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Europort Aug-Nov 2021


UAE Branch Events

Date Time Title Presenterby Venue Remarks
07/02/18 18:30 - 21:00

Paper Presentation 1: Supporting Owners through the “Quagmire” of Regulations





Paper Presentation 2: Marine Auto-Pilot and Unmanned Surface Vehicle Solution

John W. McKain,
Global Shipowner Newbuilding Support Manager
Regional Consultancy Manager (MEA)
Lloyd’s Register EMEA


David J Dubois
Business Development Director
Al Marakeb Boats EST – MAP Marine Technologies

Grand Excelsior Hotel Bur Dubai, Dubai  
30/04/18 18:30 - 21:00

Paper Presentation: DNV GL – Pioneering Digital Classification




Industry Update Presentation: Adapting to the new reality–Smart Maritime Solutions


Product Presentation: Gyrostabilizers

Geir Fuglerud,
Maritime Area Manager Middle East & Africa,


Willem Moelker,
Sales and Marketing Director,
Albwardy Damen


Paul Steinman, Product Manager for Veem Gyro

Grand Excelsior Hotel Bur Dubai, Dubai  
Tuesday 30/10/18 14:30 - 16:00 Decommissioning of Offshore Platforms Panel Discussion moderated by Ashik Subahani, Chairman RINA UAE Branch and Managing Director, Great Waters Maritime. Breakout Theatre, Hall 6. Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE Photograph
Tuesday 12/03/19

18:30 - 21:30


Paper Presentation 1: Asset Integrity, Implementation and Case Study



Paper Presentation 2: BV Methodology for Calculating FRP Structures


Paper Presentation 3: Environmental Leadership in Bearing Systems

Mark Harvey, Technical Manager, Gulf Marine Services, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.


Mario Princevac, A. Head of Emirates Plan Approval Office (EPO), Bureau Veritas S A. Dubai.


Rafid Qureshi, Ocean Power International LLC., Dubai Maritime City

Royal Rose Hotel, 1025 Sheikh Zayed the 1st Street  - Electra Street,7th Street - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates  
Wednesday 03/07/19 18:30 - 20:15

Paper Presentation 1: De-carbonization in shipping / GHG reduction : Implications for the Maritime industry.


Paper  Presentation 2: Subsea Cable Protection by Rock Berm :  A case study of a recent offshore UAE cable installation project.

Pawan Sahni Business Development Manager – Middle East DNV GL Maritime.



John Mackenzie Regional Business Development Manager Jan De Nul Dredging Ltd.


Grand Excelsior Hotel Bur Dubai, Kuwait Road, Al Mankhool, Burdubai, Dubai Registration
Wednesday 26/02/20 18:30 - 21:00
  • Tihomir Kezic BVS M&O Director for India, Middle East and Africa
  • Nicolas Boulet  Marine & Offshore Engineering and Risk Director, Bureau Veritas Solutions.
  • Madhan Kumar Mohan, BEng (Hons), AMRINA, Master Mariner Director of Engineering, Interocean Marine Services Ltd (A Rigmar Group Company, UK).
  • Ms. Nyari Nain
Dusit Thani Hotel, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai.  
Wednesday 12/08/20
  • 14:30 - 16:15

Welcome Remarks

Webinar Topic 1 : “Well Integrity & Well Plugging - Cementing Perspective”

Webinar Topic 2 : “Probabilistic Damage Stability Calculations”.

Webinar Topic 3: “Hybrid Power Systems in the Offshore Industry”









Closing Remarks & Address

Rajesh Panicker, Secretary, RINA UAE Branch.

Pankaj Jain, Subject Matter Expert,Cementing E & P Academy, Reliance Industries.

Olli Puustinen Director, Products, Naval Architecture  NAPA Design Solutions.

Chris Greenwood, Director of Regional Business Development, Middle East & Africa ABS.
Unni Nair, Manager of Regional Business Development, Middle East & Africa ABS.


Trevor Blakeley, RINA Chief Executive.

Ashik Subahani, President, RINA UAE Branch.

Zoom App (Link will be shared to registered participants):



Wednesday 25/11/20 14:30 - 16:15

Webinar Topic 1 : “Installation of Largest Single Module Topside
– Design Engineering”

Webinar Topic 2 : “Overview of Offshore Pipeline Engineering”



Webinar Topic 3 : “Automation in Rigging Design for Offshore Heavy Lifts”

Arjun K Bharath, Naval Architect, NPCC


Atanu Datta, Director, Adon Tech, Aberdeen, UK & Sub Sea Pipe Line Expert and Consultant of Great Waters Maritime LLC

Sumit Moharir, Installation Engineer, NPCC
Gaurav Borkar, Installation Engineer, NPCC

Zoom App (Link will be shared to registered participants):




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