Award Categories

Applicable for Businesses who sells marine equipment’s, including paint, engines and generators and boats with sufficient and reliable aftersales service to the customers. Testimonials from clients would be added as an advantage.

Applicable for Designs made for Maldivian Vessels. Applicable for Boat Building Companies, individuals, Design Firms and Freelance Designers.

Applicable for Liveaboards and Yachts built in the Maldives and having its operations in the Maldives during the period 2013 or before. (The Award is applicable to Boat Owner). Liveaboard was built between 2016-2019

Entitled for Liveaboards who promotes as Dive Safaris with proof of exposure & recommendation & from Diving Operators/clients

Entitled for Liveaboards who promotes as Fishing Safaris with proof of exposure & recommendation & from Tour Operators/clients

Applicable for Boat Building Companies and Boat Building Individuals who have a sufficient profile of works (who have built more than 3 liveaboards). And should currently working/continuing business as a boatbuilder

Applicable for Fiber Glass Vessels built in the Maldives. Boat Building Companies and Boat Building Individuals

Applicable for Fiber Glass Vessels built in the Maldives. Boat Building Companies and Boat Building Individuals

Applicable for Fiber Glass Vessels built in the Maldives. Boat Building Companies and Boat Building Individuals.

Entitled for Liveaboards who promotes as Surf Safaris with proof of exposure & recommendation & from Surfing Operators/clients

Applicable for service providers in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service & received.

Applicable for Transport Service / Ferry Service providers (transport companies , boat owners) on scheduled basis to islands.

Applicable for Local Marine Equipment suppliers who have been in business and have a good track record of the service. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service received.

Applicable for service providers in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service & received.


Applicable for Local Dive Instructors and Dive Masters who have worked

on liveaboards for minimum period of 5 years in the Liveaboard Industry (references from Liveaboard Owners and Operators should be provided with application).


Applicable for Dock Yards / Slipways which have been in business and have a good track record of the service. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service received.


OUTSTANDINGS PERSONS IN BOATING INDUSTRY:

1. Captain

2. Roomboy / Deckhand

3. Waiter / Deckhand

4. Chef / Deckhand

5. Crew Member

6. Cruise Manager

7. Engineer

8. Sales / Reservation / Operations Staff

Above categories are applicable for members, and they may submit their staff / crew who have performed and being in the company. Should be currently working on a liveaboard/yacht and not less than 3 years of working on a same vessel (Legal foreign employees can be nominated)


Applicable for Liveaboard Brands who owns minimum two Liveaboard vessels and operates under one brand (operating for a period of 3 years in the Maldives)

Applicable for Liveaboard Operators having its operation in the Maldives and with proof of records (operating for a period of minimum 3 years in the Maldives).

Applicable for Travel Agents who sells boat trips on Scuba Diving, Surfing and Cruising. The application should be submitted with references from boat owners whose boats are Sold for guests.

Applicable for Marine Engineering Workshops and Individuals who have a sufficient profile of work. (Reference letters from minimum 10 liveaboards should be provided with the application). Service centre/provider should not be a authorised partner of an individual brand and give service to all the main marine engine brands/products.


Applicable for Marine Engineering Workshops and Individuals who have a sufficient profile of work. (Reference letters from minimum 10 liveaboards should be provided with the application). Service centre/provider should not be a authorised partner of an individual brand and give service to all the outboard marine engine brands/products.

Applicable for Dive Compressor Brands who have distributors / agents based in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service received

Applicable for Dive Equipment Brands who have their distributors / agents based in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the services received.

Applicable for Insurance Service Providers who have been in business and have a good track record of the service. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service received .


Applicable for Marine Engine Brands who have their distributors/ agents based in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service received.


Applicable for Marine Engine Brands who have their distributors/ agents based in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the service received.

Applicable for Generator Brands who have their distributors / agents based n the Maldives. The application should be submitted from potential customers about the service received.

Applicable for Marine Paint Brands who have their distributors / agents based in the Maldives. The application should be submitted with references from potential customers about the services received

Selected by the Executive Board of NBAM. These can be individuals, foreigners and foreign companies who have helped the industry for not less than 10 years.

Applicable for Local Surf Guides who have worked on Liveaboards for minimum period of 5 years in the Live aboard Industry (references from Liveaboard Owners and Operators should be provided with application)