of experts want to hear about each one.

This is your chance to tell your success story, showcase your ambition and inspire the future of the international maritime industry. What story will you share?

Entries are FREE. Deadline is Friday 1st March 2019. 

Categories and Criteria

Industry Awards

Entries for these categories are judged by our independent judging panels.

Safety at Sea

Significant technical or procedural improvements leading to reduction of risk to human life at sea.

Clean Shipping

The introduction of new, or significant improvements of existing technology which will support the objective of Clean Shipping.

Investment in People

This award will recognise a significant contribution to the recruitment, training, retention and advancement of the industry’s most valuable asset, its people.

Intelligent Shipping Awards

Entries for these categories are judged by our independent judging panels.

Digital Technology

Demonstrating a significant contribution to moving the maritime industry along the digital technology track.

Cyber Security

Recognising a solution to the challenge of improving the robustness, accessibility and cost effectiveness in cyber security across the whole maritime industry.

Fuel Efficiency

Focusing on contributions to making real fuel cost savings or enhancing the commercial usability of new fuels such as LNG, fuel cells, methanol electricity etc.

Deal of the Year - Judged by the Seatrade Editorial Board

This award recognises a significant business deal in the international maritime industry supporting its growth and sustainability. The Seatrade Editiorial Board are looking for background information on the deal; the impact it had on the company; an indication of the complexities of the deal; any innovative features; how it was done and the final transaction value in US$.

Personality & Community Awards

Nominations for these awards are invited from the international business community and winners chosen by the Seatrade.

Young Person of the Year 2019

Presented to an individual under 45 who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry.

Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award

Inspired by, and in support of, IMO's World Maritime Day 2019 theme of "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community". The award will recognise the inspirational leadership and achievements of one of the Industry's leading women.

Global Performer 2019

Awarded to a company or organisation that has made a major contribution to the shipping industry in any field.

Personality of the Year 2019

Awarded to an individual who has made a major contribution to the shipping industry in any field.

Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

This award is to honour an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to shipping and the maritime industry.