Pieter Jacobs is Director, Onshore Wind at Mammoet. He is one of Mammoet’s most seasoned experts; having worked for the company in a variety of roles since 1999. A mechanical engineer by training, he has worked for Mammoet in a range of technical roles, including project management, operations management, and fabrication, before taking on the organization’s most senior global sales roles, culminating in spearheading the business’ dedicated onshore wind taskforce, which is responsible for both the commercial and operational excellence of Mammoet’s onshore wind work.
Renewable energy projects continue to dominate the breakbulk sector and this trend is set to continue for many years. However, there is often a disconnect between wind technology manufactures and logistics solutions providers. This session will discuss whether the current transportation available is sufficient to meet the needs of the wind industry in terms of number of projects as well as the increasing size of cargo. fleet is able to transport increasingly larger turbines, challenge the current trend of increasingly larger wind turbines, and whether wind technology manufactures may need to invest in their own logistical solutions if they what to maintain the current rate of rapid turbine growth.
Wednesday 18 May 14:15 - 15:00 Room 1