Day 1

Palais du Pharo, Marseille



Opening session


Present and future public policies promoting floating wind

Workshop moderated by Pauline Le Bertre, CEO, France Wind Energy Association - FEE



Financing utility-scale floating wind farms. Different countries, same challenges ?

Workshop moderated by Mark Dooley, Global Head of Green Energy, Macquarie Capital

Financing utility-scale floating offshore wind projects

Martin Guzzetti - Green Giraffe

Project finance scheme of huge floating offshore wind power projects in Japan

Yasuhiro MATSUI - Development Bank of Japan Inc

Floating wind is a game changer: key success factors to achieve a bankable, insurable and financeable floating wind commercial-scale project

Julien MARCHAL - Naval Energies

Key Commercialisation Risks for Floating Wind


Bankability and prototype testing: the necessity of floating wind turbine demonstration and full-scale testing

Thomas Choisnet - Ideol
Johan Slätte - DNV GL

Lunchtime cocktail


From conception to decommissioning, lessons learned from executed projects

Workshop moderated by Rhodri James, Manager, Policy and Innovation ,The Carbon Trust

Brief History of FOWT Development in Japan and Challenge for Future

Hideyuki SUZUKI - University of Tokyo

Can floating wind be competitive with fixed bottom? Principle Power’s perspective

Guillaume ARDOISE - Principle Power

Hywind Scotland - 6 months down the road: from Preparation to Operations

Halvor Hoen Hersleth - STATOIL

Completion of Barge type steel floater fabrication applied for shallow water depth in Japan

Tatsuo TOKIMASA - Hitachi Zosen

Is it time to move to commercial scale floater projects?

Jesper Møller - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy



Safe and cost-efficient mooring systems and offshore operations. Dream or reality

Workshop moderated by Martin DUMONT, Mooring Engineer, Development Department, Bureau Veritas

Workability on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Denis MATHA - Ramboll Wind & Towers

Development and Implementation of a Subsea Tensioned Mooring System

Andrew CLAYSON - Flinstone Technology Limited

An alternative methodology for the installation, testing and retrieval of mooring lines


Challenges & Opportunities of integrating mooring lines & power cables in a commercial scale floating wind farm

Clément MOCHET - Vryhof
Alex GAUNTT - Siem Offshore Contractors

Official cocktail reception