Meet the Belgian Offshore Wind Industry

Working together for a strong Offshore Industry in Belgium

A lot of opportunities for Belgian companies

The sixth edition of Belgian Offshore Days (17 & 18 March 2021) will be hosted by Belgian Offshore Cluster at the historical Wellington Racetrack in Ostend.
Belgium remains a pioneer in offshore wind energy in Europe. The Belgian Offshore Days celebrates its 6th anniversary and will surprise its visitors with a fascinating program.

The fair gives the Offshore Wind industry a forum and encourages the collaboration between Belgian and International companies.

During this event, a conference will be held with focus on “Increasing value by data driven innovation in the offshore windfarm lifecycle”. Next to the conference a B2B meeting will enable participants to establish relations with new business partners across the entire offshore wind supply chain.

Belgian Offshore Days is initiated by Belgian Offshore Cluster www.belgianoffshorecluster.be.

B2B Fair | CONFERENCE: Increasing value by data driven innovation in the offshore windfarm lifecycle | B2B Matchmaking

Exhibitors

Showing their experience in the international offshore wind business

RelyOn Nutec

RelyOn Nutec, a world leader in Health, Safety, Survival training and consultancy services.

DEME offshore

DEME is a world leader in the highly specialised fields of dredging, marine engineering and environmental remediation.The Group can build on more than 140 years of know-how and experience and has fostered a pioneering approach throughout its history, being a front runner in innovation and new technologies.

    Port of Oostende

    Port of Oostende is shareholder of the REBO terminal. We focus on achieving economical growth that creates sustainable employment. The offshore wind business is one of our main businesses.

      e-Wind

      e-BO Enterprises offers advice on the design , the building and the maintenance of your offshore networks (eboOffshore) while integrating management and reporting services (e-Wind) .

      Agence Maritime de L’Escaut

      Agence Maritime de l’Escaut” is a young ship agent company founded begin 2009 and represents owners, charterers, shippers and receivers of several commodities.

      Deutsche Windtechnik

      Deutsche Windtechnik is a specialist in the technical maintenance of wind turbines. Onshore and offshore, throughout Europe, Taiwan and the USA. Whether it is an entire wind turbine, control unit, nacelle, rotor or foundation, from large components to the tiniest electronic parts right through to the substation, you’ll find the right experts for your wind turbine and wind farm.

      24SEA

      24SEA offers testing services and develops dedicated short and long-term structural health monitoring systems for offshore structures.

      Adede

      Adede specializes in the search and recovery of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), Geophysics and Archaeology in water and on land.

      Cathie Associates

      Cathie Associates provides geoscience, geophysical and geotechnical engineering consultancy services to the oil, gas and renewable energy industries.

      Cathie

      We deliver geological, geospatial, geophysical and geotechnical engineering solutions for a wide range of offshore and near shore industries, including wind, oil and gas, marine energy, ports and subsea cables. We offer innovative, cost-effective solutions to clients all over the world by managing seabed risk and solving technical challenges.

      De Blauwe Cluster

      An organisation dedicated to developing and promoting economic activities that are linked to the sea. They believe that enhanced cross-sector partnerships and better cooperation with knowledge centres and government institutions, will lead to new & innovative investments & projects in the Belgian Part of the North Sea.
      K2 profshop

      K2 Profshop

      K2 Profshop: specialized store for all equipment for working at height/depth and rescue.
      Zinga

      ZINGA

      Zingametall produces a cold galvanizing film system with +40 years-experience in anti-corrosion protection of steel and offering total anti-corrosion solutions.

      Maritime Antwerp Services

      M.A.S. is active in the maritime world since 2008. Solving electrical issues on board vessels and/or marine electrical installations is what we do. We’re deeply into electrical systems automation and very familiar with specific custom PLC-programming.

      Bom-Be

      Bom-Be is a young and dynamic company, specialised in detecting war ammunition in (water) soils.
      Aertssen

      Aertssen Kranen

      Aertssen Kranen is your partner for heavy lift projects.
      VVC Equipment

      VVC Equipment

      VVC Equipment is the leading supplier of materials for the offshore wind industry: ropes, paints, lubricants and protective clothing.

      Ostend Science Park

      It's our mission to boost blue growth. This high-tech knowledge hub is about all things marine and maritime. Ostend Science Park fosters collaboration between companies and researchers.

      ISEC

      ISEC is a niche-player in the world of Safety & Emergency Training and consultancy, respected for its outstanding training quality.
      Viking

      Viking

      Viking is a privately held market leader in maritime and fire safety with group headquarters in Denmark and 2,000 employees worldwide.

