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John Haynes - Managing Director, NEXT GEN Marine / Workshop Lead

John has led a broad range of maritime working groups, workshops and conferences. 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, equipment manufacturers & boat builders. He is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Fellow of RINA, Commercial Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor. Technical papers and specialist articles on future requirements and new technology for international publications include Ship & Boat International…


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Forms of Hydrogen - International Standards - Knowledge Transfer from and to Shipping

Capt Muhammad Shafique - Chair, Alternative Fuel for Shipping, IMarEST / Member State Representative to IMO

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 Chairman of the…


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Next Generation Fuels and Energy - Knowledge Transfer from and to Aviation

John Price – Director, JMP Systems Engineering / Former Airbus Group Innovations

John has over 40 years experience in the aerospace industry. He retired from full time employment at EADS Innovation Works (now Airbus Group Innovations – the Airbus Group corporate research centre), in August 2012. Since then he has been operating his own consultancy company, including a further two and a half years for Airbus Group Innovations, ending in February 2015. Prior to his retirement, John was a Vice President for 5 years, in charge…


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Hydrogen Systems - From Busses and Trucks to Ferries and Workboats

David Yorke – Market Development Manager, Ballard Power Systems Europe

David has worked on zero and low emission buses for the last 12 years and oversaw all aspects of the London hydrogen fuel cell bus project including the manufacture of buses, set up of facilities and the daily operation of the buses. This work was carried out in close collaboration with Transport for London (TfL), Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), the Clean Hydrogen in European Cities (CHiC) and Environmentally friendly Efficient Electric Motion (3Emotion) projects plus other stakeholders in the…


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Utilising Hydrogen as a Flexi Fuel in Internal Combustion Engines

Prof Alasdair Cairns – Chair of Propulsion Systems, University of Nottingham

Professor of Mechanical Engineering with a background in low carbon propulsion systems within both academia and industry. Member of the Fluids and Thermal Engineering Research Group. Expertise includes, hybrid powertrain systems integration, powertrain thermal management (e-machine, batteries, IC engines), low carbon IC engines and fuels (heavy duty and light duty, H2, ammonia, biofuel), advanced combustion systems (HCCI/CAI, turbulent jet ignition, dual fuel), advanced electric machines (design, operation, manufacture). Former positions include Deputy Head of Mechanical Engineering Department and Professor of Automotive Engineering, Brunel University London, Principal Research & Development Engineer at MAHLE…


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Hydrogen and Dual Fuel Engines – the Transition to a Low Carbon Future

Trevor Jasper – Engineering Manager - Low Carbon Technologies, CMB.Tech

Trevor is Head of Advanced Research and Engineering at CMB.TECH, aiming to develop low- and zero-carbon technologies for maritime, non-road mobile machinery (port-side equipment) and on-road vehicles (port delivery vehicles). Trevor has been developing hydrogen-powered vehicles for over 15 years. Formerly Roush Europe, then Revolve, now CMB.TECH, the engineering team based in Brentwood, Essex (UK) led by Paul Turner and Trevor Jasper, have pioneered the dual-fuel combustion approach to decarbonisation as a transition technology that can be delivered now, as well as…


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International Hydrogen Strategies - Aims & Objectives - Legislation & Regulations

Albert Willemsen – Environment & Sustainability Lead / Former ICOMIA - International Marine Industry Association

Albert has been Environment & Sustainability Manager of ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) since 2005. He qualified as an engineer within aerospace and later with automotive experience. He started working in 1972 at the Department of Defence (Naval Airforce) followed by the aerospace industry in the Netherlands, ESA Europe and finally project management for developing test equipment of the F16 together with General Dynamics. Since 1988 he has been active in the international boating and Super…


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Use of Alternative Fuels in the Absence of Prescriptive Rules

Peter Van de Graaf - Decarbonisation BD Manager, Lloyd’s Register Marine

Peter Van de Graaf joined Lloyd’s Register in 1989 as a Surveyor and became Surveyor in charge 2008, primarily responsible for marine operations in LR’s Flushing and Antwerp offices and supporting Clients in this area. From 1 July 2021 he took the role of “Decarbonisation Business Development Manager”, supporting projects and Clients in Nord Europe. Before joining LR, Peter Van de Graaf served onboard a variety of ship types for 9 years, first as Marine Engineer and then as Chief Engineer. Since 2012, Peter has been involved in several projects…


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