SMART4SEA EUROPORT Awards

SAFETY4SEA & EUROPORT are delighted to announce the winners of the SMART4SEA EUROPORT Awards on e-navigation, cyber security, initiative, technology and ship operator that have showcased excellence and innovation within the maritime industry towards a smarter and more sustainable shipping. The awards were presented at a prestigious ceremony on November the 5th, on the sidelines of EUROPORT, in Rotterdam. 

The Award winners are:

SMART4SEA EUROPORT E-Navigation Award

Winner
NAVTOR
For its innovative NavBox solution with ‘cyber secure’ certification (IEC 61162-460 Gateway) from DNV GL which updates digital charts, publications and navigational data, providing complete regulatory compliance and security.


SMART4SEA EUROPORT Cyber Security Award

Winner
GTMaritime
For its GTMailPlus, a maritime email solution which safeguards vessels by proactively filtering mail traffic at one of GTMaritime’s shore-based gateways before it is transmitted to the ship. This forms a frontline defense against the rising tide of cyber-attacks.


SMART4SEA EUROPORT Technology Award

Winner
Bureau Veritas
For applying a 3D classification process to a naval vessel, for the first time. The process uses a 3D model to exchange digital information, improve collaboration and reduce the number of iterations in the classification design review process for approving a design.


SMART4SEA EUROPORT Initiative Award

Winner
HEMEXPO
For presenting Smart Ship Solutions in the shipping industry tailored to meet the needs of shipowners and shipyards. HEMEXPO brings together organizations that share a common innovative vision towards a safer shipping.


SMART4SEA EUROPORT Ship Operator Award

Winner
Columbia Shipmanagement
For its Performance Optimization Control Room, in collaboration with Tototheo. The Control Room will be manned 24/7 by qualified personnel who will optimize vessel safety, crew rotation and training, performance.