Sunday, May 31, 2015

Event - Operating Specialist Wind Vessels Summit 2015

This event will take place on Wednesday 17 June 2015 - Thursday 18 June 2015 at Norwood Hall Hotel, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, UK. It will focus on the growing need for specialized vessels to instal and service wind farms.

With a drive towards renewable forms of energy, the last few years has seen huge investment on a European wide scale in creating large wind farms off the coast of a number of European countries. The result has been the need for a specialized fleet of vessels to install and service these wind farms. The need to transfer both equipment and manpower in a safe and efficient manner has led to calls for more stringent health & safety guidelines and industry wide debate on how best to apply existing IMO instruments on operational activities. This conference will give a special focus to operational techniques used within this specialised area, highlight the developments in IMO regulation and consider contractual and financing options for new vessels.

Keynote Presentations

Regulations for a Developing Industry
Ensuring Crew Safety: How is This Best Accomplished?
Heavy lift vessels servicing wind installation
Improving Turbine Access in Harsh Deep-water Conditions
Highlighting the need for High-Speed Vessels within the Offshore Wind Industry
Operational Experiences in New Installations

Speakers

David Matthews, UK General Manager, Fred Olsen Windcarriers
Paul Crowthers, Managing Director, Atlantic Marine & Aviation
Nere Skomedal, Vice President, Engineering- Umoe Mandal AS
Xavier Jurado Cojo, QHSE Manager- Igeotest
Thomas Ankele- KFW- Ipex
Steve Gobbi- CEO- Port of Ardesier
Bruce Craig, Managing Partner- Makinnons
Kerrie Forster- Fleet Safety Officer- Workships Contractors B.V.
Paul Duffield, Director, Powerboats & Yachts Ltd.
Alex Gauntt- BDM- Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH
Jorrit-Jan Serraris, Project Manager- MARIN

Who Should Attend

ACI’s meetings are strictly end-user focused. Delegates will be drawn from Vessels Owners, Managers and Operators, Shipbuilders, Shipyards, Designers, Energy Companies, Charterers, Naval Architects, Engineers, Classification Societies, Brokers, Repairing Companies and Vendors

To register contact Anna Zasada
Tel: + 48 616 46 9780
Email: azasada@acieu.net

Companies can gain direct access to our senior level audience and have an increased level of visibility through branding and networking at the conference. For information on available sponsorship and commercial opportunities, please contact Jean-Jacques Hermans
Tel: + 44 (0)20 3141 0608
Email: jhermans@acieu.net

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