Jon Lewis - Maritime Command, UK Border Force
Inspired by a voyage on the STA vessel “Winston Churchill” Jon started his career at sea as an Engineering cadet with Texaco overseas Tankships in 1979, studying at Reardon Smith in Cardiff and Warsash (Argyle Road) in Southampton.
Jon joined HM Customs and Excise in 1985, joining the Cutter service (Marine Branch). He progressed from junior engineer to Chief Engineer in 1994, before coming ashore in 2012.
After completing further training as an ISM Lead Auditor, DPA, Jon gained the NEBOSH General Certificate. Jon was promoted to Head of HSST in May 2016 and runs a team of three, supplemented by additional personnel, when delivering training.
Jon is currently the Head of Health, Safety and Sea Training at the Border Force Maritime Command, based in Portsmouth. He is the Designated Person Ashore for the Border Protection Squadron, with responsibilities for the Safety Management System, Risk Assessments and Accident Prevention / Investigation.
NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN 2023: Workshop Objectives
With safety always front and centre, NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN highlights effective solutions for workboats, ferries, patrol craft, military vessels, SAR, wind farm support, super yachts and unmanned craft. With focus on sub 24m vessels, topics are also relevant for 25m to 100m vessels plus the ports and harbours they operate from. The workshop combines international marine energy expertise with dynamic Q&A sessions. End-users and industry come together to identify viable solutions and technology readiness levels. NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN focusses on viable Hydrogen technology that is available today or in the very near future. The unique knowledge gained from NEXT GEN workshops helps to shape real world decisions, from modifying in-service powertrains to shaping requirements for next generation vessels. Attendees include commercial, government and military organisations, boat builders, engine manufacturers, technology developers, engineers, naval architects, class societies and legislators.