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Sailors’ Society, The Mission to Seafarers chosen as supported charities at 9th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia

Sailors’ Society, The Mission to Seafarers chosen as supported charities at 9th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia
  The 9th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia will return to Singapore on 15 July 2016, in celebration of the achievements of the industry and recognising the efforts of seafarers – the unsung heroes of the maritime market.

For the first time, the red carpet awards gala event has chosen two organisations, Sailors’ Society and The Mission to Seafarers, as the supported charities, in recognition of the good work that they do in assisting seafarers and their families. Ten per cent of the table sales proceeds from the event will be donated to the charities.

Andrew Williams, managing director of Seatrade said: “At Seatrade, we have a long standing tradition of contributing to and giving back to the maritime community. We strongly recognise and believe that as one of the members of the maritime industry, embracing corporate social responsibility is an important part of our business and corporate identity. We are pleased to extend our support to Sailors’ Society and The Mission to Seafarers as part of this celebratory occasion.”

The call for entries and nominations has begun. Individuals and corporations have till 31 March 2016 to submit their entries and nominations to Seatrade in 11 different competitive award categories. All entries in the 11 competitive award categories will be adjudicated by an independent panel of judges who are all industry stalwarts with decades of industry experience.

The black tie gala event is expected to be attended by over 400 leading industry executives.

Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2016 Award Categories:

1. Education & Training

2. Environment Protection

3. Technical Innovation

4. Corporate Social Responsibility

5. Safety

6. Ship Manager

7. Ship Owner/Operator

8. Ports & Terminals

9. Maritime Law Award

10. Ship Finance *

11. Shipbuilding & Repair Yard

12. Seatrade Personality of the Year**

13. Seatrade Young Person of the Year**

14. Seatrade Lifetime Achievement**

*Open to ship finance lawyers

**Not open for nominations; awarded by Seatrade

Visit to find out more on how you can submit your entries and join the night of celebration.