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Europort Masterclass ‘Maritime solutions for offshore renewable energy’

Date:                      Wednesday 6 November
Time:                      10:00 – 13:30 (incl. network lunch)
Category:            Offshore specials

Introduction

Apart from offshore wind, other sources of renewable energy can be generated offshore. According to the Blue Growth strategy of the European Commission, estimates show that ocean energy, such as wave and tidal energy, could meet up to 10% of the EU’s electricity demand by 2050. In order to generate both wind- and ocean energy in a cost-efficient manner, innovation in ship concepts, design and operations are key.

Why should I attend?

During this Europort Masterclass frontrunners in the field of offshore renewables present their newest solutions and share their vision on the future of offshore energy. What are the business opportunities for companies operating in the traditional oil and gas market today? And what technical innovations will reduce costs and increase efficiency?

During the network lunch you will have the opportunity to interact with the speakers and other attendees.

Who should attend?

Representatives of offshore shipping companies, contractors, operators, offshore installation companies, shipyards, naval architects and suppliers.

Such as strategy managers, project managers, business developers, R&D specialists, researchers, engineers, naval architects, maritime suppliers, class societies and policy advisors of regulatory bodies.

Programme

10:00 – 10:15: Reception

10:15 – 10:25: Introduction by chairman
Mr. Reinder Jorritsma, Project developer, DOT BV

10:25 – 10:50: The future of generating energy offshore
Mrs. Britta Schaffmeister, Director Dutch Marine Energy Centre

10:50 – 11:10: Floating Wind Tension Leg Platform
Mr. Clemens van der Nat, Manager Strategic Developments, Bluewater Energy Services BV

11:10 – 11:30: A vision on vessels for installation of wind farms offshore
Mr. Wouter Dirks, Manager R&D and Innovation, Van Oord Offshore Wind BV

11:30 – 11:50: Designing, commissioning and operating the newest service operation vessels
Mr. Marcel Cleijsen, Program Manager Simulations Research & Development, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

11:50 – 12:20: Discussion

12:20 – 12:30: Closing / Final remarks

12:30 – 13:30: Network lunch

Location

The Europort Masterclasses are jointly organized by Rotterdam Ahoy and Netherlands Maritime Technology and take place in Rotterdam Ahoy (Address: Ahoyweg 10, 3084 BA Rotterdam).  You will find the Europort Masterclass Theatre located in Hall 6.

Registration

  • Attendance costs per Masterclass are € 125, – (excl. VAT).
  • If you register for all four Masterclasses a special all-in fee of € 375, – (excl. VAT) applies.
  • Full time students will be able to apply for a discounted fee of € 25, – (excl. VAT) per Masterclass. The cost of attendance includes entrance to the exhibition and a network reception or lunch.

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