Nigel Melker will race in the GP2 series full time with the Ocean Racing team next year, the Dutch driver has announced.
Melker made his GP2 debut this year with DAMS, when he raced in the non-championship event in Abu Dhabi.
He wound up 15th and 20th in the Yas Marina races.
The 20-year-old finished third in the GP3 championship this season and fourth in the F3 Euro Series with Mucke Motorsport.
Portuguese squad Ocean Racing Technology finished this year's championship in 12th position with four points scored.