Oct 2016

Maritime Awards Gala - MDV1 nominated for the Ship of the Year 2016

Tomorrow, 31st of October 2016, the "Maritime Awards Gala" will take place in Hilversum. The MDV1 is nominated for the Ship of the Year 2016. The linesplan and performance have been designed and optimized by D3 Applied Technologies in collaboration with KME.


The nominees are in alphabetical order:

  • Sailing yacht 'Aquijo "designed and built by Oceanco in Alblasserdam and Vitters Shipyard in Zwartsluis.
  • Fishing boat MDV1 'Immanuel' designed and built by Hoekman Shipbuilding Urk and Padmos in Stellendam.
  • Yacht 'Savannah' designed and built by Feadship / Royal de Vries Shipbuilding BV in Aalsmeer.
Ships be eligible for Ship of the Year Award in 2016, with its developed especially for the innovative aspects in the Netherlands, preferably built in the Netherlands. The jury assesses the submitted ships the criteria Design, Economics, Sustainability, Safety and Building process.
The prize this year for the 19th time will be presented during the eleventh Maritime Awards Gala in Studio 21 in Hilversum Media Park in Hilversum on Monday, October 31, 2016.