How can the sector transition to a more circular economy? Our expert panel will discuss the different options at the next Get Set for Workboat 2050 session at 3.30pm on November 21.

Book online or attend the session in person at Mottram Hall in Cheshire, where the Workboat Association is holding its AGM.

Workboat 2050


Learn from our speakers:

  • How Damen supports the full life cycle of vessels – in design & materials; what are the different solutions for end of life, or extending the life cycle of their vessels?
  • What are the advantages of re-powering? PME Power Systems Group will demonstrate the benefits re-powering using Hybrid Electric, HVO fuels, and Hydrogen dual fuel;
  • How Close Brothers are supporting the sector with funding solutions for existing fleets; refurbishing and re-purposing vessels including the transition from traditional power systems to new technologies, in line with their ESG responsibilities;
  • How the MCA’s latest modelling and research on propulsion systems and design, can assist with future proofing the fleet and support the long-term vision on fuels of the future.

Introduced by Workboart Association CEO Kerrie Forster and moderated by Chartwell’s Andy Page, speakers include:

  • Martin Jackson, Sales Manager, PME Power Systems Group Ltd
  • Dewi Wesselman , Group Sustainability Co-Ordinator, Damen
  • Andrew Blundell, MD – Aviation & Marine Finance, Close Brothers
  • Ben Craig, Emissions Reduction Technical Specialist, MCA

 Join us at 15.30-17.00 on Monday, November 21.