Nauti-Craft Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious National award as part of the Maritime Australia Limited Industry Innovation Awards.
The award was presented by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition in Sydney on Wednesday 4 October.
Nauti-Craft was the winner of the Civil SME Innovation Grant for its innovative approach to improving the ride, handling, comfort and safety of marine vessels, especially at high speeds and in high seas.
Chris Heyring the Chairman, company founder and inventor of the technology, along with Ken Johnsen – Managing Director, accepted the award from the Hon Christopher Pyne.
Ken Johnsen said today “It is a great honor the receive this prestigious award as it recognises the efforts of the dedicated team at Nauti-Craft in developing a technology that can deliver tangible work place health and safety and operational benefits to vessels in the defence sector as well as range of civilian applications”.
Nauti-Craft participated at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition as part of the West Australian Government’s Defence West stand. The Innovation Award assisted in providing a higher level of exposure at the Exposition which generated a range new potential opportunities for Nauti-Craft as is seeks to introduce its technology into the defence sector.
The Maritime Industry Innovation awards were developed by Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited to recognise the significant innovations of companies and young innovators operating in the commercial maritime and naval defence sectors.
The awards recognise and reward local companies and individuals at the forefront of naval and maritime innovation.