Chair of the Marine ROV Committee, Chuck Richards, presented the award at the Underwater Intervention show in New Orleans to James Douglas of Saab Seaeye.
The Marine Technology Society exists to promote awareness and advancement of marine technology in the fields of global issues, education and technological development.
The Society's Marine ROV Committee promotes the exchange of technical information concerning ROVs, robotics and artificial intelligence across industry, defence, academia and other organisations, on an international basis.
Saab Seaeye is the world's largest manufacturer of electric underwater vehicles and is responsible for creating many industry leading technological innovations in its 30 year history.
It has many vehicles of all sizes and capabilities operating with numerous clients in North America at tasks across a range of defence operations and commercial enterprises including oil and gas, hydro resources and marine science.
Saab Seaeye is the world's largest electric underwater vehicle manufacturer and technology leader with the most advanced range of tethered, autonomous and hybrid vehicle systems. Vehicles, tooling and robotic solutions are engineered to address the diverse range of underwater tasks found across commercial, defence and scientific markets.
For more information, please visit : http://www.seaeye.com