Energy Efficiency Award 2015

The Energy Efficiency Award (previously Clean Ship Award) pays tribute to the ship that makes the greatest contribution towards energy efficiency in relation to its function or operation.

The winner in this category, Harvest Frost, is a 95,000 dwt bulk carrier designed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, built by Oshima Shipbuilding and delivered to Archer Daniels Midland USA on October 29, 2014. MHI provided most of its innovative features, including the conceptual design, various green technologies and the Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System. The vessel also features a new bow shape designed to reduce wave-making resistance. For propulsion, it has adopted an innovative system that effectively converts the main engine power into propulsion power by positioning fins forward of the propellers and placing special grooves in the propeller boss cap.