Best Shipping Line


This award will recognize the achievements of the company that has demonstrated a consistent ability and commitment to improve and enhance efficiency as well as being a front-runner with the shipping line services offered in their respective maritime market. Environmental commitment and measures taken at improving the same will also be assessed. The company’s continuing drive to further the development of the maritime sector in their region through the introduction of new services that further simplify administration and logistics to ship owners and operators will also be critical


Open to all shipping lines serving the port of Mombasa.

Judging criteria:

The judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts that pay particular attention to the criteria listed below.

§   Organization background: Provide a brief description of the organization such as when it was established, areas operating in, key clients and organizational chart.

§  Key Projects & Initiatives: Provide a brief description of significant clients that you have supplied services to and why you think the relationships were exceptional.

§  Innovation: Please include details of any unique efforts or processes that have been employed, demonstrating the degree of innovation and benefit to the organization or society. Outline any innovations in capacity that have introduced reduction in cost and/or increased efficiency and reliability.

§  Corporate and Social Responsibility: Please outline the societal impact of the work carried out over the past year, highlighting how sustainability and environmental factors were successfully factored in to your planning.

§  Customer focus: Describe how the business provides an outstanding and professional service, demonstrating how it has benefited clients. Include compliance to calls schedule (frequency and reliability),quality and extent of customer service initiatives, charter services among other offerings as elaborated in your entry.

§  Provide details of your maintenance of schedule of call to the port of Mombasa

§  Highlight any Health and Safety initiatives introduced.

§  Share trading volume shipped in tonnage over the review period.

§  Provide environmental impact activity reports such as green initiatives, disposal of effluence, cutting down on engine emissions, and average age of fleet.

§  Provision of capacity building and training opportunities such as sea time given to seafarers.

§  Proof of compliance to maritime labour conventions

§  Opportunities provided especially to women

§  Outcomes & Results: Summarize the outcomes of these efforts including the contribution to business growth, benefits to the organization and also the environment

§  Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support the entry.

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