Nominations Still Open for 2016 SHIPPINGInsight Award

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ShippingInsightNORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 31, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) The deadline for nominations for the 2016 SHIPPINGInsight Award is coming soon, but there’s still time to submit entries.

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 optimization. The award will be presented at a gala luncheon on the opening day of the SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 18, in Stamford, Conn. The winners will receive a binnacled captain’s clock in a polished wooden case with an engraved plaque.

Entry forms may be downloaded at www.shippinginsight.com/awards-2. Nominations should be in the form of a case study describing the project and quantifiable results. A panel of independent judges will review entries and select the winner.

Winners of last year’s 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 must be submitted no later than Sept. 16, 2016.

“The SHIPPINGInsight Award is an opportunity to recognize the innovators who are changing the face of the shipping industry with creative new technologies,” said SHIPPINGInsight co-director Jim Rhodes. “We encourage ship owners and ship managers, and their technology partners, to enter the competition.”

About SHIPPINGInsight

Held annually since 2012, 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. For more information, see www.shippinginsight.com.

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