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NEXT GEN Marine Power & Propulsion Conference 2018

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Hybrid Technology & The Hour Of Power for Workboats, Patrol Vessels and Superyachts

John Haynes - Conference Chairman & Workshop Lead, MD Shock Mitigation

John is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Associate Member of RINA, Commercial Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor. Subject matter expertise includes 30 years professional sector training, consultancy and strategic product development. He has worked with over 100 organisations including military, SAR, police, commercial operators, designers, OEM equipment manufacturers and boat builders. He has written specialist articles on future requirements and new technology for international publications including Maritime Reporter, Marine Link, Marine News, Maritime Journal, Seaways, Ship & Boat International (RINA),…

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Maritime Energy Storage Systems - Taking Advantage of Cross Market Learnings to Speed Time to Market

Dr John T. Warner - CMO, EnerDel

Dr Warner is an experienced sales, business development, strategic marketing, and product management executive with over 25 years in the automotive and battery industries. As Chief Marketing Officer for Ener1, Dr Warner has global responsibility for both EnerDel and EnerTech International sales, marketing & product management. Dr Warner serves as president-elect for the global industry trade group NAATBatt International. He also serves as the Chair for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Battery Size Standardization Committee and Co-Chair for the SAE Bus Battery…

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Emissions Control and Alternative Fuels for Propulsion

Captain Muhammad Shafique - Senior Lecturer, Petrochem - Warsash Maritime Academy

Muhammad joined the Merchant Navy (Tankers) in 1978. He has 37 Years of Industry experience onshore and offshore, including sailing on oil, chemical and gas tankers for 23 years. He has worked as General Manager of a ship management company and is an experienced Tanker surveyor. He has been lead of the project ‘LNG Bunkering, Motor Ways of Seas of European Union’ since 2013. He is a researcher of LNG bunkering and alternative fuels for the maritime industry and is a member of the…

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Power and Propulsion Requirements for Autonomous Vessels

James Fanshawe CBE - Chairman, Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group

James Fanshawe retired from the Royal Navy in 2005. An Anti-Submarine warfare specialist, he commanded HMS Hurworth, HMS Cleopatra, HMS Fearless and was the Commander United Kingdom Task Group and Commander of the Devonport Flotilla. He held several senior appointments ashore including Director of Plans at the UK Permanent Joint Headquarters. James works within a mixed commercial portfolio, chairing several companies and organisations. He chairs the UK’s Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group on behalf of the Marine Industries Alliance. This group has now…

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Developing a hybrid powered RIB for patrol and work boat applications

Graeme Hawksley - Managing Director, Hybrid Marine Ltd

Graeme has an MSc in Microelectronics and has been in the electronics industry since the late 1970s. He has worked in the UK and USA in aviation, marine and silicon chip manufacturing. A UK government grant provided funding for research into the use of hybrid systems in small craft. In 2003 Hybrid Marine was born and has been manufacturing systems for 12 years. In 1993 Graeme sailed out of Portsmouth Harbour in his old 26' wooden sailing sloop. Four and a half years later he found himself…

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Lessons Learned from Boat and Power Procurement for Future Maritime Roles

Tony Birr - Workshop Facilitator / Director, Century Maritime

Tony started his working life in the Royal Navy before joining the British Police Service, serving for a total of 32 years. He gained skills and experience covering both operational and organisational leadership, project management, procurement, significant change management and technology integration. During his police days he was responsible for all Marine Operations in the Solent area including protection of national infrastructure. This involved taking into account threat levels and risk assessments, formulating and developing…

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The Handbook of Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Design

By Dr John T Warner

Introduction by Dr Warner "This book is intended to introduce a variety of topics that surround Li-ion batteries and battery design at a detailed enough level to make batteries understandable for the “layman.”  If you are an engineer, you will swiftly understand these concepts. However, if you are like many of us and are not an engineer, then this book will help you make sense of the world of Li-ion batteries and be able to speak intelligently about them.…

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