C-Job Naval Architects Niels de Vries has been nominated for the Dutch Maritime Designer Award with his research ‘Safe and effective application of ammonia as a marine fuel’. The Maritime Designer Award will be awarded during the Maritime Awards Gala on 4 November 2019.

Niels de Vries, Lead Naval Architect at C-Job, recently published his research which showed that ammonia can be safely and effectively applied as a marine fuel to reduce harmful emissions in the maritime industry.

Niels de Vries says “I’m honored my research has been nominated for the prestigious Maritime Designer Award. Also, I’m grateful renewable fuels for the maritime industry receives additional attention this way as it’s an important issue.”

The Maritime Designer Award is awarded to individual designers, promovendi, recent graduates and start-ups who want to highlight their work and approach. The winner will receive a maximum of €24.000 to invest in further development of their design method or solution.