Installation, future demands for recruitment and competencies

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Installation, future demands for recruitment and competencies

Installation, future demands for recruitment

and competencies

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Speaker: Hans Schneider

Date: 4 April 2013


Chief Operating Officer, A2SEA A/S

Hans Schneider, COO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Chief Operating Officer, A2SEA A/S

EDUCATION

Master mariner

SUPPLEMENTARY

EDUCATION

Management Education INSEAD

Broad commercial and organisation experience

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

2007- Nicon Industries A/S - Chairman

Steel Industry - primarily for ships and offshore

2003-2007 Dencam A/S

Sub-supplier to the wind turbine industry

1999-2003 Nicon A/S

Steel Industry - primarily for ships and offshore

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From pioneer to industry leader

2020 European 20% renewable energy target

2015 Round III in the UK, 2 GW in Germany

2012 A2SEA invests in CT Offshore

NB002 ordered for delivery in 2014

2011 The World’s first 500 MW park goes live

2010 ISO 14001 (Environment) and OHSAS 18001 (Safety )

SEA INSTALLER ordered for delivery in 2012

Siemens Wind Power invests in A2SEA

2009 A2SEA is acquired by DONG Energy

2008 Ownership of SEA WORKER

2007 Ownership of SEA JACK

2005 Ownership of SEA ENERGY and SEA POWER

DNV Certification of QA System – DS/EN ISO 9001:2000

2002 A2SEA’s first project; Horns Rev – 80 WTGs installed

2000 A2SEA is established in Fredericia, Denmark

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What are we doing

Foundation and WTG installation

• Onshore / offshore logistics

• Crew boats

• Turbine assembly

• Sea fastening

• Lifting supervision

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What are we doing

Foundation and WTG installation

• Marine Operation Project

Management

• Marine Project Support

Management

• Feeder solutions or direct

installation

• Own/chartered installation vessels

• Strong partnership with marine

contractors

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Crew Boats

Crew boat operation and

management

• Crewing

• Technical management

• Newbuilding

- Project management

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Vessels & Equipment

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Vessels & Equipment


SEA WORKER

Installation Vessels

SEA JACK

SEA POWER

Photo : Tony Brands ©

Tony Brands@

SEA INSTALLER

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SERVICE

Vessels

WIND

SEA

ENERGY

Wind Transfer

Anholt Wind

Wind Supplier

Wind Transporter

Wind Supporter Djurs Wind

SEA SWATH 01

Photo : Tony Brands ©

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Since 2002:

800 turbines

400 foundations

Project portfolio

Frederikshavn

Teesside

Robin Rigg

Anholt (2012/13)

Walney 1 Ormonde

Horns Rev 2 Sprogø

West of Duddon Sands (2013)

Horns Rev 1

Lillgrund

Gwynt y Môr (2013) Burbo Bank

Arklow Bank

Sheringham Shoal Rødsand 2 Baltic 1

Nysted

Scroby Sands AlphaVentus

Greater Gabbard

Gunfleet Sands + GFS03

Kentish Flats

Prinses Amalia

Egmond an Zee

London Array

Thanet

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Our Customers


New Buildings

NB002

• Ordered January 2012

- Cosco Shipyard,China

• Year of delivery 2014

• Self-propelled jack-up vessel

• Crane: 900 t

• 6.5-45 m of water depth

(depending on tide, penetration)

• 10 x Vestas 3.0MW

8 x Siemens 3.6MW

5 x Repower 6MW

• Self-propelled, DP2

Speed: 12 knots

• Charterers’ Accommodation: 35 single cabins

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MORE


New Buildings

SEA SERVER

• Concept design only

• Self-propelled, self-elevating unit

• GTK1100 telescopic crane, 95 t

• 60 m legs, 6-45 m of water depth

(depending on tide, penetration)

• Wave limit jacking: Hs 1.5-2.0 m

• Speed: 6 knots

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Facts & Figures


Anyone can hire a vessel.

Having the right people and know-how is

what makes it a success.

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Complexity is increasing

• Tasks

• Stakeholders

• Collaborative interfaces

• Finances

• Contracts

• Personnel

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We need maritime Competencies !!

- but as a complementary Competency

Leadership / management

Customer handling

Technical understanding

Flexibility

Responsibility

Power of determination

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Education must Support the Development of

new Skills / new Competencies


Recruitment

Access to Recruitment

Degree


Personal qualities

Drive

Master licence


Commitment

Managerial skills / potential

Certificate courses


Competencies

- technical

- customer service

- commercial

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The A2SEA Way

Junior Officer

• Personality test

• 2 interviews

Senior Officer

• Personality test

• 2 interviews

Own pipeline

Junior Officer

Senior Officer

Individual development program

Opportunity to work in the office

(for a period of time)

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Joint Responsibilities

- Mental Change (Change of Attitude)

1) Less “them” and “us”

Between offshore and onshore

Between offshore employees and company

2) More modern and flexible agreements

3) Balance between award and results

4) Learning and development is a life long exercise

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Challenges

Offshore wind is neither….

• Onshore-industry + 10 %

nor

• Olie or Gas - 10 %

Offshore wind is it’s own

industry

Thank you for your attention

Any questions

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