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25-26 September 2019
The Hatton,

Electric & Hybrid Propulsion Seminar

Towards zero emissions

Two day in-depth seminar analysing the business case for hybrid propulsion, fuel cells & battery technologies across commercial fleets.


If you are at the forefront of the industry and want to showcase this to the entire supply chain, please email a proposed title and short abstract by 6th May, and the best abstract authors will get an opportunity to present them at the event!

What Will Power Shipping in 2050?

Have a read of our article to find out what will fuel shipping in the future, and where electric & hybrid propulsion stands vs other fuels.

Key topics for 2018 included:

IMO 2050 & legislative market drivers
  • Exploring local, national, and international emissions regulation
  • Zero emissions in Norwegian world heritage fjords by 2026
  • What are the relevant frameworks for new markets in the US and Mediterranean?
Hybridisation & battery retrofits
  • Alternative financing: leasing models & innovation funds.
  • Solutions for retrofitting propulsion, energy storage & ancillary power
  • Consideration & challenges for diesel, LNG or hydrogen
Electric propulsion beyond ferries
  • Commercial viability for OSVs, Cruise industry & more
  • Power requirements & systems selection 
  • Making the business case – shipowner insight on OPEX savings 
Hydrogen fuel cells for maritime applications
  • Are they a feasible option?
  • Systems integration with batteries
  • Safety & risk management  
New developments in battery technology
  • Comparative analysis of lithium batteries
  • Power density & life cycles
  • What is needed for  vessels to go fully electric?
Port recharging infrastructure
  • Can Ports meet the demand for clean/ renewable energy?
  • Infrastructure Investment; who foots the bill?
  • Innovations in shore side power & cold ironing

Why attend?

Vital answers to key questions

Crafted after hours of research to fit your needs, our in-depth agenda with sessions from those already using hybrid technology will provide you with all the vital answers related to hybrid propulsion. 

You'll learn from others' successes and failures, leaving you ready to tackle all challenges thrown your way. 

Learn from the experts

From straight-talking presentations on the current technology driving adoption, to tight-focused sessions on where exactly hybrid propulsion technology can reduce operating costs, reduce emission, and improve performance of a vessel, you will hear from industry experts leading the way

Grow your network

You won't get a better chance to meet this many professionals interested in such a niche area in one place. 

With plenty of formal and informal networking, you will connect with the right people and forge new meaningful business relationships.

Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities

We create bespoke proposals for companies, offering the best marketing opportunity for you and your budget



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To explore more about how we can work with you:

Email: James.Cullen@knect365.com
Call: +44 (20) 7017 4399