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2021 Finalists announced for Seatrade Maritime Awards, in association with Lloyd’s List

The official shortlist for Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa, which is held in association with Lloyd’s List, has been announced today (Sunday 24 October) after a competitive and rigorous round of judging.

Judged by expert panels of industry thought-leaders and CEOs, this exclusive awards programme gives entrants, regardless of size, the opportunity to tell their success story through the maritime industry’s most prestigious honours programme.

Chris Morley, Event Director, Seatrade Maritime, said: “These are the leading awards across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa, and we’re delighted to be able to champion this year’s shortlist. The quality and scale of entries this year has been remarkable, especially given the ongoing market pressures and uncertainties, it is truly encouraging that so many organisations have shared positive examples of success, innovation and resilience with our judging panels.”

“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our judging panel for their time and commitment to shining a light on regional excellence,” continued Morley.

The 2021 finalists for Seatrade Maritime Awards include:


Safety & Quality Award

  • Bahri - Bahri Ship Management
  • Drydocks World Dubai - ZERO HARM to People
  • The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.

Education & Training Award

  • Bahri
  • HIMT College - One Stop Solution for Maritime Training
  • Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) - KOTC Fleet Training Department
  • The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

  • GMS - GMS Sustainable Ship and Offshore Recycling Program
  • Leela Worldwide - Leela Worldwide CSR activities
  • The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
  • Tristar Maritime - Safety at Sea - Mental Health


Shipping Company of the Year

  • ADNOC Logistics & Services
  • Bahri
  • Tomini Shipping

Outstanding SME Performance Award

  • APT Global Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Constellation Marine Services - Mobile & Web Application - our Digital Equity


Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Award

  • Albwardy Damen
  • Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Co. (ASRY)
  • Drydocks World Dubai - A DP World Company
  • Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. (HEISCO)


Technical Innovation Award

  • Alpha Ori Technologies - SMARTShip: IoT & AI based Decision Support
  • CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal LLC – Autonomous Truck at Port Operation
  • Envision Middle East Solutions FZ LLC - Smart Port Solution- Rubus IOT Platform
  • Mariapps Marine Solutions - MariApps smartPAL
  • PEOPLE - PEOPLE Container2.0 & SupplyChain4.0
  • WinGD

Sustainable Shipping Award

  • Abu Dhabi Ports – SAFEEN - Fuel Management Innovation
  • ADNOC Logistics & Services
  • Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC)
  • PEOPLE - PEOPLE Container2.0 & SupplyChain4.0

LOGISTICS EXCELLENCE AWARDS – in association with TOC Events Worldwide

Port & Terminal Operator Award

  • Abu Dhabi Ports - Abu Dhabi Ports Excellence Journey
  • DP World UAE Region
  • Hutchison Ports Sohar - Gateway of Oman
  • Red Sea Gateway Terminal

Logistics Solution of the Year

  • Abu Dhabi Ports - MICCO - MICCO's Vaccine Distribution Digitization
  • PEOPLE - PEOPLE Container2.0 & SupplyChain4.0


Regional Deal of the Year

  • Abu Dhabi Ports – SAFEEN - Transshipment Deal
  • Bahri
  • Red Sea Gateway Terminal
  • Watson Farley & Williams - UOG on the acquisition of United Arab Chemical Carriers Limited

The remaining five Editorial Choice categories, which includes Diversity & Equality; Lifetime Achievement Award, Outstanding Achievement Award, Personality of the Year and Young Person of the Year will be selected by editorial representatives from Seatrade Maritime and Lloyd’s List, and announced during the in-person awards ceremony in December.

“Once again, the quality of nominations shared with Seatrade Maritime Awards has been outstanding. We would like to thank each entrant for taking the time to share with us their submissions and wish those on the shortlist good luck for the next round of judging ahead of a spectacular evening of celebration in Dubai,” concluded Chris Morely.

Held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure as part of UAE Maritime Week, Seatrade Maritime Awards represent the most sought-after mark of distinction – you’ve seen who’s made the shortlist, but who will come out on top? Further information about how you can join the awards celebration will be released soon.

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