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Highlights from OSV Conference 2013 in Oslo
2013 Expert speakers included:
Esko Mustamäki Managing director Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc
Igor Kopsov Region Manager, SURF Russia and Kazakhstan Technip Norge
Branimir Ostojic QHSE Manager / DPA Promar Shipping Services
Bengt Lie Hansen Non-Equity Partner Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA (Former Hydro and Statoil Russia)
2013 insights came from:
Daniel Del Rio Managing Director Westshore do Brasil
Tim Golden Country Manager, West Africa District - Lagos ABS
Arnstein Eknes Segment Director, Special Ships DNV
Michal Olko Vice President / Chief Designer MMC Ship Design & Marine Consulting Ltd
2013 OSV Industry Data Hub
commercial data hub
OSV 2013 featured cutting edge commercial insights from IHS, Douglas Westwood and Westshore Shipbrokers
At OSV 2013, Ulstein International gave feedback on new design solutions to expand OSV capability and performance limits


2013 delegates received expert guidance from Technip Norge and Arctech Helsinki Shipyard on equipping OSVs for ice


2013 Workshop: Equipping OSVs for Ice & Harsh Environments Technical Workshop featuring DNV, NTNU & Polarconsult


Offshore Support Vessel Conference - Market intelligence briefings, vessel design evolution and equipping the offshore fleet to access new frontiers

2013 technical workshop designed to equip the OSV industry to access new frontiers

Equipping OSVs for Ice & Harsh Environments: Design Solutions and Operational Strategies

As E&P activities push further into remote and hostile environments the offshore support fleet is evolving to fulfil more ambitious client requirements and ensure safe, efficient and clean operations.

Topics included:
Winterization requirements for OSVs
• DP and effective station keeping
• Deployment strategies for remote operations
Environmental requirements for Arctic operations
Escape, Evacuation and Rescue procedures

A snapshot of previous participants

  • Subsea 7
  • Canyon Offshore Ltd
  • Ocean Installer AS
  • Technip Norge
  • Promar Shipping Services
  • OSM Corporate Services AS
  • Ostensjo Rederi AS
  • Rever Offshore AS
  • An Do Fe Shipping Management S r l
  • Bibby Ship Management Services Ltd
  • S&O Ship Management Ltd
  • Varada Marine AS
  • Wilhelmsen Ship Management Norway AS

The leading European strategic and technical meeting place for OSV owners and operators

OSV Conference 2013 highlights:

Commercial Data Hub: Global OSV market hotspots and analysis
• Current orderbook and delivery schedule
• Arctic region prospects
• Vessel demand in Brazil and Africa

AHTS and PSV Design Evolution Showcase
• Client priorities and requirements
• Balancing costs and capabilities
• Equipping vessels to access new frontiers

OSV Conference Series reviews

"Good to confirm my knowledge. Good for networking. High profile lectures"
S Charrier
Swire Pacific Offshore
"Thank you for organising a very good event. It has given me valuable feedback of the present status of the market"
H Laheij
"Very good initiative with very useful information"
R Ferro
BP Energy DO Brazil


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(updated 21 April 2014)

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