TecnoVeritas received first prize in the Clean Shipping category at the Seatrade Awards 2012 for its VEEO (Voyage Energy & Emissions Optimiser).
The 24th Seatrade Awards Ceremony Dinner took place on 14th of May at London's Guildhall in the presence of Koji Sekimizu, secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and chairman of the panel of judges of the Seatrade Awards and guest speaker, and other important personalities such as Dr. John Koustas, Chairman of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA), Capt. Graham Westgarth, chairman of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), Nicolas Pappadakis, chairman of International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO), The Rt. Hon. The Lord Clinton-Davis, PC, former chairman of the Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea (ACOPS), and Yudhishthir Khatau, President of Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO).
Seatrade Awards are the world's most respected and recognised global maritime awards. The prestigious scheme rewards those projects that have demonstrated innovative solutions for safe, efficient and environmentally friendly shipping, and which meet the goals and objectives of the IMO.
VEEO was originally designed to satisfy the IMO MEPC Cir. 684 and 683, and is an easy and practical tool for energy and emissions management on board and ashore.
Dr. Jorge Antunes, technical director and CEO of TecnoVeritas said, "The Seatrade Awards is the recognition of excellence, innovation, dedication and passion imposed in all our products dedicated to the marine and energy industry".