• The 22nd lnternational Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference

    The 22nd lnternational Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference

    Welcome to Stavanger, Norway April 25th – 27th 2017

    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!

2017/04/25 21:00:00

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 for The 22nd 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. 18 nations and a total of 190 delegates were represented at the conference in 2016.
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 2016 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. 18 nations and a total of 190 delegates were represented at the conference in Aberdeen in 2016!

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Speakers
 
Mr. Florian Teicha

Mr. Florian Teicha

Approval Engineer, Lifting Appliances, DNV GL
Mr. Per H. Storhaug

Mr. Per H. Storhaug

Team Manager Global Customer Support & Services - Courses Trondheim, Kongsberg Maritime, N
Mr. Geir Jacobsen

Mr. Geir Jacobsen

Crane & Lifting Gear Advisor, ExxonMobil Exploration & Production, Malaysia Inc.
Professor Angus L Jamieson BSc FRICS

Professor Angus L Jamieson BSc FRICS

University of the Highlands and Islands Inverness, Scotland, UK
Mr. Jaap Jan Stoker

Mr. Jaap Jan Stoker

Solution Manager, Marine Software and Analytics, ABB, N
Mr. William Wistance

Mr. William Wistance

Lead Metallurgical Specialist, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, UK
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
The final program will be ready in January 2017.
  • 09:00
    Exhibition setup
    20:00
    "Get together" at Scandic Forum
  • 08:00
    Registration / Coffee / Exhibition
    09:30
    Welcoming Remarks
    Mr. Svein Anders Eriksson, Section Head, Petroleum Safety Authority, N
    09:40
    Welcome to Stavanger
    Openig Address
    Mr. Bjorn Thomas Bache, Director supervisor activities, Petroleum Safety Authority, N
    REGULATION/SAFETY
    10:00
    HSE Focus
    Summary incidents and accidents
    Mr. Colin Martin, Health and Safety Executive, HSE, UK
    10:20
    PSA Focus
    • PSA focus 2017 - reversing the trend
    • Summery accidents and incidents
    Mr. Svein Anders Eriksson, Section Head, Petroleum Safety Authority, N
    11:10
    SSM Focus
    Summary incidents and accidents
    Mr. Arnold de Groot, State Supervision of Mines, NL
    11:30
    OMHEC Update
    Mr. Sigmund Andreassen, Leader OMHEC/Principle Engineer, Petroleum Safety Authority, N
    SHARING BEST PRACTICES – EXPERIENCE TRANSFER
    11:50
    Two incidents with crane operations
    Mr. Svein Harald Hetland, Technical Authority & Leader, Enterprise of Competence, AkerBP, N
    12:20
    Lunch / Exhibition
    13:20
    Safe Crane Operations in a Risk Based Environment
    • Operating 42 cranes of various models and age offshore Malaysia.
    • Findings, risk assessment and mitigations following a crane boom winch failure.
    Mr. Chin Tze-Hur, Crane & Lifting Gear Engineer and Mr. Geir Jacobsen, Crane & Lifting Gear Advisor, ExxonMobil Exploration & Production, Malaysia Inc.
    13:50
    Lifting equipment inspection data – possibilities and benefits
    • Mining and analyses of data from lifting equipment inspection
    • Inspection data from more than 200 assets in a period of more than 3 years
    • A tool for decisions making to give operational benefits
    Mr. Kenneth Bjørseth, Service Manager, Axess, N
    14:20
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    14:50
    Facilitation and motivation for safe lifting operations
    • Clear and simple lifting procedures
    • Involvement of executing personnel
    Mr. Geir Heddeland, Logistic Supervisor, Ekofisk Komplex ConocoPhillips, N
    PERSONNEL TRANSFER
    15:20
    Walk-to-work – safe and reliable offshore gangways
    • How to document and secure safe operation and performance of gangway systems.
    • Design and safe performance of systems used for gangway access to offshore facilities.
    Mr. Per Arild Åland, Business Development Manager in Offshore Class and Mr. Floran Teica, DNV GL, N
    15:50
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    16:20
    “8 years of experience in motion compensated lifting: lessons learned”
    • Overview of various projects
    • Operational successes, challenges and new opportunities
    Mr. Eelko May, Chief Technology Officer, Barge Master, NL
    16:50
    Solutions for transfer of cargo and personnel
    • Innovative solutions for safe transfer of cargo and personnel
    • Keep it flexible for short term and long term projects
    Mrs. Kirstin Timpte, Business Development Manager Offshore Wind, SMST, NL
