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Awards

CrewConnect Global Industry Awards

Recognising passion. Rewarding dedication.

For our 20th anniversary we would like to celebrate you, the people who have transformed the industry.

KEY FIGURES

120+
INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHTS
7
EXCEPTIONAL WINNERS
20
YEARS OF DEDICATION

Awards Categories

Blue Philippines Partner Award (not eligible for nominations)

This Award is a recognition by the POEA and Government of the Philippines of companies that excel at doing business in the Philippines.

1) Deployment Success

2) Technical Capability 

3) Compliance with the laws of the country, the rules and regulations of the POEA and Department of Labor and the welfare programs.

5) Social Awareness and Responsibility

Innovation and Adoption of Technology Award

Awarded to nominees demonstrating a significant contribution to moving the maritime industry along the digital technology track to positively impact crews in any of the following areas: 

Marine Training and Education / Seafarer welfare /Seafarer recruitment or engagement /Professional advancement 

Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is a company award. 

Excellence in Training Award

Presented to the company that is demonstrably excelling at improving competency of their crews through an innovative approach to training or training techniques.

Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is a company award. 

Welfare and Corporate Social Responsibility Award

This award recognises a leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy or initiative delivered in the last year. 

The policy must have successfully contributed to the welfare of the company’s employees, its local community and its business performance overall.

Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is a company award. 

Safety at Sea Award

Awarded to a company, individual or team who have implemented significant technical or procedural improvements leading to reduction of risk to human life at sea.


Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). 

Trainer of the Year Award

This award is to honour an individual who has made a significant impact on their crews through commitment to continued learning, dedication to professional advancement or innovative approach.


Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is an indiviidual award. 

Young Person of the Year

Presented to a marine HR professional under 40 who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry.


Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is an individual award. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is to honour an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to shipping and the maritime industry.


Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is an individual award. 

Seafarer of the Year Award

Awarded to an active seafarer, someone who has stood out in the past 12 months’ as making a real difference to the crew and operations on board.

Who is eligible?

Any ship owner or operator (ship management). This is an individual award. 


Check out our top tips for entering

1. Do check your entry meets the criteria

You’d be surprised how many entries get rejected due to ‘technical slip’ such as being in the wrong category or wrong year. Our eagle-eyed judges will check the criteria. You should too.



2. Do stick to the word limit

No-one wants to wade through an overblown entry full of frothy platitudes on why your entry is the best. Stick to the word limit. Always.

3. Do provide supplemental information

Our judges do a surprising amount of research into the shortlisted entries. Make their job easy by including links to online videos, webinars or articles that support your entry. Don’t get silly
though. Tweets of your favourite cat gif will not go down well.

4. Do enter more than one category


There is no limit to the number of categories you
can enter. A single project, deal or technology
solution could work for a number of categories.



5. Do set free your inner journalist

Cub reporters at media school have the ‘What, Where, When, and How’ drummed into them from day one. What is the entry about? Where did it take place? When did it happen? How did
it come about? You can add one more: Why is it significant to the industry?

6. Do hit the deadline

Late entries get binned. No-one wants that.

The fine print

The rules


• All entries must be written in English
• All entries must be no longer than
400 words. Entries above this word
limit will be disqualified
• All entries must be accompanied by a
50-word synopsis of the entry as you
would like it to appear on all publicity
material
• All entries must be submitted via our
online entry system
• All entries will be treated as
confidential but we reserve
the right to publish positive extracts
from winning entries
• Wereserves the right to
publish your 50-word summary of
your project
• All entries must be based on activities
undertaken from Jan 2017 to Aug 2018

Nominations

Nominations may also come from third
parties (individuals or companies) who
feel a particular company or person
should be considered for an award. In
this instance please provide contact
details (email, telephone, name and
company name) for the relevant
company or individual and we
will endeavour to contact them to
submit an entry.
Please note we cannot be
held responsible for any nominated
company that does not supply an entry
once contacted.

Confidentiality

Knect365, organiser of the CrewConnect Awards, recognises and
respects the sensitive nature of the
information submitted in the entries.
We ensure that this recognition is
shared by our Judging panel and that
entries are not disclosed or discussed
outside the judging process.
The judging panel is selected to avoid
any conflict of interest. Once an entry
is shortlisted, extracts from the entry
summary only will be sourced for
inclusion in the awards ceremony and
any subsequent editorial coverage.
Please ensure your entry summary
contains no confidential or sensitive
information.

Awards highlights


 

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