• The International Offshore Crane And Lifting Conference

    The International Offshore Crane And Lifting Conference

    Welcome to Aberdeen November 29th until December 1st 2022!
    Don't miss the opportunity to meet and share experiences with North Sea offshore petroleum regulators, experts and industry leaders from the offshore crane and lifting operations community

2022/11/29 09:00:00



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Why should you attend?

Why should you attend?

In a global perspective the conference is the most important meeting place for the offshore lifting and material handling industry. This is an excellent opportunity to exhibit and promote your products, services and technology and important network building.

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Exhibitors & supporting companies
We humbly thank our exhibitors and supporting companies:
  • Axess Technologies
  • Motus
  • MDL Maritimedevelopments
  • Aanderaa Data Instruments AS
  • RelyOnNutec
  • Demanor
  • Liebherr
  • NOV National Oilwell Varo
  • Alatas
  • ktf
  • Torquer
  • Shore Connection
  • Valley Forge
  • Hentc
  • OTS
  • Palfinger
  • Imca

    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 technologies. In the past, exhibitors have been crane manufacturers, suppliers of offshore cranes and material handling equipment, service providers, training establishments, regulators and independent verification bodies.

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    Program
     Updated November 21st 2022. Please note that the programme is subject to change
    and will be updated continuously until the conference begins.
    • MORNING SESSION CHAIRMAN: Mr. Colin Martin, Specialist Mechanical Engineer, HSE, UK
      08:00
      Registration/Coffee/Exhibition
      09:30
      Welcoming Remarks
      Mr. Svein Anders Eriksson, Section Head, Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), NO
      09:40
      Opening Address
      Mr. Chris Flint, Director Energy Division, HSE, UK
      SAFETY MOMENT
      09:55
      HSE focus
      Mr. Colin Martin, Specialist Mechanical Engineer, HSE, UK
      NEW TECHNOLOGY
      10:10
      NORSOK R-002 new annex for Auto Hook and Remotely monitored Autonomous cranes
      Svein Harald Hetland, Aker BP, NO and Torbjørn Engedal, Optilift, NO
      10:40
      Coffee Break/Exhibition
      11:10
      Lifting Operations on Unmanned Offshore Installations
      • How may unmanned operations benefit the industry?
      • Implications for crane design and end-user
      • Remaining challenges
      Mr. Ronny Hoff, Product Line Manager, Lifting & Handling, NOV, NO
      11:40
      Additive Manufacturing – Quality assurance and certification- What it means for the Lifting appliance community
      With the rapid adoption of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), there is a need to provide quality assurance (QA). However, the novel manufacturing methodologies produce new challenges to QA and certification. A lack of certification could hinder the adoption of this technology by the lifting appliance community. • What is additive manufacturing?
      • Why certification is required?
      • Additive Manufacturing certification methodology
      Mr. Adam Saxty, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, UK
      12:10
      Lunch and Exhibition
      AFTERNOON SESSION CHAIRMAN: Mr. John Morrison
      13:10
      Safer and more efficient cargo handling in the offshore environment
      Mr. Phillip Strong, CEO & Technical Director, Reflex Marine LTD, UK
      13:40
      Crane remote maintenance and tele operation
      Mr Martin Mathis, Liebherr-MCCtec, DE
      14:10
      Ampelmann Systems – Recent Innovations
      Mr. René Hoogendoom, Structural Engineer, Ampelmann Operations
      14:40
      Coffee Break/Exhibition
      LIFTING OPERATIONS
      15:00
      Innovation within lifting operations to avoid production shut-in
      Mr. Arild Bø, International Sales Director, Axess Technologies AS, NO
      15:30
      Real time vessel, loads and crane motions monitoring for safer lifting operations
      Mr. Leonardo Roncetti, Principal engineer, TechCon Engineering and Consulting, BR
      16:00
      The implementation of the IOGP standardised offshore crane procurement documents (operator and OEM experience so far)
      The proposed presentation would include feedback from other operators and crane manufacturers about their implementation experience and what can further be improved in reducing the costs of procuring offshore cranes through a standardised procurement process.
      Ben Finlay, Lifting TA and Crane SME, AU
      16:30
      Safe state of an offshore crane
      Nils Martin Justad, Advisor Cranes and lifting, Equinor ASA, NO
      17:00
      End of Day 1
      18:00
      Transfer to Conference Dinner at Ardoe House Hotel (approx 20 min.)
    • MORNING SESSION CHAIRMAN: Mr. Robert Oftedal, DNV, NO
      SAFETY MOMENT
      09:00
      PSA focus
      Mr. Jan Ketil Moberg, Head of Logistics and Emergency Preparedness, Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), NO
      09:30
      OMHEC update
      Mr. Bjarte Rødne, Principal Engineer Logistics & Emergency Preparedness, Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), NO
