Business of Shipping Competition

The Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) and the CMA Education Foundation annually seek papers written by students attending US colleges and universities with programs and/or courses on the shipping industry, international trade, marine transportation, marine science, and marine engineering.  Students must be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Winners present their papers at a featured session at the CMA Conference each year.

Winning Students & their Papers 2019:

1st Place $2,500: “The Impact of the Blockchain on the Maritime Trade”

By Andreas Stasinopoulos, SUNY Maritime

2nd Place $1,500: “US and Chinese Trade War and its Effect on the Soybean Trade”

By Luke Germanankos, Samuel LePage and Brendan McKeever

US Merchant Marine Academy

3rd Place $1,000: “China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative: The Premise, The Goals and the Implications”

By Dean Williams, US Merchant Marine Academy



Complete information: Call for Papers- Business of Shipping Competition 2020

The Awards are courtesy of d’Amico International Shipping.