      Hoppe Ship Agencies

      Hoppe Ship Agencies is an independent shipping agent offering port agency services and husbandry for shipping companies calling Ostend, Zeebrugge and Bruges.

      thinkproject

      thinkproject is a global leader in construction intelligence. Our secure, cloud-based solutions support the entire project lifecycle. We connect people, teams, processes, information and systems across company boundaries. Our digital technologies unlock the potential of people and information to help construct a better world.

      Siemens Gamesa

      Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of gas and steam turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry.
      Jan De Nul

      Jan De Nul

      Jan De Nul Group offers specialized services for the installation of subsea structures for oil, gas and renewable energy industries.

      IPC-Services

      Industrial coatings, protective paintings and anti-corrosion treatment are the core of our business. With these aplications IPC Services extend the operating life of materials, installations and buildings.

      Herbosch-Kiere

      Herbosch-Kiere is specialised in river, port, coastal and offshore projects. Its specialty areas include the demolition and rebuilding of quay walls, bridges, locks and jetties, as well as stone dumping, dredging and salvage projects.

      Empteezy

      More than 30 years of experience to be your partner in advising to learn how to handle and storage fluids safely in your company.

      Fire Pro

      FirePro Belgium is a Belgian fire safety and fire prevention company with certified fire safety products and systems.

      Van Meeuwen Lubrication

      We supply premium lubricants and smart chemicals. Our expertise is reflected in the committed on-site work of our technical specialists, our automated lubrication systems, and our training courses.

      Skyworkers

      Skyworkers is specialized in working at heights, depths and hard-to-reach areas by using industrial rope techniques, better known as ‘rope access’.

      Navikon

      Navikon specialises in services for the wind energy sector by providing seafastenings, grillages, foundations and mobilisation/demobilisation of wind turbine installation vessels.

      OWILab

      The ‘Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab’ is a R&D initiative which aims to initiate and support innovation projects concerning offshore wind energy. The project itself aims to increase the reliability and efficiency of offshore wind farms by investing in testing and monitoring equipment that can help the industry in reaching these goals.

      Witteveen + Bos

      Witteveen+Bos Belgium advises clients on a strategic, tactical and operational level. We strive for long-term relationships of trust with our clients.

      Foc’s Consulting

      The Fo(ur) C’s of FoC’s represent Corrosion, Control, Coatings and Consulting

        Searenergy

        SeaRenergy is an independent provider of comprehensive services for all offshore wind industry stakeholders. We are involved in the whole value chain from T&I concepts to installation and operation & maintenance. Founded in 2010, we offer consulting and engineering services as well as offshore marine, QHSE and contract staffing services for the full range of offshore professionals.

        Toolspot

        Toolspot Dewulf is an Ostend-based company, specialised in tools and safety for offshore use. With a versatile stock and good working knowledge of the sector we provide solutions for every challenge!

        LAVA

        LAVA is a management consultancy firm committed to drive change and help our clients to realize their full business potential.

        Protecta Solutions

        Protecta Solutions offers solutions for storage, use and cleaning up of hazardous materials. We help you transform your company into a safe and clean working place. We want to increase the standard of total solutions concerning safety towards hazardous substances.

        Panduit

        Panduit plays an important role in the energy value chain. As a global innovator of solutions for connecting, grounding, securing, protecting and identifying, our solutions help reduce operating and capital costs. Panduit solutions can have a major impact on reducing installation times and are known for time-savings features that require fewer installation steps while maintaining or exceeding performance, safety and cost-efficiency within harsh environments, including offshore.

        Usafe

        USAFE our automated lifebuoy is the new lifesaving device: fast, easy to operate, has a large range and works on both sides.
        Sarens

        Sarens

        Nothing too heavy, nothing too high.

        Tech-Solutions

        Enduring passion for electrical engineering.

        AllTerra BeLux

        Professional tailormade advise for applications in engineering, hydrography and hydrolic engineering

        Smulders Eiffage

        Smulders offers a full range of services from engineering and fabrication of steel foundations to complete turnkey solutions (EPCI) of Offshore High-Voltage Substations.

        e-BO OFFSHORE

        e-BO Enterprises offers advice on the design , the building and the maintenance of your offshore networks (eboOffshore) while integrating management and reporting services. (e-Wind)

          MHI Vestas

          MHI Vestas Offshore Wind focuses on designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing offshore wind turbines.

          UX Solutions

          UXSolutions is a unique and independent company in the field of UXO risk assessment and remediation.

          Amna Tech

          For all your bolting needs

          Endiprev

          Endiprev is an international reference providing technical services on wind turbines both onshore and offshore.

