March 14 – MET Event 2019

Next Thursday, March 14, the second edition of the Maritime Transition Event will take place at the VNAB in Rotterdam. The event supports sustainable energy initiatives by providing an inspiring conference with interesting case-studies and opinion stories.

The event provides a networking opportunity for professionals from the entire maritime industry sector. Over 180 professionals came together at the 2018-edition of the MET Event to share ideas and leads for renewable energy projects.

Future challenges offshore wind
During the parallel session on “Future Challenges for Offshore Wind”, industry experts will elaborate on the future of offshore wind farms. What type of turbines will be installed in the next decade. Which equipment is required for installing these turbines and what are the main challenges ahaead? Speakers are; Rob Kuilboer, Director Sales, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy B.V., Vincent Koster, Engineering Manager, Boskalis, Edwin van de Brug, Regional manager, Van Oord and Tijmen Gombert, Sales Manager, Temporary Work Design.

Zero emission shipping
During the parallel session on “Zero emission ships: the dot on the horizon for the Dutch Shipbuilding industry” (Emissieloze schepen: de stip op de horizon voor de Nederlandse Scheepsbouw) attendees can learn what the next steps are in reaching zero emmision shipping. How do you build the largest installation vessel in a most sustainable way? What is the performance capacity of batteries in 2019? Is electric public transport on water feasible? Speakers here include; Walter van der Pennen, Business development manager, EST-Floattech, Peter Paul van Voorst tot Voorst, founder of Skoon, Patrick Hut, The Blue World, Jan van Ooijen, Design & Proposal Engineer Ferries, Damen Shipyard and Vincent Doedée, sustainability advisor, Heerema Marine Contractors.

For more information on the programme and tickets click here. When you subscribe to Wind Energy Magazine you will receive 50 Euros discount on your registration.


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