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Sponsor the awards


The Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards are a glamorous celebration of achievement in the region’s Maritime industry. The awards ceremony is the perfect opportunity to entertain clients, network, reward staff and showcase your expertise and position in the industry.

3 reasons to sponsor this prestigious event:

  1. Unrivalled brand exposure: benefit from months of weekly publicity leading up to and after the awards ceremony – place your brand at the forefront with the most influential people across the global shipping industry
  2. New business: receive prominent exposure at the awards ceremony – a premium networking opportunity, designed to deliver you future business contacts
  3. Competitive advantage: promote your company as a key supporter and influencer to existing and potential customers. Sponsorship of a specific category will also raise your profile as a leader in your field.


Lloyd’s List Awards sponsorship packages are designed to compliment your existing marketing mix, allowing you to generate over six months of international publicity and gain direct access to top decision makers within the global shipping community.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Robbi Tamne:

T: +44 (0)20 7017 4954
M: +44 (0)7876 342914





ADSB_WEBAbu Dhabi Ship Building, a UAE Public Joint Stock Company, was established in 1996 and operates the most modern naval shipyard in the Arabian Gulf. ADSB is the only shipyard in the region with the capability to build, refit, repair and upgrade complex naval warships.


The company is successfully providing products and related services to Navies, Coast Guards and other military, Para-Military and commercial vessel operators throughout the GCC region.


ADSB is listed in the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and its current shareholding is 40% by Mubadala Development Company, 10% by the Abu Dhabi Government and 50% by several thousand individual UAE National shareholders. ADSB employs more than 1200 people. For more information about ADSB, please go to:



Established in 1978 the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is one of the global leading shipping companies with a fleet of 83 vessels plus 10 more on order. The vessels are technically managed by its subsidiary Mideast Ship Management and commercially operated by four business units.
In 2015 revenues of SAR 7.5 bn were achieved by operations mainly in four
Key sectors:
• Crude oil maritime transportation
• Chemicals and petroleum products maritime transportation
• Dry bulk maritime transportation focused on grains
• Break bulk supply chain management including maritime transportation and door-to-door freight forwarding
Bahri has 2,400 dedicated employees across its global network reflecting the Company’s focus on:
• Customer service excellence
• Safety and environmental protection
• Operational performance
• Social responsibility
Our contribution to the maritime transportation industry has been recognized globally, including World Business Leader Award, Seatrade Global Performer Award, Tanker Operator Award, Best Managed Shipping and Transportation Company.



Founded in 2007, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has brought about a radical change in the local maritime sector through an extensive range of industry initiatives and regulations which support its ambitious approach to creating a safe investment environment for industry leaders from all over the world, while reaffirming Dubai’s position as a first-class international maritime hub. Established to monitor, develop and promote maritime activities, DMCA provides a platform of excellence and quality as it develops world-class regulations and guidelines to raise the bar on the maritime industry and boost its infrastructure, operations and logistics services while offering investment opportunities to boost Dubai’s competitiveness at the regional and international levels.


DP_WORLD_NEWDP World, UAE Region operates Jebel Ali Port, the flagship facility of global trade enabler DP World. Strategically located at the crossroads of a region providing market access to over 2 billion people, Jebel Ali Port plays a vital role in the economy of Dubai and the UAE. As an integrated multi-modal hub it offers sea, air and land connectivity, complemented by extensive logistics facilities. We aim to be essential to the bright future of regional trade, by setting the standard for technological and logistical capabilities. The huge Jebel Ali Free Zone adjoining the port is home to more than 7,300 international companies.


Jebel Ali is the largest seaport in the Middle East and a premier gateway for over 90 weekly services connecting more than 140 ports worldwide. Expansions currently underway at the Port will bring total handling capacity to 22.1 million containers (20-foot equivalent) by 2018. Jebel Ali port has been voted “Best Seaport in the Middle East” for 22 consecutive years and is ranked amongst the largest container ports worldwide. It has the world’s largest man-made harbour.


