Seawork Innovation Awards 2024

Press release

Southampton, United Kingdom – Actisense, the global marine electronics specialists, have won the Navigation and Communication award at the 2024 European Commercial Marine Awards. The event’s Innovation Showcase took place on 11th June, at the end of the first day of the Seawork International exhibition and recognised the depth of Excellence in the commercial marine industry across 9 different categories.

The device that won Actisense the accolade was the latest iteration of its popular NMEA multiplexer. The PRO-NDC-1E2K is the world’s first Type Approved NMEA 0183 multiplexer with built-in NMEA 2000 integration and conversion and high-speed ethernet connectivity. The ability to easily integrate technologies on these different protocols, with significant cost and time savings was what the judges celebrated. 

Actisense Head of Commercial, Justin Cohen, was at the event and collected the award on the company’s behalf. He said: “We are delighted to receive this award for our latest product, the PRO-NDC-1E2K. Innovation is one of our company’s five core values, so this is a particularly special award to receive. Like all our NMEA solutions, this product has been specifically designed to solve as many key inter-connectivity challenges as possible.

Seawork ECMA awards 2024
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Regarding the exhibition, Mr Cohen added: “Seawork is always an excellent industry event that really brings the sector together to learn, to celebrate each other’s latest innovations and to reconnect. It is always heartening to walk the show and see so many of our customers who have pieces of our tech on their own stands, as part of their own impressive solutions.”

The prestigious European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) attract entries from across Europe, recognising the depth of excellence in the commercial marine industry. The ECMAs celebrate outstanding innovations from the companies and individuals that comprise this vibrant and productive industry sector. Judged by a panel of industry experts and chaired by the editor of Maritime Journal, the ECMAs were presented at the awards evening on the opening day of Seawork, Tuesday 11 June 2024.

Seawork ECMA awards 2024
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For more information about Actisense, visit www.actisense.com. To learn more about the ECMA’s, visit https://seawork.com/newfront/page/ecmas 

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