- Liner Trade Award: Australia-South East Asia
- Liner Trade Award: Australia-North East Asia
- Liner Trade Award: Australia-NZ/Pacific Islands/PNG
- Liner Trade Award: Australia-North America
- Customer Service Award
- Environmental or Safety Award
- Excellence in Bulk Logistics or Heavy Lift Handling
- Maritime Services Award
Excellence in Bulk Logistics or Heavy Lift Handling
Seafarer’s Welfare Award
This award recognises the corporate 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.
Customs Broker of the Year Award
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.
Customer Service Award
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 Daily Cargo News. 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.
Maritime Services Award
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.
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.
Environmental or Safety Award
Supply Chain Innovation & Technology Award
An award for excellence or innovation in the supply chain. This includes advances in e-commerce or digital solutions to improve supply chain processes, interfaces with regulatory authorities or initiatives in cyber security. Open also to technology advances in the movement of freight or commodities at ports or logistics hubs.
Hall of Fame Inductee
This award goes to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to Australia’s maritime industry.