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Three European Companies Shortlisted for Environmental Award

I-Tech’s Selektope antifouling system, SetelHellas’ SeeMBox-V data monitoring, and Stena Line’s methanol fuel project have been shortlisted in the Environmental Performance category by the judging panel for the European Marine Engineering Awards.


The winner of this prestigious Award will be announced at the European Marine Engineering Conference and Awards gala dinner in Amsterdam on 13th April 2016.

The Environmental Performance Award, sponsored by DNV GL, is presented to a product, process or management approach that was brought to market for the first time in 2015, or which was significantly improved or relaunched. The Award judges select solutions best able to demonstrate actual, or potential, environmental benefits as a result of implementation.

Introduced to the market last year, Selektope is an organic, non-metal compound, which features an innovative pharmacological mode of action to combat barnacle settlement on ship hulls. The SeeMBox-V is a solution suite that comprises from equipment, software and services to deliver tailored data monitoring information from vessel to office. Stena Line is a ferry company utilizing methane fuel in their vehicles in order to reduce emissions.

The European Marine Engineering Awards are organized by Riviera Maritime Media. A panel of independent judges, comprising experts in various aspects of marine engineering, have chosen the shortlisted entries for each of the nine awards that will be presented on the night. Over the past few months the public have been able to vote online; public votes, combined with the judge’s selection, will determine the winner.

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