Deal of the Year Award 2020

Have you had a direct involvement in a significant business deal within the last 12 months?

Has the deal positively contributed to the growth and sustainability of the region’s maritime sector?

If your company is based in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent or Africa, or have a significant regional presence in one of those regions, and you were directly involved in the deal, this could be your Award. 

What judges will look for:

  1. Company's involvement in the deal
  2. Background of the deal
  3. Specific details, including challenges, obstacles, timeline and developments
  4. Standout features that made this deal exceptional
  5. Impact of the deal on the companies involved
  6. Transactional value 

Previous Winners

HFW in support of Abu Dhabi Ports & Cosco Ports (2019)
Abu Dhabi Ports (2018)

Conditions of Entry:

  1. Entrants may submit entries in more than one category. If submitting more than one entry, a separate form must be completed for each. 
  2. No entry will be considered by the judges if the entry summary is not complete.
  3. Seatrade reserves the right to publish, in whole or part, details of any entries submitted for the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2020, following announcement of the shortlist.
  4. All entries for the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2020 must be received by 23.59 GMT on Thursday 27th August 2020.
  5. No correspondence will be entered into concerning the eligibility of any application.
  6. The judges shall have sole and absolute discretion in determining whether or not an application meets the requirements of or is in accordance with these rules and conditions.
  7. Seatrade Maritime Award winners are requested by the judges to give an update on the progress of their winning entry in future years.
  8. Entries must include sufficient information relevant to the criteria to enable the judges to have a clear understanding of the process, product or procedure involved, its merits and resulting benefits. Accuracy of figures and other information is essential.
  9. The entry must have been developed (and proven successful) or debuted within the evaluation year (from July 2019 onward). Repetition of a previous entry is not considered original and will be marked down. However, if significant improvements and/or developments have been made in comparison to the previously submitted entry subject, then the entry will be judged on full merit.
  10. Any supporting material or additional information (website, video’s, brochure’s etc.) will be considered as supplementary information but not as the entry itself which should be submitted using the form and fields provided.

If you have any questions, please get in touch. Our team can provide advice and talk you through the entry process in more detail.