Ferry Concept PONT-AVEN For the overall design and service approach reflecting a unique sense of sophisticated modern European hospitallity architecture througout the public areas and accomodations.
Ferry Lounge VOLCAN DE TAMASITE For a different lounge layout with several platforms between decks, enhancing vertical flows.
Ferry Exterior TABOR For the strikingly different glass-sided vehicle deck and well articulated plan of the short crossing above and beyond being merely utilitaran and mundane.
Ro-Ro Logistic Concept VILLE DE BORDEAUX For a flexible design, with special provision to carry large components for the Airbus A380 aircraft and a most innovative logistics concept including river barges, as well as new ro-ro terminals in four countries.
Ro-Ro Cargodecks TORRENS For a highly optimised PCTC design combining a novel arrangement of the double bottom, fuel tanks and solid ballast with a carco space which maximises the cargo capacity to carry a wide variety of ro-ro cargo.
Cruise Concept BIRKA PARADISE For a remarkable cruise product in "northern darkness", bringing year-round artificial sunlight, complete with beach cabanas and a retractable dance floor that closes over the swimming pool and hot tubs for evening dances in a park-like setting.
Cruise Sundeck HEIDELBERG For the "other way around" emphasis, forward rather than aft, in the arrangement of the open passenger deck areas, suited to the serene pace of this ship's European river cruises.
Ferry Technology HAMANASU With an innovative propulsion, her fuel efficiency is vastly improved over previous generations of ferries.
Special Award COLOR FANTASY For a visionary approach to the conceptualisation, design and development of the largest of her kind, sophisticated in her own right and innovation resulting in immediate customer response.