8th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia Calls for Entries And Nominations

Jul 16, 2015, 04:50 ET from Seatrade Communications

SINGAPORE, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia, which recognises individuals and companies for their outstanding contributions to Asia's maritime industry, will be held on Monday, 16 November 2015 at the Convention Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Individuals and corporates have till 31 July 2015 to submit their entries and nominations to Seatrade to shout about their achievements in 12 different competitive award categories.

For the first time, the awards scheme has introduced a new competitive category, the Maritime Logistics Award, to acknowledge achievements made within the maritime logistics sector. Judging criteria in this new category include achievements in areas such as productivity improvements and level of value-added services. All entries and nominations in the 12 competitive award categories will be adjudicated by an independent panel of judges who are all industry stalwarts with decades of trade experience.

In addition to the competitive categories, Seatrade will be presenting the Young Person of the Year, Personality of the Year, Contribution to the development of the Maritime Cluster in Hong Kong and Lifetime Achievement Awards in recognition of exceptional contributions by luminaries in the region's maritime industry. Past recipients include influential industry heavyweights like Tan Sri Frank Tsao and CC Tung.

Marcus Hand, Seatrade Maritime Review Asia Editor and Chairman of the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia Judging Panel, comments, "We are really excited that the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia are returning to Hong Kong as part of the Hong Kong Logistics and Maritime Week. Winning an award is a testament of excellence and success and will position the winners in the forefront of the region's maritime industry."

Widely acknowledged as one of the region's most prestigious industry awards, the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia, to be held during Hong Kong Logistics and Maritime Week, is a partner event of the Asian Logistics Maritime Conference (ALMC) and strongly supported by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). The black tie gala dinner is expected to be attended by over 400 leading industry executives to recognise and reward outstanding performances and achievements of fellow industry peers and friends.

Visit http://www.seatradeasiaawards.com to find out more and how you can submit your entries and join the night of celebration.

For more information, please contact:

Daphne Yuen
Email: dyuen@seatrade-asia.com
DID: +65 6922 3740

About Seatrade

Seatrade provides a range of global events, websites and publications that covers every aspect of the cruise and maritime industries, bringing together key people to encourage innovation and to produce powerful learning, networking and promotional platforms. Founded in 1970, Seatrade was acquired in 2014 by UBM, the world's second largest media and event organiser. Seatrade sits with UBM EMEA, which connects people and creates opportunities for companies to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote brands and expand markets. Operating in over 23 countries, UBM EMEA organizes many of the world's largest, most important exhibitions, conferences, awards, directories, websites and publications in a wide variety of industries.

Find out more about Seatrade and UBM. Visit http://www.seatrade-global.com/seatrade-global-information/about-seatrade.html and http://ubmemea.com/.


Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2015 Award Categories

  1. Environment Protection Award
  2. Technical Innovation Award
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility Award
  4. Safety Award
  5. Ship Manager Award
  6. Ship Owner/Operator Award
  7. Emerging Terminal Operator Award
  8. Maritime Logistics Award
  9. Maritime Law Award
  10. Ship Finance Award*
  11. Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Award
  12. Deal of the Year
  13. Contribution to the development of the Maritime Cluster in Hong Kong**
  14. Young Person of the Year**
  15. Personality of the Year**
  16. Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award**


Open to ship finance lawyers


Not open for nominations.

Judging Panel


Mr Marcus Hand, Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

The Judges:

  • Mr Gerardo Borromeo, Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc
  • Mr Arthur Bowring, Managing Director, Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA)
  • Mr Peter Cremers, CEO, Anglo Eastern Group
  • Mr Sunny Ho, Executive Director, Hong Kong Shippers Council
  • Mr Esben Poulsson, Vice Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping
  • Mr Torgeir Sterri, Vice President and Regional Manager for Region Greater China, DNV GL
  • Mr Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President, ClassNK
  • Mr Tim Wilkins, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific, INTERTANKO Asia

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