The HSBO Forum 

is a by-invitation-only conference gathering High Speed Boat professionals from 30 countries around the world. Highly competent experts will give presentations on new development, research, technologies, operational procedures, boat designs and equipment. Many of the best boats built for professional use will be available for full speed sea trialling at open sea.

Where

Hotel 11 and Eriksbergshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden

When

5-7 June, 2018 Tuesday to Thursday

The HSBO 2016 in numbers

In May 2016, 380 Delegates from 36 Countries, representing Navy, Coast Guard, Police, Sea Rescue, Special Forces, Scientists and Industry. 34 State-of-the-art High Speed Boats were available for test drives in open waters at speeds up to 100 kts. 

This made the 12-year anniversary of the HSBO Forum, the largest ever. Further fortifying the position of the HSBO as the world leading venue for professionals in the field of high speed boat operations.

Keynote Speakers

Rear Admiral 
Jens Nykvist

Chief of Swedish Navy

Welcome address - Current development in the Nordic region

Vice Admiral
Sousa Pereira

General Commander of Portuguese Maritime Police

The Portuguese Maritime Police Participation in Frontex Operations

Rear Admiral 
Odd Werin

Head of Naval System Department, Swedish Defence Materiel Adm.

Building defence capacity on the surface

Mr Paul Brereton

Health & Safety Executive, UK Gov.

Impact induced injury at sea – Employers’ responsibilities and liability in Europe

High Speed Boats available for

open Sea trials

(Click red text for specifications)

Alamarin A25 Cabin Joystick

Prototype Dynamic Position

Aluventure 11000XE Twin Oxe Diesel

470 Black Bird RFB

C-950D Special Operations Boats

Burly

Airdrop M12 Hardtop

P42 SAR

JFD

JFD SEAL Carrier - Surface
Semi-Submerged and Submerged.

900 Interceptor

 Munin 1200 Twin Jet ROV

Munin S-1200 Open

Marathon 900 RHIB-D

Magnum 850 Twin Jet

Pro 740 Combat

Rafnar

Leiftur 1100

RavenRib

Raven Sport RIB

RavenRib

Raven Sport Open RIB

Traning Boat small 7.5m - Fat Boy

Traning Boat Large - Natt

Rescue 75

Cruden

FC1 Simulator

RBB 900 WJ HDPE

USMI

NSW 11m RIB

USMI

13m "Nunya" Interceptor

WING

WING 4.2

WING

WING 5.8

WING/Henshaw

WING De Batts RRIB 5.0

Golden Arrow

Tactical Watercraft Small

Golden Arrow

Tactical Watercraft Large

D-Torque Demo Boat

Preliminary Programme

Mon. June 4

12:00-16:00

Registration

Collect your badge in the lobby of Hotell 11

17:30 – 19:00

Welcome Reception

Join us at the East Indiaman Gotheborg, moored in front of the conference.

Tue. June 5

08:00 – 10:00

Registration

Collect your badge in the lobby of Hotell 11

10:00 – 11:00

Keynote Session

RADM Jens Nykvist – Chief of SWE Navy
Current developments in the Nordic region 

Johan Carlsson – VP & CTO Volvo Penta
Welcome Address

11:15 – 12:15

Setting Requirements

James Wilton – Ret AUS SASR
How to define requirements for High Speed Craft

SGT Jason Readdy – AUS DoD SOCOMD
Requirements for next generation RHIBs

LTCDR Tony Pearson RNZN Royal New Zealand Navy
Requirements for new High-Speed boats.

12:15 – 14:00

Lunch at RIVER

14:00 – 15:00

Boat Presentations

All boats available for on-water trials will be briefly presented by their respective representative. 

15:00 – 17:30

Boat trials

17:30 – 19:00

Networking

Eriksbergshallen

19:00

Dinner

River resturant on the pier

Wed. June 6

08:00 – 10:00

Presentations

Theater

10:00 – 12:00

Boat trials

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

River restaurant on the pier

13:30 – 15:00

Presentations

15:00 – 17:30

Boat trials

17:30 – 19:00

Networking

Eriksbergshallen

19:00

Dinner

River resturant on the pier

Thu. June 7

08:00 – 10:00

Presentations

Theater

10:00 – 12:00

Boat trials

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

River restaurant on the pier

13:30 – 15:00

Boat tials

Venue

Maskingatan 11, 417 64 Göteborg

Located on the north shore of river Göta älv, Eriksbergshallen and Hotel11 have a long history of ship-building. With up to 40 high speed boats moored just outside the modern conference theater and exhibition hall, Eriksberg has proven to be the ideal Venue for the HSBO Forum. It is a central location, a mere 10-minute ferry ride from downtown Gothenburg, and 20 minutes by car from Gothenburg Arlanda airport (GOT). 

Hotels

Book by email to the corresponding address. Please include the following information: 
 

– Booking Code
– First and Last name
– Time for Check-in and Check-out
– Single or Double Room
– Phone number
– Credit card number with expire date (guarantee for your booking)

Quality Hotel 11 – Main venue
 Fully Booked! 
Hotel Waterfront
Best Western Hotel Waterfront 
Fully Booked! 

 

Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel 
(2.2 km upstream of Hotell 11)
 
 
(No dedicated rooms or booking code)
 
 

We are proud to be supported by

Official HSBO Partners

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