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Seawork 2018 International
3rd July 2018 - 5th July 2018
Location: Mayflower Park, Southampton, UK
The Seawork Conference is a must for all involved in the commercial marine industry who wish to explore the challenges, changes and emerging opportunities in today’s and tomorrow’s commercial marine and workboat sector.
New for 2018, the Seawork Commercial Marine Conference will be held on Wednesday 4 July and offers attendees the chance to gain valuable insight into developments within this fast-paced industry.
Morning session: USVs
The morning session will focus on USVs and will include discussions from Dr Katrina Kemp – Smart Ships & Automation Policy Officer at the MCA around the government’s emerging vision for smart shipping. Paul Grehan, Underwriting Deputy Syndicate Manager – Americas at The Ship Owners’ Club will also cover how will the liability risks owners face change and can their insurers help? Plus, research outcomes from Southampton Solent University and Rolls-Royce.
Afternoon session: Hybrid Propulsion
The afternoon hybrid marine propulsion session will welcome eight speakers, including Anne Duncan – CEO at Ecospeed who will cover windfarm operations and Tony Birr – Consultant at Goodchild Marine Services Limited who will discuss new developments in hybrid pilot boats. The afternoon will also welcome Dr Chrisoph Ballin- Co-Founder and CEO of Torqeedo GmbH who will discuss the sustainability revolution.