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EAMA 2018

East Africa Maritime Awards (EAMA) is a strategic initiative of the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), in collaboration with other anchor stakeholders namely Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE), Shippers Council Of Eastern Africa (SCEA), East African Business Council (EABC) and Think Business Limited. The inaugural awards gala night is scheduled for Friday, 26th October 2018 at the Serena Beach Resort & Spa in Mombasa, Kenya.
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Award Categories

Eligibility

Entries are open to all registered, licensed and authorized players in the Maritime industry serving the Port of Mombasa. Organizations that are part of the planning committee organizing these awards have forfeited their right to participate except in the categories where entries are not required and the process involves a customer satisfaction study only.

Entries must be for projects, services or initiatives that have been implemented within the previous 18 months.

Each award category has its eligibility criteria. Kindly refer to it to ensure you are entered in the most appropriate categories.

The judges reserve the right to amend the judging criteria, change the maximum allocated score for any criteria, accept or reject entries. Where one entry is submitted jointly by two or more parties, the judges have the authority to assess and determine if the entry was really a joint effort.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Download the online entry form and fill as indicated, use separate forms for each category
  2. Make sure it is clear what individual, department, company, organisation (or companies/organisations in the case of joint entries), you are entering. You can enter more than one product, service, project, program or initiative in a category.
  3. Include a summary of the service, product, project, initiative,  company or individual you are entering for an award.
  4. Attach supporting documents: on your first page provide a simple covering statement of the story behind the entry.
  5. Each category has its own judging criteria and parameters. Ensure that you provide information for each parameter as indicated in each award category.
  6. Pay attention to the maximum score awarded for each parameter.
  7. Attach relevant reference/supporting details including photos, videos as well as customer testimonials where applicable and available.
  8. If measurable targets were achieved, it is important to provide that evidence, i.e what the target was, if and how it was were achieved.

AWARD CATEGORIES

  • Best Shipping Line
  • Best Shipping Agent
  • Best Regional and Cargo Logistics Provider
  • Best Cargo Transporter [Per country in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and DRC]
  • Excellence in Maritime Education & Training
  • Membership Organisation Award [Per country in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and DRC]
  • Maritime Journalist Award [Per country in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and DRC]
  • Best Shipping Agent [Dry Bulk]
  • Best Shipping Agent [Liquid Bulk]
  • Exporter of the year [Per country in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and DRC]
  • Importer of the year [Per country in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and DRC]
  • The Safety Award
  • Marine cargo Insurance Award
  • Cargo Freight Station (CFS) Operator Award
  • Best Clearing and Forwarding Agent [Per country in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and DRC]
  • Best Cargo Consolidator
  • Auxiliary Service Provider
  • Financial Service Provider
  • Business Initiative of the Year
  • Most Efficient Partner Government Agency
  • Corporate Social Investment (CSI) Award
  • The Innovation Award
  • The Environmental Protection Award
  • Young Achiever Award
  • Outstanding Woman Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Download the Judging Criteria for EAMA 2018