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Finalists Announced for the 10th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia

2017-05-09 11:00
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SINGAPORE, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seatrade, a leading global maritime publisher and event organiser, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 10th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia. A total of 43 finalists from 12 competing categories have convinced an independent panel of judges of their well-deserving achievements amidst tough operating conditions facing the maritime industry.

Widely known as one of the regions' most prestigious industry event, the 10th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia gala dinner will be held on Friday, 23 June 2017 at The InterContinental Hong Kong. Award winners will be unveiled at the black tie gala dinner which is expected to be attended by close to 400 key industry leaders and figureheads from the international maritime community.

"Certain sectors in the maritime industry continue to face challenges in such difficult market. However the resilient and fortitude nature of our maritime industry is clearly reflected in the submissions received for the awards. These awards recognise companies that go the extra mile to further the progress of the industry," said Marcus Hand, Seatrade Maritime Review Asia Editor and Chairman of the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia Judging Panel.

Highlights of the gala dinner include presentation of three special awards namely the Seatrade Young Person of the Year, the Seatrade Personality of the Year and the Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Awards. These awards are based on nominations within the maritime industry. The winners are chosen by the Seatrade editorial board and/or Seatrade Maritime News readers which, together, represent over 100 years of maritime industry knowledge and experience.

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: Shortlist of finalists and judging panel

For more information, please contact:

Daphne Yuen

Joelle Quah



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About Seatrade

Founded in 1970, Seatrade was acquired in 2014 by UBM, the world's second largest media and event organiser across a wide variety of industries. Seatrade's publications, events, management training, research and award schemes cover every aspect of the cruise and maritime industries. The company's principal strength is its ability to bring key people together, encouraging innovation and facilitating better communication within the industry. Seatrade is headquartered in Colchester, UK, with regional offices in Dubai, Singapore, as well as representatives in all major maritime centres and cruise destinations across the globe.

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About UBM plc
Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia is organised by UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed.  Please visit for the latest news and information about UBM.


Shortlisted Finalists

Award Category


Education & Training Award

Fleet Management Ltd

Magsaysay People Resources Corporation

Malaysian Maritime Academy Sendirian Berhad

Environment Protection Award


Berge Bulk


Hutchison Ports Yantian

PSA Singapore

Technical Innovation Award




Mampaey Offshore Industries

SUEZ and NK Co. Ltd

Corporate Social Responsibility Award



Magsaysay People Resources Corporation

Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd.

Safety Initiative Award


Berge Bulk

Keppel FELS Limited

Keppel Shipyard Limited

Wallem Ship Management

Ship Manager Award


Fleet Management Ltd

Goodwood Ship Management

Great Circle Shipping Agency Limited

Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd.

Ship Owner/Operator Award


Berge Bulk

China Merchants Energy Shipping Co. Ltd.

Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd.

Precious Shipping Public Company Limited

Ports & Terminals Award


Hutchison Ports Thailand

Hutchison Ports Yantian

Kerry Siam Seaport

PSA Singapore

Maritime Law Award


Ince & Co

Reed Smith

Stephenson Harwood

Wikborg Rein

Ship Finance Award


Ince & Co

Stephenson Harwood

Watson Farley & Williams

Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Award


Keppel Shipyard Limited

Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard

Deal of the Year Award


BW Gas JuJu LNG Limited

ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd

Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd.

Precious Shipping Public Company Limited

Judging Panel

Mr Marcus Hand, Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

The Judges:
Mr Gerardo Borromeo - Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc
Mr Arthur Bowring - Senior Consultant, Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA)
Mr Peter Cremers - Executive Chairman, Anglo-Eastern Univan Group
Mr Koichi Fujiwara - Chairman and President, ClassNK
Ms Caroline Huot - Global Head - Lubricants, Cockett Marine Oil (Asia) Pte Ltd
Mr Chris Jones - Director, The Baltic Exchange
Mr Lee Wai Pong - Principal, LWP.Sg Consultants
Mr Rene Piil Pedersen - Councillor & Chairman, International Committee, Singapore Shipping Association
Mr Tim Wilkins - Regional Manager, Asia Pacific, INTERTANKO Asia

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