Informa Maritime is part of the Knowledge and Networking Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


March 2018

The Largest & Most Interactive Event Dedicated To The Offshore Vessel Industry In North America

Thank you to everyone who attended Offshore Vessel Connect North America 2016

Join North America's biggest gathering of offshore vessel owners and operators

Hours of Networking
Expert Speakers
Shipowners Present

Meet 3 Conference Audiences Over 2 Days In 1 Venue

OSV & Subsea Vessels
  • Retrofitting offshore vessels to improve functionality and operational flexibility – practical guidance from Robert Allan & The Coast Guard
  • Expert market forecasts from IHS, Douglas-Westwood & Clarksons Platou – how is the oil price impacting global markets? Where can shipowners find new opportunities to maintain utilisation?
  • How should shipowners adapt and position for growth for when the upswing eventually arrives? Discuss during our panel on short and long-term commercial realities
Offshore Accommodation & Access
  • Prosafe and Østensjø Rederi perspectives on the case for semi-submersible accommodation units vs the case for monohull accommodation vessels
  • Analysis of a Floatel International guest survey from those who live and work offshore – what lessons can the offshore industry learn from the cruise industry?
  • Douglas Westwood insights into the impact of the low oil price on the offshore accommodation sector
Dynamic Positioning
  • Feedback from Aaron Smith, Executive Director, OSVDPA on how this training scheme is differentiating itself from others on the market
  • Passive monitoring: can human error be attributed to multiple point failures? Explore and discuss with Maersk Training
  • Assessing to what extent vessel classification complicates clarity of vessel function and impacts DPO skill sets

Essential and Unrivalled Networking Opportunities

Meet Potential Clients Through Our VIP Platform
Oil and gas companies and shipowners attend our events for free as VIP's. Apply for a VIP place to take advantage of our unrivalled opportunities for interaction with potential clients.
Maximise Networking Opportunities With Our New Mobile App
View the full participant list, send private messages, schedule one-to-one meetings and participate in interactive polls
Innovative Networking
With Development Lunches, Drinks Receptions and a 1-2-1 Meeting Zone, there are plenty of opportunities to expand your network and get to know potential partners.