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IMCA Lifting & Rigging Seminar agenda

Lift planning in the new offshore environment – tools, training and technology.

Steigenberger Airport Hotel, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, Thursday 26 October 2023. Book now.
08:30Registration (coffee and tea).
09:00Introductions and welcome.David Cannell, TechnipFMC
09:15 Introduction to planning a lift – IMCA’s recommended practice.Mark Ford, IMCA.
Session 1Lift planning – Operator’s experiences
Lift plans and training/testing
09:30How routine is routine? Thoughts and considerations for a lift plan process.Russell Craig, TechnipFMC.
09:50Seaway7 operation simulator – development and crew training.Jeroen Regelink, Seaway7.
10:10Lift Planning – expect the unexpected.Jack Spaan, Boskalis.
10:35Workshop one.
10:45Coffee break – sponsored by The Crosby Group
Session 2Operational technology
Motion compensation, crane utilisation, rope monitoring/maintenance
11:00Lifting the future of monopiles.Bas van Wuijckhuijse, TWD.
11:25Monopile lifting upending tool.Alberto Pegurri, Remazel.
11:50Shock absorption for pile run protection.Sondre Gonsholt, Cranemaster.
12:15Workshop two.
13:00Lunch – sponsored by Green Pin
Session 3Supplier sessions
Tooling and equipment
14:00Traveling load stabilising system – the future of blade installation.Terence Vehmeijer, Huisman.
14:20Motion compensators for floating crane operations.Elvira Jansen, Barge Master.
14:40Weather prediction in offshore construction.Benjamin Coulmier, Vaisala.
15:00VisionTek high-speed cameras – conforming to ISO.Cristiano Bonetti, Bridon Bekaert.
15:20Coffee break – sponsored by The Crosby Group
15:40Q&A with the supplier panel.
Session 4Academia
Advancing technology
16:00Environmental vibrations and noise emissions from offshore pile installation.Apostolos Tsouvalas,
Delft University of Technology
16:25Support analysis and onboard decision support tools.Karl Henning Halse, NTNU.
16:50Workshop three.
17:10Closing remarks.Mark Ford, IMCA.
17:15Seminar closes

Please note timings and line-up are subject to change.