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We are proud to announce that we celebrated award national success recently at the Maritime UK Awards held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Hull. We were awarded the Clean Maritime Enabler award, sponsored by maritime classification society, Lloyd’s Register. The award was given to us in recognition of our innovative products and services that are working towards a clean and sustainable future in the marine industry. In particular, our latest hardware and software innovation around Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index otherwise known as EEXI.

The award was presented to members of the team by Lloyds Register in front of Maritime UK’s Patron, HRH The Princess Royal and 600+ industry colleagues and partners in government, all attending in celebration of the wonderful world of maritime and the fantastic progress being made by organisations across the sector in support of Maritime 2050.  

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Chief Financial Director, Michael irons stated,

 “I am elated both personally and on behalf of the team at Datum to have received this award. We have made great efforts in recent years to design, build and deliver innovative products to assist in the push for decarbonisation of the maritime industry. This award is a testament to our team’s efforts, I cannot thank them enough for their dedication and hard work, as ultimately this accolade is recognition for their achievements.”

This award follows a flurry of award successes for the Datum, locally and regionally at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Awards as well as the Maritime UK Solent Awards, where we celebrated winning innovation and employer of the year awards.

Managing Director James Lees said,

“We are both honoured and proud to be awarded such a prestigious award. Designing and manufacturing products, software and services that has a direct effect on the decarbonisation of our seas is a distinct part of our business strategy. 

This is our first national award and culminates our hard work in the research, design, certification approval and implementation of our SHaPoLi EEXI monitoring solution. It is fantastic that our Company has been acknowledged for its contributions to the industry, we will certainly continue our endeavours and look forward to paving the way, representing the UK and contributing towards positive change in a global world.”

The Maritime UK Awards are a unique and impactful showcase and celebration of a thriving marine sector in the UK, worth £116bn to the UK economy. To find out more about Datum Electronics visit

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