After the successful partnership in 2019, SAFETY4SEA & EUROPORT are delighted to announce the CAREER4SEA EUROPORT Awards for the second time. The process to be employed is a combination of open nomination and vote while the presentation shall take place at a special ceremony to be held on November the 10th, during the Europort 2023 Exhibition.

The Award categories are:

To be awarded to an organization that provided a significant achievement, breakthrough or contribution in any aspect of crew welfare in shipping

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Global Seaways, for its crew management services
  • ISWAN, for its work to improve the lives of seafarers and their families
  • KVH Industries, for providing connectivity services for enhance crew welfare
  • Magsaysay, for prioritizing crew welfare in its programs
  • OneCare Solutions, for providing a health and wellbeing platform
  • VIKAND, for its ‘OneHealth’ service

CAREER4SEA EUROPORT Diversity & Inclusion Award
To be awarded to an organization that planned/delivered a program or promoted in any way the Diversity & Inclusion agenda

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Captains without Borders, for empowering the next generation of seafarers
  • Maritime UK, for its ‘Diversity in Maritime’ programme
  • TURTLE, for promoting a holistic approach on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)
  • WESS project, by ECSA & ETF, for implementing several activities to enhance women’s participation
  • WISTA International, for advancing gender equality

To be awarded to an organization (University, Maritime Academy or other institution) that has advanced maritime education in any aspect, acting as an industry leader developing younger generations in shipping

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • FMTC Safety, for providing a safety training center
  • Maritime Academy Holland, for providing training and education programs
  • Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz, for providing programs for masters, chief engineers, and hydrographic surveyors
  • STC Maritime & Logistics University of applied sciences, for providing specialized educational programs for shipping
  • World Maritime University, for playing a significant role in maritime and ocean education & research

CAREER4SEA EUROPORT New Generation Award
To be awarded to a young shipping executive that has achieved a remarkable career milestone in shipping

To be awarded to a personality that has either achieved a remarkable career milestone or contributed towards acting as a role model to attract new talent in shipping industry

Awards are subject to the following procedure, terms and conditions.

Nomination and Voting Procedure:

  1. Notification procedure is initiated few months ahead of the event with an open invitation to the industry stakeholders to propose nominations on the web. Nominations are valid only with an online submission completing the form below and can be made by any individual involved in shipping, limited to one nomination per category per person. All nominations MUST be in English language and provide a clear indication of the reasons behind the nomination (as appropriate).
  2. SAFETY4SEA Editorial staff will review all nominations for validity in line with rules, terms and conditions announced and place all valid nominations to the website for the online Open Vote in line with the deadlines announced.
  3. For each category winner will be the nominee that has attracted the most votes by the end of the voting period. Only one vote per person per category will be allowed.
  4. Awards shall be presented to winners at a special ceremony to be held on November the 10th, during the Europort 2023 Exhibition.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Nominations: 2023 CAREER4SEA EUROPORT Awards are open for nominations till Friday, 30th of June 2023. Valid nominations will be reviewed by the editorial staff and put to online open vote on, supported by social media and e-mail campaigns.
  2. Eligibility: Only work or achievements taking place within the last 18 months, will be eligible. Each nomination to meet the award description and specified entry criteria. Awards are open to any organization or individual that participate in Europort as Exhibitors or Partners.
  3. Online Open Vote Procedure: Only one vote is accepted per award category. Vote will be open till 15th of September 2023.
  4. Awards Announcement: Awards shall be presented to winners at a special ceremony to be held on November the 10th, during the Europort 2023 Exhibition.