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Conference Maritime Hydrogen & Marine Energy

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We are pleased to invite you to the 4th annual Conference Maritime Hydrogen and Marine Energy, which will take place 18 - 19 September in Norway, Florø.

See film from last year’s conference.

Capacity: 180 participants.

Agenda September 18th

12.00 - 12.30   
12.30 - 12.35    
Trond Strømgren, GCE Ocean Technology

Plenum session: Moderator Maria Brandsoy, Hub for Ocean / Ocean Hyway Cluster

12.40 - 13.00
Climate Change: Today’s most important variable on Maritime Businesses
Maria Azucena, NTNU Oceans

13.05 - 13.35
Building the first hydrogen-electric ferry
Ivan Østvik, Project Manager Hydrogen, Norled + partners Frode Skår, Director Sales & BD, Westcon P&A and Peter Gerstl, Head of Product Management, Linde

13.40 - 13.55
Flagships - EU Hydrogen Vessel Project
Laurence Grand-Clement, CEO, Persee

14.00 - 14.20
The India Story – Sustainable Water Transport through Inland Waterways
Mr. Pravir Pandey, Vice Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India

14.25 - 14.30
Short introduction of the organizers GCE Ocean Technology and Ocean Hyway Cluster
CEO Owe Hagesæther and CEO Stein Kvalsund

14.30 - 15.00
Coffee / snack break (wraps will be served)

Parallell Sessions

15.00 - 17.00
Moderator Trond Strømgren, GCE Ocean Technology

- Hybridisation of inland waterway and coastal ships, Nico C.F. Bolleman, The Clean Technologies Design Desk 

-How to utilize the energy in hydrogen as an energy carrier? Jan Petter Urke, VP BD R&D, MMC First Process

-20MW electrolysis collaboration in Quebec. Mark Kammerer, BD Manager, Hydrogenics & Charline Dubois, BD Manager, Air Liquide

-Metal hydride in the H2SHIPS project, Klaas Visser, Ship Design, Production & Operations TUDelft

-H2 and metal hydride storage, Øystein Ulleberg, Principal Scientist, IFE

-Metal hydride solution, Wolfgang Kummer

15.00 - 17.00
Moderator Kai Stoltz, GCE Ocean Technology
Marine Renewable Energy

-Wave Energy: A global overview, Inge Bakke, CEO, Waveco

-Integrating tidal energy into the European grid. Jon Clipsham, Hydrogen Manager, EMEC

-Offshore Renewable Energy Systems in the Australian Blue Economy Co-operative Research Centre, Dr. Mark Hemer, Climate Science Centre, CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere

-Marine Energy Projects in USA, Bill McShane, Technology Manager, US Department of Energy’s Water Power Technology Office

-Floating Solar for Clean Hydrogen Production, Dr Alan Henry, Senior Research Engineer, University College Cork / SolarMarine Energy Ltd.

Departure for Knutholmen by boat

Return from Kalvåg

Agenda September 19th

Plenum session: Moderator Maria Brandsøy, Ocean Hyway Cluster

09.00 - 09.05
Trond Strømgren, GCE Ocean Technology

09.05 - 09.25
FreeCO2AST - Hydrogen-powered Coastal Route Vessels
Kristian Osnes, Project Manager FreeCO2ast, Havyard Group ASA

09.30 - 09.50
The MATISSE - SHIP model
Jonathan Köhler, Fraunhofer ISI

09.55 - 10.10
Key learning points from recent Hydrogen incident in Norway
Geirmund Vislie, Business Development Director, Gexcon AS

10.15 - 10.25
Zero Emission Ship Technology Association: The roar of the tide of change
Madadh MacLaine, CEO ZESTAs

10.25 - 11.00

Parallel Sessions

11.00 - 12.30
Moderator Mark Purkis, Ocean Hyway Cluster

11.05 - The Norwegian Hydrogen Cluster: short info on the newly established “land-based” national hydrogen cluster, covering road based transport, hydrogen production and industrial H2 use, Kristian E. Vik, Secretary General, Norwegian Hydrogen Association

11.15 - Introduction to H2 Ship Projects:

  • Future Proof Shipping, Prasanna Colluru, Director Corporate Strategy

  • HySeas Energy & the Hynovar pilot project, Arnaud Vasquez, CEO

  • Water-Go-Round, presented by partner Hydrogenics, Mark Kammerer, Business Development Manager

12.00 - Panel on Liquid Hydrogen. Moderator Laurence Grand Clement, CEO, PersEE. Participants: Dr. Thomas Tork, Business Development Director Linde Gas, Arnaud Vasquez, CEO Hyseas Energy, Paul Helland, Project Manager NCE Maritime Cleantech, Charline Dubois, Business Development Manager Air Liquide

11.00 - 12.30
Moderator Kai Stoltz,
GCE Ocean Technology

Marine Renewable Energy

-Tidetec, Arne H. Kollandsrud

-Green fuel bunkering on the North Sea: Creating the missing link between renewable energy generation and zero-emission maritime transport, Maarten Fonteijn, Venture Builder, Enviu

-Aquatera and MRE projects world-wide, Ian Johnston, Management Team Leader, Aquatera

-A new wave energy concept from Waveco, CEO, Inge Bakke

12.30 - 13.30

End of Conference and Lunch

19th: 13.30 - 17.00
MoZEES Maritime Research Meeting (by invitation only)

  • Hydrogen Storage & System Integration

  • Fuel Cells for the Maritime