2050 Award - Sponsored by the Department for Transport (Meet the finalists)

  • MJC2
  • Red Funnel
  • Port of Tyne

Business of the Year - Sponsored by PwC (Meet the finalists)

  • Williams Shipping
  • Ribeye Boats
  • Pole Star

Coastal Powerhouse Award - Sponsored by Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (Meet the finalists)

  • Solent LEP
  • Mersey Maritime
  • Port of Cromarty Firth

Diversity Award - Sponsored by Red Funnel (Meet the finalists)

  • Spinnaker Global
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary
  • BAE Systems

Employer of the Year - Sponsored by Stellamar (Meet the finalists)

  • Carnival UK
  • Royal Haskoning
  • Hill Dickinson

Future Skills Award - Sponsored by Nautilus International (Meet the finalists)

  • Orka Informatics
  • The Nautical Institute
  • Cornwall Marine Academy

Innovation Award - Sponsored by the UK Ship Register (Meet the finalists)

  • Thales UK
  • Lignia Yacht
  • Shakespeare UK

International Trade Award - Sponsored by Portsmouth International Port (Meet the finalists)

  • Superyacht Tenders and Toys
  • Port of Dover
  • Actisense

Rising Star Award - Sponsored by Western Union (Meet the finalists)

  • Glen Fraser, BAE Systems
  • Eslie Vrolijk, Royal Haskoning
  • Josslynne Brown, South Shields Marine School

STEM Award - Sponsored by DFDS Seaways (Meet the finalists)

  • Seafarers UK & Sea Cadets
  • South Shields Marine School
  • BAE Systems

Start-up of the Year - Sponsored by DonMac Data (Meet the finalists

  • The Shipping Exchange
  • ARC Marine
  • Tapiit Maritime

Sustainability Award - Sponsored by the Royal Navy

  • Port of Dover
  • ABP
  • Port of Cromarty Firth

Each finalist will be profiled in the run up to the awards evening on 19 September.