Superyacht Technical Seminar in January 2013

Following on from the success of the Superyacht Technical Seminar in January 2012 which saw over 100 delegates attend, the British Marine Federation have announced that the 2013 SYUK Technical Seminar will take place again on Thursday 17 January 2013, 11:00-18:00, at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show.
The seminar to be held in South Gallery Rooms 29/30 will cover the most important and current technical issues facing the Superyacht sector.
The program will discuss key issues relating to the Superyacht Coatings, Maritime Labour Convention 2006, Maritime & Coastguard Agency and the MARPOL Annex VI.
Who should attend:
All parties interested in learning about the latest code development, wider issues facing the industry and those who would like to take this excellent opportunity to network. The January 2012 delegates included representatives from shipyards, designers, naval architects, lawyers, insurance and management companies.
A networking lunch will be offered to delegates as well as post-seminar drinks.
11:00 – 12:00 Superyacht Coatings
Coating Project Management and Experience across the Industry
Alan Guy, Safinah Ltd.
Defects: Identification, Prevention and Rectification
Peter Morgan FIIMS MICorr MEI, International Institute of Marine Surveying
12:00-13:00 Maritime Labour Convention 2006
Interpreting MLC 2006 for Superyachts
John Cook, Lesia Group and ILO Certified Trainer of MLC Inspectors
13:00 to 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00-14:40 Maritime & Coastguard Agency
The Large Commercial Yacht Code, LY3
Richard Williams, MCA
Port State Control and Paris MOU
Pat Dolby, MCA
14:40-16:00 MARPOL Annex VI
Chaired by Udo Kleinitz, Technical Manager ICOMIA
International Requirements for the Control of NOx and SOx Emissions from 
Ships Operating Globally and in Emission Control Areas
Edmund Hughes, Technical Officer, International Maritime Organisation
Certification and Compliance Options
Andy Wright, Lloyds Register/FOBAS
Available Technology
Kris van Mullem, Diesel Emission Control
16:00-16:30 KeynoteAcronyms Rule: Are we being over regulated? 
Martin Redmayne, The Superyacht Report 
16:30 to 18:00 Networking Drinks
BMF/Superyacht UK Members:  £60 + VAT (£72)
Non-Members: £160 + VAT (£192)
How to book your place:
Contact Liv Whetmore –,
Tel:  +44 (0)1784 223631.