          Marlinks

          Marlinks monitors offshore power cables, focusing on burial depth measurement and continuous risk assesment.
          GEOxyz

          GEOxyz

          GEOxyz offers a wide range of services to the Offshore Renewable Energy Market and the Oil and Gas sector.
          Future Services

          Future Services

          Future Services is a total service provider for the on- and offshore energy sector.

          SeaRenergy Offshore

          SeaRenergy is an independent provider of comprehensive services to all stakeholders in the offshore wind industry starting from the design of T&I concepts to installation and operation & maintenance.

          DHSS

          DHSS is an experienced specialist with demonstrated history in the Offshore Wind Industry. Our expertises are: Vessel Agency, Port Logistics, Helicopter Operations and Warehousing.

          Ecco Nova

          Investment of sustainable projects for the energy turn.

          Intramar® Insurances

          The Intramar team is very experienced with specific contracts within the oil- and gas and offshore wind industry. We have the knowledge and experience to advise both owners and charterers of vessels and any other kind of floating objects.
          Engie Fabricom

          Engie Fabricom

          Engie Fabricom is a leading player in the markets of infrastructure, services, industry, energy and Oil & Gas.

          Réseau Jade

          Réseau Jade regroups 3 complementary activities enabling us to provide complete solutions for the safety of work at height. 70 specialists of safety at height, graduated and certified, are able to work all over France, Europe and Africa at a competitive price delivering safe and high quality work results.

          Parkwind

          Parkwind as a 360 degrees’ company develops, finances, builds and operates offshore wind farms.

          Nord-Lock Benelux

          The Nord-Lock Group has been providing customers with high-quality, safe and innovative bolting solutions since 1982.

          C-Ventus

          C-Ventus is a dedicated service provider with specialist knowledge in offshore windfarm installation, Balance of Plant (BoP) maintenance and decommissioning,
          G4S

          G4S

          G4S specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are a strategic threat.

          Energyst

          Energyst is a CAT Rental Company for power generation and temperature control. We bring personal and professional energy to every project in every part of the world.
          Freudenberg

          Freudenberg

          Freudenberg is a global technology​ group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations.

          Bosch

          Bosch

          Bosch Service Solutions is a leading international supplier of business process outsourcing solutions.

          John Cockerill

          Driven since 1817 by the entrepreneurial spirit and passion for innovation of its founder, the John Cockerill Group develops large-scale technological solutions to meet the needs of its time: preserving natural resources, contributing to greener mobility, producing sustainably, fighting against insecurity and facilitating access to renewable energy.Its contribution to businesses, governments and communities consists of services and associated equipment for the sectors of energy, defense, industry, the environment, transport and infrastructures.

          NEP Belgium

          NEP Belgium is a broadcast company specialized in offshore projects. NEP Belgium's post production untit consists of a team of video editors and graphic designers, cooperating closely to deliver a finished product of the highest quality.
          REBO

          REBO

          REBO nv provides infrastructure and services for the construction and operations & maintenance of the wind farms in the North Sea.

          Fabriek voor De Toekomst Blue Energy

          Accelerates the transformation to a West Flemish knowledge-driven economy.
          AWAH

          AWAH

          All Works At Height is a Rope Access specialized in working in hard to reach places and is active offshore.

          Biardo

          Biardo Survival Suits BV was founded in 1986. We are specialized in Rental, Maintenance, Handling and Sales of ETSO/EASA & IMO/SOLAS approved safety products.

          Tractebel

          Tractebel offers you multidisciplinary experience in renewable energies.

          Eager One

          As an independent partner, we advise about, design and construct everything from concept study to project completed. Our in-house developed design software calculates everything concerning mobile cranes and bespoke heavy equipment.
          17/03/2021

          exclusive opening dinner

          invitation only!

          17/03/2021 and 18/03/2021

          B2B fair & conference

          free for professionals, registration required

          Program

          Meet the Belgian Offshore Wind professionals

          Click here to see our hotel selection with special rates

          Click here to download the presentations of last year’s edition

          09:30 - 17:00
          Fair

          Free for every professional, but registration is required.

          Free flex offices and wifi available!

          VIP networking drink for exhibitors and dinner guests.

          10:25-16:00
          Conference: Data as critical asset in the lifetime cycle of an offshore windfarm.

