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6th Operating Specialist Wind Vessels Summit 2019

Date: 18th September 2019 - 19th September 2019 Location: Gdansk - Poland

Offshore wind vessels’ market has been constantly changing, facing new challenges and taking new opportunities. With the development of digital technology, an emphasis put on environment and sustainability, and requirements of designing bigger and better wind turbines, offshore vessels’ operators and owners need to adjust themselves to the market and keep up with current trends and demands.

ACI’s 6th edition of Operating Specialist Wind Vessels Summit will bring together senior executives and experts from ship owners, ship operators, wind turbines’ manufacturers, naval architects, and technology companies, market analysts, among others, to discuss the latest innovations, challenges and developments within the offshore wind industry.

The two days event will give you an insight into the development of non-established markets, a demand on bigger wind turbines and requirement of bigger installation vessels, digitalization, environmental standards, crew maintenance and many more.


18th September 2019
19th September 2019
Event Category:


Ketan Kulkarni – Delegate Sales
+91 20 48 523 141
Salil Kanwar – Sales, Marketing & Media Partnerships
+91 (20) 48523148
Hubert Sosnowski – Sponsorship, Exhibition
+48 61 646 7059
Ketan Kulkarni – Delegate Sales
+91 20 48 523 141
Ketan Kulkarni – Delegate Sales
+91 20 48 523 141


Radisson Blu Hotel Gdańsk
Dlugi Targ Street 19
Gdansk, 80-828 Poland

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+48 58 325 4444

Key Topics 2019 Include

  • Responding To Today’s Challenges Within The Wind Vessels’ Market: Focusing On The Global Overview Of New Trends And New Markets
  • Evaluating The Contracting Principles Within The Wind Vessels’ Market
  • Focusing On Offshore Installation Vessels And Challenges Faced By The Wind Vessels’ Operators
  • Elaborating On Transfer Systems And Predictability Of Services
  • Assessing The Future Requirements And Maintenance Of Wind Turbines
  • Elaborating On The Crew Maintenance And Training In The View Of Wind Vessels’ Demand
  • Wind Vessels’ Design In Cybersecurity And Digital Context
  • Analysing The Environmental Standards Within The Wind Vessels’ Operations
  • Analysing Future Investments And Evaluating The Ways Of Financing The Offshore Vessels’ Operations
  • Deliberating On Renewable Projects And The Future Of Wind Vessels’ Market


  • Scott Miller, Sales Manager, Miros-group
  • Charlie Papavizas, Partner I Chair I Maritime Practice, Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Stephen Bolton, Managing Director, Bibby Marine
  • Leon Overdulve, CEO, OOS International
  • Simon Anink, General Manager, Acta Marine
  • Jan Zander, Commercial Manager, Sure Wind Germany GmbH
  • Frank Wiebe, Fleet Manager, FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics GmbH
  • Leo Hambro, Director, Tidal Transit
  • Malte Paul, Logistics & Construction Manager, E.ON Climate & Renewables Services GmbH
  • Sue Allen, Vessel Services Manager, 4C Offshore
  • Jan-Hinnerk Maxl, Head Of Project Management, KONGSTEIN GmbH
  • Marcel Roelofs, General Manager, Chevalier Floatels
  • Dr. Wei Huang, Director, Global Offshore, American Bureau Of Shipping
  • Mariusz Witoński, CEO, Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society
  • Grzegorz Chodkowski, Diector I Key Power Projects Department, PKN Orlen
  • Marco Klitsie, Co-Owner, Eagle-Access BV
  • Eva Peno, Global Market Leader, Offshore Service Vessels & Tugs, Bureau Veritas

Company type:

Wind vessels’ owners and operators
Naval architects
Energy companies
Wind turbines’ manufacturers
Market analysts
Technology providers


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


Previous Speakers Include:


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 Services Manager, 4C Offshore Ltd.
  • Stephen Reid, HSSEQ Director, GMS
  • Elson Martins, Analyst, Carbon Trust
  • Dan Kyle Spearman, Manager – Offshore Wind, Carbon Trust

Previous Attendees Include:


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

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]


Miros is a technology company that specialises in measuring the ocean surface. The company provides sensors and systems for environmental monitoring to the global offshore and maritime industry.

Miros’ portfolio of sensors provides accurate, real-time data for weather-sensitive operations offshore, as well as offering input to asset integrity systems and coastal monitoring. The primary applications of Miros’ sensors include wave and current monitoring and oil spill detection.

Miros Group has been a trusted provider of reliable ocean surface measurements to some of the world’s largest ship owners, operators and oil companies for more than 35 years. Miros is a technology company at heart, driven by innovation and a strong will to succeed together with its customers.



Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys among 16 offices. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable Winston to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue. The firm’s practice encompasses nearly every major legal discipline, including maritime and admiralty, energy and environmental law, bankruptcy and restructuring, litigation, white-collar criminal defense and enforcement, corporate internal investigations, antitrust and trade regulation, corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment relations, employee benefits and executive compensation, real estate, tax, legislative and regulatory, and health care. Winston’s maritime team understands the challenges involved in doing business and navigating the complex issues of the maritime industry. By representing a diverse mix of industry participants, our attorneys have gained a deep understanding of the most important issues facing our clients. Winston is also actively engaged in the U.S. offshore wind sector and counsels a number of clients working in various aspects of the industry.



ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Hubert Sosnowski

Tel: +48 (0) 61 646 7059

Email: [email protected]


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