Ports for Future Offshore Wind 2014


What are the Round 3 timelines for Navitus Bay and how can port infrastructure meet their requirements?

Keynote: Navitus Bay Wind Farm
Windpower Monthly’s
2nd Annual Ports for Future Offshore Wind Forum featured  EDF presenting its plans for the Navitus Bay  Round 3 wind farm, detailing its timelines and service requirements.

Also under focus were how ports can accommodate future O&M and installation portside requirements. See the programme here

Delegates said:

"Excellent - new topics, new developments, all with experience." MD, T Ward Shipping Ltd

"Very good topics, spot on." Project Manager, Siemens Wind Power

"Interesting mix of people giving a range of views on a challenging topic." Associate Director, Wardell Armstrong

"The right people to be exchanging experiences with." Head of Offshore Engineering, Senvion

Other key topics include:

  • Siemens Wind Power on planning for future pre-assambly ports

  • Able UK's perspective on European ports' strategic readiness for R3

  • BLG Logistics discusses port side operational challenges at Bremerhaven

  • Damen Shipyards talks through future vessel designs and port requirements

  • Seatower's insight into whether ports should plan to handle gravity based foundations

  • Areva's strategies for streamlining O&M marine operations to prevent queues
  • Fred. Olsen   Windcarrier discusses proper planning for efficient jack-up operations and aviodance of damage in ports

This conference is unique in focusing on the practical issues involved in ports’ readiness  for Round 3. Delegates from across the supply chain will interact to discuss the logistical  portside solutions to offshore wind challenges.


Speakers include:
  • Sean Matthews, Project Engineer, Navitus Bay Wind Farm
  • Kenneth Svendsen, Head Of Construction (EMEA Offshore),  Siemens Wind Power
  • Niels Brix, Vice President, Seatower
  • David Shepherd, Group Development, Able UK
  • Petter Søyland, Engineering Manager, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier
  • Peter Robert, Business Development Manager, Damen Shipyards
  • Sven Lehmann, Head Of Offshore Engineering,  Senvion
  • Chairman: Andrew Bellamy, Head of Industrial Development,  AREVA UK
  • Bob Seedhouse, Technical Director & Chief Geotechnical Engineer,   Wardell Armstrong LLP
  • Annete Schimmel, Head Of Strategic projects,  BLG Logistics Group
  • Joanna Law, Service Sales Manager,  AREVA UK

commercial opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact Raihan Chowdhury on +44 (0)20 8267 4337/  rmc@windpowermonthly.com  or Heather Smith on +44 (0) 20 8267 4785/Heather.smith@haymarket.com


etc.venues Victoria

One Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London SW1V 2QQ

Email:  victoria@etcvenues.co.uk


Download the directions to the venue  from here.

who should attend?

Including but not limited to:
  • Site Manager
  • Head of Installation and Logistics / Offshore Logistics / Logistics Engineer / Heavy Lift
  • Head of Operations / Marine Operations
  • Port Manager
  • Harbour Master
  • Technical Manager (Ports)
  • Project Director / Project Engineer / Project Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Offshore Development
  • CEO (Ports)
  • Offshore O&M
  • Senior Manager (Developers and OEMs)
  • Business Development
  • Foundation Manufacturer