Hear from industry experts at Coastlink 2024 during the panel discussion ‘Shore Power – Overcoming the barriers to infrastructure and delivery’


Moderated by Kerrie Forster, Chief Executive Officer at The Workboat Association, the panel discussion will provide real life case studies and firsthand knowledge, further highlighting the innovations required for shore power across the industry. The panle will discuss the balance between innovative shore power implementation and the potential blockers to success.

Speakers include:

  • James Evans, Head of Operations at Portsmouth International Port
  • Johan-Paul Verschuure, Director, Rebel Ports & Logistics
  • Arjan Meijer, Area Sales Manager, Cavotec
  • Geraint Evans, Chief Executive, UK Major Ports Group

The panel will also touch upon the potential barriers to success, where factors such as infrastructure and investment will both be deeply debated. Delegates will specifically hear from James Evans who discuss Portsmouth International Port’s new Sea Change project, which will see the design, build and operation of a ‘shore power’ system across the three busiest berths at the port. In addition to Geraint Evans, who will provide insight on the UKMPG members perspective, regarding the implementation of shore power, and how political, environmental and social element can impact decision making.

For further information on how to secure your delegate place, or how to participate at the 2024 event visit the Coastlink website or contact the Coastlink event team at +44 1329 825335 or info@coastlink.co.uk.