Awards

SAFETY4SEA and SHIPPINGInsight are delighted to announce the inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Awards! The process to be employed is a combination of open nomination and vote while the presentation shall take place during the gala dinner & award ceremony to be held on May the 29th, the evening on day 1 of the Hellenic American Maritime Forum, in Athens.

The award categories are:

Hellenic American Maritime Dry Bulk Operator Award

To be awarded to a ship operator of bulk carriers, or general dry cargo or container vessels that demonstrated performance excellence in any aspect of maritime activity through the integration of new approaches.

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.
  • Navios Maritime Holdings Inc.
  • Safe Bulkers Inc.
  • Scorpio Bulkers Inc.
  • Star Bulk Carriers Corp.

Hellenic American Maritime Tanker Operator Award

To be awarded to a ship operator of oil or chemical tankers, or gas carriers that demonstrated performance excellence in any aspect of maritime activity through the integration of new approaches.

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Dorian LPG
  • Dynagas Ltd.
  • Eletson Corporation
  • TEN Ltd.

Hellenic American Maritime Innovation Award

To be awarded to an organization that sparked, realised, or significantly contributed in any innovation fostering safer, smarter, greener and sustainable shipping industry.

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Ecochlor Inc.
  • HudsonCyber
  • SeaAhead
  • Thordon Bearings Inc.
  • Viswa Lab

Hellenic American Maritime Port Award

To be awarded to a Port Organisation that has enhanced functionality of safer, smarter, greener and sustainable shipping industry.

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Port of Houston
  • Port of Long Beach
  • Port of Los Angeles
  • Port of New York and New Jersey
  • Port of Vancouver

Hellenic American Maritime Center Award

To be awarded to a Maritime Center Organisation that has enhanced functionality towards a safer, smarter, greener and sustainable shipping industry.

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • New York Maritime Innovation Center
  • Panama Maritime Authority
  • Vancouver International Maritime Centre
  • West Gulf Maritime Association

Hellenic American Maritime Investment in Shipping Award

To be awarded to an organization that sparked, realised, or significantly contributed in any investment in making safer, smarter, greener and sustainable shipping industry.

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Angelicoussis Group Delphic Maritime Training Center
  • DNB ASA
  • Scorpio Group
  • SUNY Maritime College
  • Wärtsilä

Hellenic American Maritime Guardians of Industry Award

To be awarded to an organization that acted as a guardian for the interests of a safer, smarter, greener and sustainable shipping industry.

Hellenic American Maritime Visionary Award (Individual)

To be awarded to a personality that assisted shaping a vision towards safer, smarter, greener and sustainable shipping industry.

Hellenic American Maritime Advocate Award (Individual)

To be awarded to a personality that has functioned successfully as an advocate for the industry promoting a safer, smarter, greener & sustainable shipping industry.

Awards are subject to the following procedure, terms and conditions.

Nomination and Voting Procedure:

  1. Notification procedure is initiated few months ahead of the event with an open invitation to the industry stakeholders to propose nominations on the web. Nominations are valid only with an online submission completing the form below and can be made by any individual involved in shipping, limited to one nomination per category per person. All nominations MUST be in English language and provide a clear indication of the reasons behind the nomination (as appropriate).
  2. The editorial staff will review all nominations for validity in line with rules, terms and conditions announced and place all valid nominations to the website for the online Open Vote in line with the deadlines announced.
  3. For each category winner will be the nominee that has attracted the most votes by the end of the voting period. Only one vote per person per category will be allowed.
  4. Awards shall be presented to winners during the welcome reception & award ceremony to be held on May the 29th, the evening of day 1 of the Hellenic American Maritime Forum, in Athens.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Nominations: Hellenic American Maritime Awards are open for nominations till Friday, 29th of March 2019. Valid nominations will be reviewed by the editorial staff and put to online open vote on hellenicamericanmaritimeforum.com/awards/, supported by social media and e-mail campaigns.
  2. Eligibility: Only work or achievements taking place within the last 18 months (2018-2019) will be eligible. Each nomination to meet the award description and specified entry criteria.
  3. Online Open Vote Procedure: Only one vote is accepted per award category. Vote will be open till 19th of April 2019.
  4. Awards Announcement: Awards shall be presented to winners during the welcome reception & award ceremony to be held on May the 29th, the evening of day 1 of the Hellenic American Maritime Forum, in Athens.