5th Annual Offshore Power Cable Engineering and Reliability Forum

27th - 28th February 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Rethinking Cable Operating Practices, Reducing Cost and Increasing Efficiency & Performance


interactive sessions

panel discussions


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About the forum

This exclusive BIS forum brings together key experts from the wind power community globally to discuss the current challenges in risks, cost reduction, cable protection and life extension in order to identify best practices. It will showcase real practical examples on what the industry can do to produce optimized solution across the board with regards to survey, burial, engineering, installation, protection, and repair and explore new areas of innovation & techniques for cost reduction. This event provides a unique platform to exchange ideas, network with key representatives from the offshore wind power community and exchange experience to successfully master offshore power cable & installation, maintenance, protection and repair processes.

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Registration and Morning Coffee


Chairman`s Opening Remarks


Trends in Array Cable Market

Opening Address

JDR Cable Systems Ltd.

Setting the Standard: New Approaches to Cable Modelling

Case Study

AgileTek Engineering Limited

Insuring and Managing the Risk of a Subsea Cabling Project

Case Study

Marsh GmbH

Current Designs and Securing Insurability for Subsea Cable Projects

Case Study


Morning Coffee and Networking


Assessing and Managing Weather Risk for Offshore Power Cable Project

Case Study

Sompo Global Weather; Aon UK Limited

Minimizing Risks of Power Cable

Case Study

JDR Cable Systems Ltd; Bibby HydroMap Ltd

Offshore Wind Market in Europe – Status Quo and Future Developments

Case Study

wind:research GmbH

Lunch + Coffee and Networking Break


Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day One

14:30 - 18:00

All sessions inFULL AGENDA


Morning Coffee and Chairman’s Opening Address

09:00 - 13:00

All sessions inFULL AGENDA


Lunch + Coffee and Networking Break


Offshore Power Cable Faults Experience and Lessons from Skagerrak 2 Repair

Case Study


Increasing Offshore Power Cable Reliability by use of Fibre Optic Monitoring

Case Study

Omnisens SA

Cable Monitoring and Testing – Why, How, Where and When

Case Study

Balfour Beatty Investments

Afternoon Tea and Networking


Developing & Deploying of Digital Inspection Technologies for Offshore Power Cables

Case Study

Rovco Limited

Fibre Optic Monitoring of Power Cable: an option or a must?

Interactive Discussion

Omnisens SA; JDR Cable Systems Ltd

Offshore Power Cables Lifetime and Predictive Maintenance

Panel Discussion

Bibby HydroMap Ltd

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day Two

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EUR 2.299,-

Wind Farm Owners, Energy Companies

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 2.499,-

Service Providers and Consultancy Companies

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 695,-

Online Documentation

  • Speaker Presentations
  • Event Materials
  • Delegates and Speaker List

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Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Balfour Beatty Investments
With operations in the US, UK and Canada, Balfour Beatty Investments is responsible for raising and structuring finance to help customers achieve goals that might otherwise be unattainable. We also invest directly in infrastructure assets, particularly where there are opportunities to manage the project upon completion and enhance operational efficiency.
DELTARES - enabling delta life
Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface with five areas of expertise.
Using fiber optic-based sensing Omnisens offers continuous, reliable monitoring for energy industry assets. A range of solutions is available for early detection and location of events which may threaten the integrity of the asset. These techniques provide condition monitoring, asset optimization and intrusion detection, based on small changes in temperature, strain and vibration.
seaproof solutions
Seaproof delivers cutting edge CPS, designed for optimal subsea cable protection and easy installation. Our unique technology, using fibers and polymers, allows us to bring comprehensive protection for most hostile environments.
Sompo international Weather
Sompo Global Weather writes tailored weather-driven risk management products indexed to weather variables measured and reported by global meteorological agencies and commodity price indices published by exchanges and other independent organizations.
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