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Liner Trade Award: Australia-South East Asia

Sponsored by: Fremantle Ports

Liner Trade Awards: Australia-South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, India sub-continent)

Liner Trade Award: Australia-North East Asia

Liner Trade Award: Australia-North East Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan)

Liner Trade Award: Australia-NZ/Pacific Islands/PNG

Liner Trade Award: Australia-NZ/Pacific Islands/PNG

Liner Trade Award: Australia-North America

Liner Trade Award: Australia-North America

Customer Service Award

Sponsored by: DP World

This award recognises the standard of customer service offered by individual shipping lines, or their agent, as seen by their customers. This award is not open for individual nomination – all lines and their agents will be automatically judged via an on-line survey of subscribers to Lloyd’s List Australia. To win this award a business must excel in providing the highest level of customer experience via their involvement in communications, problem solving and innovation.

Port or Terminal of the Year

Sponsored by: Svitzer

This award recognises excellence in both specific port/terminal development projects, technical innovation, overall management achievements and commercial successes.

Environmental Transport Award

Sponsored by: CSL Australia

The award may be given for practical examples of initiatives which environmentally enhance operating procedures; for management and monitoring systems which measure targets in environmental goals or for general environmental initiatives either in the community or with other industry stakeholders.

Excellence in break bulk project cargo transport & handling

Open to all operators of vessels that carry multi-purpose or break bulk cargo, all port operators that handle break bulk and general cargo, all customs brokers and freight forwarders involved in the clearance and logistics of handling break bulk and general cargo, and all other service providers such as insurers, lawyers or ship agents involved with break bulk and general cargo. This award recognizes excellence in any aspect of importing, exporting, clearing, forwarding, or any other aspect of physical handling or of providing any service in the sub-sector of break bulk and general cargoes in the Oceania region. As a guide “break bulk and general cargo” here means those cargoes that require extra-careful handling but are not commodity bulk cargoes (e.g. grain) or do not normally fit inside a shipping container. Examples include, but are not limited to, heavy axles for mining trucks, machinery, wind turbines, accommodation blocks and pipes. For very large, very heavy lift cargoes such as e.g. other ships, massive modules for power plant, nominees should submit their application under our “Project Cargo: Heavy Lift” category.

Excellence in heavy lift project cargo transport & handling

Open to all operators of vessels that carry super-heavy lift cargoes, all port operators that handle super-heavy lift cargoes, all customs brokers and freight forwarders involved in the clearance and logistics of handling super-heavy lift cargoes, and all other service providers such as insurers, lawyers or ship agents involved with super-heavy lift cargoes. This award recognizes excellence in any aspect of importing, exporting, clearing, forwarding, or any other aspect of physical handling or of providing any service in the sub-sector of super-heavy lift cargoes in the Oceania region. As a guide “super-heavy lift cargoes” here means those cargoes that are not commodity bulk cargoes (e.g. grain) or whichare far more heavy, massive and complex to handle than even the larger break bulk cargoes such as wind turbines. Examples could include, but are not limited to, modules for large plant such as power or LNG plant, semi-submersible vessels for moving ships, other ships, giant ship-to-shore cranes, oil refinery components, modules for giant bridges – and so on. For the smaller break bulk cargoes such as e.g. wind turbines, machinery accommodation blocks, nominees should submit their applications under the “Excellence in break bulk project cargo transport & handling” category.

Customs Broker of the Year

Sponsored by: Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Open to all regulated entities or individuals that hold a current customs broking licence, this award will be judged on the basis of excellence both in customer service and also in regulatory compliance in the areas of customs, biosecurity and transport security. Judges will be looking entries for that clearly demonstrate that the nominee goes beyond the call of duty for their customers and also achieves everyday excellence.

Freight Forwarder of the Year

This award is for companies displaying excellence in freight forwarding, in terms of service and efficiency in sea, air, road or rail freight.

Maritime Services Award

Sponsored by: Ausport Marine

For exceptional achievement or contribution to any service sector of the Australian maritime industry by a company, individual or organisation. Open to agents, brokers, classification societies, legal practitioners, finance providers, telecommunications or IT suppliers, security services, training and education companies or institutions.

Young Maritime Professional of the Year

An award for a person under the age of 35 working in any sector of the Australian maritime or transport industry deemed to have made special contribution to his or her industry during the past twelve months.

Newsmaker of the Year

Sponsored by: Hunterlink National

This award goes to the person deemed by the editorial staff of Lloyd’s List Australia to have had the most newsworthy impact on the transport and logistics industry in the past year.

Safe Transport Award

This award will be made to the company responsible for introducing effective safety measures producing demonstrable improvements in occupational health and safety or risk reduction. This may involve either the movement of freight or by any mode carrying freight.

Seafarers Welfare Award

Sponsored by: Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)

This award recognises the commitment of a company to the mental, physical and pastoral welfare of seafarers, through in-house programs or sponsorship of an external event or organisation or general financial and moral assistance. Consideration will also be given to individual contributions made to welfare of seafarers.

Supply Chain Innovation Award

Sponsored by: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

This award highlights operational or technological excellence in the movement of freight and/or bulk goods. The award can go to an individual shipping line, port, rail operator, freight forwarder, transport company or intermodal facility for demonstrated efficiency increases, throughput innovation or an innovative solution that integrates different modes of transport. The award can also be given to a specific piece of technology or software that has provided a measurable efficiency increase in a supply chain solution.

The Australian Maritime Hall of Fame Inductee

Sponsored by: Holman Fenwick Willan

This award goes to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to Australia’s maritime industry.