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Save the date: 11 December 2018


It is that time of year again as we count down to the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018, taking place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

For the 21th year, the most influential awards in the maritime industry honour the best in shipping over the past year.

Celebrating excellence, the Lloyd’s List Awards series provide a unique opportunity to network whilst celebrating the achievements & successes shaping the future of shipping. We are delighted to invite you to enter the 2018 Awards.



Our awards series

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Watch the highlights


Find out what happened at the 2017 Lloyd's List Global Awards, including who took home the prizes, in the highlights video below.





Associated British Ports Holdings

No industry needs or deserves the opportunity to strut its stuff on the world’s red carpet more than the shipping industry. The Lloyds List Global Awards provides that opportunity.

James Cooper Chief Executive and Executive Director of the Board

Green Consulting Group

Awards are important since it singles out Companies and allows them to distinguish their Company from competitors in a very cost-efficient way.

In a world as competitive as shipping and logistics this is not a small thing!

Lars Green CEO

Morgan Marketing & Communications

Outstanding gathering of maritime professionals committed to excellence in our industry.

Carleen Lyden Walker

The Nautical Institute

The Lloyd’s List Global Awards provide an international showcase of excellence.

Captain John Lloyd Chief Executive Officer

JWC International

A superb evening in fine company, a very well organised event in an prestige and historic location

Jordan Wylie

European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA)

The Lloyd’s List Global Awards support the shipping industry in sharing its achievements with a global audience. It is ever more important for shipping to showcase the tremendous contribution it makes to society at large.

Patrick Verhoeven Secretary General

Frequently asked questions

Just follow these 4 simple steps:

  1. Ensure you have read the category criteria
  2. Decide which category/categories you wish to enter
  3. Prepare your entry off-line
  4. Once you are ready complete the simple online form
Entering in to any of our awards is free of charge.
If you are unsure which category to enter, please contact Holly Mellish for assistance.
We encourage entries in more than one category per individual or company, where appropriate. Please ensure to review the category criteria and tailor your entry accordingly.
All entries must be based on activities undertaken between April 2016 and June 2017.
You will receive an automated email once you have submitted your entry. Our awards team will also get in touch with you again shortly before the entry deadline. If you have any concerns please contact Holly Mellish or Jo Kirkpatrick.
Following the judging all companies and individuals will be notified by email. Finalists will be announced on our website and in the Lloyd’s List e-news bulletin. You will then be sent a finalist pack giving ideas and tips on how to publicise your success.

The Lloyd’s List Global Awards are highly regarded as a global mark of recognition within the shipping industry, winning an award marks you out as a leader in your field.

In addition to your trophy and a certificate you will receive a winners pack which includes your winner logo, photos and ideas on how to publicise your success. You will also receive exposure and recognition on

All entries will be assessed by a senior team of Lloyd’s List editorial staff before a list of finalists is presented to an independent panel of judges. This is done to ensure that entry criteria and quality standards are met.

The criteria for adjudicating the awards differ for each category, however our judging panel will take into consideration criteria that includes, but is not limited to: business success, quality, growth, exemplary initiative, financial results, share price, investment, integrity, service, safety, environmental record, commercial acumen, technical or operational performance, employment, innovation and good corporate citizenship.

The judges’ deliberations and selections, to be decided democratically, are at their own discretion and the panel’s decisions are final.

For more information on individual award criteria, visit our categories page >

It’s essential to book your place at the event. Please contact Raffael Fernandes:

Tel: +44 (20) 3377 3510


It’s essential to book your place at the event. Please contact Raffael Fernandes:

Tel: +44 (20) 3377 3510


Yes you can enter the awards and we would encourage this, however you are not permitted to enter the category you are sponsoring. But don’t worry there are plenty of other categories.

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Have any questions? Speak to a specialist.

For any questions relating specifically to the Lloyd's List Awards series, please contact Jo Kirkpatrick.

If your query relates to entries, please contact Holly Mellish.

Alternatively, please reach out to us via the form below and we'll get back to you shortly.

For all sales enquiries, including booking a table and sponsorship, please contact Raffael Fernandes for more information.


Tel: +44 (0)20 3377 3510


Sponsoring the Lloyd’s List Global Awards guarantees you a place in the spotlight of a 281 year old institution and aligns your company with the prestigious Lloyd’s List brand. We have a range of sponsorship packages to suit the needs of your business.

Download sponsorship pack >