METS Design Award Nominee Short List Revealed


Organizers of the 25th annual Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) have released the short list of nominees for the 2012 Design Award METS (DAME), the most prestigious design competition worldwide for new marine equipment and accessories.

The short list of nominees represents 39 products from a total of 115 products entered, by equipment manufacturers in 25 different countries. The category winners and overall winner will be announced at the start of METS on November 13, while all short-listed products and details of all winners will be on throughout the show. 

Held at the Amsterdam RAI in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from November 13 to 15 inclusive, METS is the world's largest marine equipment trade show. "METS 2012 is set to be a landmark trade event as we celebrate 25 consecutive annual shows,' says METS Senior Product Manager, Irene Dros. "We are particularly proud to have maintained our loyal following over the past few economically troubled years. More than anything this has confirmed how much value thousands of international companies place on METS as a must-attend business platform.'

Each year the DAME registration fee of € 150 per entry is donated to charity. Fees from 2012 DAME contenders will be donated to AMREF Flying Doctors in support of its continuing efforts to provide safe drinking water to remote African villages.

2012 DAME Award nominees, sorted by category, include:

Marine Equipment & Related Software

Engbo
UC Thruster, PCU 2.0, MCU 2.0, 3-axis joystick
 
Furuno
NavNet TZ touch
 
Lumishore
Lumishore SMX150-CCP Colour Change Plus
 
Mastervolt
Marinco EEL shorepower
 
Navionics
SonarCharts
 
Palladium Technologies
Simon Gold
 
Raymarine UK Ltd.
RayControl app
A Series a65/7 multifunction displays
 
Sailmon GmbH
MM104LP
 
Standard Horizon
GX1700E Explorer
 
 
Interior Equipment, Furnishings, Materials & Electrical Fittings Used In Cabins
 
BluWhale (HK) Ltd.
Helix Hi-Lo & revolving table system
 
Vision Systems
Nuance
 
YKK Fasteners
YKK Baby SNAD
 
 
Marina Equipment, Boatyard Equipment & Boat Construction Tools And Materials
 
Hulltimo
Hulltimo Pro
 
VETUS N.V.
Waterlock, NLP3
 
 
Deck Equipment, Sales & Rigging
 
Cousin Trestec
Zylight textile shroud
 
Ertec
Ertec soft top Est-11
 
Holt
Slug Train-self-positioning track mounting
 
Mulitplex
Multiguard
 
Osculati
Quick Lock deck filler
 
Pontos
Winch MARC 4
 
Rutgerson Marin AB
Batten receptacle 1585
 
Seasmart
DUExTRE
 
Seldén Mast AB
Seldén double fairlead
 
Spinlock Ltd.
T25 Organizer
 
Versari & Delmonte S.r.l.
Two column table with three positions
 
Weber Marine
Wemar tandem anchor system
 
Wichard
MXL, Soft Block
 
Chatham Marine
Fibercon G2 & Elysse G2
 
 
Clothing & Crew Accessories
 
Terrathree GmbH
Adipower hiking
 
Zhik Pty Ltd
ZhikGrip 2 boot and straps
 
 
Live Saving & Safety Equipment
 
DeLorme
inReach
 
Ocean Safety Ltd.
AQ40
 
Odeo Flare Ltd.
Odeo Flare Mk2
 
Sailfuse
Safety release mechanism
 
 
Machinery, Propulsion, Mechanical & Electrical Systems & Fittings
 
Oceanvolt Ltd.
Oceanvolt SD8.6
 
Talleres Luis Piñeiro, S.L.
ECA
 
Teleflex Marine
Optimus EPS/Optimus 360 Joystick Docking System
 
Torqeedo GmbH
Deep Blue