The seventh World Crane and Transport Summit took place on 13-14th November 2019 in Amsterdam. The event was attended by around 200 delegates from some of the largest heavy lifting and specialised transport companies from all over the world. The event is a key meeting place for users and buyers of cranes and transport equipment as well as manufacturers and distributors. The 2-day program included conference and gala dinner.
Sarens Sales Director, Gert Hendrickx, presented at the WCTS event and spoke about the “New challenges for heavy lift and transport in the global energy market”.
Sarens is the #2 player globally with one of the largest fleets worldwide having state-of-the-art heavy lifting and complex transportation equipment. We have unique project management and engineering capabilities to provide turnkey solutions in all major industry verticals and a strong know-how developed with around 70 years of successful track-record.
Gert spoke about the power sector describing in detail the renewable sources of energy. He mentioned that the links between energy and geopolitics are strengthening and becoming more complex, a major factor in the outlook for energy production, consumption, and security. The rapid growth of energy brings huge opportunities but the market design needs to deliver both electricity and flexibility to keep our lights on. According to him, “There is no single solution to turn emissions around - renewables, efficiency, and a host of innovative technologies, including storage, CCUS and hydrogen, are all required to help the sector grow.”
He also talked about a few of the key solutions that Sarens offers for the challenges faced by the renewable sector: