NEXT GEN RIB & High Speed Craft Workshop

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NEXT GENERATION RIB & High Speed Craft Workshop is being held in Southampton, UK on 25 October 2017 as part of a 3 day programme of specialist events.

The opening session, presented by UK Ministry of Defence Boats Team, is an update on The MoD Boat and Equipment Procurement Programme.

Workshop Lead, John Haynes said, ‘We focus on viable innovation and using people’s time effectively. NEXT GEN events are dynamic and relevant, with plenty of long breaks to encourage networking and knowledge sharing. Changes are coming fast in the high speed craft sector. We 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.’

The unique and fast moving programme focuses on high speed craft in the sub IMO / sub 24m professional sector. Topics are relevant to Workboats, Pilot Boats, Patrol Boats, Search & Rescue, Survey Vessels & Superyacht Tenders.

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RIB & High Speed Craft Workshop topics include:

Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) procurement
Through Life Support (TLS) of professional and military fleets
Balancing the need for speed with reliability and durability
Modular design for repairs, refits and upgrades
The next generation of innovative hull forms and materials
Design limitations versus structural limitations
Using multi-role workboats and wind farm support vessels as patrol boats
Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) go from concept to service
Global Marine Technology Trends (GMTT) for the next decade and beyond

If you are interested in presenting:

Submit suggested Workshop Session Title, 250 word Summary and 150 word Bio to:
Workshop Lead - John Haynes john@shockmitigation.com

For further information contact:
Event Manager - Julie Arthur julie@shockmitigation.com



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