The Independent panel of judges

Chair of judges

Our prestigious line-up of international judges will be chaired by Joe Brincat, Former Vice President, Middle East Region, ABS, who is also a veteran to the industry and well respected amongst his peers and colleagues.

Joe Brincat

Former Vice President, Middle East Region, ABS

Industry panel

Our independent panel of industry experts will judge the following categories:

  • Offshore Marine Award for Owners and Operators
  • Shipyard of the Year – New for 2018
  •  Ship Agent Award
  • Port & Terminal Operator Award
  • Contribution to the Development of the Regional Maritime Cluster Award
  • Shipping Company of the Year
  • Maritime Logistics Award
  • Maritime Services Award – New for 2018
H.E. Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa

H.E. SHAIKH DAIJ BIN SALMAN BIN DAIJ AL KHALIFA

Chairman
ASRY

Nawfal Al Jourani

Nawfal Al Jourani

Director
Dubai Maritime Cluster Office​

Romesh David

Romesh David

CEO
South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT)​

Jasamin Fichte

Jasamin Fichte

Managing Partner
Fichte & Co.

Rene Kofod-Olsen

RENE KOFOD-OLSEN

CEO
Topaz Energy and Marine

Marcus Machin

Marcus Machin

Director
Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Limited

Technical panel

Our independent panel of technical experts will judge the following categories:

  • Safety and Quality Award
  • Education and Training Award
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award
  • Green Shipping Award
  • Technical Innovation Award 
Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Abri

Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Abri

CEO
Ports Management & Operation Company "MARAFI"​

Mohammad Al Awadhi

Mohammad Abdulrazaq Alawadhi

Vice President - HSSEQ & Business Excellence​
Drydocks World​

Capt. Brian Course

Capt. Brian Course

Senior Quality Assurance & Compliance Manager
Bahri Oil Transportation​

Fazel Fazelbouy

FAZEL FAZELBHOY

CEO
Synergy Offshore FZ LLE​​

Chris Peters

Chris Peters

CEO
Emirates Ship Investment Company LLC

Capt. Harihar Prasad

Capt. Harihar Prasad

Chairman, Nautical Institute, UAE Branch
Managing Director, McQuilling Shipping Services 
 

 

Ashik Subahani

ENGR. ASHIK SUBAHANI

Chairman, RINA UAE Branch
Managing Director, Great Waters Maritime LLC