      ROPES AND LIFTING EQUIPMENT
      09:45
      Solving wire rope problems
      Mr. Thierry Verreet, Managing Director, Verope Service Center, DE
      10:45
      Coffee Break/Exhibition
      11:15
      Safety in temporary lifting
      Mr. Deniz Him, Conbit, NL
      SHARING BEST PRACTICE
      11:45
      Offshore Lifting Operations - Change, Resilience, and understanding how we can manage risks facing the industry
      Mr. Craig MacBeath, Senior Buisness Manager, Sparrows Offshore Group Ltd, UK
      12:15
      Lunch and exhibition
      AFTERNOON SESSION CHAIRMAN: Mr. Maro Hartmann, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, DE
      13:15
      Advances in the estimation of the loading effect on drums and flanges of winch and reel structures, from line product/s spooled onto them under tension
      Dr.-Eng. Marius Popa, DNV, Aberdeen, UK and
      Ms. Evangelia Velentza, MSc, MEng,
      Rolls-Royce PLC, Defence, Bristol, UK
      STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
      13:45
      SDLA - new guideline: Guidance for lifting and mechanical handling operations in drilling
      Mr. Bjarte Rødne, Principal Engineer Logistics & Emergency Preparedness, Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), NO
      14:15
      Coffee Break / Exhibition
      WIND OFFSHORE
      14:45
      Offshore wind regulations
      Torbjørn Gjerde, Principal engineer, Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), NO
      15:15
      Fully electric Offshore Crane & Walk to Work Gangway for SOV/CSOV
      • Our struggle to turn around customer for established knuckle boom design
      • Challenges with going electric for offshore handling equipment
      • Regenerate to power ship AC or DC grid and battery packages
      • Increase efficiency for reducing docking time on wind turbine TP platform
      Mr. Petter Nesset, Sales Manager Offshore Wind , Seaonics AS, NO
      16:00
      New innovative system for transport and lifting components for the US offshore wind sector
      • Background and motivation
      • The system
      • Simulations and design
      Jacob Michelsen, M.Sc.(Naval Architecture), Ph.D., FORCE Technology, DK and
      Peter Just Sørensen, Lead Engineer, ENABL A/S, DK
      16:30
      End of Day 2
      18:15
      Transfer to the Art Gallery in Aberdeen Civic Reception
    • MORNING SESSION CHAIRMAN: Mr. Arnold de Groot, State Supervision of Mines, NL
      SAFETY MOMENT
      08:30
      Achieving Excellence with efficacy of Regulations, case studies on Personnel Transfer, a Dutch Perspective
      Mr. Arnold de Groot, State Supervision of Mines, NL
      Mr. Marc van Dorth, Chartered Fleet Specialist, Seaway 7, NL
      TRAINING AND HUMAN FACTORS
      09:00
      Simulation, a tool for digital training and prototyping
      Mr. Jørgen Drønnen, CDO, Offshore Simulator Centre AS, NO
      09:30
      Coffee Break/Exhibition
      LEARNING FROM ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS
      10:00
      New heater bundle with its protecting capsule dropped while lifting at central processing platform
      Apichat Bamrungwong, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited, TH
      10:30
      IMCA Guidance and its role in Lifting Operations
      Mr. Russell Craig, Principal Engineer / One Fleet Lifting Authority, TechnipFMC, UK
      11:00
      Lunch and Exhibition
      AFTERNOON SESSION CHAIRMAN: Mr. Svein Anders Eriksson, Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA)
      12:00
      Code for Offshore Personnel Transfer Systems
      Mr. Maro Hartmann, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, DE
      INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
      12:30
      Optimizing operation and maintenance of cranes and lifting appliances through reliable condition monitoring systems
      Mr. Per Arild Åland M.Sc Business Development Manager, Offshore Class, DNV, NO
      13:00
      Coffee Break/Exhibition
      13:30
      Stress-based thermographic technique for inspection: from laboratory testing to field deployment
      Ms. Yikun Wang and Mr. Martyn Wright, Lloyd’s Register EMEA, UK
      14:00
      Expanding pin systems
      Mr. Øyvind Karlsen, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Bondura Technology, NO
      14:30
      Closing/Adjourn
      Mr. Svein Anders Eriksson,
      Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), NO
      14:30
      End of Day 3
    The Venue for 2022

    The Venue for 2022

    P&J Live is the North East of Scotland’s state-of-the-art conference and events venue. It is the largest event complex in the North of Scotland, boasting world-class conference and exhibition facilities for organisers and delegates across the globe, all sustainably powered by local, renewable energy sources. The event complex also comprises two on site hotels including the adjoining 4-star Hilton with 200 bedrooms and, the Aloft Hotel with 150 bedrooms.

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    Contact
    We would love to hear from you: kundeservice@qualitynorway.no
    Norwegian Society of Lifting Technology
    P.O. Box 73 - 1325 Lysaker
    Telephone: +47 67 52 60 10
    Mobile: +47 988 92 054
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