Fastwave Communications, a developer of remote asset data acquisition systems, won this award for Sustainability and Green IT.
Fastwave Communications scooped 2 awards – Subsea Innovation & Technology & the Standard of Excellence Award.
The Subsea Innovation Award, sponsored by Technip, recognizes the development of innovative products or services within the subsea sector, and demonstrating market penetration and growth.
Fastwave Communications Subsea Innovation, Technology and Standard of Excellence Awards. Fastwave have shown what local innovation can achieve in the global market.
Nick Daws, Director – Business Development, received the awards on behalf of Fastwave.
“I believe that these awards reflect the growing awareness amongst the Australian energy industry that innovative and reliable subsea solutions can be developed by local companies such as Fastwave. We are particularly pleased that our technology has been adopted by major companies such as Woodside Energy and Chevron to meet their requirements for real-time subsea data” said Mr Daws.
The Standard of Excellence Award, sponsored by Wood Group Kenny, recognises a team or individual who has set a standard of excellence in performance or execution of a project, manufactured item, procedure or other.
Fastwave’s OceanStar system has set the bar for subsea monitoring techniques and is driving industry expectations. It meets the high regulatory environmental standards that are required during dredging activities.
During the 2008 Australian Pipeline Industry Association (APIA) conference, the Fastwave developed Vehicle Safety and Speed Monitoring System (VSSMS) won the Association’s national safety award for 2008, after being jointly nominated by WestNet Energy and Dampier Bunbury Pipeline Ltd.
In September 2008, the system won the Australian Fleet Managers Association (AFMA) 2008 Safety Award.
In March 2008, the system was voted by over 200 industry representatives attending the Chamber of Minerals and Energy Safety Conference as the best safety innovation for 2008.
The system has been developed by Fastwave Communications in response to a growing requirement from mining, energy, construction, transport and utility organisations to improve the safety of their vehicle fleets operating in remote parts of Australia and overseas.