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Judges announced for Seatrade Maritime #20Under40 Awards

Showcasing the bold, innovative young leaders who are lighting the future for maritime in the Middle East, exclusively at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2021.

The Definitive Guide: Showcasing the Young Talent of 2021

At Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2021, we'll be celebrating the top 20 industry professionals under the age of 40.

You can nominate yourself or someone else for this official seal of approval that recognises true ambition and achievement.

20 Finalists

We're searching for leading talents, under the age of 40.  

An Inclusive Agenda

Nominations are invited from all, whether you work at sea or ashore.

One Definitive List

A showcase of talent leading the way for our community.

Nominations Close 30 September

Do you know a young professional who should be on our #20Under40 list? Nominate them (or yourself) today.

Am I Eligible to Enter?


Nominations are open to any maritime professional under the age of 40, whose scope of work directly impacts maritime and shipping markets in the Middle East. If you or your nomination's 41st birthday falls after Monday 13th December 2021, you are eligible to enter or be nominated.

How is it Judged?


Our judging panel will consider the achievements of each nominee individually but will look carefully for evidence that demonstrates leadership, ambition and commitment to the industry.

What Happens Next?


The successful winners will be announced during Seatrade Maritime Middle East, as part of UAE Maritime Week 2021 and invited to collaborate with us over the next year on research, briefings and more exciting opportunities. 

New! Meet the Judges

If you or someone you know deserves a place on this year's #20Under40 list, then we want to hear from you.

Marcus Hand

Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

Gary Howard

Europe Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

Emma Howell

Director of Digital and Commercial Content, Maritime - Informa Markets

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