SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Transas has received the 2017 SMART4SEA Technology Award at a prestigious awards ceremony during the 2017 SMART4SEA Conference & Awards which successfully
concluded on Tuesday 31st of January 2017 in Eugenides Foundation Athens attracting 460 delegates from 15 countries representing a total of 240 organizations.
Transas received the SMART4SEA Technology Award, sponsored by Tototheo Group, for offering a new simulation concept THESIS (Transas Harmonised Eco System of Integrated Solutions) which facilitates ship, shore and ports to access real-time operation critical data simultaneously that allows for decision-making and responsibility to be shared. THESIS enables Fleet Operations, Ship Solutions, Academy, and Ship Traffic Control to interact together through one central, flexible ecosystem. Other short-listed nominees for this category were: ABS Nautical Systems, Danaos, Nanophos and SpecTec.
Presenting the award Mr. Howard Hughes, Chief Technology Officer of Tototheo Group, on behalf of the sponsor stated:
“We are authorized representatives for most of the major hardware suppliers and manufacturers worldwide. Furthermore we have established partnerships worldwide with trusted partners through which we are able to provide a timely service and deliveries of any desired brand. With this, we are proud sponsors for the SMART4SEA Technology award. It gives Tototheo, and myself, great pleasure in presenting this award to Transas”
Accepting the award on behalf of Transas, Mr. Frank Coles, Chief Executive Officer stated
“We are honored to win the SMART4SEA Technology Award. THESIS is a flexible data resource as it allows for data to be shared or kept private. The user can adopt all or only one part of the eco environment. In creating these solutions, Transas will unite the global maritime stakeholders in the future of e-Navigation and operations.”
Congratulating the winner of SMART4SEA Technology Award, Mr. Apostolos Belokas, Founder and Managing Editor of SAFETY4SEA, commented:
“SMART4SEA Technology award reflects significant achievement in technology towards smart shipping. Transas is being awarded today for its significant contribution in data sharing through its flexible platform THESIS which connects the dots in ship operations. By creating a fully connected virtual environment, THESIS enables decision making and puts fleet operations in the center of the attention enhancing monitoring and surveillance. We would like to congratulate Transas as well as all distinguished short-listed nominees of the category and thank voters for their participation.”
THESIS concept which launched in 2016 is an industry-wide, unified data system for information sharing across all sectors, enabling users to make better decisions, improve operations and deliver next generation training. It will facilitate ship operations as a coordinated enterprise, with ship and shore based operations centers working together, on shared information platforms. THESIS weaves together the strands of vessel monitoring and traffic control, innovative vessel handling technology and connectivity, vessel performance optimisation and training into a unified solution that combines best of breed technology, expertise and content. With limitless potential for data sharing, THESIS opens up entirely new interaction channels between stakeholders.
Transas attracted the most votes by the end of the voting period which held online during a two-month period. The inaugural presentation of the SMART4SEA Awards took place at the closing of the 2017 SMART4SEA Conference & Awards within the scope of awarding industry’s outstanding practices for Excellence, Innovation and Technology. Other winners of the 2017 SMART4SEA Awards were: Monalisa 2- STM Validation for the 2017 SMART4SEA Innovation Award and Inmarsat which received the 2017 SMART4SEA Excellence Award. More details on the procedure may be found at http://www.safety4sea.com/2017-smart4sea-awards/