DUBAI – Organized by Biz Events Management, ShipTek 2019 – An International Conference on Marine, Offshore and Oil & Gas Industry and International Maritime Awards, celebrated its astounding 10th edition at Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai scheduled on 16 – 17 April, 2019
Launched in the year 2008, ShipTek has continued to mark its legacy as a benchmark event in the maritime industry. A perfect amalgamation of innovative ideas and infotainment, the 10th edition offered a much bigger experience laced with insightful discussions and leader foresights than its predecessors. Offering a right platform to network, strike deals and take business to next level, the event has created revolution in the maritime industry with it awe inspiring themes and continuum of insightful speakers.
Besides the much-appreciated conference, the event also witnessed a dazzling award ceremony where industry veterans who have been instrumental in proposing creative solutions were honored for their accomplishments.
Tanker Operator of the year was bestowed upon Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC); Best Employer of the Year was presented to P&O Maritime; Best CSR Initiative was presented to AlMansoori Specialized Engineering; Albwardy Damen was presented with Best Service Provider- Marine award; Best Service Provider- Offshore award was provided to Lamprell; Best Insurance Provider of the Year was presented to Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC); Ship Operator of the Year award was presented to Bahri; Inchcape Shipping Services was presented with Best Shipping Agency of the Year Award, Classification Society of the Year was presented to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS); RAK PORTS was declared Port of the Year; Oman Drydock Company was presented with Ship Repair Yard of the Year award; IMCC was bestowed with Best Offshore Construction Yard award; Fichte & Co. was declared Law Firm of the year and Marasi News was bestowed with Best Maritime Media Award.
With a record participation, the 10th edition of ShipTek turned out to be one of the most successful editions than its forerunners. The event was supported by P & O Maritime as Badge and lanyard Sponsor, Oman Drydock Company as Lunch and Coffee Sponsor; Cadmatic Software Solutions as Award Sponsor; Lukoil Company as Table Top Sponsor:
Foresight Offshore, Albwardy Damen, Heritage Offshore & Marine Engineering Services, FOSRAMS, Nico International, SOLAS, Arka Global Marine Services LLC, Total Lubmarine, Bureau Veritas, SAIFEE, Interocean Ship Repair LLC as Associate Sponsors; UFO, Cargo Connections, Project Cargo Network, Freightbook, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Sharjah Customs and Kalba Municipality as Supporting organizations and Marasi News; World Oils, , Marino World, Middle East Business, Port News, Ship2Shore, Maritime Sky, OPCA and Robban Assafina Magazine as Media Partners