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Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference, Awards & Exhibition

 

5-6 February 2020, London





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Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference, Awards & Exhibition



5-6 February 2020, London
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A sector in recovery – is this the new norm?


TUESDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2020

From 17:00 - 20:00 Pre-registration at Novotel London West Hotel, 1st floor Champagne Suite
From 17:00 - 22:00 Welcome Drinks at VesselsValue, Lyric House, Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith, London W14 0QL

WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2020

07:30 Registration, coffee and networking for the Annual OSJ Conference, Awards & Exhibition


BY INVITATION ONLY - IoT and digitalisation – it’s your future to shape
07.30 Registration and breakfast in the Alsace Room
08.00 - 09.00 Inmarsat Breakfast Roundtable hosted by Riviera Maritime Media
Moderator: Martyn Wingrove, Editor - Maritime Optimisation & Communications, Riviera Maritime Media
Speakers: Eric Griffin, Vice President Sales, Inmarsat, Scott Middleton, Sales Director, Inmarsat

08:50 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media for the Annual OSJ Conference, Awards & Exhibition
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

09:00 Platinum sponsor welcome address
Bart L. Long, Global Segment Manager, Caterpillar Marine

09:10 An Overview of the OSV Sector
John Snyder, Editor, Offshore Support Journal

SESSION 1: INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS, ANALYSIS OF KEY TRENDS AND MARKET DATA

An in-depth review of industry developments overs the past 12 months, status of the oil markets and their impact on the OSV sector and an assessment of the global vessels and offshore rigs sector.


09:15 Keynote Address: The Changing Face of the OSV Sector
  • Global energy demand and impact on the OSV sector.
  • Review of supply and demand on a global basis.
  • What impact are renewables having on the sector – challenges and opportunities.
  • How technology innovations are changing the OSV industry.
  • Meeting changing customer demands and adapting to meet their needs.
  • What will the next 12 months bring?
John Gellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, SEACOR Marine Holdings

09:35 Review of Today’s Global Oil and Gas Markets
  • A review of the oil markets and consequences for the OSV sector.
  • Forecasts for E&P spending.
  • What sector of the vessels market will recover first?
Simon Sjøthun, Partner, Rystad Energy

09:55 Offshore Drilling Rigs Market Update
  • Market size and update on the global offshore rig count.
  • Assessing global activity by region.
  • Current market drivers and future trends.
  • Future market outlook.
Thom Payne, Head of Offshore, Rigs & Wells, Westwood Global Energy

10:15 Review of the Global OSV Markets
  • Market drivers and impact on performance.
  • Trends in the PSV and AHTS markets.
  • Developments, trends and opportunities in the subsea sector.
  • Where are the future opportunities for offshore vessels?
Robert Day, Head of Offshore, VesselsValue

10:35 Session Q&A
10:50 Networking coffee break sponsored by ABS

We look forward to meeting you
Dr Wei Huang, Director Offshore – Offshore Support Vessel Sector Lead
SESSION 2: REVIEW OF THE GLOBAL MARKETS

A “round the globe” review of the key offshore regions, providing a detailed analysis of the commercial prospects in a challenging market. Speakers will share their views on: status of market recovery, vessel utilisation, layups and oversupply, charter rates, and activity by vessel type.

11:30 North Sea & Europe
David Hunter, Senior Research Analyst, IHS Energy

11:50 Middle East and Africa (West & East)
Fazel A. Fazelbhoy, Chief Executive Officer, Synergy Offshore

12:10 Asia Pacific
Gregory Brown, Associate Director – Offshore, Maritime Strategies International

12:30 The Americas
Dr Wei Huang, Director, Offshore – Offshore Support Vessel Sector Lead, ABS

12:50 Session Q&A
13:00 Networking lunch break sponsored by Vanuatu Maritime Services

We look forward to meeting you
Robert Bohn, President & Chief Executive Officer
SESSION 3: JOIN THE 'ALTERNATIVE MARKETS' OR 'MOVING TOWARDS A DIGITISED AND AUTOMATED WORLD' SESSION

The alternatives markets session (3A) will look at the increasing opportunities for OSV players to enter the deepsea mining, offshore & floating wind, decommissioning and ‘blue economy’ industries in general. These alternative markets may not be the panacea but they do offer significant opportunities to diversify and add to your bottom line whilst activity in the traditional oil and gas markets remains low.

The ‘moving towards a digitalised and automated world’ session (3B) will review some of the innovative technologies driving optimised OSV operations. Speakers will demonstrate the latest digital technologies, how data management can improve marine and logistics efficiency, and will digitalisation make a difference in the industry?
SESSION 3A: OPPORTUNITIES IN ALTERNATIVE MARKETS

Session Chair: Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

14:10 Opportunities in the ‘Blue Economy’
  • What opportunities do the defence, marine agriculture and tidal/wave industries offer the OSV sector?
  • What vessels will be required to service
  • these industries?
David Sheret, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Archer Knight

14:30 Offshore & Floating Wind Sectors
  • Opportunities for support vessels.
  • Possibilities and limitations for OSV owners.
  • How do FOW farms differ to fixed platforms for vessel requirements.
Chris Anderson, CEO, 4C Offshore

14:50 Deepsea Mining
  • Current status of deepsea mining.
  • Review of the opportunities for vessel owners - what's the reality?
  • Vessel newbuilds for seabed mining.
  • Opportunities for laid-up vessels to be converted/utilised for deepsea mining.
  • Addressing the key challenges in this unique sector.
  • Different sources of funding.
Eleanor Martin, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

