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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



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


Posidonia 2019

Human Factors

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The Damaged Ship



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