2022 Crew Welfare Virtual Awards Ceremony due on June the 21st!

SAFETY4SEA is delighted to announce the inaugural Crew Welfare Awards within the scope of fostering Crew Wellbeing & Sustainable Shipping. The process to be employed is a combination of open nomination and vote while the presentation shall take place at a dedicated special event to be held on June the 21st , during the Crew Welfare Week.

The award categories are:

Crew Welfare Tanker Operator Award
To be awarded to any ship operator of oil or chemical tankers, or gas carriers that demonstrated Initiative, Best Practices and Excellence and in any aspect of crew welfare

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Columbia Shipmanagement, for committing to ‘I CARE’ philosophy prioritizing the physical and mental well-being of their Inclusive, Diverse and Tolerant crew
  • Evergas Ship Management Pte Ltd., for putting crew welfare as key priority, taking action towards
  • Fleet Management Limited, for having a dedicated team to ensuring the holistic well-being of seafarers
  • Prime Marine Management Inc., for assisting seafarers and their families with medical and mental health support
  • Thome Group, for launching several programs to foster crew welfare globally


Crew Welfare Dry Bulk Operator Award
To be awarded to any ship operator of bulk carriers, or general dry cargo vessels that demonstrated Initiative, Best Practices and Excellence in any aspect of crew welfare

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • C Transport Maritime S.A.M, for investing in crew welfare and connectivity
  • Campbell Shipping, for considering crew welfare as important as safety onboard
  • Oldendorff Carriers, for focusing on crew welfare, supporting social life onboard
  • Pacific Basin Shipping Limited, for putting crew welfare as a key priority
  • Thome Group, for launching several programs to foster crew welfare globally


Crew Welfare Management Award
To be awarded to crew management company that demonstrated Initiative, Best Practices and Excellence and in any aspect of crew welfare

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Elvictor Group Inc., for focusing on the training and upskilling of personnel onboard and ashore
  • Magsaysay People Resources Corporation, for demonstrating resilience during the pandemic, taking many initiatives
  • OSM Maritime Services, Inc., for putting ‘Financial Literacy, Health & Wellness and Family Values’ as basic pillars of its strategy
  • Seaspan Crew Management India Pvt Ltd, for supporting its employee during the pandemic
  • Synergy Marine Group, for prioritising mid-pandemic mental health: crew changeovers, Wellness Ambassadors and WeTeam


Crew Welfare Service Provider Award
To be awarded to any Service provider that delivered service which contributes towards improving crew welfare

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Mental Health Support Solutions, for raising awareness about seafarers’ mental health issues
  • Seafair, for improving crew wellbeing through promoting accessibility to jobs for all seafarers
  • Seaways Psychology Services, for having a dedicated team of professional and experienced Clinical Psychologists to support seafarers
  • ShipMoney, for revolutionizing maritime payments with the ‘ShipMoney eWallet’
  • WellAtSea, for its WellAtSea Program, focused on mental resiliency, physical strength & health


Crew Welfare Organisation Award
To be awarded to any organization or association that planned, promoted and delivered any program fostering crew welfare with tangible results

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • Australian Mariners Welfare Society, for its numerous achievements in providing welfare to seafarers and their families
  • ISWAN (International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network), for helping numerous seafarers globally during the COVID-19 breakdown and providing humanitarian support
  • MASSA (Maritime Association of Ship Owners, Ship Managers and Agents), for significant contribution to facilitate crew changes and add value to the industry during the pandemic
  • Sailors’ Society, for its Wellness at Sea Awareness Campaign
  • The Mission to Seafarers, for its ‘WeCare’ programme


Crew Welfare Diversity & Inclusion Award
To be awarded to any organization that planned/delivered a program or promoted in any way the Diversity & Inclusion agenda

The shortlisted nominees are:

  • ECSA and ETF, for their ‘WESS project’, co-funded by the EU
  • International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), for the ICS ‘Maritime Diversity and Inclusion Charter’
  • Maritime SheEO, for providing a platform that promotes the next generation of female maritime leaders
  • Maritime UK, for its ‘Diversity in Maritime’ programme towards a fair, equal and inclusive UK maritime industry
  • The Seafarers’ Charity, for funding a new research to explore the welfare needs of women seafarers on cargo ships


Crew Welfare Personality Award
To be awarded to a Personality that provided industry influence and contributed towards moving the crew welfare agenda forward with tangible results


Crew Welfare Leadership Award
To be awarded to an Industry Figure that has provided leadership by steering their organization and/or the industry towards crew welfare excellence

 


 

Awards are subject to the following procedure, terms and conditions.

Nomination and Voting Procedure:

  • Notification procedure is initiated few months ahead of the event with an open invitation to the industry stakeholders to propose nominations on the web. Nominations are valid only with an online submission completing the form below and can be made by any individual involved in shipping, limited to one nomination per category per person. All nominations MUST be in English language and provide a clear indication of the reasons behind the nomination (as appropriate).
  • SAFETY4SEA Editorial staff will review all nominations for validity in line with rules, terms and conditions announced and place all valid nominations to the website for the online Open Vote in line with the deadlines announced.
  • For each category winner will be the nominee that has attracted the most votes by the end of the voting period. Only one vote per person per category will be allowed.
  • Awards shall be presented to winners at a dedicated special event to be held on June the 21st, during the Crew Welfare Week.

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • Nominations: 2022 Crew Welfare Virtual Awards are open for nominations till Friday, 1st of April 2022. Valid nominations will be reviewed by the editorial staff and put to online open vote on crewwelfareweek.com, supported by social media and e-mail campaigns.
  • Eligibility: Only work or achievements taking place within the last 18 months (2021-2022) will be eligible. Each nomination to meet the award description and specified entry criteria.
  • Online Open Vote Procedure: Only one vote is accepted per award category. Vote will be open till 13th of May 2022.
  • Award Announcement: Awards shall be presented to winners at a dedicated special event to be held on June the 21st, during the Crew Welfare Week.