Nominations have opened for the 2016 Subsea UK Awards.
Entries are being sought for the best subsea company of the year (large and small), the most promising young person in the sector, the most exciting new enterprise and an individual who has made the most outstanding contribution to the subsea industry. The awards will also recognise achievements and innovations in technology, sponsored by Simmons & Co International, safety and exports, Subsea UK said.
An independent judging panel of industry leaders will score each entry according to the agreed criteria and the shortlist of finalists will be announced in January 2016.
Accolades will be presented at a gala dinner, organised by Subsea UK on 3rd February 2016 during Subsea Expo.
Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “The awards is our way of recognising and rewarding the ongoing efforts that are being made to ensure the UK remains at the forefront of the subsea industry.
“It has been a challenging year for many, however it’s vital that we continue to pull together and celebrate the expertise, leadership and innovation that the British subsea sector is renowned for and underline the strength of our sector both at home and on the global stage.
“Each year we receive a high calibre of entries demonstrating the strength of the subsea sector in the UK. It’s important that we continue to commend those who are making a significant contribution to the industry and helping to inspire the next generation who will drive it forward in the decades to come.”
Subsea Expo will be held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre from 3rd – 5th February 2016.