Finalists announced for TMS Awards

Over the past few weeks an elite panel of judges have been evaluating a record number of nominations for a total of 19 different categories for The Maritime Standard Awards 2016. It has been hard job to whittle this down to a short list, but they have done so. The standard of entries was extremely high, and all of those who entered should be commended for their excellent submissions

The categories than have been judged are Classification Society, Marine Broker, Marine Insurer, Maritime Law Firm, Port, Ship Agency, Ship Manager, Shipowner/operator, Shipping Company, Shipyard, Tanker Operator and Terminal Operator of the year, as well as awards for Corporate Social Responsibility, Green Shipping, Maritime Training and Education, Safety, Sustainable Development, Technology and Innovation and Maritime Security. The finalists in these various categories can now be revealed. They are:

The Safety and Security Award:

ADNATCO NGSCO

Drydocks World Dubai

Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K

Monjasa DMCC

The Technology / Innovations Award:

Abu Dhabi Ports

Abu Dhabi Ship Building

APM Terminals Bahrain

Drydocks World Dubai

Endress+Hauser UAE LLC

Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC

The Green Shipping Award:

Emarat Maritime LLC

Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF)

Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC

Maersk Line

Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd

United Arab Shipping Company

The Sustainable Development Award:

DP World UAE Region

Maersk Line

Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd

The Corporate Social Responsibility Award:

Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)

GAC

Maersk Line

Tristar Transport

The Maritime Education and Training Award:

Abu Dhabi Ports

DP World UAE Region

Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)

International Maritime College Oman

IRSHAD

Mercmarine Training

The Maritime Security Award:

Al Safina Security

Alphard Group of Companies

ClassNK

Port of the Year:

Abu Dhabi Ports

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited – Mundra Port

DP World UAE Region

SOHAR Port and Freezone

Ship Owner / Operator of the Year:

Bahri

Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC

Halul Offshore Services Company

Maersk Line

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd

Tanker Operator of the Year:

Bahri Oil Transportation

Emarat Maritime LLC

Gulf Energy Maritime PJSC

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K

Classification Society of the Year:

ClassNK

DNV GL

Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF)

Indian Register of Shipping

Shipping Company of the Year:

China COSCO Shipping

Maersk Line

National Shipping Corporation of Saudi Arabia

United Arab Shipping Company

Terminal Operator of the Year:

Abu Dhabi Terminals

Adani Container Terminals Mundra

DP World UAE Region

Gulftainer

Marine Broker of the Year:

Antares Shipbrokers DMCC

Maersk Broker Middle East DMC EST

Main Mast MARSEC PVT LTD

McQuilling Shipping Services DMCC

Shipyard / Ship Repair Facility of the Year:

Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Albwardy/Damen shipyards Sharjah

Drydocks World Dubai

Grandweld

Ship Agency of the Year:

GAC

Inchcape Shipping Services

Samsara Group – India

Ship Manager of the Year:

ARKA Global Marine Services LLC

Emarat Maritime LLC

Mideast Ship Management Ltd DMCC

Oman Ship Management Company

Marine Insurer of the Year:

Amlin (MENA) Limited

Arya Insurance Brokerage Co. (AIBC)

Islamic P&I Club

Oman Insurance Company

The New India Assurance Co. Ltd

Maritime Law Firm of the Year:

Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Fichte Legal Consultants

Hadef & Partners

Ince & Co

Stephenson Harwood Middle East LLP

Watson Farley & Williams

The Maritime Standard Awards 2016, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, takes place on October 24th at Atlantis, The Palm, in the iconic Ballroom. Around 600-700 people are expected to attend, including many high-level executives, making this a great networking opportunity and a chance to meet with potential business prospects.

Source: The Maritime Standard Awards