H2SHIPS Project Launch Event

Hotel Andromeda, Kursaal-Westhelling 5 8400 Oostende (Belgium)

27 August 2019 - 27 August 2019

The launch event will take place on 27th of August 2019 at Hotel Andromeda in Oostende (Belgium). This is a great opportunity to learn more about the pilot actions and other aspects of the the project. Hydrogen experts will be on site as keynote speakers and representatives of other marine hydrogen projects, setting the scene for hydrogen in shipping. A world-café will get you the opportunity to get in touch with these experts and discuss this highly topical issues.

The event is held in conjunction with the Hydrogen Days in Oostende, which offer visitor the opportunity to ride on a hydrogen-powered boat (you need to register seperately for this option by following the link above).

Registration link below is solely for registration for the H2SHIPS project launch event in the afternoon.

Register here.


Draft Agenda


13:00 Registration and Networking-Lunch
14:00-14:15 Opening and Welcome

Setting the context:

Mayor of Oostende (tbc): Perspective of Oostende and Importance of hydrogen

Hydrogen Europe: Context and Policy Landscape


Presenting the project H2SHIPS:

Overview by Interreg North-West Europe Joint Secretariat and Lead Partner EIFER

Introducing the pilot actions in Oostende and Amsterdam

15:40-16:00 Short break

Synergies with other marine H2-Projects and initiatives

H2PORTS: The first European port facilities to use hydrogen-powered machinery

Hub for Ocean Norway: two projects for H2 passenger vessels

European Marine Energy Centre:

HyDIME - retrofit of an excisting ferry with a dual fuel hydrogen injection system

HySEASIII: fully hydrogen powered ferry constructed an operating in Orkney

16:45-17:45 World Café: discuss topical issues on hydrogen and marine applications with our expertes in an interactive workshop session over coffee and snacks
17:45-18:00 Closing Remarks and Outlooks


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