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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

Headline Sponsor


lukoil_websiteLUKOIL Marine Lubricants – Technology leader in the marine lubricants market


LUKOIL Marine Lubricants works according to the motto “Always ahead”; which is proven by its technology lead, best in class customized services and highly experienced people running the business. The results have been impressive, and LUKOIL is now the fastest growing Lubricants supplier in the industry. The company established itself as a technology leader in 2011 having developed the very first 100 BN cylinder oil, NAVIGO 100 MCL, which was available in the market with full OEM approvals ahead of all the other lube oil suppliers.


LUKOIL’s latest development is an onboard system, called “iCOLube” which stands for intelligent cylinder oil lubrication. This system is easy to operate and provides a constant optimal feed rate by mixing NAVIGO 100 MCL with system oil according to the sulphur content of the fuel. Optimizing the oil for the prevailing engine requirements offers benefits such as significant lubricant cost savings and wear reduction.




ACT_WEBAqaba Container Terminal is one of the leading container terminals in the Red Sea, currently serving close to 20 of the world’s largest shipping lines. The port’s strategic position at the nexus of three continents and five countries provides a natural gateway for the Levant region. Operating under a 25-year build-operate-transfer agreement that was signed in 2006, ACT is a very successful private-public partnership between Aqaba Development Corporation and APM Terminals. The partnership effectively brings the expertise of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and enables Aqaba to be and remain the most sustainable gateway to Jordan and beyond.





Abu 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:




bahri_webEstablished 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.


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 34 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.





On the 12th of June 1976, Gulftainer launched as the operator of the Middle East’s first dedicated container terminal. Forty years later Gulftainer is the world’s largest, privately owned, independent port operator and logistics company, transitioning from a local to a global company and expanding beyond the Middle East into South Asia and the Americas. Gulftainer’s operational philosophy stands firm on four pillars – efficiency, productivity, safety and customer service. We view our customers as our partners. Our commitment to safety is attested by external recognitions such as ROSPA and British Safety Council awards.Gulftainer’s current portfolio covers operations in Khorfakkan Port and Port Khalid in Sharjah, UAE, Umm Qasr in Iraq, Jeddah and Jubail in Saudi Arabia, and Tripoli Port in Lebanon. KCT, Gulftainer’s flagship terminal in UAE, is one of the most important transshipment hubs for the Arabian Gulf, the Indian Sub-continent and the Gulf of Oman.






Hutchison Ports is the port and related services division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. With a turnover of US$4.4 billion, it is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator, with a network of 48 ports spanning 25 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia.





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.



Supporting Maritime Authority

The Dubai Maritime City Authority was established by Law No. (11) of 2007 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the UAE Vice president, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, as a major step in the direction of establishing a world-class maritime legislative and regulatory body in Dubai. This was followed by Law No. 11 of 2010 by His Highness, to task DMCA with regulating the marine sector in the Emirate of Dubai, and outlining the scope and jurisdiction of the authority in registering and licensing all marine crafts in Dubai.


The Maritime City Authority will gradually and steadily play a major and a leadership role in regulating and addressing all maritime related activities, challenges and business needs, for both the local and the global maritime audiences alike. The law tasks DMCA to enhance Dubai's position in the maritime industry, and to oversee the development of specific maritime sectors such as maritime services, maritime management, vessel and yacht registration, vessel and yacht ownership and charter, maritime and educational research, vessel and yacht design and building, maritime shipment organization, maritime exhibition, conferences, training and workshops; maritime tourism and maritime specialized arbitration.



Our awards series

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

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