NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN - May 2022

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NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN Workshop via Zoom - 24 MAY

NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN Workshop was run via Zoom on 24 May 2022. A superb group of presenters shared the latest knowledge from sea, air and land transport.

Attendees from 10 countries including UK, EU, US and Korea learned about different methods of utilising hydrogen and potential solutions for marine power. Sessions included hydrogen transport and storage on vessels and in ports.

NEXT GEN Marine brings together a dynamic industry group and professional maritime organisations. NEXT GEN programmes combine international marine energy expertise with dynamic Q&A sessions. End-users and industry addressed the opportunities and challenges along with viable technology and readiness levels.


John Haynes
Workshop Lead, NEXT GEN Marine / Managing Director, Hybrid Marine Power
Global & Regional Opportunities for Marine Hydrogen

Capt Muhammad Shafique
Chair, Alternative Fuels, IMarEST / Member State Representative to IMO
Forms of Hydrogen - International Standards - Knowledge Transfer from Shipping        

John Price

Director, JMP Systems Engineering / Former VP Airbus Group Innovations
Next Generation Fuels and Energy - Knowledge Transfer from and to Aviation

David Yorke
Market Development Manager, Ballard Power Systems Europe (Fuel Cells)
Hydrogen Systems - From Busses and Trucks to Ferries and Workboats

Prof Alasdair Cairns
Chair of Propulsion Systems, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham
Utilising Hydrogen as a Flexi Fuel in Marine Internal Combustion Engines

Trevor Jasper
Engineering Manager - Low Carbon Technologies, CMB.TECH (Hydrogen Solutions)
Hydrogen and Dual Fuel Engines - the Transition to a Low Carbon Future

Albert Willemsen
Environment & Sustainability, Former Manager ICOMIA (Int Marine Industry Assoc)
International Hydrogen Strategies - Aims & Objectives - Legislation & Regulations

Peter Van de Graaf

Decarbonisation Business Development Manager, Lloyd's Register Marine & Offshore
Use of Alternative Fuels in the Absence of Prescriptive Rules

Workshop Lead - John Haynes, ‘Next generation onboard energy needs to be safe, reliable, improve efficiency and reduce emissions. Our focus is on viable hydrogen technology that is available today or in the very near future. Alongside this, hydrogen infrastructure will need rapid investment - with focus on flexibility and safety.'

To attend NEXT GEN Workshops contact:

Claire Donnelly +44 (0)7709 675258


NEXT GEN Attendees include commercial, government and military organisations, boat builders, engine manufacturers, mechanical & electrical engineers, naval architects, class societies and legislators.

NEXT GEN highlights simple and effective solutions for ports, workboats, pilot boats, patrol craft, military platforms, wind farm support vessels, super yacht tenders and unmanned craft.

The unique knowledge gained from NEXT GEN presenters, panel discussions and networking has helped to shape long term decisions that have led to improvements for in-service powertrain and energy systems along with specification and procurement of next generation vessels.


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