MERSEY MARITIME ANNOUNCES 2023 AWARD FINALISTS

Mersey Maritime is thrilled to announce the finalists for the highly anticipated Mersey Maritime Industry Awards 2023 (MMIA23). Building on the success of last year’s event, the MMIA23 promises to be a celebration of excellence within the maritime industry. This year, a record number of outstanding companies and individuals have made it to the finalist stage, marking a significant achievement for the UK’s maritime sector. 

The UK’s leading regional maritime awards ceremony celebrates the achievements of the industry’s most outstanding companies and individuals across the Liverpool City Region and wider North West. The MMIA23 boasts an impressive line-up of sponsors, including diamond sponsors: Kays Medical, and Liverpool John Moores University. 

The finalists were selected after a rigorous evaluation process, involving 13 judges representing various sectors of the maritime industry.  

Mersey Maritime will launch the industry voting platform on Monday 2nd October 2023. This platform will provide local, national, and international industry members with the opportunity to cast their votes for the eventual winners. The much-anticipated award winners will be unveiled at the awards dinner set to be held in Liverpool on Thursday 2nd November 2023. 

Ruth Wood, Interim Chief Executive, Mersey Maritime commented: “This year’s entries have set a new standard, and our judges faced the tough task of selecting the finalists who will now proceed to the industry-wide vote. Every entrant can take pride in their work, as the depth of activity across our sector is vast, with significant growth, innovation and impact to our coastal community being demonstrated.  

I would like to thank our panel of expert judges and our generous sponsors, whose support makes this high-profile showcase of the Mersey Maritime industry possible. Congratulations to all the finalists, and we wish you the best of luck in the next stage of the competition!” 

The Mersey Maritime Industry Awards 2023 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of the maritime industry’s exceptional achievements and its role in shaping a brighter future. Stay tuned for the industry voting platform launch on 2nd October 2023 and join us in honouring the winners at the awards dinner on 2nd November 2023, in Liverpool. Book your place HERE 

Mersey Maritime Industry Awards 2023 finalists:   

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 

  • Mersey Ferries 
  • Seaking Electrical Ltd 
  • Stone Marine Shipcare Ltd 

 

DIVERSITY CHAMPION AWARD 

  • Maersk 
  • National Oceanography Centre 
  • Royal HaskoningDHV 

 

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR: Sponsored by Kays Medical 

  • Associated British Ports 
  • CMA CGM 
  • National Oceanography Centre 

 

FUTURE SKILLS AWARD: Sponsored by Nautilus International 

  • Bibby Marine 
  • Cammell Laird Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders Ltd 
  • Port of Tyne 

 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AWARD: Sponsored by Brookes Bell 

  • Maersk 
  • Royal HaskoningDHV 
  • SSO International Forwarding

 

MARITIME PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AWARD 

  • Brabners 
  • Hill Dickinson LLP 
  • Nautilus International 

 

NET ZERO AWARD: Sponsored by Liverpool John Moores University 

  • Maersk 
  • Royal HaskoningDHV 
  • Svitzer 

 

POSITIVE IMPACT AWARD: Sponsored by Cammell Laird 

  • Battle of the Atlantic  
  • MAST 
  • Merseyside Water Rescue 

 

RISING STAR AWARD: Sponsored by Royal Navy  

  • Enora Pichon – Bibby Marine 
  • Victor Brunslev – Maersk 
  • Leah Rogers – Thetius 

 

SME OF THE YEAR: Sponsored by Denholm Logistics  

  • Roxtec 
  • Stone Marine Shipcare Ltd 
  • The SeaKing Group  

 

TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION AWARD: Sponsored by MTC 

  • Armada Technologies Limited 
  • Brookes Bell 
  • Grafmarine Ltd 
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