NOSP is coming to Bergen! Join us 08.10.14!

NOSP is holding an event in Bergen for the first time, please join us at the Bergen Public Library on Wednesday 08.10.14 followed by a social call at a pub for drinks and snacks.  Membership in NOSP is free, just sign up to receive our evening invitations.  Attendence at this evening’s event in Bergen is also free!  Come along and bring a colleague!


16:55 : “NOSP Info” – Stig Øvstedal
17:00 : “Are floating wind turbines an option?  The history of Hywind and the way forward” – Finn Gunnar Nielsen, Statoil
17:30 : “The installation of Offshore Wind Farm Inter-Array Cables – Case studies from two UK OWFs” – Stuart Duncan
18:00 : “F-1 Engine Salvage from the Apollo 11 mission; Fragile artifact recovery at 4200 meters” – Lars-Kristian Trellevik, Swire Seabed


Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) and lessons learnt session

Time and location:  Alf & Werner in Stavanger city center at 17:00 on September 3rd. Stig Øvstedal, NOSP chairman, will hold a brief introduction beginning at 17:55.

This evening’s presentations kick off at 18:00 with a review of C-Worker 6 Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) for Offshore Survey Support Operations by Brian Anderson (ASV) plus two great presentations about what happens when things don’t go as planned:

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“Multibeam Imagining Sonar – Expectations vs. reality – A case study from Troll B” by Norman Morrison, DeepOcean

“What if everything goes wrong…” by Geir Simensen, Statoil

Please pass along this invite to any interested colleagues, it costs nothing to be a member of NOSP and 100 kr at the door to attend the event (includes pizza).

Evening meeting

Time and location: Alf & Werner, downtown Stavanger,  June 12th, 18.00-20.00

18:00 – 18:30

Maritime Robotics’ USV

Vegard Evjen Hovstein , Maritime Robotics

18:30 – 19:00

DYNAV – Redundant dual mode positioning system

Magne Farstad, POWEX AS

19:00 – 19:30

Towed Streamer Marine Seismic – Geospatial Challenges

Peter Canter, Geograf

Alf&Werner in Stavanger centrum is the place to meet up. The entrance is located on the side of the building, towards Egon (close to the Nåløyet bar). Food will be available from 18:00 and beverages will be available during / after the talk(s).

We will kindly ask for the small fee of NOK 100,- for entering which includes snack food.

Please forward this informatio to any potential candidates that might find this interesting.