The Lloyd’s List Awards series recognises the industry’s successes, setting a benchmark for excellence while rewarding innovative ideas and concepts that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
Ince & Co Middle East (Dubai) won The i-Law Maritime Law Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards, presented at the striking Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai on Tuesday 28 November.
In his opening speech, Richard Clayton, chief correspondent at Lloyd’s List, said ‘In a world of uncertainty, constant change, and fear of what might be, shipping must continue to provide a trade lifeline to regions far to the east, west, and north. That trade lifeline depends on innovation, best practice, and a determination to get the job done. I see examples of excellence all over this new region of South Asia, Middle East & Africa, and I am delighted to join you tonight to celebrate the brightest and best.’
Recipients are chosen from entries taken from the South Asia, Middle East and African regions and adjudicated by a distinguished judging panel which this year included: Abdul Hadhi, Chair of Judging Panel and the Lloyd’s List Asia Editor; Captain Saleem Alavi, Former Maritime Adviser and Director of the UAE Ship Registry, Adviser to the National Transport Authority; Captain Vivek Anand, President and Director, NYK Line India; Majid Bin Bashir, Secretary General, EMAC; Marcus Machin, Director- Middle East, Tufton Oceanic; Jens Poulsen, Co-Founder & CEO, Marcura and Dr Anil Sharma, President and CEO of GMS.