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European Dynamic Positioning Conference 2021

09:00 - 17:00
London
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Technology innovation. Best practice. Capitalising on demand.

 

Following our successful virtual events in March, we are delighted to announce that DP 2021 will be back in London as a live event on 16 November 2021.

Dynamic positioning technology is constantly evolving through innovative solutions, new developments and market trends and drivers. In addition to the traditional offshore markets, alternative offshore industry such as wind are creating new opportunities for DP vessel utilisation. The European Dynamic Positioning conference will assess today’s market, opportunities from the offshore wind sector and what this means for DP vessels, use of battery hybrid systems and remote tests and trials and the latest technologies impacting DP.

 

OSJ series of events also taking place in November 2021

 

Running concurrently on 16 November:
Offshore Wind Journal Conference: Opportunities for vessel owners in a booming industry
Click here.
OSJ Subsea Conference: Preparing for new business. Adopting new technologies. Improving efficiencies.
Click here.

 

17-18 November:
Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference, Awards & Exhibition: Diversification. Digitalisation. Decarbonisation.
Click here.

 

Purchasing a 3-day ticket will not only save you money but also will give you access to all of the OSJ Event Series taking place in London 16-18 November. Click here to buy your ticket.

 

Ian Glen - Brand Manager Ian Glen - Brand Manager
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Document

Advisory panel

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Gijsbert de Jong
Marine Chief Executive Nordics
Bureau Veritas


Morten Sundt
Manager - Marine
Equinor


Mark Ford
Technical Director
IMCA


Tony Mason
Secretary
International Support Vessel Owners’ Association (ISOA)


John Snyder
Managing Editor
OSJ


Stuart N. Smith
Vice President - Asset Development
Subsea 7


Thom Payne
Head of Offshore
Westwood Global Energy

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Supporting Organisations


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Programme

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Technology innovation. Best practice. Capitalising on demand.

TUESDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2021

08:00 Registration, coffee and networking

 

09:00 Welcome Address from Riviera Maritime Media

 

09:05 Welcome address from conference chairman
Dan Endersby, Manager, All Offshore

 

SESSION 1: DP VESSELS’ UPDATE, INCIDENT REPORTING AND THE IMPACT OF DYNAMIC POSITIONING ON OFFSHORE WIND OPERATIONS

This session will provide a comprehensive insight into vessel and market demands, latest trends and influencing factors in DP incident reporting and what DP means for the offshore wind industry.

 

09:10 Dynamic positioning - how the requirements have and are still changing

  • Vessel and market demands and how this is impacting DP requirements
  • Design implications and solutions
  • Thruster configuration to deliver high performance DP
  • Knowledge transfer from the oil and gas sector to the renewables market

Vincent Bast, Product Sales Manager, Thruster and Propulsion Control Systems, Wärtsilä Marine Power

09:30 DP events and reporting – latest trends and influencing factors

  • Recent findings and analysis
  • The role of human factors
  • The way forward

Richard Purser, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA

 

09:50 What does DP mean for the offshore wind sector?

  • Understanding the role of dynamic positioning in offshore wind operations
  • Standards and guidelines of DP systems in the renewables market
  • DP and walk-to-work vessels
  • Knowledge transfer from the oil and gas sector to the renewables market

Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA

 

10:10 Q&A

 

10:30 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area

 

SESSION 2: THE LATEST ON REMOTE DP TESTS AND TRIALS AND POSITION REFERENCE SYSTEMS

Experts will share the latest methods of remote verification, the latest testing requirements, and how we can achieve robust and acceptable DP testing as well as detailing absolute and relative position reference systems.


11:10 Verifying remote DP tests and trials

  • Methods of remote verification
  • Defining objective-based testing and evidence-based results
  • Considerations and concerns
  • Practical experience

Peter Solvang, Managing Director, DP and Marine Assurance Norway

 

11:30 DP testing for client acceptance

  • What are the latest DP testing requirements?
  • Who is it affecting?
  • How can we get it right?
  • Comprehensive testing: a case study

Mark Craig, President, OneStep Power Solutions

11:50 The proper mix of absolute and relative Position Reference Systems (PRS)
Senior Representative, Kongsberg Maritime


12:10
Q&A

 

12:30 Networking lunch break in the exhibition area

 

SESSION 3: TRAINING, CPD AND PREPARING FOR AN EVOLVING MARITIME SECTOR

This session will review the impact of the pandemic on training, requirements for continuing professional development for DP personnel and preparing mariners for a changing industry.

