The recently concluded Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa 2016 awarded excellence to some of the biggest names in the shipping and maritime industry. It was definitely a night of fun and excitement, with accolades flowing as freely as the wine being served.
The glittering gala dinner saw some of the most high profile and senior industry professionals, and the football celebrity Kevin Keegan, OBE. It was hosted by Nouraldin Al Yousuf, a prominent TV presenter.
The winners of the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016 include:
Drydocks World Dubai for the Safety and Quality Award
Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited for the Education and Training Award
ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard) for the Corporate Social Responsibility Award
United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G for the Green Shipping Award
Halul Offshore Services Company W.L.L. for Offshore Marine Award for Owners & Operators
Hubert Palfinger Technologies GmbH for the Ship Repair Innovation Award
Abu Dhabi Ports for the Port Authority Award
Gulftainer for Port Terminal Operator
Basra Gateway Terminal for the Contribution to Development of the Regional Maritime Cluster Award
GAC Group for the Ship Agent Award
Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C for the Shipping Company of the Year
Abu Dhabi Terminals for the Maritime Logistics Award
Tristar Transport LLC for the Deal of the Year
CS Offshore DMCC for Offshore Marine Development – Africa
Wärtsilä for the Technical Innovation Award
Middle East Fuji, LLC for the Seatrade Maritime News Readers’ Choice Award: Ship Supplier of the Year
Sharaf Group for the Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award 2016
Eng. Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar, Chief Executive Officer, Bahri for Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award 2016
Seatrade Personality of the Year Award 2016
- Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) for
- Mr Paul Katsouris, Senior Associate – Head of Greece Desk, Fichte Legal Consultants
- Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC
- Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited
- Hubert Palfinger Technologies GmbH
- Topaz Energy and Marine
- Inchcape Shipping Services and Sharaf Shipping Agency
- International Ports Services Co. Ltd.
The event was held at the Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. It is under the patronage of group chairman and CEO of DP World and chairman of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem.