Seatrade Maritime Awards 2020 Sponsors


Sponsoring Diversity & Equality Award 2020

As a global integrator of maritime logistics, the company leverages its international shipping excellence and diversified services expertise through three main areas of activities: shipping, offshore logistics, onshore services.

ADNOC Logistics & Services manages a comprehensive fleet of over 120 vessels and a logistical base of over 1.4 million square meters. Its comprehensive offering plays a considerable role in a broader ecosystem both in Abu Dhabi and internationally. ADNOC Logistics & Services serves ADNOC Group as well as international customers, facilitating the development of the UAE’s energy industries, fortifying the nation's position as a global energy provider, and contributing to its overall economic growth.

ADNOC Logistics & Services CEO, Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi took over the reins in April this year after a successful period as executive vice president at Abu Dhabi Ports. 


Sponsoring Lifetime Achievement Award

Established in 2006, Abu Dhabi Ports is a global trade enabler strategically based in the capital of the
United Arab Emirates and is part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy.

Abu Dhabi Ports is the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, transport, and trade, bridging Abu Dhabi with the world. Abu Dhabi Ports owns and manages 11 ports and terminals in the UAE and Guinea.

Abu Dhabi Ports’ largest subsidiary is Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), the integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub, with the flagship, deep water Khalifa Port as its maritime gateway.

Additional subsidiaries of Abu Dhabi Ports include: Abu Dhabi Marine Services (SAFEEN), Maqta Gateway, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy, Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, Fujairah Terminals, ZonesCorp and MICCO.


Sponsoring Shipping Company of the Year Award

“Established in 1998, by Industrialist Dr. Sohan Roy, naval Architect entrepreneur and philanthropist, Aries Group of Companies is a 100% service-oriented multinational consortium with 53 companies operating in 15 countries. The flagship group company, Aries Marine provides engineering, survey and inspection services to the maritime, Oil&gas and infra structure industries. The company has been diligently built upon the foundation of innovative technology, customer thrust & astute leadership. In the last five years the group companies have successfully forayed into new territories like entertainment, cinema, 3D technology, healthcare & technical education. Aries Marine plays a leadership role in the industries that it serves in with over 5200 clients from over 87 countries. The company recently
created history by completing 1000 retrofit engineering projects in the green retrofit field of BWTS and Scrubber retrofits. Aries Marine seeks to play an important role in the shipping industry in the near future by offering decarbonization and digitalization solutions and utilization of advanced tech including mixed reality and remote survey techniques. As one of the leading firms providing Inspection and Maintenance services to the industry all over the Middle East, the surveyors, UT gauging technicians and inspectors of Aries also sail worldwide on ships providing a wide range of services from rope access, corrosion control and maintenance to advanced NDT techniques utilizing the most advanced equipment available to the industry”


DP World, UAE Region


Sponsoring Outstanding Achievement Award

Over the past 37 years, Drydocks World Dubai has become a leading provider of marine, offshore and onshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors. Conceived as an ambitious project under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the late Ruler of Dubai, the yard is strategically located in a rapidly developing region of the world.

Drydocks World maintains high HSEQ and operational excellence standards, utilizing the yards world-class infrastructure to exceed the expectations of clients.  The dedicated workforce and state-of-the-art-facilities at Drydocks World complete over 300 projects per year, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously.

The yard is spread over 200 hectares; 4 dry docks with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship and over 3,700m of berth space. Innovative projects for key global players have been constructed in Drydocks World, breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.


Sponsoring Personality of the Year 2020 Award

Tomini Shipping, registered on the Norwegian Over the Counter market (‘’the NOTC’’), is a ship-owner and ship management company with over 65 years of industry experience.

Commercial management is handled through our partners Alpina Chartering in Denmark. Tomini operates a young fleet of bulk carriers.

Our vision is to be the most trusted partner in global transportation and maritime services to our clients guided by our values and our commitment to safety, corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Our business philosophy is built on trust and building deep relationships that focus on long-term cooperation with our partners and clients.

Our experienced teams in Dubai, Denmark and Mumbai work to create the highest level of value, reflecting our belief that diversity drives creativity, collaboration and understanding of client needs.

Tomini Shipping is QUALSHIP 21 certified and recognized by the US Coast Guard as an organization having best in class procedures and policies. 


Sponsoring Logistic Solution of the Year Award

Tristar Shipping is part of the Tristar Group which is a fully integrated Energy Logistics business serving the downstream oil and gas industry. The group operates in 21 countries and territories globally.

It owns and/or operates 33 chemical, oil and gas tankers and bulk carriers trading globally. The shipping team prides itself on providing tailor-made solutions to prestigious clients all over the world, including oil majors and traders, using the highest technical and ethical standards.

The team also strives to deliver safe, reliable and environmentally friendly marine transportation solution at a competitive price through a group of professional employees and dedicated service providers ashore and afloat.

 As a follow up to the ‘Safety at Sea’ Conference it organized in November 2019 to address mental health issues affecting workers at sea, Tristar Shipping has conducted several town hall-style and online Psychological First Aid (PFA) workshops for vessel masters and senior officers from December 2019 to May 2020.

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