Port of the Year

Port of the Year

This award recognises the port that has done the most for the provision of and access to high quality welfare services and facilities for seafarers.

Seafarers nominate a port based on the following criteria:

  1. Ease for seafarers to get ashore.
  2. How the port makes welfare facilities and services easily accessible to visiting seafarers.
  3. Welfare services and facilities provided in or near the port.

Judges criteria

Ports will be judged on the following criteria:

  1. What the port has done to enhance the provision of welfare services and facilities for visiting seafarers.
  2. How the port makes welfare facilities and services easily accessible to visiting seafarers, including provision of transport etc.
  3. How the port involves welfare organisations and workers in the planning and provision of services and facilities.