ESTA is the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry.




1. Market prospects and trends for onshore wind in Europe

2. Safety recap – what are the issues and what problems do we need to solve?


3. Technical developments and their implications:

- new generation turbines

- new ways of transporting and erecting on-shore turbines

- tower crane solutions

- self-lifting precast wind towers

- project reports


4. VDMA Power Systems: the turbine manufacturers’ role in creating a safety culture


5. What turbine manufacturers and energy companies want from their transport and lifting supply chains; improving supply chain communication on site


6. Developments since 2017 and progress towards best practice guides:

- better planning

- better communication

- early supply chain involvement

- responses to BSK’s site road and crane pad requirements guides

- the crane manufacturers’ technical perspectives


7. Costs, risk and supply chain consolidation


8. PLUS “bonus” sessions on:

- Developing a practical safety culture on site

- Safety and the European Crane Operators Licence


* The organisers reserve the right to change the programme at any time


** A full programme will be available soon

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Upcoming events

  • 7th of November 2017 World Crane and Transport Summit

    Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
    the Netherlands

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