Awards and Milestones

2017 – Ocius Technology awarded Spitfire Memorial Defence Fellowship

2016 – Ocius Technology is a finalist in the Wind Propulsion Technology User Award

2016 – Robert Dane is a finalist in the Lifetime Achievement Award with the International Windship Association

2015 – Secured Capability Technology Demonstrator (CTD) Contract with Thales Australia for development of Antisubmarine Unmanned Surface Vessel (ASWUSV)

2015Won Australian Technologies Competition, Best Advanced Manufacturing Category for Bluebottle USV

2015Secured two year DSTO contract with Thales Australia for development of Bluebottle USV

2014 – Sold 100 PAX ‘Sydney SolarSailor’ ferry to private buyer

2013 – Energy Globe Award for Sustainability

2012 – Robert Dane awarded WWF Future Makers Award

2011  Delivery of the final vessel for HKJC – Solar Albatross

2010 – Exhibitor HK Maritime Awareness Week, Maritime Fair Government Dockyard

2010 Winner China Seatrade Award – Dalian

2010  Delivery of third HK ferry – ‘Solar Eagle’

2010 –  Delivery of second HK ferry – ‘Solar Birdie’

2010  Winner of Environmental Technology Award at the Sustainable Shipping Awards

2010 – Delivery of Shanghai Vessel for World Expo – Suntech Guoshung

2010 – Delivery of first Hong Kong Jockey Club ferry – ‘Solar Golf’

2009  Contract with Schneider Electric for SS HMP190/25 supply and warranty for Hong Kong boats

2009  Italian Well Tech Design Award

2007 – Paper selected: Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineers Vol 4 No 2. ISSN: 1448-4846

2007 – Robert Dane appointed as Intel Environment Laureate USA

2006 – HIPER Conference – presentation of paper –see Appendix Three

2004 – United Nations Awards finalist – Green Ferries for Blue Highways

2003 – Contract with Captain Cook Cruises to manage and operate the ‘Sydney SolarSailor’

2002 – The Hon Bob Hawke appointed as Chairman of the Company

2002 – Dr Robert Dane appointed as SEDA NSW Green Ambassador

2001 – Winner Australian Design Award of the Year 2001

2000 – The ‘Sydney SolarSailor’ launched

2000 – Winner International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association Award

2000 – Winner Boating Industry Association of Australia Marine Awards

1999 – Winner Far Eastern Economic Review/Du Pont Asian Innovation Award

1997 – Winner Advanced Technology Boat Race Canberra – ‘Marjorie K’ prototype.