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5th Operating Specialist Wind Vessels Summit

Date: 21st November 2018 - 22nd November 2018 Location: Hamburg - Germany

Already on its 5th edition, ACI’s Operating Specialist Wind Vessels 2018 will bring together senior executives and experts from ship owners, vessel operators, service providers, naval architects, renewable energy experts, market analysts and consultants to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry. The two day event will give you an insight into the industry`s latest technology projects, integrated O&M solutions, focusing largely on operational opportunities, offshore wind projects’ installation, updates and future forecasts on wind vessels market, prime industry advancements & the vessels’ crew maintenance and safety practices.

As the wind farms market is constantly growing and changing, in terms of innovation and size, the industry needs to be in step with it. That is why the European market is constantly investing in the renewable energy sector, including offshore wind energy. Wind vessels pay one of the most important part in offshore operations. With growing size of wind farms, wind turbines and support structures, it is important to adjust particular O&M solutions, SOV’s and systems that will comply to the markets’ requirements, safety practices and future investments.

Topics for discussion include:

  • The Future Of Wind Vessels Market
  • Comprehensive Analysis Of The Integrated O&M Solutions
  • The Importance Of Operating Wind Vessels
  • ‘Walk To Work’ Systems
  • Prime Industry Advancements & Future Technology Projects
  • Exploring New Operational Opportunities: Offshore Floating Platforms
  • Acknowledging The Importance Of Investments
  • Key Business Applications & Opportunities For Wind Vessels Operations
  • Evaluating The Crew’s Maintenance and Safety Practices

Who Should Attend:

  • Wind vessel owners and operators
  • Naval Architect
  • Wind turbines’ manufacturers
  • O&Ms and service providers
  • Wind farm’ contractors


21st November 2018
22nd November 2018
Event Categories:


Rohan Baryah – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7022


Holiday Inn Hamburg
Billwerder Neuer Deich 14
Hamburg, 20539 Germany

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0049 40 78840

Key Topics

  • The Future Of Wind Vessels Market
  • Comprehensive Analysis Of The Integrated O&M Solutions
  • The Importance Of Operating Wind Vessels
  • ‘Walk To Work’ Systems
  • Prime Industry Advancements & Future Technology Projects
  • Exploring New Operational Opportunities: Offshore Floating Platforms
  • Wind Turbines’ Installation By Floating Vessels
  • Acknowledging The Importance Of Investments
  • Key Business Applications & Opportunities For Wind Vessels Operations
  • Evaluating The Crew’s Maintenance and Safety Practices

Conference Chairman: Eva Peño, Global Market Leader, Offshore Service Vessels & Tugs, Bureau Veritas

  • Herve Lapierre, Head Of The New Building Department, LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS 
  • Malte Paul, Logistics & Construction Manager, E.ON Climate & Renewables Services GmbH
  • Ryan Hopkins, Managing Director, Severn Offshore Services
  • Stephen Bolton, Managing Director, Bibby Marine Service Ltd.
  • Marco Klitsie, Co-Owner,  Eagle-Access B.V.
  • Leo Hambro, Director, Tidal Transit
  • Marcel Roelofs, General Manager, Chevalier Floaters
  • Andy Geissbuehler, Managing Partner, Renewable Resources international
  • Mark Van Der Star, Managing Partner, Seazip Offshore B.V.
  • Tom Mehew, Director, Njord Offshore
  • René Lindeboom, Project Manager Offshore, MARIN
  • Utsav Mathur, Senior Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • Wolfgang Hintzsche, Capt., B.Sc., Marine Director, VDR – German Shipowners’ Association
  • Jan Heyenga, Maritime Services I Head of Department, EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH
  • Sue Allen, Vessel Serveices Manager, 4C Offshore Ltd.
  • Stephen Reid, HSSEQ Director, GMS
  • Elson Martins, Analyst, Carbon Trust
  • Dan Kyle Spearman, Manager – Offshore Wind, Carbon Trust

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30 – 45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Kamila Jurdziak

Tel: +48 (0) 616 46 7051

Email: [email protected]

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Company type:

Wind vessels’ owners and operators

Naval architects

Wind turbines’ manufacturers

O&Ms and service providers

Wind farms’ contractors

Energy companies


Job titles

Project Manager Offshore

Business Development Manager

General Manager

Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director

Maintenance Specialist

O&M Development Manager

Chief Mate / Marine Coordinator

Technical Director

Crew Manager


Market Analyst


Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH * Bureau Veritas * ZITON A/S * Chevalier Floatels * MARIN * WindPartner * Port Feeder Barge * Esvagt * Next Ocean BV * Siemens Wind Power A/S * DeepOcean * GMS * Acta Marine * Voith Global Buisness Services * Tokyo Kisen Co Ltd * Ostensjo Rederi * Next Ocean BV * Maersk Supply Service A/S * UPTIME International AS * Fred. Olsen Windcarrier * Ulstein International AS * Port Of Dover * DNV GL * Ostensjo Rederi (Solent Towage) * Far East Towing * Garant Diving * Jastram GmbH & Co KG * Federal-Mogul Deva GmbH * IPS-Powerful People * Federal-Mogul Deva GmbH * Fuchs Lubritech GmbH * Abeking & Rasmussen * ESNA AS * Umoe Mandal * SAL Heavy Lift * Ince & Co Germany LLP * Global Renewables Shipbrokers * G9 Offshore Wind * German Shipowners Association * Vroon Offshore * Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH * Clarksons Platou * Statoil ASA * Wagenborg Offshore Holding BV * Glomar Offshore * Bibby Marine Services * … and many more

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They have been involved with offshore wind right from the start having advised on all aspects of the development, financing, operation, sale and purchase of over 50 offshore wind projects across Europe, the Americas and Asia. This unique offering has enabled us to garner a reputation for understanding the complex issues that are specific to offshore wind quickly and to provide our clients with the innovative solutions.


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Le Triangle de l’Arche, 92937 Paris La Défense Cedex


Visit us at www.bureauveritas.com



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