Judges

Chair of judges

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

Joe Brincat

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
  • Ship Repair Innovation Award
  • Ship Agent Award
  • Port Terminal Operator Award
  • Contribution to the Development of the Regional Cluster Award
  • Shipping Company of the Year
  • Maritime Logistics Award
  • Deal of the Year
  • Africa Infrastructure Award
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Mohammad Alawadhi

Vice President, HSSEQ & Business Excellence, Drydocks World Dubai​

H.E. Dr Nabeel bin Mohammed Al-Amudi

H.E. DR NABEEL BIN MOHAMMED AL-AMUDI

President, Saudi Ports Authority  ​

H.E. Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa

H.E. SHAIKH DAIJ BIN SALMAN AL KHALIFA

Vice President, Middle East Region, ASRY

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SALEH AL-SHAMEKH

Former President, Oil & Gas, Bahri

Rene Kofod-Olsen

RENE KOFOD-OLSEN

CEO, Topaz Energy and Marine

Technical panel

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

  • Safety and Quality Award 
  • Education and Training Award
  • Green Shipping Award
  • Smart Shipping Award
  • Technical Innovation Award
  • Fuel Efficiency Award
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Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Abri

Deputy CEO, Oman Drydock Company

H.E. Hessa Bint Ahmed Al Malek

H.E. Hessa Bint Ahmed Al Malek

Marine Transport Executive Director, FTA Land and Marine

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Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei

CEO, Abu Dhabi Ship Building

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Brian Course

Quality Assurance & Compliance Manager, Bahri Oil Transportation

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Fazel Fazelbouy

CEO, Synergy Offshore FZ LLE

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Lazaros Sarris

CEO, Central Ship Management Ltd.

Ashik Subahani

Ashik Subahani

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