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North East Joint Branch Events


Date Time Title Presented by Venue Remarks
Thursday 1 October 2020 17:00 - 18:30 Webinar: Marine diesel engine design and service support Claudiu Nichita, WinGD, Wartsila Marine Solutions


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Thursday 22 October 2020 17:00 - 18:30
  • Are offshore installations a shipyard business?
  • The Drivers and Challenges in the Design of Floating Offshore Assets
  • A Review of Mooring System Solutions for Floating Offshore Assets
  • Surface to Seabed: Integrating Well Control, Processing and Subsea Infrastructure
  • Paul Stott, Newcastle University
  • Keith Hutchinson, Safinah Group
  • Jon Dunston, London Marine Consultants.
  • Alan Dobson, TechnipFMC



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Joint meeting with The Society for Underwater Technology
Thursday 5 November 2020   88th Andrew Laing Lecture:
The future of maritime transportation until 2050
Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University


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Thursday 19 November 2020   The Design of Offshore Wind Farms Rupert Berryman    
Thursday 3 December 2020   IMO Greenhouse gas targets for 2050 Ed Fort, Lloyd’s Register    
Thursday 10 December 2020   From wooden walls to steel castles George Bruce    
Thursday 21 January 2021   British Warship Building 1850-2010 Ian Buxton    
Thursday 4 February 2021   Controlling cost and downtime in reviving offshore assets through increased collaboration and strategic repairs Ian Nash, SPS Technology    
Thursday 18 February 2021   Ship repair in the UK
UK Docks    
Thursday 4 March 2021   The role of project management during the concept design phase Ian Ridley and Keith Hutchinson,
Sunderland University and Safinah Group
Thursday 18 March 2021   Fatigue failure in the maritime sector
The Welding Institute    
Thursday 22 April 2021   Subsea mining technologies and developments Keith Hutchinson, Safinah Group    
Thursday 6 May 2021   Heavy lifting for marine professionals Hamish Adamson, Harlyn    
Thursday 20 May 2021   89th Andrew Laing Lecture:
Status of UK Shipbuilding
Alan Rodgers, BAE    



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