Inspiring speakers Wilhelmshaven on 10 April 2013

After the successful kick off in Koudum, the Netherlands last October 2012 all partners of the Interreg North Sea project SAIL gather for the second time in Wilhelmshaven (Germany) to discuss the progress made in new sustainable hybrid sailing concepts. Do we invest in sails, wings or kites, electricity or biofuels and how can we develop these great opportunities for the future?

Inspiring speakers will present their involvement with Environmental Research in the shipping industry:

  • Isabelle, Rojon, Univerisity of Utrecht, presents some astonishing results of her thesis Blowin’ in the wind?
  • Uwe Lampe of Fassmer Shipyard Fassmer is a dynamic family-owned shipyard in its fifth generation. The company’s operating goals are top quality and customer satisfaction. An expert in-house design and engineering team backed up by modern production facilities provides Fassmer with an exceptional capacity for innovation and ingenious technical solutions in shipbuilding.
  • Guillaume Le Grand founder of (TOWT).  He is an energy specialist and has a significant experience on sailing boats.  He holds a degree in Sustainable Development, Energy and Environment. After having lived in Berlin and in London, he founded TransOceanic Wind Transport in 2009, so as to prove the viability of cargo sail-shipping.Sailing to cargo viability: a step-by-step approach.
    Title of presentation: Today’s vision for tomorrow’s business model – building a context and leveraging interests on modern cargo sailing ships.
   Heinz Otto, Bundesverband WindEnergie, Hamburg. The German wind energy market recorded further stable growth in 2012. According to current data collected by Deutsche WindGuard on behalf of the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) and VDMA Power Systems. 
  • Daan Sparreboon of Dykstra Naval Architects will update state of affairs of the Ecoliner. Dykstra naval Architects was founded in 1969  and has become a leading specialist in the design, re-design, naval architecture and marine engineering of classic and modern performance yachts.
   Ralf Plump of German Lloyd. The German Lloyd Group facilitates a great number of standards and joint industry and research projects each year. We develop new tools, methodologies, standards and recommended practices to solve technical questions while reinforcing high safety and quality standards.

Title of presentation:  PTP lead environment / Safety & Environmental Research.

Click here to see the Day programe (This conference is free of charge.)

CONFERENCE FACTS
Date: Wednesday 10 April 2013
Time: 2.00 to 6.00 p.m.
Location: Hotel Valois in Wilhelmshaven (Germany)

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