As part of the Heavy Lift Awards 2022 ceremony, the winners of the Readers’ Vote Awards were also announced.

Running alongside our main categories, the Readers’ Vote Awards gives the industry the chance to have its say and select the best photos and video of the past year.


Photo of the Year: Airfreight

Winner: Antonov Airlines 

The industry came out to show its support for Antonov Airlines, which put forward a picture of the legendary AN-225 transporting 110 tonnes of Covid-19 testing kits from China to Austria.



Photo of the Year: Lifting

Winner: Cargotrans Global Forwarding

Cargotrans’ image showcased the handling of mega reactors weighing 300 tonnes.



Photo of the Year: Overland

Winner: dteq Transport Engineering Solutions

The winning picture depicted a truly immense overland transport industrial project in Uruguay.



Photo of the Year: Shipping

Winner: Express Global Logistics   

This image of the handling of a settling chamber and silencer assemblies from Pune to Kerala won the readers’ vote.



Video of the Year

Winner: ESEASA Construcciones

The video depicted the company’s operations at the Olmeca refinery in Mexico.