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Superb Presenters at Shock Mitigation Workshop

Grand Harbour - Southampton 31 March 2020

The NEXT GEN Shock Mitigation Solutions Workshop, at the Grand Harbor hotel in Southampton UK on 31 March 2020, focuses on sharing knowledge and practical experiences to improve safety at sea.

NEXT GEN gives maritime professionals the opportunity to meet other organizations with similar challenges. The unique program brings together a dynamic group of presenters.

John Haynes – Managing Director
Shock Mitigation

Effective Training Solutions to Benefit Crews and Operators in a Changing World.

Dr Tom Coe – WBV & Noise Project Manager
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Safe & Fast
To Save Lives at Sea Rescuers Need to Reach Casualties in Extreme Conditions.

Capt Don Cockrill – Secretary General
UK Maritime Pilots (UKMPA)

Commercial Time Pressures and the Increased Speed of Workboats in All Conditions.

John McCorquodale – Inspector,
Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)

Lessons Learned from Recent Accidents and Incidents on RIBs and Fast Craft.

Julie Carlton – Seafarer Safety & Health Manager,
Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

The Aims of Marine Guidance Notices for Controlling Whole Body Vibration Risks.

Phill Moxley – Senior Engineer,
Frazer-Nash Consultancy / British Standards WBV Panel

Utilizing Science and Data / Update on British Standards Whole Body Vibration Panel.

Roy Kok – Founder & CEO,
Smart-Ship NL

Using Haptics on Vessel Controls to Improve Performance and Safety.

Industry experts sharing knowledge and showing their latest innovations include:

SKYDEX Technologies

Scot Seats - KPM Marine

Dyena Offshore


SEAir Flying Boats (foiling systems).

Workshop Lead, John Haynes said, "We are running the NEXT GEN Shock Mitigation Solutions Workshop on Tuesday, March 31 and have been asked to run a Marine RS and WBV Awareness Course back to back on Wednesday, April 1. People are welcome to attend one or both days."

The Workshop and Training is relevant to operators of workboats, pilot boats, patrol, search & rescue, wind farm support, superyacht tenders, training and charter vessels.

Attendees include Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Ministry of Defense, Border Force, HM Coastguard, RNLI. International attendees include end user organizations, boat builders, equipment manufacturers and service providers.

Supporters of the event include UK Maritime Pilots, UK Harbour Masters, University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University.

There is a discount rate for members of British Marine, RINA, UKMPA, UKHMA, YBDSA, PCA, SAR, military and government agencies.


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