The DP World, UAE Region portfolio includes Jebel Ali Port, Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal and Coastal Berth, Mina Al Hamriya in Dubai city.


By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions for our customers. For further information, please visit our website:


Over the past 33 years Drydocks World-Dubai has become a leading provider of marine and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors. Conceived as an ambitious project under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum the late Ruler of Dubai, the yard is strategically located in a rapidly developing region of the world.

Drydocks World maintains high HSEQ and operational excellence standards, utilizing the yards world-class infrastructure to exceed the expectations of clients. The dedicated workforce and state-of-the-art-facilities at Drydocks World on average complete over 300 projects per year, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously.

The yard is spread over 200 hectares, 4 dry docks, with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship, and over 3,700m of berth space. Innovative projects for key global players have been constructed in Drydocks World, breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.

In recognition of our excellent services and world-first projects, Drydocks World has received numerous awards and accolades including consecutively winning the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2015 in the manufacturing category, which is the highest level of national recognition for business performance excellence in the UAE. In addition, Drydocks World has been honored with the prestigious “5 Star” rating from the British Safety Council for the past 13 years and the BSC “Sword of Honor” on 10 occasions, as well as the International Business Excellence Award – 2015 for Innovative solutions and the International Seatrade Awards- 2015 for Clean Shipping. The yard has been recognized at the Shell Contractors Workshop Awards, winning best HSE initiative for Chariot Robotics Blasting; further, Drydocks World received the Best Repair Yard award at the 7th ShipTek International Maritime Awards. Under the Corporate Social Responsibility category, Drydocks World has won at the Seatrade Awards 2016 and the Maritime Standard Awards 2015. Drydocks World has achieved significant recognition for the accomplishments of the organization, and looking forward the business aims to achieve further success for the UAE’s maritime industry, positioning Drydocks World as an international yard of choice.



Ince & Co are an international commercial law firm that serves its global client base from offices across the Middle East, Asia and Europe. We provide the best quality legal advice and strategic guidance to clients based in four core sectors: Transport, Insurance, Trade and Energy & Infrastructure.

Shipping continues to be the largest aspect of the Dubai practice, both in terms of the number of people occupied on shipping matters and in terms of revenue. Our constantly growing team works on both contentious and non-contentious matters and we consider to be true industry experts with an unfailing commitment to the maritime industry.

Clients come to us for specific and usually complex legal advice relating to their shipping business. We represent both local and international clients including some of world’s largest shipowners, P&I Clubs, managers, operators, charterers, banks, shipyards, brokers, traders and insurers. We also have a very strong and interlinked offshore, insurance and trade practice. One of the factors that make us stand out is the depth of our experience at both an international and local level.





Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading offshore support vessel company providing marine solutions to the global energy industry with primary focus on the Caspian, Middle East, West Africa and Subsea operations in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Headquartered in Dubai with 40 years of experience in the Middle East, Topaz operates a fleet of more than 95 offshore support vessels of an average age of 7 years. Topaz is a subsidiary of Renaissance Services SAOG, a publicly traded company on the Muscat Securities Market, Oman.


Operating a modern and technologically advanced fleet, Topaz offers services such as anchor-handling, platform supply, emergency recovery and response, and crew transfer to many blue-chip clients in the offshore oil and gas industry. As a company operating in arduous conditions, the protection of our employees and environment is paramount. We work consciously and diligently to deliver the quality of service our clients expect, whilst continuously improving the health and safety standards of the organization. This, along with our emphasis on high-quality personnel and our focus on a younger fleet has resulted in an excellent HSE track record. As a world-class, internationally competitive offshore services company, Topaz is committed to doing business ethically, profitably and safely.




Our awards series

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For all 2019 sales enquiries, including booking a table and sponsorship, please contact Natasha Dwyer for more information.


Tel: +44 (0)20 7551 9175


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