Entry FAQ

Am I eligible to enter?

The Seatrade Maritime Awards are open to all within the shipping and maritime communities. To ensure you are eligible to enter a certain category, please check the individual categories you wish to take part in.

How do I enter?

To enter the Seatrade Maritime Awards, you will need to fill out a dedicated online form for a chosen category. Entries for 2018 Awards will open on 3 April 2018. 

How much does it cost to enter?

Nothing. The Seatrade Maritime Awards remain free for all to enter.

When is the entry deadline?

The entry deadline is Friday 6 July 2018.

Will there be an extension?

Any extensions to the deadline are subject to confirmation and will be announced via email and on the website.

What are the categories?

You can view the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2018 categories here

Can I submit more than one entry?

Of course! Take a look at all of the categories in detail to decide which ones are suitable for your company, there is no limit.

What happens after I enter?

You will receive an email to confirm your entry has been accepted and submitted correctly. If you do not receive this, please contact Emma Bond. You will then be advised at a later date if your entry has made the shortlist.

Do you have an example entry form?

We do not have an example entry form, but the team is happy to answer your questions and help as much as we can. Please contact the Emma Bond for more information.

Can I upload any supporting documents to my entry?

Yes, you can upload any relevant supporting documents that you feel would aid your entry.

Who are the judges?

The judging panel will be announced shortly for each specific category. Our judges bring industry knowledge and category specific skillsets to assess every entry helping us maintain the high standard of the awards.

Why should I enter?

Entering the Seatrade Maritime Awards carries an unrivaled range of benefits. Read more on why you should enter.

When will I know if I am a finalist?

The finalist announcement will be at the beginning of September. You will be contacted via email to let you know if you have been successful or not. We will also announce the shortlist on our website and social media.

When and where is the ceremony?

The Seatrade Maritime Awards will be taking place on Sunday 28th October 2018 in Dubai. Anyone can purchase a ticket to join on the night.