Contact Risk Management In Offshore Wind Construction

Contract Risk Management In Offshore Wind Construction: Europe

CRM Europe - Pre Forum Focus Session - Monday 29 September 2014

Contract Negotiation Strategy For The Project Financing Stage

13:00

Registration And Refreshments

13:30

Chairman’s Address

Clément Weber, GGEB UK - Director, Green Giraffe Energy Bankers

Maarten Timmerman, Director, BLIX Consultancy BV

13:45

Worked Example: Successful Preparation To Avoid Delays At The Financing Stage

  • How did the process work?
  • How much time should be allocated to preparation at this stage?
  • Ensuring sufficient detail in the contract and technical specifications to avoid unexpected items required later on
Maarten Timmerman, Director, BLIX Consultancy BV
14:30

Networking Break And Afternoon Refreshments

15:00

Mitigating The Risk Of Project Delays Through Better Engagement With Your Financier

  • When to engage an investor in the project and contracts? How early is too early?
  • What detail will they require and what questions will they ask?
  • What conditions are most often imposed by financiers on offshore wind construction projects? How does this affect contracts and sub-contracts?
  • What role can insurance play in this puzzle?
Clément Weber, GGEB UK - Director, Green Giraffe Energy Bankers
15:45

Case Studies: Mock Contracts

Delegates will be led through the types of clauses that will either trigger alarm bells for a bank or provide them with reassurance. We will also consider the alternatives available on a mock project.

Clément Weber, GGEB UK - Director, Green Giraffe Energy Bankers
16:15

End Of Day Q&A And Review Of Learning Outcomes

16:45

Close Of Focus Session