Our Conferences


The Seawork Conferences are a must for all involved in the commercial marine industry who wish to explore the challenges, changes and emerging opportunities in today’s and tomorrow’s commercial marine and workboat sector.

Returning for 2022, the Seawork Commercial Marine Conferences will deliver updates and insights in the fast moving Unmanned Surface Vessel and Hybrid & Electric Propulsion markets.

USV Conference - Wednesday 22nd  June 2022 - Morning Session

The theme of the 2022 conference will be ‘USV’s growing role in the Commercial Marine Market’.  This half day Conference session will focus on Unmanned Surface Vessels and how their roles are developing in the Survey, Oceanographic, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Transport and Defence sectors. The USV market was estimated at $534m in 2018 and with significant investment in the manufacture and development of advanced technology, is projected to reach $1,020 million by 2023. This session will highlight how the role of USV’s is making a positive impact in these sectors and how they can benefit future business. The 2022 Conference will be chaired by Peter Collinson, Founder of Dendrityca Limited.

To view the 2022 programme - click below:

View the 2022 USV Conference programme here

View the 2022 USV Speakers here

Hybrid & Electric Propulsion Conference - Thursday 23rd June 2022 - Morning Session

The theme of the 2022 conference will be ‘Real World Implementation of Hybrid & Electric Propulsion Solutions’.  With Government legislation and environmental considerations key to reducing emission levels, this half day Conference session will explore the progress being made with hybrid and electric propulsion in the commercial marine and workboat markets. Gain insight into case studies which demonstrate where hybrid and electric propulsion is successfully making a difference – review the benefits to business and engage in the discussions on the challenges faced by the industry. The 2022 Conference will be chaired by Alan Cartwright, Director of Blabey Engineering Limited - a maritime consultancy.

To view the 2022 programme - click below:

View the 2022 Hybrid Conference programme here

View the 2022 Hybrid Speakers here

Delegates are encouraged to join in the discussion opportunities and to share ideas and experiences with fellow commercial marine professionals. Maximise on the opportunity to network with key industry stakeholders and view the services and products offered by our circa 610 exhibitors who represent workboat businesses from around the world.



The Seawork 2022 free-to-attend ‘Business Briefings’ conference sessions are held across the three days of Seawork. The conferences cover a variety of issues within the Marine Industry and feature presentations from our Supporting Associations. Something to share? Call for papers further details here.

For further details please contact the events team via email info@seawork.com or on +44 1329 825335.