Welcome to Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa

Recognising the Best of the Regional Maritime Industry


Seatrade Maritime Awards goes virtual for 2020 ceremony!




14 December 2020


This year, Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa will be held LIVE online on Monday, 14th December 2020 for you to enjoy in the office or in the comfort of your own home. The virtual awards ceremony will take place during the three-day Seatrade Maritime Middle East (SMME) Virtual 2020 event which will be live from 14 - 16 December 2020.

Now in its 17th year, Seatrade Maritime Awards is rightfully renowned as the most powerful maritime award programme in the region; providing its roll of honour with an unrivalled benchmark of achievement that speaks volumes beyond the regional market.

Entries for 2020 Awards are now closed

Share your success story

Seatrade Maritime Awards encourages the pursuit of excellence and innovative solutions. We will also be celebrating individuals who made significant industry contributions and have gone further than the call of duty.

The new revised award categories focus primarily on the achievements over the last 12 months and take into consideration the innovative solutions companies have achieved during these unprecedented times. Explore each category criteria below.


Logistic Solution of the Year Award

Shipping Company of the Year Award

Pandemic Response Award

Sustainability Award

Intelligent Shipping Award

Diversity & Equality Award

Personality of the Year Award

Outstanding Achievement Award

Seatrade Maritime Awards has established itself as the marquee event, for industry recognition across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa region. We are both an admirer and supporter of the awards, which have encouraged ambition, innovation and a healthy environment of competition within the industry.