Frequently Asked Questions

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Presentation ceremony

Seatrade Maritime Awards 2021 will take place on Sunday 12 December in Dubai.

Venue information will be shared shortly.

This year, Seatrade Maritime Awards will take place as an in-person event. The event will be run in accordance with our Informa AllSecure standards, ensuring a high-quality and safe experience for all.


Entry FAQs

The entry deadline will be announced when entries open for 2021.

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

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. 

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.

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.

Our judges will consider entries that include information, products, initiatives and results from 1st August 2020 onwards.

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

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. 

The finalists will be announced by the middle 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.