Superb Presenters at Shock Mitigation Workshop

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Grand Harbour Southampton UK 6 October 2020

The NEXT GEN Shock Mitigation Solutions Workshop focuses on sharing knowledge and practical experiences to improve safety at sea. Due to COVID restrictions this now being run as adigital workshop via Zoom

NEXT GEN gives maritime professionals the opportunity to meet other organizations with similar challenges. The unique program brings together a dynamic group of presenters.

Workshop Lead - John Haynes:
"The Workshop is relevant to operators of workboats, pilot boats, patrol, search & rescue, wind farm support, superyacht tenders, training and charter vessels."

John Haynes – Managing Director
Shock Mitigation

Effective Training Solutions to Benefit Crews and Operators in a Changing World.

Dr Tom Coe – WBV & Noise Project Manager
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Safe & Fast
To Save Lives at Sea Rescuers Need to Reach Casualties in Extreme Conditions.

Capt Don Cockrill – Secretary General
UK Maritime Pilots (UKMPA)

Commercial Time Pressures and the Increased Speed of Workboats in All Conditions.

John McCorquodale – Inspector,
Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)

Lessons Learned from Recent Accidents and Incidents on RIBs and Fast Craft.

Julie Carlton – Seafarer Safety & Health Manager,
Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

The Aims of Marine Guidance Notices for Controlling Whole Body Vibration Risks.

Phill Moxley – Senior Engineer,
Frazer-Nash Consultancy / British Standards WBV Panel

Utilizing Science and Data / Update on British Standards Whole Body Vibration Panel.

Roy Kok – Founder & CEO,
Smart-Ship NL

Using Haptics on Vessel Controls to Improve Performance and Safety.

Industry experts sharing knowledge and showing their latest innovations include:

SKYDEX Technologies

Scot Seats - KPM Marine

Dyena Offshore


SEAir Flying Boats (foiling systems)

"Whilst we are living in challenging times, we believe it is still important to make plans for the future."

NEXT GEN attendees include Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Ministry of Defense, Border Force, HM Coastguard, RNLI. International attendees include end user organizations, boat builders, equipment manufacturers and service providers.

Supporters of the event include UK Maritime Pilots, UK Harbour Masters, University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University.

There is a discount rate for members of British Marine, RINA, UKMPA, UKHMA, YBDSA, PCA, SAR, military and government agencies.

NEXT GEN Shock Mitigation Solutions Workshop

6 October 2020

For further information:

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



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