How it works
  1. Seafarers nominate their welfare heroes across four categories
  2. Nominees are invited to enter
  3. Expert Advisors select the shortlists
  4. Seafarers decide on the final winners

A judging panel of seafarers

This year, seafarers will not only nominate for our awards, but also decide the winners.

During the judging process in July this year, seafarers will review anonymised entries from the shortlists and select the winners.

When will the winners be announced?

We will announce the winners of each category at our awards ceremony during London International Shipping Week on Wednesday 11 September 2019.

The ceremony will take place at the end of a day themed around the impact of technology on crew welfare, with a particular emphasis on mental wellbeing. The events will be hosted by Inmarsat at their headquarters in London.

To find out more and register your attendance, please visit

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