Boskalis, DNV GL and Van Oord will set the OWC 2018 scene

Europe has led the development of offshore wind over the past decades. Producing, researching and innovations have led to ever-increasing wind turbines up to 12MW and faster installation methods.

Source: Navingo

The industry is also developing floating offshore wind that has huge global potential. Dutch companies are now also active in both Asia and the United States of America. The production volume needs to remain steady to ensure low cost and to be able to continue to innovate.

The keynote speakers in this OWC opening session will set the scene for the conference. As we have entered a new phase in offshore wind power with zero-subsidy bids, where governments take on and manage a share of the project risk. The focus is on innovations, bigger turbines with higher capacity factors and a solid government policy. Is this development sustainable? Here more from Ditlev Engels, CEO, DNV GL Energy, Pieter van Oord, CEO, Van Oord and Marcel van Bergen, Director, Boskalis Offshore Energy Division


Offshore Wind Conference 2018

Are you ready for the new dawn for offshore wind? Come to OWC 2018 and discover how you and your company can prepare for the new industry standards. Read the full program (link: and book your tickets. OWC is held as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference; find our more on the event and full conference program via

This year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference will be held on (22), 23 & 24 October 2018.

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