THE Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards are entering their 24th year and in 2019 this prestigious industry event is to be held at the Plaza Ballroom in Melbourne.

As a fitting complement Daily Cargo News is delighted to announce the Port of Melbourne as this year’s Major Host Sponsor.

Murray Newton from Port of Melbourne said they were delighted to come on board.

“As Australia largest container and general cargo port, Port of Melbourne is proud to be the major sponsor of the 2019 DCN Awards in Melbourne,” Mr Newton said.

This is the first year since 2013 that the awards have come to Melbourne, and it promises to be another great night of recognition, entertainment and celebration of the industry.

Publisher of DCN, Lloyd O’Harte said it was exciting to be hosting the awards once again Victoria.

“The awards are a truly national event and it is appropriate that Melbourne gets its chance to host them,” Mr O’Harte said.

“We know Melbourne is a massive hub for shipping and logistics and we look forward to bringing together this community for what is sure to be a tremendous night.”

The Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards night will be held on the 14th November at the Plaza Ballroom, Melbourne. For all enquiries please contact: Lindsay.reed@thedcn.com.au