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The Maritime Standard Reveals Finalists for 2019 Awards

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 22 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

A complete list of finalists for the sixth annual The Maritime Standard Awards, which will be held on Monday, 21st October 2019, at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, has been officially announced.

For the sixth year in a row His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group has bestowed his royal patronage on The Maritime Standard (TMS) Awards.

An expert panel of judges drawn from different industry sectors has been busily assessing and evaluating nominations for a total of 20 different categories, the winners of which will be announced in the evening of October 21st. The Editor of The Maritime Standard and Chairman of the Judging Panel, Clive Woodbridge, says, “This year we have received top quality entries from right across the business and geographic spectrum within the region. All categories have been fiercely contested and it has not been easy to prepare shortlists for the finalists. We are pleased to say this stage has been completed and anyone in contention deserve recognition for their achievements and performance levels over the past year.”

The categories that have been judged by the panel are: Safety and Security; Environmental Protection; Green Shipping; Technology & Innovation; Corporate Social Responsibility; Best Practices; Maritime Education and Training; Transport & Logistics and Energy, Oil and Gas Shipping. In addition, there are awards for Shipyard/Ship Repair Facility; Marine Broker; Marine Insurance Company; Ship Manager; Ship Agency; Tanker Operator; Shipowner and Operator; Classification Society; Terminal Operator; Shipping Company and Port of the Year. The full list of finalists can be found below:

The Safety & Security Award

    Abu Dhabi Ports
    Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co (ASRY)
    DNV GL
    DP World, UAE Region
    Drydocks World Dubai
    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company SAK
    Oman Ship Management Company S.A.O.C

The Environment Protection Award

    Abu Dhabi Ports
    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (Mundra)
    DP World, UAE Region
    Essar Bulk Terminal Paradip Limited
    Fairdeal Marine Services LLC
    HullWiper Ltd
    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company
    Orient Overseas Container Line Limited

The Green Shipping Award

    Hapag-Lloyd Ship Management Dubai- UASC
    HullWiper Ltd
    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company
    MaK Middle East LLC
    Orient Overseas Container Line Limited

The Technology/Innovations Award

    APM Terminals Bahrain B.S.C
    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company
    Lighthouse eSolutions Pte. Ltd
    Maqta Gateway
    Massterly AS (A Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture)
    Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency

The Corporate Social Responsibility Award

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    DP World (Sub Continent Region)
    DP World, UAE Region
    Essar Ports Ltd
    Sri Lanka Navy

Best Practices Award

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Fichte & Co
    HullWiper Ltd
    Oman Dry Dock Company

Shipyard/Ship Repair Facility of the Year

    Albwardy Damen
    Drydocks World Dubai
    Inter Ocean Ship Repair LLC
    Nico International
    Oman Dry-Dock Company LLC
    Vijai Marine Services

The Maritime Education and Training Award

    Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy
    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef)
    Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training
    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company
    Mercantile Seamen Training Institute Ltd
    The Shipping Corporation of India

Energy, Oil and Gas Shipping Award

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Sea Eagles Shipping LLC
    Zakher Marine International

Transportation and Logistics Award

    Agility (Abu Dhabi) PJSC
    Almajdouie Logistics Company
    Bahri Logistics
    DP World (Sub Continent Region)
    GAC Group
    Hellmann Worldwide Logistics LLC
    Kanoo Terminal Services Ltd
    Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi

Marine Broker of the Year

    Maersk Broker Middle East DMC EST
    Main Mast Marsec PVT LTD
    McQuilling Shipping Services DMCC

Marine Insurer of the Year

    General Insurance Corporation of India
    Islamic P&I club
    The New India Assurance Co. Ltd
    TT Club

Ship Manager of the Year

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    ARKA Global Marine Services LLC
    Bahri Ship Management
    Emarat Maritime
    Hapag-Lloyd Ship Management Dubai-UASC

Ship Agency of the Year

    DTA Ship Agency
    GAC Group
    Seamaster Maritime LLC
    West Oceanic Shipping Agencies LLC
    Wilhelmsen Ships Service
    Yacht International Co. LLC

Tanker Operator of the Year

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Bahri Oil
    Emarat Maritime
    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K
    Tristar Group

Ship Owner/Operator of the Year

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Hapag-Lloyd Ship Management Dubai- UASC
    International Shipping and Logistics, FZE Dubai
    Orient Overseas Container Line Limited
    Tomini Shipping
    Transworld Group
    Tristar Group

Classification Society of the Year

    DNV GL
    Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef)

Terminal Operator of the Year

    Abu Dhabi Terminals
    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd
    DP World, UAE Region
    Essar Ports Ltd
    Hutchison Ports Sohar

Port of the Year

    Abu Dhabi Ports
    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited
    DP World, UAE Region
    Hutchison Ports Dammam
    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

Shipping Company of the Year

    ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Maersk Kanoo, UAE
    The Shipping Corporation of India
    Tristar Group
    Zakher Marine International

In addition to the Awards chosen by the judging panel on the basis of the nominations submitted, there will be a number of individual awards selected by The Maritime Standard. These include the Deal of the Year; Young Person in Shipping; Woman in Shipping; Editor’s Choice; Outstanding Achievement; Personality of the Year; International Personality of the Year; TMS Excellence in Shipping; Lifetime Achievement; and Hall of Fame.

The selection of these shortlisted companies and organisations has been carried out by the independent judging panel, against criteria set for each category. No judge is asked to vote in a category where their company has an interest, nor where they are a nominee. The Maritime Standard Awards 2019 judges, all well respected individuals with deserved reputations in the industry for their expertise and integrity, are:

    Capt. Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO, Abu Dhabi Ports
    Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi, CEO, ADNOC Logistics & Services
    Abdulla Bin Damithan, Chief Commercial Officer, DP World UAE Region
    Ali Shehab, Acting CEO, KOTC
    Angus Frew, Secretary General/CEO, BIMCO
    Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, The Shipping Corporation of India
    Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports
    Capt. Jitendra Misra, Managing Director, Emarat Maritime
    Capt. S.R. Patnaik, Director and CEO, International Shipping and Logistics
    Ruwan Waidyaratne, Managing Director of Hayley's Advantis Limited
    Clive Woodbridge, Editor, The Maritime Standard (Chairman of the Judging Panel)

Over 750 high level executives from the shipping, ports, shipbuilding and repair, logistics, transportation, law, insurance, and other maritime sectors, will attend the event, along with leading figures from governmental agencies and international industry bodies.

More information about The Maritime Standard Awards, and how to book a table to attend this prestigious event, can be found by going to


The Maritime Standard (TMS)

(A Division of Flagship Events LLC)

Ammaar Murtaza Moosa, +971552454466

Tel: + 97143805556, Fax: +97143805509  

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