2014 Oct 07

Winners announced for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2014

An international audience of the maritime industry’s experts and innovators gathered together to celebrate the winners of the inaugural Ship Efficiency Awards on 2nd October 2014, which proceeded two days of lively discussion and debate during the 4th Annual Ship Efficiency: The Event in London.

Full list of winners:

1) Energy Efficiency Solution Award

An award for an innovative solution that implements fresh thinking and offers significant proven efficiency benefits.


  • Eniram – Eniram Speed 2.0


  • Deltamarin – B. DELTA Energy Efficient Cargo Vessel Designs
  • E-CO – UVC for HVAC
  • VAF Instruments BV – PEM3 Efficiency Monitoring Solution
  • Wärtsilä – 46DF Engine

Nick Pinkney, Sales Director, EMEA


2) Environmental Technology Award

An award that recognises a technology that makes a significant contribution to environmental impact reduction or prevention to ships.


  • Hempel AS – Hempaguard


  • GAC – HullWiper ROV
  • International Paint – Intersleek 1100SR
  • Micanti BV – Thorn-D
  • Terragon – Micro Auto Gasification System (MAGS)

Claes Skat-Rørdam, Marketing Manager, Fouling Control

3) Initiative of the Year

This award celebrates projects that support the maritime industry in improving environmental performance or energy efficiency. This award covers initiatives such as classification society work, collaboration projects, and academic projects.


  • Corvus & Scandlines – Scandlines Hybrid Ferries


  • Eco Marine Power – Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project
  • Green Marine – Environmental Certification Program
  • Jotun – Hull Performance Solutions
  • Low Carbon Shipping Consortium – Low Carbon Shipping – A Systems Approach

Fini A. Hansen, Technical Superintendent, Fleet Management

4) Sustainable Ship Operator of the Year

An award to honour a ship owner, operator or manager that demonstrates an industry-leading commitment to energy efficiency, environmental performance or CSR responsibilities.


  • Maersk Line


  • CSL Group
  • Laurin Maritime
  • Shell Shipping & Maritime

Ole Skatka Jensen, CEO, Marorka

5) The One to Watch

This award recognises a project, concept or technology which has the demonstrable potential to improve the efficiency of an aspect of ship operations along with evidence of real uptake and growth potential.


  • B9 Shipping


  •     Eco Marine Power – Aquarius MRE System Project
  •     Marstal Navigationsskole & Partners – Green Ferry Vision
  •     Monalisa 2.0 – Sea Traffic Management
  •     Turbosail
  •     Wärtsilä – LNGPac

Diane Gilpin, B9 Shipping, David Balston, UK Chamber of Shipping, Katharine Palmer & Dimitris Argyros from Lloyd's Register

6) Outstanding Contribution to Ship Efficiency

An award for a contribution by an individual, company or association towards an improved outcome for the environment from the maritime industry. This can include offshore and on-shore projects, technology advancements in shipping and shipbuilding; training and education, public awareness campaigns etc.


  • Dr. Anne-Marie Warris, EcoReflect


  • Oskar Levander - Rolls-Royce Marine
  • ABS Operational & Environmental Performance Department
  • Tristan Smith - UCL Energy Institute
  • Alastair Fischbacher - Sustainable Shipping Initiative
Dr. Anne-Marie Warris, EcoReflect

The Ship Efficiency Awards, organised by Fathom and hosted with event partners Lloyd’s Register, showcased an international range of individuals and companies making a significant contribution and commitment to streamlining operations and shaping the future of a greener, leaner more efficient industry.

Recognising and celebrating the organisations and individuals within the maritime sector that are excelling in efficient operations, implementing fresh thinking, offering proven efficiency benefits and technological innovation, the awards put into the spotlight individuals and companies making a significant contribution and commitment to streamlining operations and shaping the future of a greener, leaner more efficient industry.

A panel of high level industry experts across shipping and environmental issues deliberated and scored entries based on set criteria against each of the award categories and included: Peter Hinchliffe OBE, International Chamber of Shipping; Craig Eason, Lloyd’s List; Minas Miliaras, RCL Cruises; Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO; Jan de Kat, ABS and Dr Martin Stopford, Clarkson Research Services.

Entries for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2015 will open in February 2015.


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