NORFOLK, Va. – May 23, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 SHIPPINGInsight Award. The annual award will be presented at a gala luncheon on the opening day of the fifth SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 18, in Stamford, Conn.
“The SHIPPINGInsight Award is given annually to a shipping company and its technology partners for the successful implementation of an innovative technology or initiative that advances the state of the art in ship and fleet automation, ” said SHIPPINGInsight co-director Jim Rhodes. “This is an opportunity to recognize the innovators who are changing the face of the shipping industry with creative new technologies.”
The winners will receive a binnacled captain’s clock in a polished wooden case with an engraved plaque, along with a framed certificate.
Entry forms may be downloaded at www.shippinginsight.com/
Winners of the 2015 SHIPPINGInsight Award were Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Callenberg Technology Group, for a project that reduced wasted energy through capacity-driven control and management of engine room ventilation systems. Wilh. Wilhelmsen projected savings of 900, 000 kWh in electricity the first year.
Nominations should be submitted no later than Sept. 16, 2016.
Held annually since 2011, the SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition has become the premier shipping technology forum in North America. SHIPPINGInsight is co-produced by Soccoli Associates LLC, a maritime consultancy, and Rhodes Communications, Inc., an international PR and marketing services company specializing in the marine industry for over 30 years.