• The 24rd International Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference will be in Stavanger April 24th - 26th 2019. If you have any questions please contact our Conference Manager.

  • During three days The 23nd International Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference has covered a wide range of new topics in offshore cranes and lifting technology, subsea and heavy lifting, crane standardization and regulatory and industrial safety initiatives.

    The Conference was very successful! Many thanks for the contribution to all participants, speakers and exhibitors who made this genuine. We hope that the conference was an considerable arena for meeting colleagues and partners to discuss lifting issues and connect networks in an international frame.

    We hope to see you again in Stavanger April 2019!

2019/04/24 21:00:00

2019 program published

We are very happy to announce The 24th International Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference program. Register today!

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Why should you attend?

Why should you attend?

The Norwegian Society of Lifting Technology (NSLT) & The Offshore Mechanical Handling Equipment Committee (OMHEC) invite you to The 24rd International Offshore Cranes and Lifting Conference in Stavanger, Norway.
In a global perspective the most important meeting place for the offshore lifting and material handling industry.
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet colleagues in the offshore crane and lifting business, to participate in discussions related to offshore cranes, lifting and material handling, and see an exhibition of new services, goods and technology! Picture: Committee International Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference.

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Who will attend?

Who will attend?

In a global perspective this is the most important meeting place for the offshore lifting and material handling industry. 15 nations and a total of 160 delegates and 29 exhibitors were represented at the conference in Aberdeen in 2018!

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Speakers
 
Mr. Marc Van Dorth

Mr. Marc Van Dorth

Operations Engineer, Seaway Heavy Lifting
Mr. Phillip Strong

Mr. Phillip Strong

CEO & Technical Director, Reflex Marine LTD, UK
Mr. Jean Marc Teissier

Mr. Jean Marc Teissier

President of OIPEEC, OIPEEC FR and DEP Engineering FR
Jan Thore Lygren

Jan Thore Lygren

Technical Manager, Vindertec/Norsk Heiskontroll AS, NO
Mrs. Ellen Nordgård Hansen

Mrs. Ellen Nordgård Hansen

Senior Researcher, Norce, NO
Mr. Jan Ketil Moberg

Mr. Jan Ketil Moberg

Head of Logistics and Emergency Preparedness section, PSA, NO
Sponsors
We humbly thank our sponsors:
Liebherr
Enermech
Become an exhibitor

Become an exhibitor

We will strongly encourage companies from the offshore lifting industry to use this excellent opportunity to exhibit and promote their products, services and new technology. In the past, exhibitors have included crane manufacturers, suppliers of offshore cranes and material handling equipment, service providers, training establishments, regulators and independent verification bodies.

