H.E. Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi honoured with Global Maritime Community Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards

H.E. Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of UAE Infrastructure and Chairman of the UAE Federal Transport Authority, was announced as winner of the Global Maritime Community Award during the 15th anniversary Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa on Sunday night, 28 October 2018.

Also amongst the Personality winners were: Personality of the Year 2018 - Mrs Jasamin Fichte, Managing Partner, Fichte & Co; Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award - Dr Noura Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway; Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 - Mr Saeed Al Malik, Chairman, International Shipsupplier & Services Association (ISSA) and President & Chief Executive Officer, Middle East Fuji LLC and Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 - H.E. Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, Chairman, Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (ASRY).

Now in its 15th edition, Seatrade Maritime Awards continue to honour individuals, organisations and companies from across the regional shipping industry. This year’s event was held under the patronage of His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulaymen, Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and Chairman of Dubai Maritime City Authority and Chairman of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and was hosted b international broadcaster, Tom Urquhart.

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According to Chris Hayman, Chairman of Seatrade: “The Seatrade Maritime Awards were established to offer a platform to promote significant contribution and pioneering advancements across the maritime and shipping world and along with the Seatrade Awards in London and the Seatrade Maritime Awards in Asia, are now widely regarded as the maritime premier awards globally.”

The awards, in time-old tradition, remain a secret until the presentation ceremony and the winners are unveiled to great fanfare and celebration, this year at Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, UAE.

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The full list of winners can be found below:

Global Maritime Community Award

Winner: H.E. Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of UAE Infrastructure and Chairman of the UAE Federal Transport Authority

Investment in People

Winner: Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

15th Anniversary Award

Winner: Mr Amer Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Maritime City Authority

Investment in People

Winner: Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

Safety and Quality Award

Winner: Monjasa

Education and Training Award

Sponsored by: Middle East Navigation Aids Service (MENAS)

Winner: STS Lawhill Maritime Centre

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Sponsored by: Abu Dhabi Ports

Winner: DP World (Subcontinent)

Highly Commended: The Shipping Corporation of India

Green Shipping Award

Sponsored by: Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. K.S.C.

Winner: GMS

Technical Innovation Award

Sponsored by: AkzoNobel

Winner: Abu Dhabi Ports

Highly Commended: Reach and Rescue Ltd

Africa Maritime Award

Sponsored by: Red Sea Gateway Terminal

Winner: Smit Lamnalco

Highly Commended: DSM Corridor Group

Indian Subcontinent Maritime Award

Winner: Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited

Contribution to the Development of the Regional Maritime Cluster Award

Sponsored by: Dubai Maritime City Authority

Winner: Basra Gateway Terminal

Shipping Company of the Year

Sponsored by: LUKOIL Marine Lubricants DMCC

Winner: Bahri

Highly Commended: The Shipping Corporation of India

Ship Agent Award

Winner: Kanoo Shipping

Shipyard of the Year

Sponsored by: Dubai Maritime City

Winner: Albwardy Damen

Port & Terminal Operator Award

Winner: DP World - UAE Region

Offshore Marine Award for Owners & Operators

Sponsored by: ADSB

Winner: The Shipping Corporation of India

Maritime Logistics Award

Sponsored by: Sea Lead Shipping DMCC

Winner: Bahri

Maritime Services Award

Sponsored by: Basra Gateway Terminal

Winner: Ince & Co Middle East LLP

Deal of the Year

Sponsored by: Tomini Shipping

Winner: Abu Dhabi Ports

Newcomer of the Year 2018

Sponsored by: Abu Dhabi Terminals

Winner: International Maritime Industries (IMI)

Personality of the Year 2018

Sponsored by: DP World – UAE Region

Winner: Mrs Jasamin Fichte, Managing Partner, Fichte & Co.

Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award

Winner: Dr Noura Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway

Outstanding Achievement Award 2018

Sponsored by: Drydocks World Dubai

Winner: Mr Saeed Al Malik, Chairman, International Shipsupplier & Services Association (ISSA) and President & Chief Executive Officer, Middle East Fuji LLC

Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

Winner: H.E. Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, Chairman, Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (ASRY)

Posted 29 October 2018

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