Seawork Commercial Marine Conference
Morning session: USVs
Estimated at $US470m, the unmanned surface vessel market is expected to reach around $US1billion by 2022. USVs can augment and even replace divers in salvage, port security, fish farms surveillance, bridge and dam monitoring, research and education. This session will benefit any business that serves these sectors by helping them keep on top of the latest developments. In 2019 the Conference will focus on the commercial application of USV with a keynote address from Jukka Merenluoto of One Sea / DIMECC Ltd. The 2019 Conference was Chaired by Dan Hook, Senior Director of L3 ASV with Simon Cheeseman, Sector Lead for Wave & Tidal Energy Ore Catapult, Moderated the Panel Discussion. The Panel majored on “Learning from the rest” An Oil & Gas perspective on operating autonomous systems.
Afternoon session: Hybrid Propulsion
With the ever increasing need to reduce operating costs and minimise fuel consumption, together with growing environmental and legislative pressures to bring down emissions, all vessel operators should be considering the benefits of embracing hybrid propulsion. This session will focus on the future of hybrid propulsion within the commercial marine industry and open discussions on this drive for change. The 2019 Conference was Chaired by Duncan Duffy, Global Technology Lead of Electro-Technical Matters. The Keynote Address was delivered by Dennis Doerffel of REAPsystems - presenting on the HEVIMA Project. 5 additional presentations focussing on hybrid propulsion across a wide range of commercial vessels along with a Panel discussion centring on “The case for hybrid pilot boats – economic, environmental & operational”. The Panel discussion was moderated by Andy Page, MD of Chartwell Marine Ltd.
Delegates were encouraged to join in the discussion opportunities and to share ideas and experiences with fellow workboat professionals and maximise on the opportunity to see the relevant services and products offered by our circa 610 exhibitors who represent workboat businesses from around the world.
To view the 2019 Seawork Commercial Marine Conference programme please click here
The Seawork 2019 free-to-attend conference sessions was held across the three days of Seawork. The conference covered a variety of issues within the Marine Industry and featured presentations from our Supporting Associations. Call for papers for our 2020 session will be announced here.
The hugely popular UK MOD Procurement Programme 2019 took place on Thursday 13 June 2019.
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