IMERS vision and work has been recognized by the following awards:
Winner of the Sustainable Shipping Award: Dr Andre StochniolDr Andre Stochniol - The winner of the Environmental Awareness in Shipping Awards, Sustainable Shipping Awards, London, UK, 2009, for:
A major contribution to raising awareness on how shipping can improve it's environmental record. See more details.

Winners of the Cool the Earth Idea Contest: IMERSTop Prize in the Cool the Earth Idea Contest, Japan, 2008, in the Governmental System/Policy Division (overseas) to Andre Stochniol, IMERS' founder for:
Creating and obtaining international support for differentiated International Maritime Emission Reduction Scheme to halve maritime emissions and pay for improvements. See more details.