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15 November 2019

The North West Fund for Energy and Environment are a sponsor and speaker at this event.

The North West Fund for Energy and Environment will be speaing at the Envirolink Offshore Wind event:

Wednesday 16th Novemeber

08:30 - 13:00

Mersey Maritime, Birkenhead 

The UK continues to lead the world in installed offshore wind capacity and will continue to grow. With projects worth billions of pounds, UK suppliers should consider offshore wind as a valuable potential market with business to be won. This event, delivered by Mersey Maritime and Envirolink, will focus on opportunities for businesses around the Irish Sea with market forecasts, offshore wind professionals and case studies from successful businesses as well as business support and advice.


Registration and networking

09:00 - 09:05



Welcome to Mersey Maritime - Jim Teasdale

09:05 - 09:10



Chairman's briefing - Mark Knowles, The Mersey Partnership

09:10 - 09:30



Market overview - Chris Willow, BVG Associates

An expert view, including forecasts for growth

09:30 - 09:50



A developer's perspective - Chris Griffiths, RWE npower

Challenges and opportunities for O&M in offshore wind

09:50 - 10:10



Port operations and maintenance - Jim O'Toole, Port of Mostyn

Jim will discuss the success of Mostyn in the offshore wind market

10:10 - 10:50



Question and answer session followed by refreshments

10:50 - 11:10



Realising the opportunity - Hughes Sub Surface Engineering

Experience of working in the offshore wind sector

11:10 - 11:30



Dong Energy's approach to O&M and use of local supply chain

Peter Sutton, Head of Operations Burbo Bank

11:30 - 11:50



Diversifying into offshore wind - Dave Williams, Cammell Laird

11:50 - 12:10



Crew and vessel training - Captain John Percival, JPMA

12:10 - 12:25



The North West Fund - Simon Cleaver

12:25 - 12:40



Supporting businesses - Envirolink and Mersey Maritime

12:40 - 12:50



Questions and answers

12:50 - 13:00


Closing remarks - Jim Teasdale, Mersey Maritime



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