COMMERCIAL MARINE CONFERENCES 2022
USV + HYBRID & ELECTRIC PROPULSION

The Seawork Commercial Marine Conferences explore the challenges, changes and emerging opportunities in today’s and tomorrow’s commercial marine and workboat sector.

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WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE 2022 - UNCREWED SURFACE VESSELS (USV)
USV’S GROWING ROLE IN THE COMMERCIAL MARINE MARKET

   

08:40

Coffee & Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome

Peter Collinson, Founder, Dendrityca Ltd

09:05

Gold Sponsor’s Welcome

 

SESSION 1

09:15

Keynote - From strategy to reality: the future has arrived

Renate Schreiber, Global Business Line Director for Marine Asset Integrity, Fugro

The offshore industry is undergoing a remote and autonomous revolution. Building on its innovations in robotics, remote operations and real-time data analytics & advice, Fugro is transitioning towards a new way of working, providing sustainable solutions for a safer and more liveable world. This presentation shares the exciting adventure of turning strategy into innovations and ultimately into commercial solutions.

09:30

The role of USVs on the route to net zero

Liam Campbell, Commercial Director, Sea-Kit

Uncrewed Surface Vessel technology is critical to achieving the maritime sector’s ambitious net zero targets. The latest USV developments demonstrate a clear route to fulfilling the UK’s Clean Maritime Plan Strategy commitment of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by at least 50% by 2050. This presentation will cover recent innovations that are supporting the UK’s leading stance on zero emissions uncrewed technology for sustainable maritime growth.

09:45

MASS Regulations: Introducing Regulation to Novel Technology

Dr Katrina Kemp, Maritime Autonomy Policy Lead - UK Technical Services Ship Standards, Maritime & Coastguard Agency

There is a need for a regulatory framework to support innovation and MASS; Katrina will explore how this is being addressed at the MCA and the progress being made in the development of regulations in this area.

10:00

Harnessing the power of technology to support a low carbon maritime sector.

Shep Smith, Chief Technology Officer, XOCEAN

XOCEAN Chief Technology Officer, Shep Smith, discusses the role of USVs as the key to a sustainable, low carbon future, plus some less obvious benefits for the maritime community and the environment.

10:15

Armada

Dan Hook, Chief Technology Officer, Ocean Infinity

Armada will revolutionise the acquisition of offshore data, deploying state of the art unmanned robotic systems at an unprecedented scale. Armada will be carbon neutral and will deliver high quality data, fast and securely to customers in the blue economy. This presentation will give an overview of the fleet, system safety, capabilities, control solution and payloads.

10:30

Making unmanned search and rescue the new normal
Sam Mayall, CEO, Zelim
Zelim are on a mission to
make
unmanned search and rescue the new normal, where mariners are no longer required to risk their lives to save others. This presentation offers an insight into the technologies that are making it possible. 

10:45

Q&A

11:00

Coffee & Networking

 

SESSION 2

11:40

Panel Discussion - USV Autonomy - Small v's Big & their roles in decarbonisation

A discussion on the barriers, benefits, and opportunities in this growing commercial sector - looking at the position now and in the future.
Peter Collinson will be joined by our above speakers for this panel debate.

Moderated by: 'Dr Peter Collinson, Founder, Dendrityca Ltd
Panel included live audience Q&A

12:40

CONFERENCE WRAP-UP – CHAIRMAN

12:50

CONFERENCE CLOSE

THURSDAY 23 JUNE 2022 - HYBRID & ELECTRIC PROPULSION
REAL WORLD IMPLEMENTATION OF HYBRID & ELECTRIC PROPULSION SOLUTIONS

   

08:40

Coffee & Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome

Noel Tomlinson, Future Business Development, BMT + SMI Workboat Working Group Lead

09:05

Gold Sponsor’s Welcome – Back to the future

Ryan Reilly, Sales & Business Development Manager, MJR Power & Automation

Design and integration of a ship’s hybrid power and electrical infrastructure for both today’s solutions and further advances in current and new clean energy technologies for future upgrades and retrofits.

 

SESSION 1

09:15

Keynote Presentation – Developing the next generation of hybrid SES CTVs

Andy Newman, Engineering Manager, Global Marine Group

Trygve Halvorsen Espeland, Naval Architect and Co-Founder, ESNA

James Day, Naval Architect and Contract Manager, Wight Shipyard Co.

Developing the next generation of hybrid SES CTV’s - Global Marine Group, ESNA and Wight Shipyard Co, present an update on the CWind Hybrid Surface Effect Ship (SES) project, an innovative undertaking to design and build the world’s first hybrid propulsion SES CTV.

Followed by Q&A

09:45

Why make Hybrid so complicated?

Robin Saunders, Design Engineer, Chartwell Marine Ltd

By taking a novel approach to hybrid propulsion it is possible to simplify the systems utilising commercially available technologies, while maintaining the emission reductions found with a traditional hybrid propulsion system along with further advantages.

10:00

Integration. The key to successful decarbonisation projects – the driveline perspective.

Euan Kelso, Technical Director, MIT

Why integration is key to maximising performance and ROI of zero and low carbon projects through complete system integration and vessel understanding, exploring critical drivers in successful decarbonisation projects.

10:15

Sustainable CTV developments

Wim Boerma, Product Manager Damen High Speed Craft, Damen

The need for more sustainable vessels in the market is growing. Especially for CTV’s serving the offshore wind the possibilities are increasing, and efficient, affordable and maintainable solutions are within reach. This presentation gives an update were we are at the moment and what can be expected the coming years.

10:30

Hybrid and electric propulsion solutions for workboat applications

Peeter Raamat, Head of Electrical Design & Rimo Timm, Head of Sales and Marketing, Baltic Workboats AS

Among the top priorities for Baltic Workboats is being the market leader in the Workboats segment, and this requires implementing the latest developments in the sector. This has led to BWB constructing over 10 hybrid/ electric vessels in last years while also providing in-house developed shore charging systems and hybrid system control and monitoring solutions.

10:45

Q&A

11:00

Coffee & Networking

 

SESSION 2

11:30

Panel Discussion - Greening the Fleet - hybrid or full electric?
Considerations for selecting power & propulsion technologies for future fleet operations

Moderated by: 

Noel Tomlinson, Future Business Development, BMT + SMI Workboat Working Group Lead

Panellists Include:
Sylvain Julien, Director of Naval Architecture, BMT
Andrew Osborne, Head of Marine Engineering, Port of London Authority
David Barton, Sales Manager UK & IE, ABB

12:30

Q&A

12:50

CONFERENCE WRAP-UP – CHAIRMAN

13:00

CONFERENCE CLOSE

SPONSORS:

Hybrid & Electric Propulsion Gold Sponsor



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