    17:20
    End of day 1
    SOSIAL ARRANGEMENT
    18:30
    Bus from Stavanger Forum
    19:00
    Aperitif at Sola Strand Hotel
    19:30
    Dinner at Sola Strand Hotel
    Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Peter Mitchell, UK
    23:30
    Bus transport back to Stavanger Forum
  • PERSONNEL TRANSFER
    08:00
    Developments in offshore access
    • Walk to Work update
    • Systems for people & cargo transfer
    • Winterization of offshore access systems
    Mr. Alexander Ronse, Senior Structural Engineer, Ampelmann Operations, NL
    08:30
    Increasing vessel efficiency during decommissioning phase
    • Reducing cost and increasing vessel efficiency during decommissioning phase by using deck motion monitor system
    • Cost effective personnel transfer during decommissioning phase
    Ms Sandra Antonovic Chief Operating Officer, Reflex Marine Ltd, UK
    HEAVY LIFTING
    09:15
    Innovative and cost efficient Active Heave Compensation – the SAL APHC
    • New possibilities for retrofitting AHC
    • Reduction of wear and tear by minimization of moving parts
    Mr. Tilo Klappenbach, Project Engineer, SAL Heavylift GmbH, G
    09:45
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    10:15
    Development of High Lifting Capacity
    • Developments in High Loads
    • Developments in High Lifting Heights
    Mr. Cees van Veluw MSc, Product Development Manager Cranes, Huisman Equipment B.V., NL
    10:45
    SeaState5 Grasshopper T
    - New system for handling XL monopiles”
    • New lifting systems are required due to the increasingly large monopile foundations for offshore wind farms.
    • SeaState5 has developed an efficient lifting and upending system; the Grasshopper-T. The system is a cost-effective jack-up vessel upgrade to increase installation capacity for XL monopiles.
    Mr. Willem Zwetsloot, Director Operations, SeaState5, NL
    STANDARDS
    11:15
    Status NORSOK R-002 and R-003
    • NORSOK R-003 Revision 3
    • NORSOK R-002 Revision 3 Editorial changes to revision 2
    Mr. Stein Ove Dyngeland, Advisor Cranes and lifting operations, Statoil, N
    11:45
    Lunch / Exhibition
    12:45
    New ISO Standard for Offshore Containers
    • Information about the Draft ISO standard (ISO-DIS 10855) for Offshore Containers
    • What is new in this standard compared to existing standards
    Mr. Dag Steensen, Principal Engineer, DNV GL, N
    13:45
    Building trust in modern Motion Compensating Systems
    • JIP project developing Guidelines for Motion Compensating Systems
    • How industry can benefit from using the Guidelines
    Mr. Marcin Piotr Sikora, Senior Engineer, DNV GL, N
    MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
    13:45
    Liebherr, Industry 4.0 = Service 4.0?
    • What is Industry 4.0?
    • Future influence and possible changes to the Lifting Industry?
    • What does it mean for crane owners in the future?
    Mr. Andreas Kopf, General Manager, Maritime Cranes, Liebherr - MCCtec, D
    14:15
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    14:45
    UAV-drones – an inspection method for the future
    • Rules and regulations
    • Zones; distances and limitations
    • Inspection types and usage areas
    • Possibilities and sensors
    Mr. Kjetil Spurkeland, General Manager Kolos Equipment AS, N
    HUMAN FACTORS AND TRAINING
    15:15
    Reducing risk prior to heavy lift/subsea operations by use of simulations
    • How can DP analysis help you to predict operational issues like oscillation, patterns, setup and use of thrusters etc.?
    • How can real-time simulation reduce risk and improve safety before you do a heavy lift/subsea lift?
    • Case study from SIMO simulations and real time crew training simulation
    Mr. Bård E. Bjørnsen, Team Manager Global Customer Support & Services - Advisory and , Mr. Per H. Storhaug Team Manager Global Customer Support & Services - Courses Trondheim, Kongsberg Maritime, N
    15:45
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    DROPPED OBJECTS
    16:15
    “Development and implementation of crane limitation charts on offshore installation”
    • Development of Lifting restriction charts according to NORSOK R-002
    • Experience with use of Finite Element Analysis to develop rules for lifting restrictions
    • Challenges and practical use of the lifting restriction charts
    Mr. Kato Øvestad, Project Manager, Tech Team Solutions AS, N
    17:00
    End of day 2
  • LIFTING ROPES
    08:00
    Synthetic rope components in lifting: Technical challenges of the value proposition
