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Launched in 1995, the Maritime Media Awards honour journalists, authors, filmmakers, digital creators and others whose work in the media has served to create a greater public understanding of maritime issues, and of the UK’s dependence upon the sea.

Entry for the 2023 Maritime Media Awards is now closed

The qualifying period for the 2023 Awards was the year to 31 December 2023 (The 2023 Awards will include the period from July to December 2022 reflecting changes to the Awards made in 2023).

The closing date for nominations was 31 January 2024.

Before submitting a nomination, please ensure you have viewed the relevant award criteria. Please provide as much specific information as possible. After you have submitted a nomination, you will receive confirmation and follow-up emails before the final nomination list is published.

The Nomination list will be published soon

Celebrating maritime journalism, literature,
digital innovation, and filmmaking

Launched in 1995, the Maritime Media Awards honour journalists, authors, filmmakers, digital creators and others whose work in the media has served to create a greater public understanding of maritime issues, and of the UK’s dependence upon the sea.

Terms and conditions

The Maritime Media Awards Committee has absolute discretion to refuse any nomination that does not in its opinion meet the eligibility criteria and reserves the right to reassign nominations to a category it believes is most suited to the information provided in the nomination.

The Judges’ decision is final and no communication will be entered into regarding any decisions made.

The winners of the Maritime Media Awards 2023 will be announced in Spring 2024, and photographs of the winners will be published on the Maritime Foundation website.