e1 Marine has announced the appointment of David Lim to the newly created role of Vice President of Application Engineering. Based in Asia, David will be focussing on engineering efforts for e1 Marine’s marine fuel cell generators and providing product support alongside the other partner companies.
Previously Vice President of Business Development at partner company, Element 1, David Lim has an impressive background in the product and business development, and production of renewable energy products including fuel cell technology such as fuel reformers, and fuel cell system products. Within this role he also provided consultative technical advice to e1 Marine’s team prior to joining.
Now, with e1 Marine, David will be applying his extensive experience across engineering and renewable energy to lead the technical endeavour including the development of analytical tools to support e1 Marine’s product development by working with partners across manufacturing and class society certification.
David Lim, Vice President of Application Engineering at e1 Marine, said: “Joining the team at e1 Marine starts a new journey for building the company’s presence in Asia. I am working with the product development team to ensure
we are optimising the quality of the systems and amplifying its benefits to the maritime industry with its variety of commercial applications.
“There is a significant need for alternative fuels and clean shipping technologies to decarbonize the maritime industry and Asia is a key region which is already progressing its sustainability a renewable energy journey, particularly in Singapore, Japan and Korea. With IMO regulatory targets and impending EU carbon tax requirements, the maritime industry is at a tipping point in terms of progressing to carbon neutrality. It is a very exciting time for e1 Marine and it is a pleasure to be part of its quickly accelerating journey to success.”
Robert Schluter, Managing Director of e1 Marine, commented: “Welcoming David Lim to our team at e1 Marine is a great step forward for us. His extensive experience in renewable energy, specifically fuel cell technology and chemical engineering, will help e1 Marine demonstrate its value to the sector. In addition, David’s new role marks the start of our team based in Asia, developing important relationships within our network.”
For more information on David’s background, and the rest of the e1 Marine team, click here.