Day 2

FOWT 2020 will be physically held on 7-8 September 2020 and will also be 100% accessible online live or in replay mode worldwide. Follow the program update on this section.



Floating offshore wind : an onshore matter? Harbour infrastructures and on-shore solutions supporting commercial -scale FOW deployment

Workshop moderated by Dorothy Winters, Vice-chairman of the offshore wind ports platform and Regional Programme manager Offshore Wind, Port of Amsterdam

UK port infrastructure suitability assessment and gap analysis for floating wind commercial scale deployments

Kate Johannesen - Xodus Group Limited

Scalability, serial production and adaptability: triptych for a successful industrialisation of floating offshore wind at a global scale

Laurent Schneider Maunoury - Naval Energies

Challenges for large scale fabrication and logistics of floating wind based on case studies

Denis Matha - Ramboll

Customizing & future port infrastructure for FOW industry

Stéphane Reiche - Port of Marseille Fos

Nagasaki’s efforts towards accelerating FOWT implementation

Takaaki Morita - University of Nagasaki

Keynote speech

Lizet Ramirez - Wind Europe



Supply-chain readiness and innovations in methods and key components (not floating concepts) paving the way to serial production and competitive LCoE

Workshop moderated by Dan Kyle Spearman, The Carbon Trust

Pre-commercial development : Multiple floating wind turbines - Key Lessons from an installation point of view

Patrick Belenfant - Bourbon Subsea

Innovative synthetic fibre components in FOWT mooring

Timothy Hunter - Bridon Bekaert

Localized serial production of concrete floaters : a globally tried and tested approach

Anders Axelsson - Bygging Uddemann
Henrik Magnusson - Bygging Uddemann

Prospects of Lidar-assisted FOWT control and real-time monitoring

Frank Lemmer - Sowento GmBH



Financing and insuring commercial-scale wind farms : a steadily growing appetite

Workshop moderated by Darius Snieckus, Recharge News

Technical risks preventing bankability of floating projects

Thomas Boehme - DNV GL

Update: financing of FOWT in light of Japan’s new general Sea Law

Taro Koi - Development Bank of Japan

Structuring commercial debt for floating offshore wind farms

Sybille Grandgeorge - Industry Banker Power & Renewables Natixis

The Identification and Mitigation of Risks inherent to Floating Wind: A Way to Project Bankability

Corentin Thepaut - Mott MacDonald

Financing floating offshore wind projects

Clément Weber - Green Giraffe



New geographies, new application : the full potential of FOW

Workshop moderated by Bruno Geschier, Chairman of the floating offshore wind taskforce at the World Forum Offshore wind (WFO).

Unlocking the ocean potential with floating offshore wind: opportunities and challenges of the off-grid market

Ambroise Wattez - SBM Offshore

Mooring in shallow water – A challenging low-hanging fruit? Case study & Technical opportunities

Kai Roger Nilsen - Vryhof

Reducing costs for floating offshore foundations: an OEM’s view on a modular design for floaters

Jesper Møller - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Developers and utilities: how to become a leader in FOW

Workshop moderated by Matthieu Monnier, Deputy CEO at the French wind energy association (FEE)