North of England Evening Meeting – Postponed

18 March, 2020


Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Room ARMB1.49, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

Registration & Refreshments 6.00pm Presentations 6.30pm

This event has been postponed.

Engineering on, in and under the sea

Our inaugural get together of members from the North East Joint Branch of RINA and
IMarEST with the North of England Branch of the SUT.

We will delve into the latest design, construction and operations of ship-shaped offshore
installations with four interlinked presentations moving from the shipyard to the seabed

1. Are offshore installations a shipyard business?
2. The Drivers and Challenges in the Design of FPSOs, FSOs, FLNGs and FSRUs
3. A Review of Mooring System Solutions for FPSOs, FSOs, FLNGs and FSRUs
4. Surface to Seabed Integrating Well Control, Processing and Subsea Infrastructure

Paul Stott
Is a senior lecturer at Newcastle University. A naval architect by profession, Paul’s expertise is in the interface between marine industries and markets, in particular competitiveness and price/subsidy.

Keith Hutchinson
Is a ship designer and naval architect at Safinah. He is at the forefront of the latest technical developments in the sector, with specific expertise in large floating platforms.

Alan Dobson
Is a chartered mechanical engineer at TechnipFMC. He is currently in charge of Umbilical and Cable Research and Technology Governance.

Jon Dunstan

Is managing director of London Marine Consultants. He has extensive experience of the design, construction, installation, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of large fixed and floating offshore oil and gas facilities.


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