- The SYUK Technical seminar is now in its 12th year and is a well-established event in the superyacht calendar.
- This session will look at the hidden risks associated with the increased use of lithium-ion (Li) batteries.
- With a strong focus on sustainability within the sector and the future of the Superyacht Industry the seminar promises a packed agenda.
From regulatory changes to sustainability challenges, the impact of Lithium-ion batteries to alternative fuels, join us to discuss the headline issues affecting the Superyacht sector.
Superyacht UK technical seminar
Superyacht UK (SYUK) are pleased to confirm that the annual Superyacht UK Technical Seminar, this year sponsored by Pendennis, the UK’s leading superyacht refit, restoration and bespoke build shipyard, is set to return to London on 18 April alongside British Marine’s London Luxury Afloat boat show.
The SYUK Technical seminar is now in its 12th year and is a well-established event in the superyacht calendar, welcoming industry professionals from within the superyacht world to come together to discuss sector specific topics.
As well as being a must attend event for those working within the superyacht industry, the agenda is shaped to also provide valuable insight for insurers and lawyers who service the sector.
Sustainability in the sector
With a strong focus on sustainability within the sector and the future of the Superyacht Industry the seminar promises a packed agenda filled with industry updates and panel discussions, alongside a networking reception sponsored by Laurent Giles Naval Architects and entrance to London Luxury Afloat as part of the ticket price. View the full agenda here.
There will be updates on important industry matters such as regulatory changes including an REG code update, discussions on superyacht sustainability challenges, covering a hydrogen-hybrid case study, the importance of Life Cycle Analysis (LCA’s) to support effective sustainable choices and an alternative fuel panel discussion, culminating in a discussion looking at the drive to sustainability and the hidden risks.
Risks involving lithium-ion batteries
Chaired by Francesca Conn from Hill Dickinson, this session will look at how the hidden risks associated with the increased use of lithium-ion (Li) batteries are now causing the superyacht industry to look at the design and operation of vessels.
Industry expert speakers from Mayfair Marine, Cayman Islands Shipping Register, Marine Shift 360 and Hill Dickinson, are already confirmed for the event, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.
Latest industry updates
“Keeping up with regulations is essential to our business and attending the SYUK Technical Seminar has always been a great way to catch up on the latest industry developments.
We have attended for many years and have always found it to offer a valuable balance of networking, technical insight and learning, all packaged into a convenient single day out the office.
We will be there again this year”, commented Alex Meredith Hardy, Chief Naval Architect, Lateral Engineering.
All superyacht industry professionals together
“It’s great news that this year’s SYUK technical seminar is being held in the heart of London at the same time as London Luxury Afloat in St Katharine Docks.
It’s a great opportunity to get a technical update while also meeting up with industry colleagues”, commented Stephen Hills, Chair, Superyacht UK.
“We look forward to welcoming superyacht industry professionals to this year’s technical seminar” commented Lesley Robinson, CEO, British Marine.
“We have an incredible lineup of speakers in store, covering a host of diverse topics which are sure to ignite interesting debate and discussions and we hope that attendees will come away with some really useful insights to help shape future thinking in the sector.
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Source: All About Shipping