Windpower Monthly 4th Annual Offshore Cables Forum 2014

Organization: Haymarket

Venue: Ibis London Earls Court

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Feb 12, 2014 End Date/Time: Feb 14, 2014
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Windpower Monthly 4th Annual Offshore Cables Forum 2014

Improving cable installation strategy to reduce repair costs and drive down LCE


Taking place in London on the 12th-14th February 2014, next year’s event will feature speakers from industry leading organisations to include:  

  • Alexander Von Massenbach, Project Manager Supply Chain Management, Vattenfall
  • Leon Notkevich, Head of Electrical Systems-Onshore, Statkraft
  • Simon Wheel, Offshore Project Manager-Cables, RES Offshore
  • Justin Hawkins, Survey Data Manager, RWE
  • Ian King, Head of Subsea Cables, Centrica
  • Emilie Reeve, Delivery Associate- Offshore Wind Accelerator, The Carbon Trust
  • Mark Lawrence, Project Manager-Geophysics and Route Engineering, RES Offshore
  • Flemming Larsen, Cables Package Manager, Dan Tysk Wind Farm
  • Bernard Van Hemert, Technical Manager, Typhoon Offshore
  • Matthew Bleasedale, Round Three Development Manager, The Crown Estate
  • Cliff Mcdougal, Director of Renewables Operations, Pharos Offshore
  • Vidar Bergli, VP Sales, Wirescan

The three-day event will feature insightful case studies to include a review of the planning and budgeting process for the Gwynt y Mor Offshore Wind Farm presented by RWE, and the experiences, challenges and potential cost savings when implementing DTS on an offshore wind farm export cable connection presented by Statkraft.

Delegates attending will be given insights into the latest methods for cable installation to ensure the reliability and performance of subsea power cables over the life of an offshore wind farm.


Speakers will be drawing on past experiences to cover topical issues including:

  • The latest cable condition monitoring techniques for reduced repair costs
  • The impact of dynamic rating upon power output from an OFTO’s perspective
  • Reducing costs during R3: are free hanging cables a viable option?

A total of eighteen sessions will be covered over the course of  two days, and a Condition Monitoring Workshop has also been announced for the 12th February. Led by experts from NKT Cables and Wirescan, the workshop will give a comprehensive guide to the latest monitoring techniques to enable a preventative maintenance strategy and enhanced cable capacity.


Event partners include Damen, HVPD, Wirescan, Mojo Maritime, NKT Cables and Move Renewable.

Following on from the success of previous events, senior industry professionals from across Europe are expected to be in attendance.


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