 

13:40 Covid the catalyst – innovations in training and assessment for DP vessel personnel

  • Remote and blended training options for DPOs
  • Effective and secure remote assessments
  • Emerging training demand for technical personnel
  • Impact of Covid on DPO certification
  • Overview of the global supply of DPOs

Captain John Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer, Nautical Institute

 

14:00 Continuing professional development in DP – expectations, engagement, enhancements

  • Going beyond certification and revalidation
  • Encouraging DP personnel to engage in and take ownership of their continuous improvement
  • Evaluating systematic DP CPD for all DP professionals
  • Trends in knowledge deficiencies indicated by the big data collected so far

Kate Gillespie, Senior Consultant, Keelson Marine Assurance

 

14:20 Preparing personnel for an evolving maritime industry

  • Identifying the new skills and competencies required to be a DPO
  • Reskilling and upskilling
  • What skills will be required going forward?

15:00 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area

 

SESSION 4: ALTERNATIVE FUELS, MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND AUTONOMY

Experts will consider the impact of battery, hybrid and green fuels on DP vessels, the role of management systems and the latest developments in automation and remote operations.

 

15:40 Powering DP vessels by battery and hybrid technology

  • Review of the latest advances in battery technology
  • What comes after hybrid, how do we move to zero-emissions operations?
  • Review of the alternative green fuel options for DP vessels
  • Experiences and lessons learned from existing battery-hybrid DP vessels in operation

Julius Partridge, Senior Electrical Engineer, AqualisBraemar LOC

 

16:00 Digital DP management system

As the DP industry has developed more guidance and regulations, little change has been seen in the format of documents. Global Maritime’s Unisea digital DP management system gathers all important DP documents together to give DPOs and engineers easy access to documents utilised in day-to-day DP operations.

Dag Leo Emblemsvåg, Manager Marine & DP, Global Maritime

 

16:20 Gearless electric propeller enables new DP options

  • Physics and technology of the system
  • Review of the data generated
  • Accurate DP calculations were performed to investigate how different DP manoeuvres can be optimised
  • The eVSP is already installed on DP vessels: hydromechanics of these vessels, which operate as SOVs, will be explained

Dr. Dirk Jürgens, Vice President Research & Development, Voith Group
Michael Palm
, Head of Ship Hydrodynamics, Voith Group

 

16:40 Q&A

 

17:00 Closing remarks from the conference chairman and end of conference
Dan Endersby, Manager, All Offshore

 

From 17:00 - 20:00 Pre-registration for the Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference, Awards & Exhibition
From 19:00 - 20:00 Welcome drinks reception sponsored by VesselsValue
* Programme subject to change / amendments
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Delegate registration includes:

• Access to live conference sessions

• Delegate pack

• Invitation to the pre-event drinks reception

• Coffees and refreshments

• Lunch on the day



Choose your ticket

 


Early booking prices SAVE UP TO £235

Book and pay by 21 Oct to purchase your ticket at the lower price

  • European Dynamic Positioning Conference (16 Nov, £790.00 plus 20% VAT)
  • Offshore Support Journal Subsea Conference (16 Nov, £790.00 plus 20% VAT)
  • Offshore Wind Journal Conference (16 Nov, £790.00 plus 20% VAT)

OR buy a 3-day savings pass £2150 plus 20% VAT (16-18 Nov) to also access:

  • Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference, Awards & Exhibition (17-18 Nov, usually £1495 plus 20% VAT)

 

Enhance your company’s presence

Thinking about speaking, exhibiting or even sponsoring? Complete the short form HERE and a member of our team will get in touch with the options available.
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Exhibition

Exhibition

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Welcome to the OSJ, London 2021 exhibition! Once again, space is shared with attendees of our European Dynamic Positioning Conference, Offshore Wind Journal Conference and OSJ Subsea Conference (running concurrently on 16 November) and the 2 day Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference (17-18 November) – an ideal opportunity to showcase products and services to an audience of senior technical and commercial executives from across the offshore support industry.

 

Exhibitors confirmed to date:

Caterpillar
Damen Shipyards
Fugro Norway
Keelson Marine
OneStep Power
Opsealog
Osbit
Royal IHC
Seaonics
Westcon Power

 

Floor plan

 

If you are interested in exhibiting at this event, please contact Ian Glen, Brand Manager, at ian.glen@rivieramm.com

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Who Attended

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2020 Attendees

 

Check out which companies attended our European Dynamic Positioning Conference, OSJ Subsea Conference and OWJ Conference which ran concurrently on 4 February.

