Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question about entering Seatrade Maritime Awards  Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa? If you can't find the answer here, please get in touch with the team.


The 17th edition of Seatrade Maritime Awards will take place on 6th December 2020. More information about the event will be released soon.

Yes, if you or your business or organisation operates within the general shipping and maritime sector in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent or African regions, Seatrade Maritime Awards 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 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 in order 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.

The entry deadline is 27th August. After this date no entries will be accepted.

There are is a panel of independent judges for each set of awards who invited from the international maritime community .

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

Judging is a two-stage process, undertaken by leaders and experts from across the maritime industry. 

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.