Our expert jury bases its decision on the following criteria when selecting the winning projects:
The project has the potential to induce clear and continuous improvement of the cleanness of our oceans and bodies of water
As many people as possible are integrated into the project and/or participate as a result of it
The project motivates other people and groups, and has the greatest possible effect
Malizia Ocean Challenge, NeptuTherm and The Ocean Race were awarded with the "ocean tribute" in 2019. You can find more information on the 2019 award ceremony here.