European Marine Engineering
Conference, Awards
and Exhibition 25-26 April 2017, Amsterdam

European Marine Engineering <br />Conference, Awards<br />and Exhibition

The 2017 Marine Propulsion Awards

The 2017 Marine Propulsion Awards: 

Voting has now closed, winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner during the European Marine Engineering Conference.

Categories available:

After-sales Service Excellence Award
Sponsored by Lonza

Companies or individuals can enter after-sales programmes that were introduced or substantially improved during the previous calendar year that take a novel approach to providing customers with better, faster or more economical after-sales service. An example of its impact should be provided. The winning entry will demonstrate how customers have benefited from a new approach to providing top quality after-sales service.

2017 winner:

ABS
Shaft Alignment Services

Electrical Power System of the Year Award
Sponsored by Lonza
Companies or individuals can enter an electrical power system or major component (such as a generator, transformer or motor or any combination) that has been brought to market for the first time, has been substantially improved and relaunched, or featured in a shipboard installation during the previous calendar year. The winning entry will demonstrate an innovative and original development that improves a ship’s operational efficiency.

2017 winner:

WE Tech Solutions
Variable speed permanent magnet shaft generator

Environmental Performance Award
Sponsored by Lonza
Companies or individuals can enter a product, process or management approach that has been brought to market for the first time, has been substantially improved and relaunched or featured in a shipboard installation during the previous calendar year. The winning entry will demonstrate actual or potential environmental benefits as a result of its implementation.

2017 winner:

HASYTEC
Dynamic Biofilm Protection

Graduate Research Award
Nominations can be made either by individual post-graduate students or by training institutions, who can nominate up to two post-graduate students. It recognises original research completed during 2016 that advances marine engineering knowledge relevant to an onboard environment in a way that will improve the overall ship efficiency, machinery performance and reliability, safety or environmental impact of a single ship or across a fleet.

2017 winner:

Matthys Dijkman
C-Job Naval Architects

Marine Coating Of The Year Award
Sponsored by Lonza 
Companies or individuals can enter a marine coating that has been brought to market during the previous calendar year or coatings-related technology or research that has contributed to a substantial improvement in a coating’s performance during the previous calendar year. The winning entry will demonstrate that it has either provided a long-term improvement in fuel efficiency or reduced application time or cost.

2017 winner:

Jotun
Hull Performance Solution/ISO 19030
 

Marine Engine Of The Year Award
Sponsored by Lonza
Companies or individuals can enter a marine engine that has been brought to market for the first time or has been substantially improved and relaunched during the previous calendar year. The winning entry will be incorporate an innovative and original development that resulted in a step-change in engine technology.

2017 winner:

Winterthur Gas & Diesel
X-DF engines

Planned Maintenance Software System Of The Year Award
Sponsored by Lonza

Companies or individuals can enter software-based products, systems or processes that improve planned maintenance of onboard equipment and have been brought to market or substantially improved and relaunched during the previous calendar year. The winning entry will demonstrate how it has made possible, or made more effective, a planned maintenance programme for ship equipment.

2017 winner:

ABB Marine and Ports
Marine Remote Diagnostics and Integrated Operations Centers

Ship of the Year Award
Sponsored by Lonza
Companies or individuals can enter ships that have been delivered or substantially upgraded during the previous calendar year. The winning entry will be a vessel of any type that incorporates innovative technical developments that identify it as a landmark vessel. The award will be presented to the ship’s owner. 

2017 winner:

Sovcomflot
Shturman Albanov

The Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is made by the staff of Riviera Maritime Media to an individual who has shown consistent leadership and technical inspiration in the field of marine engineering.
Chosen by the editors of Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery

2017 winner:

Karl Wojik
Executive Delegate of the Management Board
AVL List GmbH

Awards judging panel:

Nikolas Panagakis
Environmental Engineering, SHE-Q Fleet Management
Boskalis

John Carlton FREng
Professor of Marine Engineering, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
City University London

Päivi Haikkola
Ecosystem Leader
DIMECC

Robert Ashdown
Permanent Secretary of the
International Association of Classification Societies

Prof. Nikolaos P. Kyrtatos
National Technical University 
of Athens

Paul Gunton
Executive Editor
Riviera Maritime Media
   
Kjeld Dittmann
Chairman
SEA Europe
Managing Director
Lyngsø Marine
   

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