Rear Admiral Jens Nykvist, Chief of Swedish Navy
Welcome address – Current development in the Nordic region 

Rear Admiral François Rebour, Chief of ALFUSCO, French Marine Commandos
Maritime special operations – New challenges – New advances  

Mr Paul Brereton, Health & Safety Executive, United Kingdom
Impact induced injury at sea – Employers’ responsibilities and liability in Europe

Vice Admiral Sousa PereiraGeneral Commander of Portuguese Maritime Police
The Portuguese Maritime Police Participation in Frontex Operations


 The 9th HSBO Forum will be held in Gothenburg June 5-7 2018

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.


HSBO 2018 will be held at Hotel 11, the same place where HSBO Forum was held in 2012, 2014 and 2016. Hotel 11 is located right by the water in the Gothenburg harbor.

Delegates and Presenters at HSBO are Operators, Purchasing officials and Writers of Specs, Medical staff and Health officials, Scientists and Legislators, Naval Architects and Boat builders, etc.

The number of attendees will be limited and the invitation to participate is directed specifically to individuals working in the field.

Presentations will be brief, 15 minutes — Focused on practical solutions – and presented so that everyone will learn something useful from each one.

Request a Berth on the Dock to bring a boat – boats@hsbo.org

Offer to give a Presentation at HSBO Forum 2018 presenter@hsbo.org