Live talk shows

The talk shows cover current topics in the maritime, offshore and energy sector. On 27 and 28 October, several speakers of companies took part and discussed under the supervision of an experienced moderator. Re-watch the talk shows on the On Demand page of Navingo Career or Offshore Energy.

Tuesday 27 October 2020

  • 09:45 – 10:15
    Focus on Offshore Wind
    By Erwin Coolen (Moderator), Owner at ECHT, Marcel van Bergen, Director Offshore Heavy Lifting at Boskalis, Wijnand van Aalst, CEO at van Aalst Group, Benjamin Lehner, Business & Innovation Advisor at DMEC, Fleur Helsloot, Global Event Manager at Ampelmann
    Offshore wind energy is a frontrunner when it comes to renewable energy. Major projects are realised in the North Sea. Technologies are improved and new ones invented. Other regions in the world are catching up, creating opportunities for established companies. A talk show about what is on the horizon for offshore wind.
  • 11:15 – 11:45
    Marine Energy: The Next Big Thing in Energy
    By Peter Scheijgrond (moderator), Director, MET-support With Andries Unen, CEO Tocardo, Richard Parkinson, CEO Inyanga Marine Projects and Patrik Möller, CEO CorPower Ocean, Kim Nielsen, Wave Energy Consultant, Ramboll
    When it comes to establishing the energy transition, all forms of renewable energy are needed. As an untapped and reliable source of energy, marine energy can play an important role in complementing the future energy mix. What is the potential of marine energy and what collaborations do we see with the offshore and maritime sectors?
  • 12:45 – 13:15
    Future of Energy Transition
    By Peter Scheijgrond (Moderator), Director, MET-support, Sicco Kamminga, Director at Nortek, Daniel Buhagiar, CEO at Flasc B.V., Willem van Leeuwen, Project Manager Services at Damen
    The energy transition is one of the biggest challenges of our time. To succeed this transition we need to invest. In renewable technologies, infrastructure projects and, of course, human capital. A talk show about the business opportunities of the energy transition.

Wednesday 28 October 2020

  • 09:45 – 10:15
    Marine goes green
    By Robert Plat (Moderator) Principal Consultant Offshore at Royal IHC, Ilyeas El khattouti, Sales Manager Benelux at Agrekko, Giedo Loeff, Team leader R&D at Feadship, Harry Linskens, Naval architect at Dekc
    Green technologies in the shipping industry are thriving. The maritime industry has a long tradition when it comes to innovation and is now taking the lead in creating sustainable solutions. A talk show about why it is important that maritime companies invest in green technologies.
  • 11:15 – 11:45
    Size Does Matter: Heavy Lifting
    By Robert Plat (Moderator) Principal Consultant Offshore at Royal IHC, Wouter van den Bos, CEO at SDC Verifier, Rene Nijhuis, Global Accountmanager at Roll Group, Matthieu Moerman, Head of Marine Projects at SAL Heavylift
    The heavy lift sector is essential in the offshore energy industry. This industry is pushing the limit on a daily basis. What does it take to move these unimaginable weights? A talk show about raising the bar in the heavy lift industry.
  • 14:30 – 15:00
    Fresh ideas for new challenges
    By Seriena Bal, (moderator), Managing Director at Buccaneer Delft, Dr. Johannes Schmidt, Senior Project Manager Bionic Production, Matti Basan, Sales Manager Offshore Cranes Liebherr-Components, Eric van Genuchten, Chief Operating Officer Sensing360, Jelte Kymmell, General Manager Mocean
    The will to innovate drives the offshore energy industry. New technologies are created by start-ups and established companies. Fresh ideas need exposure to take traction. Fresh ideas can only blossom when they are embraced by a community. A talk show that presents innovation and new technologies.
  • 16:00 – 16:30
    Crash course teaming up with start-ups & scale-ups
    By Seriena Bal (moderator), Managing Director at Buccaneer Delft, Tom Milder, Manager Engineering & Innovation at Jumbo Maritime, Karel Roozen, Business Developer at Next Ocean and Jonas Brendelberger, Co-founder at
    ‘How to get access to new technologies to improve operations and explore new markets?’ ‘How to validate and deploy my technology and get access to (new) market(s)?’ Two different questions from two angles with the same context and the same perspective: making a partnership between large and small work. During this crash course by Buccaneer Delft ways to set up a successful partnership between start-ups, scale-ups and corporates will be discussed.