SHAPE UK Showcase

We held our showcase event on 24 March 2022. The morning agenda can be seen below, along with a recording of the talks. The speakers at the event are listed at the end of this page.


09.30 – 10:00

Welcome and introduction

  • Mike Sellers, Portsmouth Port Director

  • A high-level introduction to the project, Portsmouth University, David Hutchinson

10:00 – 11:20

Project Presentations

  • Port challenges, Portsmouth International Port

  • From the perspective of the port, what are the challenges around future fuels and infrastructure, and the importance of this and other projects.

Hydrogen production work stream, ENGAS GLOBAL LIMITED

  • An introduction to the technology deployed through the trial and key findings.

Hydrogen vessels works stream, Brighton University and Cox Powertrain

  • An introduction to the technology deployed through the trial and key findings.

Clean Port Systems: A digital twins ecosystem and novel technologies approach to surfacing data for analysis and insights Iotics/Barter4Things

  • An introduction to the Digital-Twin Ecosystem approach and novel technologies deployed through the trial and key findings.

Safety and regulation work stream, Lloyd’s Register

  • Key findings and future perspectives of ensuring the safety of hydrogen in maritime

Connected Places Catapult Team

  • Scale up roadmap: how hydrogen, Shore Power and Digital Twin can deliver benefits to the Port and associated operations

11:30 – 12:00

All stakeholder Q&A / Panel Session


Wrap up and close of virtual session


Mike Sellers

Port Director

Portsmouth International Port

Jerry Clarke

Pilot/Senior Project Manager

Portsmouth International Port

Dr Penny Atkins

Advanced Engineering Centre

University of Brighton

Alex Barter

Managing Director

Barter For Things

Charles Haskell

Programme Manager

Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Richard Holland

Principal Engineer

Connected Places Catapult

Dr David Hutchinson

Reader in Environmental Innovation

University of Portsmouth

Dr Amit Roy


Engas Global Ltd

James Eatwell

Head of Research and Development

Cox Powertrain Limited

Sophie Peachey

Head of Customer Success


Christopher Brook

Senior Systems Engineer

Connected Places Catapult