The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has the honour to invite nominations for candidates for the 2021 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.

The Secretary-General would be most grateful if nominations of candidates to be considered for the 2021 Award (for actions performed during the period 1 March 2020 to 28 February 2021) could be sent as soon as possible, in order to reach IMO no later than 15 April 2021.

It should be noted that actions performed outside the qualifying period and nominations received after the deadline has expired, will not be eligible for consideration.


For more information, download the posters below (English, Spanish and French). Each poster contains a link to the Circular Letter and a link to the Nomination Form.

- 2021 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Call for Nominations - English
- 2021 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Call for Nominations - Spanish
- 2021 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Call for Nominations - French