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Program
 
  • 09:00
    Exhibition setup
    16:00-17:15
    Guided tour, Sola Aviation Museum, Stavanger
    20:00
    "Get together", Clarion Hotel Air, Stavanger
  • 08:00
    Registration / Coffee / Exhibition
    09:30
    Welcoming Remarks
    Mr. Svein Anders Eriksson, Section Head, Petroleum Safety Authority, NO
    09:40
    Opening Address
    Mr. Finn Carlsen, Director of Professional Competence, Petroleum Safety Authority, NO
    SAFETY MOMENT
    09:50
    HSE Focus
    Mr. Colin Martin, Health and Safety Executive, UK
    SHARING BEST PRACTICES – EXPERIENCE TRANSFER
    10:10
    The Crane Operator’s role and his/her diversity of Responsibilities
    Mr. Patrick Mos, Crane Operator, Shell/NAM, NL
    10:40
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    11:10
    Design for fatigue: Practices and pitfalls
    Mr. Valentyn Skudra, Senior Engineer, Cranes and Lifting Operations, DNVGL, NO
    11:40
    The development of a Flyjib
    Mr. Karsten Behrens, General Manager, SAL Engineering, DE
    12:10
    Molikpaq Crane Replacement – A project under very tough conditions and without production stop
    Mr. Stefan Schorn, Area Manager Modifications Projects, Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH, DE
    12:40
    Lunch and Exhibition
    STANDARDS AND RESEARCH
    13:10
    Crane Major Refurbishment – An Owner’s Perspective
    Mr. Hanafi Basri Staff – Static Unfired, Petronas, MY and Mr. Zainor Faisal B Zainuddin, Executive – Mechanical Static, Petronas, MY
    13:40
    I. NORSOK R-003, Safe Lifting Operations update
    II. Development and implementation of new work process for execution of competent control of lifting equipment
    Mr. Tom Hjelmtveit, Leading Advisor Cranes and Lifting Operations, Equinor, NO
    14:10
    The importance of standards for offshore access systems and the need to address gangway-Vessel integration
    Mr. Florian Teica, Senior Approval Engineer, DNVGL, NO
    14:40
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    Light offshore cranes – The current state of development
    Mr. Maro Hartmann, Project and Technical Manager Lifting Appliances, LIoyd’s Register, EMEA, DE
    15:10
    Coffee Break/Exhibition
    15:40
    Unmanned installations - new material handling solutions
    Mr. Nils Martin Justad, Advisor Cranes and Lifting, Equinor, NO
    16:10
    The regulation of Walk-To-Work (W2W) in Norway
    Mr. Sigve Knudsen, Director of Legal and Regulatory affairs, PSA, NO
    16:40
    The Tambar W2W Incident
    Mr. John Buckley, Project Manager – Marine Access, AkerBP, NO
    17:10
    End of Day 1
    SOCIAL ARRANGEMENT
    18:45
    Bus to Solastranden Gård
    19:00
    Dinner at Solastranden Gård
  • SAFETY MOMENT
    08:30
    PSA focus
    Mr. Jan Ketil Moberg, Head of Logistics and Emergency Preparedness section, PSA, NO
    09:00
    OMHEC Update
    Mr. Sigmund Andreassen, Principal engineer Logistics & Emergency Preparedness, PSA, NO
    LEARNING FROM ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS
    09:15
    Presentation
    To be announced
    09:45
    Coffee Break/Exhibition
    NEW TECHNOLOGY, SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENT
    10:15
    Safety Factors and Innovation in Ropes and Cables
    Mr. Mark Eijssen, Global Functional Leader ADTS, DSM Dyneema ”B.V”, NL
    10:45
    Storm Work – Innovative Work basket operations
    Mr. Phillip Strong, CEO & Technical Director, Reflex Marine LTD, UK
    11:15
    Maximizing the Advantage of Composite Materials in Lifting Appliances
    Dr. Linda Starink, Senior Specialist Non-Metallics, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, UK
    11:45
    Lunch
    12:30
    Creating cost effective lifting operations with no impact on safety or reliability
    Mr. Koen van Valkenhoef, Structural Engineer, Ampelmann, NL
    13:00
    Autonomous cranes – safer and more efficient operation
    Mr. Marcin Piotr Sikora, Principal Engineer, Cranes and Lifting Operations, DNVGL, NO
    13:30
    Coffee Break/Exhibition
    14:00
    Remote control and autonomy for offshore cranes and lifting
    Mr. Torbjørn Engedal, Chief Technology Officer, Optilift, NO and Svein Harald Hetland, Technical Authority, AkerBP, NO
    14:30
    The use of Drones to support the inspection of Cranes
    Mr. Richard Beckett, Survey Regulations & Procedures Manager, Technical Policy Group, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, UK
    LOGISTIC ARRANGEMENTS
    15:45
    Personnel and goods personnel lifts -technical requirements and assessment procedure
    Mr. Jan Thore Lygren, Technical Manager, Vindertec/Norsk Heiskontroll AS, NO.
    Mr. Frode Walter Magnussen, Marketing Manager, Vindertec/Norsk Heiskontroll, NO
    16:15
    North Sea pool logistics
    Mr. Koen Backer van Ommeren, Global Technical and Commercial Manager, Control Union Testing and Inspection ”B.V.”, NL
  • SAFETY MOMENT
    08:30
    SSM focus
    Mr. Arnold de Groot, State Supervision of Mines, NL
    HUMAN FACTORS AND TRAINING
    09:00
    How to get the most out of simulator-based training
    Mrs. Aud Wahl, Senior Product Adviser/PhD Candidate NTNU, Kongsberg Maritime, NO
    09:30
    Coffee Break/Exhibition
    MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTIONS
    10:00
    Improving safety in wire rope inspection by understanding modes of deteriorations
    Mr.Robert Traxl, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) – Wire Rope, Teufelberger Radaelli, AU
    10:30
    Fatigue evaluation of offshore cranes based on operational data
    Mrs. Ellen Nordgård Hansen, Senior researcher, Norce, NO
    11:00
    Inspection – the future
    Mr. Patrick Gallagher, Director, MINTEG, UK
    11:30
    Lunch
    LIFTING EQUIPMENT AND ROPES
    12:15
    Presentation - To be announced
    13:45
    New socket terminations
    Mr. Jean Marc Teissier, President of OIPEEC, OIPEEC FR and DEP Engineering FR
    14:15
    Results from the realistic testing and development of high performance synthetic fibre rope slings
    Mr. Rui Pedro Faria, Senior R&D Engineer, Lankhorst Ropes, PT
Venue 2019

Venue 2019

Clarion Hotel Air Stavanger is a new hotel nearby the Airport Sola in Stavanger. They have organised and hosted some large number of exhibitions and conferences already. The 24th International Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference 2019 will take place in the largest auditorium, London and New York, with a capacity of more than 400 delegates. The exhibition and serving area will be in the Lobby. For accommodation, we have booked room at the same hotel.

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Norwegian Society of Lifting Technology
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