ICMET Oman Programme – Day 1
Serial Start End Opening Plenary – Auditorium
1 7:45 AM 8:30 AM Registration
2 9:00 AM 9:15 AM Welcome Ceremony
3 9:15 AM 9:30 AM Keynote 1 The Role of the Naval Fleet in the Omani History Dr Mohammed S. Al-Muqadam Board Member of Oman Historical Association, SQU
4 9:30 AM 9:45 AM Keynote 2 Solving the World’s Marine Challenges with Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Dr Andrew Tyler President IMarEST
5 9:45 AM 10:00 AM Close of Welcome Ceremony
6 10:00 AM 10:30 AM COFFEE
7 10:30 AM 10:55 AM Keynote 3 Future Developments of Marine Propulsion – Transition to Alternative Fuel Mr Alexander Nijsen Head Four-Stroke Marine Sales at MAN Energy Solutions
8 10:55 AM 11:00 AM Move to Technical Streams
Technical Stream 1 – Auditorium Technical Stream 2 – Khasab Mess
Ship Design and Propulsion
Chair: Mohamed Al Siyabi (MTC)
Support and Infrastructure
Chair:  Amin Firouzi (IMCO)
Title First Author Organisation Country Title First Author Organisation Country
9 11:00 AM 11:05 AM Welcome Remarks Welcome Remarks
10 11:05 AM 11:30 AM Gas Turbine Performance Enhancement for Naval Ship Propulsion using Wave Rotors Antonios Fatsis Military Technological College Oman The Duqm Naval Dockyard – A Naval Yard for Oman David Heley Duqm Naval Dockyard Oman
11 11:30 AM 11:35 AM Questions Questions
12 11:35 AM 12:00 PM Numerical simulation in pipes with leakages Christina
Bahrain Polytechnic Bahrain Tracking device for detecting the containers lost over board Mehrdad Behforouzi International Maritime College of Oman (IMCO) Oman
13 12:00 PM 12:05 PM Questions Questions
14 12:05 PM 12:30 PM Practical Solutions for LNG Fuelled Ships Serena Lim Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd Singapore iWindCr Wireless Sensor System for Corrosion Detection and Monitoring of Offshore Wind Turbine Structures Sarinova Simandjuntak University of Portsmouth UK
15 12:30 PM 1:00 PM Questions Questions
16 1:00 PM 2:00 PM LUNCH and PRAYER
17 2:00 PM 2:25 PM Keynote 4 A Pragmatic Approach to Regulating New Technology Mr Christian Freiherr von Oldershausen Vice President Segment Director Navy at DNV GL
18 2:25 PM 2:30 PM Move to Technical Streams
Technical Stream 1 – Auditorium Technical Stream 2 – Khasab Mess
Safe Automation and Remote Manning
Chair: Hassan Yousef (SQU)
Marine Resources and Security
Chair: Georgantopoulou (Bahrain)
19 2:30 PM 2:35 PM Welcome Remarks Welcome Remarks
20 2:35 PM 3:00 PM Cyber-SHIP: Developing Next Generation Maritime Cyber Research Capabilities Kevin David Jones University of Plymouth UK Dynamics of a Dual Offshore Renewable Energy System: Analysis of Wind and Tidal Turbine Talal Mohamed Al Hajeri Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Research United Arab Emirates
21 3:00 PM 3:05 PM Questions Questions
22 3:05 PM 3:30 PM Challenges for Developing Navies to Adopt Industry 4.0 R K Rana Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi India Investigating the Wave Energy Capacity within the Oman Coastal and Terrestrial Waters Hamid Reza Soltani Motlagh International Maritime College of Oman (IMCO) Oman
23 3:30 PM 3:35 PM Questions Questions
24 3:35 PM 4:00 PM New Eyes in the Deep – the rise of marine autonomous systems for civil and defence purposes, and a brief look at laws  and regulations that apply to their use Adrian Phillips Society for Underwater Technology UK An Overview of Progress in Flapping Wing Power Generation Muhammad Arif Ashraf Military Technological College Oman
25 4:00 PM 4:05 PM Questions Questions
26 4:05 PM 4:30 PM Intelligent Control of Autonomous Vessels:
Bayesian Estimation Instead of Statistical
Sukratu Barve Savitribai Phule Pune University India Renewable Power Source Weather Station Abillah Said Salim Higher College of Technology Oman
27 4:30 PM 4:35 PM Questions Questions
28 4:35 PM Close Day 1
ICMET Oman Programme – Day 2
Serial Start End Opening Plenary – Auditorium
1 8:30 AM 8:55 AM Keynote 5 Innovative Technologies on Next Generation Naval Vessels Captain (ret.) Hervé Boy Surface Ships Business Development and Marketing Manager in “Naval Group”
2 8:55 AM 9:00 AM Move to Technical Streams
Technical Stream 1 – Auditorium Technical Stream 2 – Khasab Mess
Ship Design and Propulsion
Chair: Antonios Fatsis (MTC)
Safe Automation and Remote Manning
Chair: Sarinova Simandjuntak (UoP)
      Title First Author Organisation Country Title First Author Organisation Country
3 9:00 AM 9:05 AM Welcome Remarks Welcome Remarks
