The WINDFORCE Baltic Sea offers a unique focus on the challenges in the Baltic Sea region. The conference targets on experiences and questions concerning offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea region and promotes cooperation between companies, countries and networks. The Event will be continued each time in another country. The WINDFORCE Baltic Sea 2022 takes place in Gdansk, Poland, from 15-16 November 2022.




15 November 2022

19:00 – 23:00 PTMEW / WINDFORCE Dinner

Motto: Partnerships for Cooperation – Gdańsk, Bremen and Pomorskie. Impressions and Perspectives

Welcome Words:

  • Jakub Budzynski, PTMEW
  • Heike Winkler, WAB


  • Monika Pochroń–Frankowska, Deputy Director of Chancellery of the Marshal for International and Interregional Cooperation, Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship
  • Dr Karolina Lipińska, Deputy Director Department for Economic Development, Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship
  • Maciej Buczkowski, Deputy Director Gdansk Mayor's Office, Head of International Relations Department
  • Randy Haubner Senatskanzlei Bremen

16 November 2022


09:00 – 09:10 "Offshore Wind Targets in Poland and Germany", Jakub Budzynski, PTMEW, and Heike Winkler, WAB e.V.

09:10 – 10:30 Possibilities and Cooperations in the Polish Offshore Wind Market:

  • "Decarbonization in the supply chain: Status of legislation and cooperation between companies in implementing obligations", Dr Sebastian Konrads, Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte
  • "Production of Steel Components for Offshore Wind in Poland - Status and Potential", Dr Florian Biehl, Technica Nova, Łukasz Kneba, CoMade Sp. z o.o
  • "Service and Maintenance of the Offshore WTGs", Maciej Piersiński, BOTA Wind Energy
  • "Fleet Management of the Service Fleet for Offshore Wind", Ernest Czermański, BOTA Green Offshore
  • "OSS Topside Fabrication", Igor Gielniak, Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia S.A. (EPG)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

Sponsor: Technica Nova

11:00 - 12:20 Possibilities and Cooperations in the Polish Offshore Wind Market:

  • "Upcoming challenges in the Baltics: Insights into project execution", Thibaud Busse, SeaRenergy Offshore Holding
  • "Trends for Offshore Wind Monopile Foundations in Poland & Germany until 2030", Jakub Seehafer, Steelwind Nordenham
  • "FRS Windcat Polska: Crew Transfer Vessels for the Polish Offshore Wind Industry", Tim Kunstmann, FRS Windcat Polska
  • "Cross Border Contracting - a new Method for Preventing Legal Traps and Pitfalls in International Projects", Dr Martin Lögering and Dr Johannes Trost, Lebuhn & Puchta

12:00 – 12:30 Ceremony: Joint Venture Polish / German Companies

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking

13:45 – 18:00 Site Visit Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia S.A. (EPG):

The EPG was established in 1953. EPG is a part of Baltic Industry Group run by Industrial Development Agency (Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A.) It specializes in delivery of advanced multidisciplinary steel structures for:

  • Offshore wind farms / renewable energy
  • Oil & Gas sector (offshore, subsea),
  • Specialized vessels deck equipment & port plant,
  • Onshore energy industry
  • Chemical & Petrochemical industry
  • Infrastructure.