After their successful partnership in 2019, SAFETY4SEA & Europort are pleased to announce that the 2023 SAFETY4SEA EUROPORT Awards will be presented this November, within the scope of fostering Sustainable Shipping.
In particular, Europort, the leading international exhibition that will take place in Rotterdam November 7-10, 2023, is partnering once again with SAFETY4SEA to stage a series of special awards focusing on three specific themes – digital shipping; energy transition; and human capital. The awards seek to promote sustainability, recognize excellence, innovation, and best practices, and raise industry’s profile to maritime stakeholders and the future generation of shipping.
In that regard, there will be a total of 15 Awards presented at events during the exhibition days, with five categories within each of the three thematic headings, as follows:
- GREEN4SEA – EUROPORT Awards ceremony is due on 8th November to honor organizations that have contributed towards Clean Shipping, Energy Transition, Technology, Initiative and Ship Design.
- SMART4SEA – EUROPORT Awards ceremony is due on 9th November to honor organizations that have contributed towards Smart Shipping, Cyber Security, E-Navigation, Technology and Autonomous Shipping.
- CAREER4SEA – EUROPORT Awards ceremony is due on 10th November to honor organizations that have contributed towards Crew Welfare, Diversity & Inclusion, Education and individuals (New Generation and Personality Awards) that have achieved a remarkable career milestone in shipping or acting as a role model to attract new talents.
The industry is going through major changes as a result of the worldwide push to cut carbon emissions, the use of cleaner fuels, and the requirement to use cutting-edge digital technologies for improved efficiency and performance. In this context, we are excited to collaborate once again this year with Europort, one of the world’s leading maritime events, to celebrate distinguished efforts by industry stakeholders toward a greener, smarter and more sustainable shipping in this key meeting place.
… commented Apo Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA
Europort is dedicated to address the challenges on Energy Transition, Digitalization and Human Capital. Innovation is key and innovators are our role models. We are pleased to prolonge the Green4Sea, Smart4Sea and Career4Sea Europort Awards to honour industry pioneers for their contributions and achievements.
… stated Raymond Siliakus, Manager Exhibitions, Director Europort
The awards’ process includes a combination of open nomination and voting which provides a unique opportunity for all nominees to get acknowledged for the hard and good work they put into their projects and initiatives, worth to be awarded. At the end of the awards’ presentations, there will be a panel discussion with the winners. The awards are open to organizations and individuals participating in Europort as exhibitors or partners who can submit their nominations by filling an online form at https://europort.safety4sea.com/green4sea-europort-awards/
The deadline for the online nominations for all award categories is Friday June 9th while the shortlisted nominees will be announced on June 13th. Then, online voting will be available up to Friday September 15th at https://europort.safety4sea.com/ where participants can cast their votes.
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