    • Overview of BBRG capability and approach in steel, hybrid and synthetic rope technologies
    • Some aspects of on ongoing BBRG research and development in each technology
    • Summary of optimised performance possibilities of each technology
    Mr. Timothy Hunter, Fibre Technology Manager, Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group, UK
    08:30
    Steel wire ropes in offshore applications
    • Selected case studies
    Mr. Roland Verret, Wire Rope Technology Aachen, D
    09:30
    Coffee Break / Exhibition
    10:00
    Temperature in heave compensation ropes
    • The AHC and its heating effect on the rope
    • Rope-sheave coupling and its heat generation prediction
    Mr. Maurizio Meleddu, Product Development Manager, Raedelli Tecna SpA and Mr. Francesco Foti, PhD, Politecnico of Milan, I
    DRILLING SYSTEM AS
    10:30
    Use of fibre rope in subsea cranes
    • Qualification of ropes and handling systems
    • Field experience and operational advantages
    Johnny Aarseth, Technical Product Manager – Crane, Rolls-Royce Marine, N
    NEW TECHNOLOGY, SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH
    11:00
    Development of PALFINGER DKW2500E Offshore crane
    • Highlights from the development and testing of PALFINGER DKW2500E fully electric Offshore crane according to EN 13852 and Norsok R-002 for the Johan Sverdrup field
    • Technology based on standard AC motors and VFD drives and verified by Technology Qualification Plan together with STATOIL
    Ms. Cyrielle Gorini-Gonçalves, R&D Engineer / Sales Special, Palfinger Marine Norway, N
    11:30
    Reduce number of manual tasks on DSA drill-floor through use of robotic technology
    Reduce number of manual tasks on DSA drill-floor through use of robotic technology
    • Approx. 20% of rig time is spent on drill-floor operations. Many of the tasks involved with these operations are done manually
    • By use of robotic technology these tasks can be handled safer, smarter and faster
    Mr. Jimmy Bostrøm, Chief Operating Officer, Robotic Drilling System, N
    12:00
    Lunch / Exhibition
    13:00
    Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) - What impact could this have for the Offshore Crane and Lifting industry?
    • Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is set to change the way products are manufactured but what potential impact could this have for the Offshore crane and lifting industry?
    • The presentation will illustrate some of the key technologies driving additive manufacturing of metallic components and discuss some of the advantages and challenges. It will also explore potential benefits to the industry and how this could revolutionise the way components and structures are designed, made and supplied in the future.
    Mr. William Wistance, Lead Metallurgical Specialist, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, UK
    13:30
    Integrated decision support for offshore operation
    • A setup for combining operational limits from monitoring and forecast systems.
    • Integrated hydrodynamic operational advice for expected vessel responses.
    Mr. Jaap Jan Stoker, Solution Manager, Marine Software and Analytics, ABB, N
    14:00
    Safelink inline Active Heave Compensation
    • Uniting the functionality from traditional passive and active heave compensation, and the result is a light weight system which easily can be scaled to any required lifting capacity.
    • Enables the offshore industry to significantly reduce costs and gain efficiency.
    Ms. Signe Marie Oland, CMO, Safelink, N
    14:30
    Hands Free Autonomous Load Orientation
    • Presenting a new, safer way to control and position crane loads
    • No human contact with the moving load is required.
    Professor Angus L Jamieson BSc FRICS, University of the Highlands and Islands Inverness, Scotland, UK
    15:00
    Closing/Adjourn
    15:15
    Bus transport to airport
Venue

Venue

Stavanger Forum is one of Norway’s most professional conference and exhibition centres. They have organised and hosted a large number of national and international events. The International Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference 2017 will take place in the largest auditorium, Lindesnes A, with a capacity of more than 400 delegates. The exhibition and serving area will be in the 690-square-metre indoor plaza, Forum Torg. For accommodation, we have booked the Rica Forum Hotel, a part of the same complex as the conference centre.
Conference center: Stavanger Forum

Hotel: Scandic Forum Hotel

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Telephone: +47 67 52 60 10
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