The Maritime Standard Awards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates



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Contact Information

Contact Name: Ammaar Murtaza

Website: The Maritime Standard Awards

Phone: +971 4 380 5556



A glittering, high quality occasion, with attendees including key decision makers from across the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, The Maritime Standard Awards recognise the achievements of the industry’s most outstanding performers and celebrate and reward their successes. Despite being launched only two years ago, The Maritime Standard (TMS) Awards has earned the right to be referred to as the region’s premiere shipping and maritime awards event. The first two events, held in November 2014 and 2015 respectively, both received the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and were held at the iconic Atlantis Ballroom, on The Palm. For the inaugural event in 2014 PR guru, journalist and writer Alastair Campbell performed as master of ceremonies, while in 2015 Dutch soccer legend, Ruud Gullit compered the event. On both occasions the Awards attracted over 600 of the region’s elite decision makers including chairmen, chief executives and directors from all of the leading shipping companies, ports, terminal operators and maritime companies and organisations. The 2015 Awards were notable for some high profile presentations. Sheikh Talal Al Khaled Al Ahmed Al Sabah of KOTC was named Personality of the Year; Dr. Ali Obaid Al Yabhouni, formerly of ADNATCO-NGSCO, was presented with the Excellence Award; Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem of DP World was presented with the Hall of Fame Award and George Chapman, one of the pioneers of the industry, received The Maritime


Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Venue Name: Atlantis The Palm