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  • 2019 January 31 17:40

    d’Amico Group winner of the 2019 SMART4SEA Energy Efficiency Award

    The Group stands out for providing a significant achievement, breakthrough or contribution in all aspects of energy efficiency in shipping throughout the year. The daily employment of new technologies together with environmentally friendly measures, project ed d’Amico among the most efficient and sustainable shipping groups worldwide, the company said in its release.

    Last night, d’Amico Group received the SMART4SEA Energy Efficiency Award during a prestigious ceremony at th e Yacht Club of Greece in Athens.

    The SMART4SEA Awards include 7 more categories, all focus ed on initiatives and individuals that foster Safety Excellence & Sustainable Shipping. Winners are chosen following a combination of open nomination and audience - vote. d’Amico Group received the SMART4SEA Energy Efficiency Award, sponsored by Hudson Analytix, for becoming one of the most sustainable shipping groups worldwide, thanks to investments in “eco - ship” new buildings program and in the development of a very efficient Performance Monitoring system, which provides the ship company specific measures for the improvement of the environmental performance of the fleet.

    In the last years d’Amico Group has been moving even faster to adopt the newest technologies, from new generation engines to the installation of new propelle rs on some types of ships , to the use of silicone paints on the hulls, measures allow ing considerable reduction of fuel consumption and emissions. In particular, new hull forms can maximize water flow over the propeller, eliminating the so - called blind spot in the propulsion system.

    The Group is working on the launch of a Fleet Operation Center, which will increase the fleet ’s safety and operational efficiency anywhere and anytime from ashore, with a combination of hardware equipment, software packages and fleet intelligence. Technology combines the increased availability of affordable satellite communication solutions, tracking devices and data - analysis platforms, enabling real - time information sharing between ships and specialized onshore support teams. The performance management through automatic data acquisition associated with powerful analytics and reporting provides indications on how business pot ential can be maximized.

    d’Amico Group

    d’Amico Società di Navigazione S.p.A. is the holding of a world leader in mari time transportation and operates in the dry cargo carriers, container tankers and maritime services sectors. Founded in 1936, the d’Amico Group has a long - standing history of family entrepreneurialism and over the years has developed a significant global p resence with offices in leading international shipping ports. The indirect subsidiary d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (DIS), a sub - holding for the Group's activities in the container tanker sector, is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange. Experience, competence and responsibility, as well as a dedicated focus on customer service, secure navigation and environmental protection characterise the mission of the d’Amico Group.

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