Meet our 2017 sponsors
We are delighted to have a dynamic range of innovative and supportive companies sponsor the Seatrade Maritime Awards.
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company PJSC (ADSB) provides a highly focused team of new construction, repair and through-life maintenance specialists. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, ADSB offers its broader client portfolio the very highest standards of construction, maintenance and repair, refit and upgrade of a wide range of ships and offshore units including commercial vessels, rigs and offshore support vessels, dredgers and other workboats, as well as its military products range. The company has expertise in steel, aluminum, fiberglass and composite materials.
Drydocks World Dubai
Over the past 34 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.
Dubai Maritime City
Dubai Maritime City was established according to the vision of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is the first worldly built center indulged in the entire maritime industry, commerce and trade.
This iconic City is 249 hectares and is strategically located between Port Rashid and Dubai’s Drydocks World. It aims to capitalize Dubai’s strengths and position as a regional and global maritime hub in order to create a dynamic urban lifestyle for maritime community.
Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co.K.S.C.(Public), HEISCO, is a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracting company based in Kuwait with a diversified range of business in oil and gas, petrochemicals, power, pressure equipment manufacturing, shipbuilding and repair, dredging and marine construction, major civil construction, maintenance and other industrial services including heavy industry projects.
Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW)
International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) works across Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. In the Middle East, we are present in Dubai, Riyadh, Kuwait City, Beirut and with an alliance in Abu Dhabi. Our shipping lawyers provide a comprehensive legal service to the global maritime community. We have over 200 lawyers and 13 Master Mariners worldwide, specialising in maritime law, reflecting our long involvement in this field.
LUKOIL Marine Lubricants – Technology leader in the marine lubricants market
LUKOIL Marine Lubricants works according to the motto “Always ahead”; which is proven by its technology lead, best in class customized services and highly experienced people running the business. The results have been impressive, and LUKOIL is now the fastest growing lubricants supplier in the industry.
The company established itself as a technology leader in 2011 having developed the very first 100 BN cylinder oil, NAVIGO 100 MCL, which was available in the market with full OEM approvals ahead of all the other lube oil suppliers. NAVIGO 100 MCL was the first success story for LUKOIL since it has become the design basis for new engines.
Oman Drydock Company
Established in September 2006, Oman Drydock Company (ODC) is wholly owned by a holding company, Oman Global Logistics Group, of the government of Sultanate of Oman. ODC is a prime example of economic diversification for the country.
ODC has a diverse business portfolio, which covers broad streams such as ship repair and conversion, industrial fabrication, downstream steel fabrication, naval engineering and offshore engineering and shipbuilding.
SOHAR Port and Freezone
Established in 2001 as a joint venture between Port of Rotterdam and the Sultanate of Oman, SOHAR Port and Freezone is a deep-sea port and free zone situated midway between Dubai and Muscat. With current investments of US$26 billion, it is one of the world's fastest growing port and free zone developments and lies at the centre of global trade routes between Europe and Asia. SOHAR provides unequalled access to the fast diversifying economies of the Gulf and Iran, while avoiding the additional costs of passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The existing road network and airport and the future rail system provide direct connectivity to the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as well as to the rest of the world. Equipped with deep-water jetties capable of handling the world’s largest ships, SOHAR has leading global partners that operate its container, agro-bulk, dry bulk, liquid, and gas terminals.
Topaz Energy and Marine
Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading offshore support vessel company providing marine solutions to the global energy industry with primary focus on the Caspian, Middle East, West Africa and Subsea operations in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Headquartered in Dubai with over 40 years of experience in the Middle East, Topaz operates a fleet of 97 offshore support vessels of an average age of 8 years. Topaz is a subsidiary of Renaissance Services SAOG, a publicly traded company on the Muscat Securities Market, Oman.