          CONFERENCE OPENING
          10.15: Welcome Caroline Verstraete Moderator
          10.25: Opening Speech Christophe Dhaene BOC
          10.40: Intro Technical sessions Pieter Jan Jordaens OWIlab

          PART I CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
          10.50: Geotechnical data: exploring the sub-bottom – Maarten Vandaele GEOxyz
          11.10: Engineering data:
          Geotechnical data for offshore structures – Getting to know the unknown- Bruno Stuyts VUB
          Grout and grouted connections and its applications in offshore wind- Nathalie Gunst Thorgun
          11.50: Installation & EPCI data:
          Smart underwater noise management – go beyond compliance – Marc Huygens DEME

          12.10: Lunch break

          12.50: Monitoring & operational control data:
          Added Value of distributed acoustic sensing – Roel Vanthillo Marlinks
          Human data meets Machine data – Ronny Dewaele e-BO
          13.30: Lifetime extension & beyond:
          Design validation and data-driven life-time assessment of offshore foundations – Kristof Devriendt 24Sea

          PART II PANEL DISCUSSION
          What value brings all this data to concessions owners and business developers?
          14.00: Introduction of all panel members:
          • Tiemen Maebe – Otary
          • Dirk Dewettinck – Parkwind
          • Dirk Magnus – C-Power
          • Thierry Aelens – Norther
          14.10: Debat Caroline Verstraete moderator
          14.40: Conclusions

          PART III SPECIAL AWARDS
          14.45: Special thanks and awarding from and to IBN Offshore Energy and Blue Cluster: Pieter Jan Jordaens & Caroline Ven

          17:30
          Registration

          Registration for the dinner in fair hall. Dinner is on invitation only.

          VIP network drink for exhibitors and dinner guests

          Speech by Jan De Beurme & start dinner

          21:45
          Open bar

          We made a hotel selection for you with special rates.

          MERCURE OOSTENDE
          €89,00 per single room per night, including full breakfast buffet and Wifi.
          €99,00 per double room per night, including full breakfast buffet and Wifi.
          €20,00 supplement per room per night in July and August.

          Make your reservations with the code ‘Port of Oostende’ at Hotel Mercure Oostende

          LEOPOLD HOTEL OSTEND
          €75,00 per single room per night, including full breakfast buffet and Wifi.
          €85,00 per double room per night, including full breakfast buffet and Wifi.
          €15,00 supplement per room per night in July and August.

          Make your reservations with the code ‘Port of Oostende’ at Leopold Hotel Ostend

          IBIS BUDGET OOSTENDE AIRPORT
          €58,00 per single room per night, including full breakfast buffet and Wifi.
          €68,00 per double room per night, including full breakfast buffet and Wifi.

          Make your reservations with the code ‘Port of Oostende’ at Ibis Budget Oostende Airport

          THERMAE PALACE
          95€ per single classic room, including breakfast for one person.
          120€ per single classic room with sea view, including breakfast for one person.
          150€ per single superior room, including breakfast for one person.
          165€ per single palace room, including breakfast for one person.

          Per extra person there will be charged 20€ extra for breakfast.
          To make your reservations, fill in the form at Thermae Palace

          HOTEL BERO OSTEND
          €105 per single ecology room (rain shower, air conditioning) per night.
          €115 per single executive room (bath/douche, air conditioning) per night.

          The prices above are TAV included, breakfast buffet, highspeed WIFI and access to our leisure center “Ninfea”.
          Make your reservations with the code ‘Port of Oostende’ at Hotel Bero

          10:00 - 16:00
          Fair

          Fair is free for every professionel, but registration is required.

          Free flex offices and wifi available!

          Belgian Offshore Cluster

          Official launch Blue Accelerator and final speech:
          • Official Launch Blue Accelerator – Jean de Bethune (Chairman POM West Flanders)
          • Keynote Speech Dirk Declerck (CEO Port Oostende)
          • Closing Speech Christophe Dhaene (chairman Belgian Offshore Cluster)

          Closing drink

          10:00 - 11:30
          Seminar Offshore Wind Internationalisation - Blue Cluster

          10.15 Introduction Ann Overmeire Blue Cluster & Erwin Leys BOC
          10.20 Support for doing business in the North Sea Region Stefaan Mensaert – Blue Cluster
          10.40 Market Information and business opportunities outside Europe
          Marcos Suarez Garcia – Basque Energy Cluster
          11.00 Offshore wind international agenda for 2020-2021
          Stefaan Mensaert – Blue Cluster & Erwin Leys – BOC
          11.10 Q & A and poll

          Face-to-face pre-arranged sessions, organised by the Inn2POWER project partner, brings together companies and stakeholders of the offshore wind industry (buyers as well as suppliers, research institutions, ..) from a large number of European countries. This is a unique opportunity to generate new business contacts and contracts.

          Timeschedule:
          11:30 – 11:45 Introduction
          11:45 – 12:45 Bilateral meetings – morning session
          12:45 – 13:30 Networking lunch
          13:30 – 15:00 Bilateral meetings – afternoon session

          Pre-registration is required!

          Register here for the B2B.

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