Trade Missions to OEEC. Still possible to join company visits

The Dutch Government, Trade Organizations and Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2019 are happy to welcome a large number of incoming trade missions and international delegations, both businesses and government delegates, from Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

With a program featuring a wide range of technical, policy and expert workshops, matchmaking, site visits and access to the conference and exhibition, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2019 in Amsterdam provides a complete experience that highlights the expertise and potential of offshore energy in the Netherlands, in the field of oil & gas, wind energy, and marine & tidal energy.

This year a new feature to the experience has been added by organising a post-OEEC company visits program on Thursday 10 October focusing on the offshore wind industry in the Netherlands.

The programme consists of four tracks that focus on a specific theme:

Track 01 – Offshore Wind Foundations & Installation

This track includes a boat tour in Rotterdam harbour with sightseeing of Haliade-X 12 MW test site construction and wind installation vessel Aeolus. After the boat tour we will visit an installation & piling specialist, including a yard tour. Hosting companies include: Pondera Development, SIF Offshore Foundations, GE Renewable Energy, Van Oord, Port of Rotterdam and IHC IQIP.

Track 02 – Offshore Wind Ports & Logistics

This track includes a visit to Eemshaven (in the North of the Netherlands), highlighting activities of this port in their role as major offshore wind hub for this part of the North Sea. The visit includes sightseeing of landmarks in the region, such as the recently opened Heliport and logistics service and O&M companies in the region. Hosting companies include: Groningen Seaports

Offshore Wind Research & Development

This track includes an interactive programme with visits and input from different renowned innovative & research organisations including a site tour at the testing facilities of a research institute and a presentation on the Slip Joint Offshore Research (SJOR )project. Hosting companies include: DOB Academy (De Oude Bibliotheek), DOT (Delft Offshore Turbine), Deltares and Primo Marine

Track 04 – Offshore Wind – Offshore Grid

This track includes site visits to various companies who are involved in offshore grid issues, such as risk management and quality assurance services company and a maritime research institute, followed by a site visit including tour on board of a cable installation vessel involved in the grid connection of the Borssele wind farm project. Hosting companies include: DNV GL, MARIN and Boskalis

There are still some seats available. International attendees can register by:

  1. Sending a request to Philip Mulder at [email protected] before 3 October 2019
  2. Visiting the NWEA stand in Hall 1 (A.103, near the entrance the exhibition) during exhibition hours and asking for Erik van Diest, NWEA Marketing Manager

Please note that these company tours have a limited capacity, so we cannot guarantee a seat. The program is free of charge and includes lunch and transport to/from all locations (start and end at location RAI Amsterdam). Departure time from RAI Amsterdam start 8 AM, return in Amsterdam approx. 6 PM.

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