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Conference Day 1

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Registration and welcome coffee

Who is Who
Discover who else is participating in the conference. The matchmaking picture wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference. In cooperation with FUJIFILM.


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Bernard van Hemert

Technical Project Manager
Gemini Offshore Wind

Optimum corrosion protection – trends, research and operational experience

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Improving design of future wind farms and maintenance of existing farms from field experience

Peter Møller, Corrosion Specialist, Ramboll Group A/S
  • Possible optimization from field data and the important data for optimizing corrosion protection design
  • Enabling new design solutions by focused data collection
  • How can the important data be collected and how can foundations be prepared for better data collection
  • Problems from using field data
  • Optimizing operation and maintenance, including service life extension, from field data

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Peter Møller

Corrosion Specialist
Ramboll Group A/S

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Speed Networking

Meet your industry peers in this series of quick-paced 1-1 meetings – make sure you bring a stack of business cards


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Refreshment break and networking

Optimum corrosion protection – trends, research and operational experience

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM The utilization of Thermally Sprayed Aluminium (TSA) as external corrosion protection system for Monopile Foundations – The Arkona Offshore Wind Farm case

Ricardo Rocha, Foundations Package Manager, Arkona Construction Team, E.ON Climate & Renewables Services GmbH Jens Rettke, Senior Chief Consultant, Wind & Towers, Rambøll
  • Thermal sprayed aluminum (TSA) from Concept to Final Design
  • Challenges in Design, Certification and Consent of large scale TSA
  • Monitoring and back up strategy
  • Implementation of large scale TSA on monopile foundations

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Ricardo Rocha

Foundations Package Manager, Arkona Construction Team
E.ON Climate & Renewables Services GmbH
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Jens Rettke

Senior Chief Consultant, Wind & Towers
Rambøll

Optimum corrosion protection – trends, research and operational experience

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Corrosion protection of offshore wind monopiles

Astrid Bjørgum, Senior Adviser, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
  • External and internal corrosion of monopiles
  • Coatings for corrosion protection in splash and atmospheric zones offshore
  • Cathodic protection of monopiles

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Astrid Bjørgum

Senior Adviser
SINTEF Materials and Chemistry

Update on cathodic protection systems

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Design of cathodic protection of MP internal from a foundation designer’s point of view

Ruth Elise Sørensen, Chief Specialist Corrosion Monitoring and Cathodic Protection, COWI A/S (DK)
  • Challenges with GACP
  • Challenges with ICCP
  • Requirements for water replenishment

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Ruth Elise Sørensen

Chief Specialist Corrosion Monitoring and Cathodic Protection
COWI A/S (DK)

Update on cathodic protection systems

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Networking luncheon

Update on cathodic protection systems

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Internal ICCP in monopiles

Thomas Wewer, Project Engineer, Innogy
  • What are the risks of fitting ICCP inside a monopile?
  • Laboratory testing of ICCP performance risks
  • Performance analysis of internal ICCP prototypes
  • Lessons learned retro-fitting ICCP

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Thomas Wewer

Project Engineer
Innogy

Update on cathodic protection systems

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Corrosion protection design options for offshore wind: the structural design engineer perspective

Diego Cocco, Senior Structural Engineer, LICenergy.co.uk
  • GACP for modern monopile foundation of modern wind farm analytical design (DNV standard) and numerical validation
  • Use of coating to reduce anode requirement
  • Notes on: TS(Z)A and ICCP: missed opportunities?
  • Notes on: decision making process

Diego Cocco

Senior Structural Engineer
LICenergy.co.uk

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Refreshment break and networking

Update on cathodic protection systems

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Internal corrosion issues within monopile foundations

Claire Canning, IDCORE Research Engineer, EDF Energy, UK
  • Issues experienced at an EDF Energy offshore wind farm
  • Corrosion monitoring
  • Laboratory study to simulate the internal monopile conditions
  • Development of an empirical model to predict long-term corrosion loss

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Claire Canning

IDCORE Research Engineer
EDF Energy, UK

Update on cathodic protection systems

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Assessment of CP performance by field gradient measurements

Gro Østensen Lauvstad, Principal Engineer, FORCE Technology
  • Capability of assessing current output from anodes: Basis for estimating remaining anode life and assessments of interference between anodes e.g. constricted to TP
  • Capability of assessing current density on foundation steel (bare or coated): Location of damages to coating
  • Assessment of CP current drain to buried parts: Input to estimation of remaining CP life

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Gro Østensen Lauvstad

Principal Engineer
FORCE Technology

Advances in protective coatings to avoid costly repairs

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Corrosion: a global approach – Case studies

Philippe Legros, Senior Project Leader Surfaces, OCAS / Metal Structures Centre
  • Metallic substrates and coatings: some new developments and application techniques
  • Interface studies: intermetallic layers and surface contamination
  • Characterization: electrochemical techniques and accelerated tests

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Philippe Legros

Senior Project Leader Surfaces
OCAS / Metal Structures Centre

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Bernard van Hemert

Technical Project Manager
Gemini Offshore Wind

6:00 PM - 11:44 PM Evening event

Join us at the restaurant “Bremer Ratskeller” for an evening get-together with dinner and drinks. Take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts.