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    More details of OSJ Annual Conference announced

    News // February 28, 2007

    Offshore Support Journal (OSJ), organiser of the first OSJ Annual Conference, which takes place in London 13-14 March, has issued details of the timetable for the conference, which takes place at the Marriott Regents Park Hotel.

    Tuesday March 13th

    Registration & Coffee from: 8.00am

    8.50: Chairman’s Welcome

    Introductory Session

    9.00: Trends in the OSV Market - David Bichard, Publisher and Marine Asset Manager, ODS-Petrodata
    9.25: Marine Contracting and the Supply Vessel Market – Hugh Williams, Chief Executive, IMCA
    9.50: International Guidelines for the Safe Operation of Dynamically Positioned Offshore Supply Vessels - David Blencowe, Area General Manager, Maersk Supply Service 
    10.15: Bourbon’s Contribution to Innovation – Eirik Eide, Marketing Director, Bourbon Offshore Norway


    Coffee Break 11.00 - 11.15

    New designs for OSVs

    11.15: Innovation and the Ulstein AX104 Axe Bow - Tore Ulstein, Deputy Chief Executive, Director of Market & Business Development, Ulstein Group
    11.40: New Generation Support Vessels: - Svein Kleven, Design Manager, Ship Technology, Offshore, Rolls-Royce Marine
    12.05: Diesel Electric PSVs - Guido Perla, Chairman, Guido Perla & Associates
    12.30: Ice Class OSVs - Mikko Niini – President, Aker Arctic


    Lunch 13.15 - 14.15

    Dynamic Positioning

    14.20: New DP Technology for OSVs - Jann Peter Strand, Technical Product Manager, Dynamic Positioning, Rolls-Royce Marine
    14.45: RadaScan Position Reference System - Keith Phillips, Business Development Manager, Guidance Navigation


    Coffee Break 15.15 - 15.35



    15.40: Diesel Electric Installations for OSVs – Ove Wilhelmsen, Sales Manager, Ship Power, Wärtsilä
    16.05: Voith-Schneider Propellers for OSVs - Ivo Beu, Naval Architect, Voith-Schneider
    16.30: The Active Front End (AFE) in Ships’ Supply Net - Kimmo Weissenberg, Segment Marketing Manager, Marine & Offshore, Vacon
    16.55: Electric Power Technology in Diesel Electric Solutions - Hallvard Slettevoll, Director, Stadt AS


    Evening Dinner Reception: from 19.00

    End Day one

    Wednesday March 14th

    Coffee from: 8.40am

    The Role of the Port Agent

    9.00am: The 21st Century Port Agent - Jon Corner, Group Director Business Development Streams, Inchcape Shipping Services


    The Shipowner/Oil Majors’ Perspective

    9.40: Statoil’s Strategy for Chartering Offshore Service Vessels - Terje Breivik/Christian Brechen Aas, Vessel Chartering, Strategic Procurement, Statoil
    10.05: The Havyard Group: New Designs from Havyard Maritime - Geir-Johann Bakke, Managing Director, Havyard Leirvik


    Coffee Break 10.45 - 11.15

    The Shipowner/Oil Majors’ Perspective - continued

    11.15: ‘Sea Axe’ Fast Crew Suppliers: New Generation Damen Crew Boats - Jaap Gelling, Product Director High Speed & Naval Craft, Damen Shipyard
    11.40: New Dive Support Vessels - Ian Perrott, Commercial Director, Sealion Shipping


    Lunch 12.20 - 13.20

    Materials/cargo handling

    13.20: Materials Handling - Ottar Antonsen, General Manager Sales & Marketing, Ship Technology, Offshore, Rolls-Royce
    13.45: Safe Anchor Handling - Jon Olav Kopperstad, Business Unit Manager, Offshore Supply, ODIM
    14.10: PG MACS - Multipurpose Cargo Handling System - Roy Norum, CEO, PG Marine Group – Ing Per Gjerdrum AS
    14.35: Cranes for New Generation OSVs - Svein Erik Halvorsen, Technical Manager, Hydramarine


    Coffee Break 15.15 - 15.30

    OSVs and oil spill control

    15.30: Technical Solutions for Oil Recovery - Rune Osmundsen, Oil Spill Control Dept, Frank Mohn AS
    15.55: New Options in Vessel Mounted Offshore Oil Recovery Systems – Andy Crawford, Lamor


    Closing speech/comments

    End of Conference

    * Schedule and papers may be subject to change and cancellation

    For more information see and follow the links to 'Events'.


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