THE EUROPEAN COMMERCIAL MARINE AWARDS
The European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs), incorporating the Innovations Showcase and sponsored by A-Plan Insurance, attracts entries from across Europe, recognises the depth of excellence in commercial marine and celebrates the outstanding individuals and innovative companies that comprise this vibrant and productive industry sector.
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The awards, sponsored by A-Plan Insurance, will take place on the opening evening of Seawork and M&CCE Expo - Tuesday 11 June 2019.
The ceremony will be held on site at Seawork in the spectacular waterfront glass restaurant, overlooking the Seawork Marina in Mayflower Park. Following welcoming drinks and canapes, the first part of the evening will see the presentation of the coveted Innovations Showcase Awards. The second part of the evening will celebrate the European Commercial Marine Awards themselves, with the presentation of five awards.
This year the 2019 ECMA's will also welcome a new award from the Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Exhibition (M&CCE): the MCCE Best Project Award.
These combined awards show the strength of the commercial marine industry within Europe.
The Innovations Showcase is an integral part of the European Commercial Marine Awards.The showcase of entries for the Innovation Awards gives visitors the opportunity to see the latest in equipment, services, projects and vessels introduced to the market by Seawork and M&CCE Expo exhibitors in the past 12 months.
- Vessel Design & Construction
- Marine Civil Engineering & Construction
- Marine Equipment, Electronics & Materials
- Diving & Underwater Technology
- Renewable Energy
- Safety & Training
- Overall Spirit of Innovation
The Innovations Showcase is open for submissions from both Seawork and M&CCE Expo exhibitors (free), and non-exhibitors (fee applies). All entries will be on display for the duration of both events.
The Young Person’s Development Award offering young people, from 16 – 25 years of age who are currently studying to work or begin a career in the Maritime Industry, an opportunity to achieve industry recognition and a bursary to help further their career. Mercator Media is offering a bursary worth up to £850 (or equivalent value in relevant currency) to help one young maritime student, apprentice or trainee further advance their career. Entries open on 28 November 2019 - details on how to enter here.
Maritime Sustainability Award is awarded to a company or organisation operating within the commercial marine and workboat sector, which demonstrates outstanding focus in its environmental and sustainability efforts.
Maritime Professional of the Year Award celebrates exemplary individuals within the commercial maritime sector. The ECM awards jury makes the final decision from nominations received. Anyone who works for a Seawork or M&CCE Expo Exhibitor can be nominated. All that is required are 200 words saying why you think the nominee is worthy of the award - don't forget a picture of them.
Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual operating within the commercial marine and workboat sector, who throughout their career has shown outstanding work and focus.
Spirit of Innovation Award is presented to the overall category winner in the Innovations Showcase.
M&CCE Best Project Award is presented to a company or organisation operating within the commercial marine and workboat sector, for challenges in marine civils or vessel operations. Submissions for this award could include any marine civil engineering project, from refurbishment and improvement to new build of jetty extensions, breakwaters, port & harbour development and maintenance, dredging, coastline and estuaries, including beach re profiling and replenishment, coastal flooding and sea level rise, offshore structures, underwater construction, drilling and piling, bridge inspection and repair amongst others.
The ECM Awards jury makes the final decision from nominations received.