Some featured presentations at BYThai 2014 ‘Green Boating’
|Raphaël Domjan is eco-adventurer, pilot and mountaineer; in 2001, he co-founded the company Horus Networks, First Solar web hosting in the world.In 2004, he became the founder and expedition leader of the famous PlanetSolar – the first boat to go around the world with solar energy.
Raphael has co-authored two books and produced a documentary, which tells this magnificent adventure. As President of the SolarPlanet Foundation, he continues his commitment to the promotion of renewable energies; Rafael is also a member of advisory board of Bakri Cono Shipyard building solar assisted boats in Thailand.
Raphael will share his experiences and some plans on other even more ambitious solar adventures.
|Ray Ringuet, the owner of AusThai Marine has delivered about a hundred of boats to 10 countries during recent years.
Most of these boats are used for commercial charter, dive tours and passenger transport. Ray shares his experiences of construction enquiries, delivery sea trials and after-sales service, with special attention how boats can be used more efficiently and with lower fuel consumption.
This presentation is a goldmine of knowledge for every boat operator willing to improve his business.
|Dr. Albert Nazarov is managing director of Albatross Marine Design, designing boats and yachts for builders worldwide.
Albert lectures internationally at events such as IBEX and HSBO, and this time he will speak about a project of 100’ ocean motoryacht with fuel saving in mind.
The insight of design approaches, research methods and factors to improve the performance seems to be very interesting.
|Otsuka Kazuki of Hull Company is a longtimer the in maritime industry of Thailand, representing Yanmar marine engines, Suzuki outboards and other brands.
Otsuka will share his enormous experience in suppling and commissioning of engines and equipment for hundreds of boats, he will summarize the valuable insights of installing, maintaining and operation the engines, with special attention to environment saving.
We will look at new developments in emissions control for marine engines and explain how the boat builders or operators can benefit from those.
Peter Jacops is inspector for the International Marine Certification Institute. Based in Brussels, (Belgium) IMCI is organization committed to adding value to the worldwide recreational craft industry by assessing compliance of companies, products, services and experts with the highest recognized standards of quality and safety. IMCI inspects boats for compliance with the European Recreational Craft Directive to do so the Directive refers to International Standards ISO for small craft between 2.5m and 24m.
This time, Peter will review environmental issues involved in European certification of small craft. This presentation would of special interest for anyone willing to bring his products and services to top international standards.