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14 Mar 2014

Viareggio Superyachts - UIM special mention for innovation


Viareggio Superyachts has received its second award from the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM). After being awarded the 'Environmental Benefit' title last year, the company has also been recognised for its innovation this year, thanks to its 'Computational Sustainability' programme.

The ‘UIM Environmental Awards 2013’ gala ceremony was held on Saturday 1 March in the beautiful setting of the Salle des Etoiles at the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo and was staged by the UIM to recognise excellence in innovation, development and application of environmental-friendly technologies.

The award, received by Daniele Maccioni, Viareggio Superyachts' innovation development manager, recognises the commitment of the Italian shipyard, which has distinguished itself right from its inception for the development of technologies with reduced environmental impact and is increasingly imposing itself in the implementation of structured programmes of integrated sustainability applied to innovation in the yachting industry.

“VSY’s 'Technologies and Innovations Worktable', explained Vienna Eleuteri, sustainability manager of the shipyard, during the press conference, “is a computational sustainability model-based program and has its focus on developing computational methods to be applied to our project and production processes. Computational Sustainability is an interdisciplinary field that aims to apply techniques from computer science, operations research, applied mathematics and statistics for balancing environmental, economic, and social needs for sustainable development. VSY are making a great effort to achieve this objective and provide the yachting industry with this scientific support that could facilitate, in a concrete way, access to sustainable-oriented policies to the entire sector, while respecting the fundamental cost-benefit ratio.”

Cristiana Longarini, MD, was also very pleased to send her special thanks to UIM for the important recognition and for the great opportunity to share the work of the shipyard with the business community and with all the people who love the sea and its values.

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