4 9:05 AM 9:30 AM Experimental Study on the Effect of Marine Engine Lubricant Degradation on Tribological Performance of Cylinder Liner and Piston Rings Contact Using a Tuning Fork Technology Based Oil Sensor Mayank Anand Military Technological College Oman Autonomous Ship Navigation Methods: A Review Abraham Noel
Shreyanka Kumar
AMET University India
5 9:30 AM 9:35 AM Questions Questions
6 9:35 AM 10:00 AM Hydro-elastic analysis of carbon composite
marine propeller using co-simulation technique
Ashok Kumar Indian Institute of Technology Madras India Future of Shipping Jacque Powell SeaSpec Marine Consultancy Services FZE United Arab Emirates
7 10:00 AM 10:05 AM Questions Questions
8 10:05 AM 10:30 AM Ultimate Limit State Analysis of Ship Structures Sathish Kumar Sundarraj Oman Dry Dock Company Oman Tanker Industry is More Ready against Cyber Threats Aybars Oruc Piri Reis University Turkey
9 10:30 AM 10:35 AM Questions Questions
10 10:35 AM 11:00 AM Concept Design of a Bulk Carrier Retrofit with LNG Fuel Ivan CK Tam Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute Singapore Concept Design of an Unmanned Surface Vessel for Offshore Cargo Delivery Akhil Nair Houlder Ltd. UK
11 11:00 AM 11:05 AM Questions Questions
12 11:05 AM 11:25 AM  COFFEE
13 11:25 AM 11:50 AM Residual stress study for sustainable structural integrity assessment Mohammad Sayeed Hossain Military Technological College Oman Oman Naval Engineering
Chair: Rana (India)
Design of a Test Setup to Measure Magnetic Signature Reduction Djurre Wikkerink Delft University of Technology  Netherlands
14 11:50 AM 11:55 AM Questions Questions
15 11:55 AM 12:20 PM Investigation of Thermal Performance of a Ship
Electrical Compartment-CFD Study
Babak Fakhim Military Technological College Oman Oman Design and Experimental Evaluation of a Novel Type Radar Reflector for use in the Marine Environment. Ioannis Kakavas Military Technological College of Oman Oman
16 12:20 PM 12:25 PM Questions Questions
17 12:25 PM 1:25 PM LUNCH and PRAYER
18 1:25 PM 1:50 PM Keynote 6 From Patrol Boats to complex War Ships: The Challenges of Strategic Changes to Engineering Organizations in RNO Captain (Eng.) Awadh Al Mamari Head of Engineering Support – Royal Navy of Oman (RNO)
19 1:50 PM 1:55 PM Move to Technical Streams
Technical Stream 1 – Auditorium
Ship Design and Propulsion
Chair: Catriona Savage (UK)
20 1:55 PM 2:00 PM Welcome Remarks
21 2:00 PM 2:25 PM Fluid-Structure Interaction of Hydrofoils Jason Knight University of Portsmouth UK
22 2:25 PM 2:30 PM Questions
23 2:30 PM 2:55 PM Modification of hull design inspired by sailfish Suraj Borah Directorate of marine engineering training India
24 2:55 PM 3:00 PM Questions
25 3:00 PM Close
26 4:15 PM 5:00 PM Transport to Gala Dinner
27 5:00 PM 9:00 PM GALA DINNER
ICMET Oman Programme – Day 3
Serial Start End Opening Plenary – Auditorium
1 8:30 AM 8:55 AM Keynote 7 Green Shipping Engineer Ibrahim Al-Nadhairi Chief Operating Officer at Oman Shipping Company (OSC)
2 8:55 AM 9:20 AM Keynote 8 Safe Management & Operation of Ports and Future Vision of Omani Ports Dr. Ahmed Al-Abri Chief Executive Officer at Ports Management & Operation Company “MARAFI”
3 9:20 AM 9:25 AM Technical Stream 1
  Technical Stream 1 – Auditorium
Sustainability and Green Shipping
Chair: Jason Knight (UoP)
Serial Start End Title First Author  Organisation  Country
4 9:25 AM 9:30 AM Welcome Remarks
5 9:30 AM 9:55 AM Digital Initiatives, Infrastructures and Data Ecosystems in the Maritime Sector Navneet Singh Rainu Tototheo Maritime Cyprus
6 9:55 AM 10:00 AM Questions
7 10:00 AM 10:25 AM Elaborating Sustainable Port services for Greener Shipping Vassilis Georgiou National Technical University of Athens Greece
8 10:25 AM 10:30 AM Questions
9 10:30 AM 10:50 AM COFFEE
10 10:50 AM 11:15 AM Ports of the Future: Bringing Emissions in Port Visits to a Minimum by Collaboration and Digital Data Sharing Frank Michael Bergmann  MarineFields Holdings Ltd Cyprus
11 11:15 AM 11:20 AM Questions
Marine Professional Development
Chair: Jason Knight (UoP)
12 11:20 AM 11:45 AM The challenges of ToMT and Performance in the OSRE and beyond: the role of ‘a system of forces’ and EoT Ali M. S. Al-Raqadi Oman
13 11:45 AM 11:50 AM Questions
14 11:50 AM 12:15 PM  Marine Professional Development in Oman  Rashid Al-Kiyumi Ministry of Transport and Communication
Sultanate of Oman
DG of Maritime Affairs
15 12:15 PM 12:20 PM Questions
16 12:20 PM 12:45 PM Closing Plenary – Auditorium
17 12:45 PM Disperse