2017 Winners

More than 400 industry leaders made the 2017 Australian Maritime and Transport Awards an outstanding success with the highlight being the induction of David Field into the industry’s hall of fame.

Held under the DCN banner for the first time, the awards ceremony was held at Sydney’s Wentworth Sofitel hotel, attracting guests from across Australia who were kept entertained by the night’s lively host, Michael Pope.

Australia-South East Asia Award

Winner: OOCL
Highly commended: MSC and MOL
Sponsor: Fremantle Ports

Australia-North East Asia Award

Winner: K LINE
Highly commended: COSCO and Yang Ming
Sponsor: Port of Brisbane

Australia-North America Award

Winner: Hamburg Sud
Highly commended: ANL and Maersk Line

Australia-NZ/Pacific Islands/PNG Award

Winner: Maersk Line
Highly commended: ANL and MSC

Customer Service Award

Winner: CMA CGM
Highly commended: ANL, Evergreen and OOCL
Sponsor: DP World Australia

Environmental or Safety Award

Winner: Smit Lamnalco
Highly commended: DP World Australia and Intermodal Solutions Group

Bulk Logistics or Heavy Lift Handling Award

Winner: BBC Chartering
Highly commended: Asiaworld Shipping

Customs Broker of the Year Award

Winner: Compliant Customs
Highly commended: Commercial Freight and Logistics and Craig Priest (I.H. Hunter)

Freight Forwarder of the Year Award

Winner: VISA Global Logistics
Highly commended: Customs Agency Services and Sadliers Global Logistics

Maritime Services Award

Winner: Peter van Duyn
Highly commended: AMC Search and Dean Summers

Supply Chain Innovation & Technology Award

Winner: Victoria International Container Terminal
Highly commended: Maersk Line and Conweigh
Sponsor: MIRRAT

Young Achievement Award

Winner: Alistair Sullivan (Thomas Miller Law Ltd)
Highly commended: Nathan Arneil (Henning Harders), Alison Cusack (ANL) and Mitch Hawkins (DP World Australia)
Sponsor: NSW Ports

Port or Terminal of the Year Award

Winner: Port of Brisbane
Highly commended: Port of Newcastle
Sponsor: Svitzer

Seafarers Welfare Award

Winner: Sydney Mission to Seafarers
Highly commended: Port of Townsville and Townsville Mission to Seafarers and Hunterlink
Sponsor: AMSA

Newsmaker of the Year Award

Winner: Geoff Crowe, Chief Executive Officer at Port of Newcastle