 

Shipowners & Operators

 

ADNOC Logistics & Services
Anglo-Eastern Offshore
Antares Naviera
Bibby MS
Boa Management
Bourbon Offshore
BP
BSM Offshore
Companhia Brasileira de Offshore
Edda Accommodation
Edda Wind
EDF Energy
Equinor
GC Rieber Shipping
Global Marine
Gran Energia
Helix Well Ops
Jan de Nul
Marine Procurement

Norsk Hydro Olje
North Sea Shipping
Oceanteam Shipping
OHT Renewables
OSM Maritime Group
Penguin International
Sea and Vessel Offshore Marine Services
Seacat Services
SEACOR Marine Holdings
Shell
Solstad Offshore
Stena Drilling
Subsea 7
Tidewater Marine
Total E&P
Vroon Offshore Services
Wilson Sons
Wilson Sons Ultratug

 

Other Attending Companies

 

ABB Marine & Ports
ABS
All Offshore
Ampelmann Operations
A&P Group
AqualisBraemar
Astilleros Gordan
AXTech
Bloomberg NEF
BMO Offshore
Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
Carbon Trust
Caterpillar
Cortland
Corvus Energy
C-Nav Positioning Solutions
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
Department for International Trade
DNV GL
Eksportkreddit
ELA Container Offshore
Eltorque
ESNA
Framo
Fugro Norway
F30
GE Energy Power Conversion UK
GIEK
Global Maritime
Guidance Marine
GustoMSC
Helix Energy Solutions
Hoglund Marine Solutions
Huisman Equipment
Hydro Extrusion Sweden
IMCA
IMECA
Keelson Marine Assurance
Kenz Figee
Kongsberg Maritime
Kongsberg Seatex
LATC Marine
M3 Marine Group
Maats Tech
Mandalay

MacGregor
Maritime PartnerMarine Technologies
MPGCO
NAVTOR
NIBC Bank
Norweigan Electric Systems
OCIMF
OneStep Power Solutions
Opsealog
ORE Catapult
Osbit
Palfinger Marine
Pareto Shipbrokers
PEM Offshore Group
PG Flow Solutions
Pon Power
Red Rock
REEL SAS
Resolve Marine Group
RH Marine and Bakker Sliedrecht
Rosetti Marino
Royal Advisors
Royal IHC
Salt Ship Design
Scandinavian Reach Technologies
Schottel
Seacroft Marine Consultants
Seaonics
Simwave
SMST Designers & Constructors
Sonardyne
Strategic Offshore Research
T-MOS
The Nautical Institute
Ulstein Verft
UniSea
Van Aalst Group
Van Aalst Marine & Offshore
VARD Group
Veripos
Voith Turbo
Wärtsilä UK
Westcon Power and Automation
Winston & Strawn
Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

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Venue

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Novotel London West Hotel
1st floor, Champagne Suite
1 Shortlands
Hammersmith International Centre
Hammersmith
W6 8DR
Hotel website

Bedroom reservations
Novotel London West Hotel is the only authorised hotel providing guest room accommodation for the Offshore Wind Journal Conference / European Dynamic Positioning Conference / OSJ Subsea Conference / Annual OSJ Conference, Awards and Exhibition, 16 - 18 November 2021 in London. HotelRes are our sole agency partner for this event - please complete this BOOKING FORM to make your reservation. They can be contacted on +44 (0)330 128 9950 or email reservations@hotelresuk.com in case you have a query.

We have put aside a limited number of bedrooms at a preferential rate and suggest you reserve your bedroom without delay to avoid disappointment.

 

If you receive approaches from any other agencies, resellers or hotels identifying themselves as a partner, representative or associate for this event, they are not authorised by Riviera Maritime Media Ltd to do so on our behalf and any engagement you have with them is made at your own risk.

Should you receive an unsolicited call or email from an unauthorised party, please obtain their details and contact us immediately at mirella.charter@rivieramm.com. We recommend that you do not provide your personal, company or credit card information unless you are sure as to their legitimacy. Thank you.

• 630 bedrooms
• 240 on-site under cover car parking spaces
• Free WiFi connection in all rooms
• Fully equipped fitness centre
• 3 of London’s main tube lines within a 3-minute walk of the hotel
• Located just off the A4 and outside the Central London Congestion Zone, the hotel is just a 20 minute drive from London Heathrow
Aroma Restaurant; Artisan Grill; Lounge Bar
• Novotel is committed to PLANET 21, the sustainable development programme of the Accor hotel group, addressing important societal and environmental challenges. The brand has chosen to rely on ISO 1400, the globally recognised environmental certification.

Nearby:
Harrods
Harvey Nichols
Westfield Shopping Centre
Kensington Gardens
London Wetland Centre
Hammersmith Apollo Theatre
Lyric Theatre

Hammersmith lies on the River Thames and offers some of the best river pubs and restaurants in London:
Hammersmith restaurant guide

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