25 UK products in the running for accolades at the world's number one international marine design competition

Twenty-five UK products are shortlisted for the upcoming DAME Design Awards.

The number of British nominees make up almost half of the 52 products from

12 countries, chosen from a total of 115 entries for the final judging.

The DAME Jury

will eventually choose a maximum of seven category winners and an overall winner.

Winners of the world’s number one international design competition for new

marine equipment and accessories will be announced at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam later this month.

The British Marine Federation is proud that 12 of its members are among the 25 UK products shortlisted.

Energy

Solutions, Raymarine UK, Henri Lloyd, Scanstrut Ltd, Cooney Marine

International Ltd, Garmin, Trend Marine International Ltd, SeaSmart Marine Ltd,

Oceanair Marine Ltd, Spinlock, Standard Horizon and Navico were among those carefully

assessed and selected by the DAME Jury.

BMF international committee chairman Tom Reed said: ‘It’s great to see such a strong showing for UK companies in DAME this

year.

‘This is a great testament once again highlighting the capabilities of

design, innovation and expertise within the UK marine industry.’

Winners announced

The Overall Winner and Category Winners will be announced at a

special Breakfast Briefing on Tuesday 19 November at 8am.

Throughout METS

all of the short-listed products will be on display in the DAME display area

located in the entrance of Holland Complex (entrance C).

The

DAME awards also coincide with the official trade visit of Sir Geoffrey Adams,

British Ambassador to the Netherlands who will be attending the show on

Wednesday 20 November to visit some of the shortlisted DAME entrants.

Click here to view a complete list of the nominees.