The Excellence Rankings celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognise the people and companies that are driving change.

Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at a range of corporate activities including deals, business projects and company initiatives, both internal and in the community.

What is Research and Development (R&D)?

This category includes organisations that have demonstrated a commitment to the research and development of new products and/or new processes. This can include discovering or creating a unique material, transferring a research or technology development to practice, improving the performance of an existing product or creating a new simulation or design tools.

The category also includes companies that have made significant investments into their R&D processes.

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Themes

The companies ranked below have seen the need within the industry to innovate in a direction of alternative fuels and moving away from fossil fuels. Examples include the development of ammonia fueled engines and feasibility research, the research of nuclear energy for ships, battery and electric bunkering as well as hydrogen fuel development.

The industry has also felt the need to develop new technologies to keep up with global technological innovations, including the development of improved air-lubrication systems and safety solutions for enhanced vessel monitoring and inert gas safety solutions research.

Ranking Categories

The companies in this category have been engaged in projects to develop and research ammonia as an alternative fuel.


The companies in this category have been working hard to develop systems based on alternative fuels including battery technology development, electric bunkering and dual fuel electric engines.


The companies in this category have been engaged in projects for the further development of hydrogen as an effective alternative fuel and its commercialisation.


The companies in this category have been working hard to develop new and improved air-lubrication systems.


The companies in this category have been working on safety solutions such as developing maritime security vessel monitoring systems as well as signing contracts to research inert gas safety solutions.


The companies in this category have been working on developing smart solutions for the industry such as smart marketplace development, berthing aid systems, as well as smart port tools.


The companies in this category have been working on developing sustainability solutions with research into alternative fuels, new IoT-based desulphurisation solutions as well as CO2 transportation methods.