Our annual Award ceremony was held on board PRIDE OF ROTTERDAM, during the Ferry Shipping Conference 2013. With the awards Shippax wants to acclaim new concepts, creativity and innovation.
VIKING GRACE 1) Environmental qualities; Being the first long-distance ferry with a dual fuel engine. 2) Environmental qualities; For the many energy saving measures. 3) Exterior Design; Where the LNG Tanks and the small funnel are the testimonies of her environmental qualities. 4) Innovative layout for the handling of stores in combination with the practically designed food preparation areas 5) Innovative interior design Owner: Viking Line Shipyard: STX Finland Interior Design: dsign Vertti Kivi & CO
BLUE STAR PATMOS Exceptional design qualities. Owner: Blue Star Ferries / Attica Group Shipyard: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd Interior Design: Molindris & Associate
LANDEGODE An LNG powered single screw ferry with innovative propulsion system. Owner: Torghatten Nord Shipyard: Remontowa Naval architect: LMG
FERRY NAMINOUE The first ferry built with an air lubrication system, reducing hull friction. Owner: A Line Shipyard: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
EMERALD ACE A PCTC which utilises a hybrid installation of large solar panels charging lithium-ion batteries. The stored power is then used in port, eliminating the use of gensets. Owner: Mitsui O.S.K. Shipyard: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries