2020 categories

Airfreight Solution of the Year

The Airfreight Solution of the Year award, sponsored by Sarens, is presented for an outstanding project cargo shipment that has been executed by air in the last 12 months. This category can be entered by an airline, operator, forwarder, or as a combined entry from partners on a specific project.

Environment Award

The Environment Award, sponsored by Blue Water Shipping, is presented to the company that has shown a considered approach to environmental concerns through an initiative or within the day-to-day running of operations and the long-term strategy of the organisation.

Excellence in Engineering

The Excellence in Engineering award is presented to the transport engineering team of a company that has taken part in a complex project in the past 12 months, which has demonstrated its ability to overcome unusual challenges using customised engineering solutions.

Forwarder Network of the Year

The Forwarder Network of the Year award is presented to the project freight forwarder network that has provided a superior offering to its members, and has demonstrated its ability to compete with large multinational forwarders on global project contracts.

Innovation Award

The Innovation Award, sponsored by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean, is presented to the company that has developed an innovative piece of equipment or technology designed to improve the lift or transport of heavy and oversize cargoes.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises an individual for a lifetime of innovation and leadership. It is presented to the individual that has made a long-lasting impact on the heavy lift, specialised transport and project forwarding industry.

Overland Transport Provider of the Year

The Overland Transport Provider of the Year award, sponsored by Goldhofer, is presented to an equipment-owning provider of overland transport services by road, rail or inland waterway that has demonstrated its commitment to the safe, efficient and innovative transport of heavy and oversize project cargoes.

Port/Terminal Operator of the Year

The Port/Terminal Operator of the Year award is presented to the port authority or terminal operator that has demonstrated its heavy lift cargo handling capabilities, either by the investment in new equipment and facilities, maintenance of existing facilities or developments in innovative technology to optimise loading procedures.