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Datum Electronics nominated for 3 industry awards

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Datum Electronics has been shortlisted as finalists in the Innovation, Clean Maritime Innovator of the Year and Employer of the Year categories.

British manufacturer, Datum Electronics has been shortlisted for 3 Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Maritime UK Solent Awards. The Isle of Wight based firm has been shortlisted as finalists in the Innovation, Clean Maritime Innovator of the Year and Employer of the Year categories.

James Lees, Managing Director of Datum Electronics said,

'We are incredibly proud to be nominated for three prestigious marine awards. This is testament to the hard work and dedication of our team. It further encompasses our business strategy, culture, and ethos of investing in our people and creating innovative and sustainable products, that have a direct effect on decarbonising the marine industry'

Datum is 1 of only 3 Isle of Wight based businesses to be shortlisted alongside Red Funnel and Cowes Enterprise College.

The Maritime UK Solent Awards is the first regional maritime awards celebrating the outstanding success of the Solent regional maritime cluster. The Solent region is intrinsically linked with the sea, and the maritime industry in the South is one of the most significant, most innovative, and historic in the world. It creates £7.7 billion GVA per annum, which is 25% of the Solent's total GVA, and supports 198,500 jobs.

James continued

'We are particularly proud to have been nominated for the 'Clean Maritime Innovator of the Year award' of the back of our innovative Datum Hawk products and latest EEXI module which works sustainably to reduce vessels CO2 usage and help to decarbonise our seas'

The award winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on 14 October, being held at the Leonardo Royal Grand Harbour Hotel in Southampton.


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