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We are pleased to announce the 1st international conference HEAVY CASPIAN & Offshore was held on 11th and 12th October 2011 at Ambassador Hotel Baku, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Active offshore development in Caspian Sea brought about rapid development of oil and gas industry and associated infrastructure in area countries. All this calls for execution of complex projects related to delivery and erection of drilling platforms, embankments, oil refineries, pipelines, etc. At the same time, logistics of Caspian region has a number of distinguishing geographical, political and administrative features. The conference will highlight all aspects of heavy-lift transport and logistics.

Delegates are free to discuss the following key issues:

  • Delivery of heavy-lift cargoes to Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, comparison of transport routes;
  • Offshore vessels and facilities;
  • Is there any alternative to Volga-Don Canal?

Our conference is a wonderful opportunity to meet local companies and be aware of operations in this promising area.

Please note that our attendees can communicate and appoint meetings before, during and after the conference by means of exchanging contact details with the help of Organizing Committee! You can be SURE – you will meet everyone YOU NEED at our conferences!


10.00 – 11.00
Arrival and registration

Collect conference and financial documents at the Conference desk

11.00 - 12.00
Session I

OOG Shipment from the Baltic to the Caspian Region (Russian)

  • Konstantin Akopov, General Director, CF&S Russia

Transportation of Heavy-Lift from Europe to Central Asia and South Caucasus (English)

  • Veselin Rubcev, General Director, Donau Star GmbH

Problems and Advantages of Project/ Heavy lift Traffics through Georgia and Azerbaijan (English)

  • Gia Danelia, General Director, Caucastransexpress


12.00 - 12.30
Coffee and networking break
12.30 - 13.30
Session II

Development of Transport Corridors in Trans-Caucasian and Central Asia Countries (Russian)

  • Eduard Biryukov, Secretary General, TRACECA

Modularization in On-Shore Construction: Experience in Delivery and Special Lifting Operations, Case Study

  • Murat Bostancioglu, Business & Sales Manager Central Asia, Sarens
13.30 - 14.30
Business lunch
14.30 - 16.00
Session III

Air delivery of cargoes the Caspian Sea region (English)

  • Liana Coyne, Director, Coyne Airway

Heavy-Lift in the Direction of Iran (English)

  • Mohammad Zokaie, Director, Sepehrun Tarabar International Transport
16.00 - 17.00
Session IV

Solutions for Hard and Special Transport Problems (English)

  • Raimund Loechle, Area Sales Manager, Goldhofer AG

Wijnne Barends Ships Role in Transportation of Project and Heavy Cargoes (English)

  • Anton Kurasov, Junior Chartering Manager, Wijnne & Barends B.V.

TITAN Heavy-Duty tractors for total combination weights up to 1.000t (English)

  • Paul Semm, Sales Engineer, TITAN Spezialfahrzeugbau GmbH
Evening reception on behalf of the Organizing Committee


State Authorities


  • Eduard Biryukov, Secretary General

Cargo owners

Caspi Meruerty Operating Co BV (Kazakhstan)

  • Nurbek Nuraganov, Onshore Oil Facilities Engineer of «Zhemtchuzhina» Project
  • Zhanar Aitzhanov, Advisor on Logistics

KazMunayTeniz (Kazakhstan)

  • A. Kuyanbaev, Shipbuilding Engineer

Transport, forwarding and logistics companies

Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics Ltd (Turkey)

  • Osman Ozgur Sunmaz, Project Executive
  • Ahmet Orcun Cevik, Project Executive

BLG Cargo Logistics GmbH & Co KG (Germany)

  • Jana Bakumenko, Head of Department, Russia and CIS States

Causcastransexpress (Georgia)

  • Gia Danelia, General Director

CAUTREX (Georgia)

  • George Tsomaia, Owner

CF&S Russia (Russia)

  • Konstantin Akopov, General Director


  • Marc Tondera, Managing Director

FORMAG Forwarding (Azerbaijan)

  • Ilkin Sharifov, Commercial Director
  • Ilham Hajiyev, Sales Manager

Hareket Heavy Lifting Project Transportation Co (Azerbaijan)

  • Murat Ayrim, Country Manager Azerbaijan

Holleman (Bulgaria)

  • Mladen Ganchev, Managing Director

ICT Logistics A/S (Latvia)

  • Regina Narolska, Head of Riga Branch Office

Kin-Mark Logistics (Moscow, Russia)

  • Sergei Ivashchenko, Manager

Lomer Point Bridge (Kazakhstan)

  • Assel Nakeeva, Head of International Transportation Department

Mammoet Kasmashal (Kazakhstan)

  • Vugar Madatov, General Manager

Mammoet Gulf BV (OAE)

  • Hadi Arabi, Sales Manager

NOVOTEK Export (Novorossiysk, Russia)

  • Vladimir Ishutin, Commercial Director

NTD Service (Azerbaijan)

  • Bahram Abdinov, Director
  • Vusal Gadzhiev, Managing Partner

Sarens (Kazakhstan)

  • Murat Bostancioglu, Business and Sales Manager Central Asia
  • Raikhan Yasseyeva, Branch Director Sarens Kazakhstan

Sepehrun Tarabar International Transport Co (Iran)

  • Mohammad Zokaie, Director
  • Nazanin Mojarrad, Transit Manager and Commercial Expert


  • Svetlana Voroncova, Member of the Board

TRANSPED (Lithuania)

  • Eugene Gudovichev
  • Daniil Kuznetsov

Shipping and chartering companies

Blue Water Shipping Caspian (Azerbaijan)

  • Fina Garber, Managing Director
  • Nariman Mammadov, Operations Director

Donau Star GmbH (Germany)

  • Veselin Rubchev, Managing Director

Dragon Proje Tasimacilik Hizmetleri Tic. Ltd. Sti (Turkey)

  • Bahadir Tonguc, Chartering Manager
  • Taylan Sayin, CEO
  • Natalya Alexeeva, Operations and River Transportation Manager


  • Serik Ishmanov, Managing Director on Commercial Issues and Strategic Development
  • Gabiden Turashev, Deputy Director of Fleet Strategic Development Department

Wijnne & Barends B.V. (Netherlands)

  • Anton Kurasov, Junior Chartering Manager

Air carriers

Coyne Airways (Great Britain)

  • Larry Coyne, CEO
  • Liana Coyne, Director
  • Jon Southgate, Caspian Services Manager

Suppliers of machinery and equipment

Faymonville Distribution AG (Belgium)

  • Elena Stroykova
  • Christoph Pruemmer, Sales Second Hand

Goldhofer AG (Germany)

  • Raimund Loechle, Area Sales Manager

INSPETSTECHNICS (Agent of GOLDHOFER AG in Russia and CIS countries)

  • Eugene Dyomin, General Director
  • Andrei Suyazov, Deputy General Director

Scheurle Fahrzeugfabrik GmbH (Germany)

  • Alwin Radke, Area Sales Manager

TITAN Spezialfahrzeugbau GmbH (Germany)

  • Paul Semm, Sales Engineer


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