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Next Generation Workshops Southampton - 25 26 27 October

A unique programme of three specialist events for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector is being held ‘back to back’ at the Grand Harbour in Southampton UK this October.

The fast moving workshop style programme brings together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to identify problems that affect the maritime sector worldwide – and highlight potential solutions!

Event organiser and Workshop Lead John Haynes said, ‘Next Generation sessions are dynamic and relevant, with plenty of long breaks to encourage networking and knowledge sharing. 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 supporters and sponsors.'

Next Generation Supporters

Supporters of the event include British Marine, Shipbuilders & Shiprepairers Association, Lloyd’s Register, UK Maritime Pilots Association, SMMI, University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University.

SKYDEX Technologies from US

SKYDEX Technologies is lead sponsor of the Next Generation Workshop event. Based in the US, the company is a global leader in impact mitigation and cushioning solutions with technology installed in over 20,000 military vehicles and 6,000 marine craft. SKYDEX CEO and President James Taylor said, ‘Our proprietary technology is engineered to excel in the harshest and most demanding conditions. We are pleased to support this unique event that enables us to launch new products that are relevant to maritime professionals in Europe and worldwide.’

SHOXS from Canada

SHOXS from Canada are sponsors of the Next Generation SHOCK MITIGATION Workshop on Tuesday 25 October 2016. The SHOXS engineering team works closely with suppliers to develop a wide range of technology led products to meet the shock mitigation requirements of boat builders and end user organisations. The objective is high quality engineering coupled with a variety of configurations to meet the widest range of applications. The SHOXS product line is constantly advanced through sea trials, lab testing, science and engineering. 

WING Inflatables from US

WING Inflatables from the US are sponsors of the Next Generation HIGH SPEED CRAFT Workshop on Wednesday 26 October 2016. WING Inflatables partner with some of the finest OEM RHIB builders in the world. WING specializes in designing and manufacturing 4 types of RHIB tubes / sponsons.  Air, Air / Foam, Hybrid and Foam sponsons can be made to fit virtually any design of RHIB. Utilizing innovative hull design and materials WING has developed high performance Combat Rubber Raiding Craft (CRRC) inflatable boats for military use.

SHOCK MITIGATION SOLUTIONS Workshop - 25 October 2016

Attendees include Professional and Military Organisations, Boat Builders, Equipment Manufacturers, Service Providers and Classification Societies.

RIB & HIGH SPEED CRAFT Workshop - 26 October 2016

Topics are relevant to Workboats, Pilot Boats, Patrol Boats, Search & Rescue, Survey Vessels, Superyacht Tenders and the emerging Unmanned Surface Vessels.

HYBRID MARINE POWER Workshop - 27 October 2016

Modular and scalable hybrid concepts for the sub IMO / sub 24m sector are also relevant to Offshore Supply, Crew Transfer, Patrol Vessels and Superyachts.

A Great Venue & Great Value!!

The one day Workshops are being held at the superb Grand Harbour Hotel overlooking the port of Southampton. Each Workshop concentrates on a particular current area of interest so people can attend single days or all 3 days. Standard attendee rate is £250 per day. British Marine, SSA and RINA members receive 20% discount. There are limited places for Government and Military attendees at 50% discount.

Next Generation Fleets

John Haynes added, ‘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.’

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