15:10 Offshore Decommissioning Sector
  • Market size and valuation.
  • Identifying the opportunities for support vessels.
  • What value does the decom market potentially hold for the OSV sector?
  • Where are the ‘hot spots’.
Martha Vasquez, Associate Director, Upstream Oil & Gas, Boston Consulting Group
SESSION 3B: MOVING TOWARDS A DIGITALISED AND AUTOMATED WORLD

Session Chair: John Snyder, Editor, Offshore Support Journal

14:10 OSVs – Moving into the Digital Age
  • OSV digitalisation journey.
  • Digitalisation as a means to improved performance, cost reduction and sustainable operations.
  • The future of offshore logistics.
Robert Desai, Chief Commercial Officer, P&O Maritime Logistics

14:30 How Data Management and Analysis Can Improve Marine & Logistics Efficiency
  • How data management and IT solutions enable companies to do business better.
  • Turnkey solution to boost operational efficiency.
  • Digital transformation is powering the oil and gas industry.
  • Bridging the gap between crisis and resource optimization.
Arnaud Dianoux, Managing Director, Opsealog

14:50 Will Digitalisation, IoT, AI, Machine Learning and Enabling Technology Make a Difference in the Industry?
  • What is the take out for the maritime industry?
  • Will the cost pay off?
  • User case study.
Arild Sæle, Chief Commercial Officer, Scandinavian Reach Technologies

15:10 How Digital Capabilities Can Increase Vessel Earning Potential, Efficiency and Overall Profitability

With offshore market conditions continuing to remain difficult and operating cost pressures increasing, shipping companies of all sizes are being challenged to rethink their business models. There are opportunities to improve vessel earning potential, operational efficiency and overall profitability through the application of load handling focused digital capabilities.

Daniel Lundberg, Director, New Service Models, Digital & New Business Transformation, MacGregor

15:30 Q&A
15:45 Networking coffee break sponsored by ABS

We look forward to meeting you
Dr Wei Huang, Director Offshore – Offshore Support Vessel Sector Lead
SESSION 4: JOIN THE ''VALUATION, CONSOLIDATION AND COLLABORATION' OR 'TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION' SESSION

The valuation, consolidation and collaboration session (4A) will look at corporate consolidations’ past, present and future and the role that data has in the decision-making process. Speakers will share the vessels valuation and pricing realities in today’s tough market and review the opportunities collaboration and vessel sharing offers.

The technology and innovation session (4B) will showcase advances in vessel electrification and what this means for the sector, the latest developments in hybrid and alternative power sources and new design requirements for next generation vessels.
SESSION 4A: VALUATION, CONSOLIDATION AND COLLABORATION

Session Chair: Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

16:20 Vessels Valuations: The Reality in Today’s Market
  • Valuation and pricing trends.
  • Landmark deals and epic fails of 2019.
  • The bigger picture and the longer term.
  • Hope springs eternal – the choices ahead.
George Horsington, Head of Offshore, ABC Maritime

16:40 Balancing Cost, Efficiency and Safety in a Changeable Market
  • Achieving cost reduction without compromising safety and environmental protection.
  • Balancing these key drivers in a cost restrained market.
  • How technology developments can drive cost reduction, optimise efficiencies and improve safety.
Jim Newman, General Manager, Caterpillar

17:00 Q&A

17:05 Panel Session Collaboration and Vessel Sharing – The Future for the OSV sector?
  • Collaboration and vessel sharing to drive efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Realising the benefits of vessel sharing.
  • Examples of vessel sharing in the sector – who’s doing what, where?
  • Contractual complexities of vessel sharing
Panellists:
Douglas W. Lang, Group Managing Director – Offshore, Anglo-Eastern (UK)
Jan-Piet Baars, President, ISOA
Chris Coull, Regional Director – Operations, Peterson
Tony Concagh, Partner, Stephenson Harwood
SESSION 4B: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Session Chair: John Snyder, Editor, Offshore Support Journal

16:20 Eidesvik Experience with Hybrid Solutions
  • Technical & commercial experience with energy storage system (battery).
  • Results of our projects.
  • What do we see in the crystal ball.
Jan Lodden, EVP and COO, Eidesvik Offshore

16:40 Improved Fuel Economy Through Software and Battery Technology

Henning Revne, Technical Manager, North Sea Shipping

Simen Sanna, CEO, Yxney Maritime
Kurt Roar Vilhelmsen, CEO, Unisea

17:00 Addressing Environmental Challenges in the
OSV Industry
  • Waste reduction – removal of non-value adding activities.
  • Future fuels.
  • Carbon free fuels.
  • Electricity (battery), fuel cell technology, use of ammonia and methane as alternatives to hydrogen.
Oskar Levander, SVP Concepts & Innovation, Kongsberg Maritime

17:20 New OSV Concepts for the Next Generation of Oil & Gas Operators
  • Opportunities in challenging market conditions.
  • Integrated design – vessels & equipment.
  • Innovation through market collaboration.
Ruben de Nie, Business Development Manager, Damen

17:40 Q&A

17:45 Chairman’s day one closing remarks
17:50 End of day one
19:00 Drinks reception break sponsored by Anglo-Eastern Offshore

We look forward to meeting you
Douglas Lang , Group Managing Director (Offshore)
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