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Conference #energyboatchallenge

Conference Day

Thursday 7 July 2022

New Energies in Yachting: Opportunities and Limits


9.00am R&D renewable & alternative energies: what room for improvement?

  • Solar, wind & hydro-generation
    Watt & Sea - Mathieu Michou, Managing Partner
    Solbian - Luca Bonci, CEO
    VPLP Design Simon Watin, Project Lead
  • Batteries & Electric motorisation
    Vita - Rory Trahair, CEO
    Evoy - Leaf Stavostrand, CEO
    Nordic Battery/ZEM - Jan Olaf Willums, Chairman/CFO
  • Hydrogen
    HySiLabs - Pierre Emanuel Casanova, Co-Founder
    EO Dev - Jérémie Lagarrigue, CEO
    INOCEL - Sebastien Benoit, CTO

11.00am Break


11.15am Producing carbon-free energy on board

  • Solar
    Alva Yachts -
    Dennis de Roos, Commercial Director
    Sunreef - Nicolas Lapp, COO
    ZEN Yachts - Julien Melot, Designer Zen 50
  • Electrolysis & hydrogen production
    Baglietto - Alessandro Balzi, Energy Departement Manager
    H2Boat - Eng. Thomas Lamberti, CEO
    Energy Observer - Luc Bourserie, System Engineer
    Aquon - Christine Funck, CEO

12.15pm Networking Lunch Break


1.30pm Yachting as a field of experimentation, challenges and solutions

  • Practicalities: class societies
    Lloyd’s - Engel De Boer, Yacht Segment Manager, Marine & Offshore Division
    Rina - Giorgio Gallo, Yachting Excellence Centre Head - Speaker to be announced
  • The logistical view: ports & marinas: Electrification & alternative energy supply
    Olivier Lavagna - General Manager, SEPM
    Aqua - Alex Bamberg, CEO - Speaker to be announced

2.30pm Coffee Break - 15 min

  • The technical point of view: naval architects, shipyards/engineers, engine and equipment manufacturers
    EO International - Espen Oeino, Naval architect
    Feadship - Giedo Loeff, Head of R&D
    Oceanco - Simon Brealey, Principal Engineer, Lateral Yachting
    Luerssen - Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Urban, Head of Development & Innovation
    Damen Yachting - Nicholas Grendel, Design & Proposal Engineer
    Ferretti Group - Davide Bellini, Electrical Systems & Electronics Manager

3.50pm Closing Words - Mike Horn

4.00pm Closing

During Monaco Ocean Week 2022

Sustainability & Added Value of a Zero Emission Goal

Thursday 24 March 2022


All presentations


Event organizer

Founded in 1953 by Prince Rainier and presided by HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II since 1984, the Yacht Club de Monaco brings together 2,500 members from 80 nationalities. With the most prestigious private yachts in the world under its umbrella, YCM now occupies a unique place in the world of yachting and international yachting.

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