Great Group Onboard for NEXT GEN 2019

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International Maritime Experts & Dynamic Panel Discussions

Over 140 people attended three specialist one day events for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector at Grand Harbour Southampton on 2 - 3 - 4  April 2019.

The unique NEXT GEN Workshops brought together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to identify problems that affect the maritime sector worldwide – and highlight potential solutions!

A wave of cutting edge maritime innovations were highlighted and discussed by marine industry professionals including:

ABP - Associated British Ports / ATD - Amphibious Trials & Development / Adam Younger Design / UK Border Force / Berthon Boat Company / BMT Nigel Gee / British Marine / Brodr Hukkelberg - Norway / British Canoeing / Capital Seating / CONAPRA - Brazilian Pilots / Stretto di Messina - Italian Pilots / Corporate Clothing Solutions / CQC Fibrelight / Crown Marine Seats / Dacon / David Clark Company / DSTL - Defence Science and Technology Laboratory / DYENA / Espirito Santo - Brazilian Pilots / Exposure Lights / Fassmer / Fox Factory / Frazer-Nash / Gibbs Marine Developments / Goodchild / HMCG - H M Coastguard / HSE - Health & Safety Executive / INM - Institute of Naval Medicine / ISVR - Institute of Sound and Vibration Research / KNRM - Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue / KPM Marine / Landau / Line Launcher / MAIB - Marine Accident Investigation Branch / MASRWG - Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group / MCA - Maritime Coastguard Agency / MSOS - Medical Support Offshore / MoD - UK Ministry of Defence / MST - Marine Specialised Technology / UKMPA - UK Maritime Pilots Association / N Sundin Dockstavarvet / Ocean Safety / Ocean Signal / Oscarline / Pallington Foot / Parker RIBs / Park It Here / PinPoint Electronics / Port of Jersey / APPLA - Portuguese Pilots Association / Ramtech Electronics / Restech Norway / RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution / Royal Marines / Royal Navy / Safeguard Engineering / Salmon Power Sports / Saviour Medical / Scot Seats / Sea Machines / Sea Sure / SEAir / Seakeeper / Shock Mitigation / Shockwave / SHOXS / SKYDEX Technologies / Solent University / Spinlock / Sue Stevens Media / Supermarine / Svitzer Marine / TR Kayaks / University of Portsmouth / University of Southampton / We-Sense / WesCom Signal & Rescue

NEXT GEN topics are relevant to Workboats, Pilot Boats, Patrol Boats, Search & Rescue, Wind Farm Support, Fishing, Survey Vessels, Superyacht Tenders and Unmanned Surface Vessels. Workshop attendees include Boat Builders, Equipment Manufacturers, Service Providers, Designers and Classification Societies.

NEXT GEN Workshop supporters include Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute, Southampton University, Solent University, UK Maritime Pilots Association, British Marine, Superyacht Captains.

Boat builders and specialist component manufacturers now recognise that they need to work together to develop next generation systems that fit the rapidly changing requirements of modern fleets. The unique knowledge gained from these workshop sessions will help to shape long term decisions that lead to improvements for in-service systems and procurement of next generation vessels.

Workshop Lead John Haynes said:
'We focus on viable innovation and using people’s time effectively.
We also know that having the right people onboard is essential and there is no substitute for meeting the experts face to face when asking the hard questions.
We are really proud to welcome onboard this great group of maritime professionals and innovators.'

To book a place at NEXT GEN 2020 Contact:

Event Manager: Claire Donnelly +44 (0)7709 675258



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