Clarkson Platou Offshore

World leading integrated shipping provider Clarksons Platou has consolidated its offshore renewables experts into a dedicated global division to provide ship broking, market intelligence and commercial services specifically to the rapidly growing offshore renewables sector. The Clarksons Platou Offshore Renewables team is unrivalled with its pedigree of completing offshore projects and transactions. It is the only truly global team with offices in Aberdeen, London, Oslo, Houston, Hamburg, Singapore and Shanghai. Our dedicated team helps clients with vessel chartering and contracting, new build/yard screening and negotiations, secondhand vessel transactions and market intelligence. We have a proven track record of:

  • Identifying, developing and proposing new business opportunities
  • Introducing new vessel designs to the market and facilitating commercial proposals based on such designs
  • Vessel and yard market screening and selection recommendations
  • Preparation of commercial chartering RFQs, drafting contracts and post-fixture management
  • Negotiation support, commercial advice, mediation and assistance with transaction closing
  • Managing and facilitating formal vessel sales’ processes


Associate Sponsor


Ingeteam is an international group specializing in power and control electronics (inverters, frequency converters, controllers and protections) and electrical engineering and automation projects. Its range of products includes Indar generators, electric motors, and submersible motors & pumps. The Group completes its products and systems portfolio with operation & maintenance services.Ingeteam develops its products, systems and services for many different sectors: wind, PV, hydro and fossil fuel power generation; metal and mineral processing; mining; marine; rail traction; waters; e-vehicle charging; power grid, always striving towards more sustainable energy generation, transmission, distribution and consumption.The company operates throughout the world, and is permanently based in 22 countries, with a headcount of 3,900. R&D is the backbone of its business activity, in which 5% of the its turnover is invested annually. Within the wind energy industry, the company offers solutions for wind turbines up to 15 MW including power converters, turbine controllers, CMS, SCADA and O&M services. Its global footprint includes manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and sales and service centers strategically located all over the world. The company is the world’s #1 independent supplier of wind power converters with 45 GW of installed wind power capacity, an 9% market share and the first ISP (Independent Service Provider) worldwide with a total maintained power of 8.6 GW.


ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands) is the Netherlands flagship R&D center for sustainable energy technologies. It’s internationally leading position has been built up through 40 years of dedicated investment and experience. At ECN, in-depth knowledge of the wind power system is combined with world leading full scale test facilities and accredited measurement experts. Since April 1st 2018, ECN has joined forces with TNO and has become ‘ECN part of TNO’. TNO is an independent research organization. The TNO-law gives us a number of special tasks and frameworks and linking it to specific conditions under which we have to perform our work. Today, ECN part of TNO wind energy’s core mission is to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy. This is achieved by applying innovative solutions in the industry and driving ground breaking R&D forward.  ECN supports companies at the design, implementation and operational level.


SMST, located in the Netherlands, is an internationally operating company that designs and builds offshore equipment. Its product range covers a broad spectrum for the supply chain for the offshore industry. SMST offers (3D) offshore cranes, gangways for transfer of personnel and cargo, access & cargo towers and systems for drilling, pipelay and navy. A selected part of the offshore equipment is also available for rent.  By the unique combination of its in-house design and engineering expertise, production facilities, testing capacity, worldwide installation and service & aftersales, SMST delivers complete systems that match customer’s specifications and expectations. Modularity of the products enlarges operational possibilities and offers flexibility to the offshore industry. All systems are designed and built in accordance with the international standards and are certified by recognized authorities.

Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet.  It has one of the largest global footprints of any law firm, with 47 offices in 20 countries, and a multidisciplinary team of more than 1500 lawyers, including 500 partners.  Squire advises a diverse mix of clients, from long-established Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 corporations to emerging businesses, start-up visionaries and sovereign nations. The firm has extensive experience in advising clients on the development of commercial wind projects off the coasts of the UK, Germany, Belgium and Taiwan, as well as advising on the first commercial scale and the first freshwater offshore wind projects in US waters.  Squire’s offshore wind expertise includes maritime and transportation, the full range of energy and project infrastructure counsel, supply and installation agreements, O&M agreements, finance, corporate, policy, and environmental counsel.


Networking Sponsor

Tidal Transit

Tidal Transit provides vessels that increase the accessibility of the offshore wind farms resulting in higher time of tower levels for our customers. Through a combined fleet of owned and managed vessels, Tidal Transit has an access solution for all existing, in build and planned projects around the world. The current mixed fleet capabilities include over 40 knot transit speeds, up to 2.5m crew transfer sea states, overnight accommodation for 12 passengers, fuel efficient cargo transfer, marine growth cleaning and an economic survey vessel. With more vessels to come in 2017 the range of abilities within the fleet will continue to grow. Tidal Transit is based in North Norfolk and has been operating in the offshore wind sector since 2011.

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