Fathom have announced the finalists for the Ship Efficiency Awards for 2015, where Maersk Line has been shortlisted as one of the finalists.
The award winners will be presented at a ceremony hosted by Lloyd’s Register on September 9, 2015 as part of Ship Efficiency: The Event 2015.
The Ship Efficiency Awards were launched to recognise and celebrate the organisations and individuals within the maritime sector that are excelling in efficient operations, implementing fresh thinking, offering proven efficiency benefits and advancing technology.
The number of nominations that Fathom received for the 2015 awards considerably surpassed last year’s nominations total, demonstrating the growing reputation of the Ship Efficiency Awards amongst other maritime industry awards.
The nominations have been independently judged by a panel of highly-esteemed industry experts including Lars Robert Pedersen of BIMCO; Craig Eason of Lloyd’s List; Tristan Smith of University College London; Oskar Levander of Rolls-Royce Marine and Roger Strevens of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics.
The judging process was overseen by Katharine Palmer, Lloyd’s Register.
The shortlisted finalists for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2015 include:
The Energy Efficiency Solution Award
- ClassNK-NAPA GREEN – Innovative Software Solution
- Ulstein Design – ULSTEIN X-STERN
The Environmental Technology Award
- Hapag-Lloyd – Steel Floor Container
- Blue Water Trade Winds – Cargo Heating Management Service
The Initiative of the Year
- Canadian Shipowners Association – Ballast Water Research and Technical Evaluation Fund
- The International Windship Association – Industry Association That Promotes The Use Of Wind Propulsion In Commercial Shipping
The Sustainable Ship Operator of the Year
- Maersk Line – A License to Grow Responsibly
- Stena Line – Methanol Pilot Project
The One to Watch
- Coldharbour Marine – Ballast Water Management System
- Deltamarin – DeltaChallenger
Catherine Austin, Executive Director of Fathom, said: “Once again we have been overwhelmed by the number of high calibre nominations received for the Ship Efficiency Awards.
“The array of shortlisted finalists represents the industry’s outstanding commitment to pushing the boundaries of ship efficiency from pioneering the development of new clean technologies, driving industry initiatives to catalysing efficient vessel concepts from blueprint to operation.”