Asian
Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference 24-25 October 2018, Singapore

Asian <br> Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference

Programme

DAY ONE: Wednesday 24 October 2018

07.30 Registration, coffee and networking

08.50 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

09.00 Platinum sponsor welcome address

SESSION 1: REGULATION UPDATE

09.10 Keynote presentation: Why the Sulphur Cap is important: Economic and environmental considerations

  • Enforcement: The way to cleaner shipping and a fair business
  • What is being done at an IMO and an EU- level
  • Measuring accurately by using the Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator (EEOI) and CO2 Emission Index (CO2EI)
  • Meeting MRV regulations
  • The latest in emission control areas (ECA) regulations
  • Looking beyond 2020 regulations

Professor Ralf Zimmermann, Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock
09.30 Q&A

09.40 An independent view on SOx enforcement

  • The need for an holistic approach to the enforcement of emission regulations
  • A review of the different methods of SOx enforcement and their limitations
  • Some practical problems facing port states in achieving effective enforcement
  • A discussion of possible solutions

Vladimiro Bonamin, Director, SGS Marine Services

10.00 Q&A

SESSION 2: PORT INFRASTRUCTURE AND BUNKERING SOLUTIONS

10.10 Port infrastructure requirements – Supplying compliant fuels effectively

  • Role of ports/port authorities
  • Bunker infrastructure in ports and bunker suppliers
  • Possible future developments in ports

10.30 Q&A

10.40 Networking coffee break sponsored by Vimex

11.20 Key challenges in Marine Fuel Management

  • Sub topics: Past, Present & Future - quality, quantity, technical & operational considerations.

Capt Rahul Choudhuri, Managing Director, Veritas Petroleum Services

11.40 Q&A

SESSION 3: INNOVATION IN ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES

11.50 Developments to meet emissions and efficiency regulations 

  • IMO III – Engine / SCR integration 
  • LNG / Dual Fuel Engine Developments to expanded applications 
  • Propulsion – Engine Integration 
  • Propulsion Systems Innovations and Power Management 
  • Digital Analytical Systems

12.05 Q&A

12.15 How the industry meets new emission requirements from a Class perspective
Dr Christina Wang, Vice President, ABS

12.30 Q&A  
  
12.40 How P&I Clubs will react to non-compliant members
12.55 Q&A

13.05 Networking lunch 

SESSION 4: OWNERS, OPERATORS AND MANAGERS FORUM

14.15 PANEL DISCUSSION: Preparing for 2020 – challenges and opportunities

  • Dealing with technical and legal challenges
  • Identifying commercial and environmental pitfalls
  • Making the transition to a post 2020 world
  • Balancing regulation requirements and operating costs
  • Choosing the option that is right for you: Low sulphur versus scrubber

Panelists include:
Daniel Evans, Senior Fleet Technical Superintendent, AW Ship Management
Sudhir Bhimani, Environmental Compliance Director, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management 
Christopher Kirton, Managing Director, Nordstar
Jon Helge Ulstein, Technical Director, Wilhelmsen

14.35 Q&A

SESSION 5: FUTURE FUELS & ALTERNATIVE POWER

14.55 PANEL DISCUSSION: The latest in compliant fuels & alternative power to be 2020 compliant 
Panelists:
Jerry Ng, CEO, Blue Ocean Solutions
Senior Representative, ExxonMobil Marine Fuels
Chris Chatterton, Executive Director, Methanol Institute

Charlotte Røjgaard, Global Technical Manager - Marine Fuels, Bureau Veritas - Verifuel 
Senior Representative, Total Marine Fuels

15.35 Q&A

15.50 Networking coffee break sponsored by Vimex

16.30 How Shipowners are utilising heat power technologies

  • Turn waste heat into value
  • Save fuel
  • Decrease CO2 emissions

Zvonko Ikic, Head of Sales Maritime - Container, Climeon
17.30 Q&A

17.50 Closing remarks by conference chairman, followed by drinks reception sponsored by VPS

19.00 End of day one
 

DAY TWO: Thursday 25 October 2018

07.30 Registration, coffee and networking

08.50 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

09.00 Opening keynote address
Don Gregory, Director, EGCSA & Technical Director, Gulf Oil Marine
09.20 Q&A

SESSION 6: EGCSA INITIATIVES & SCRUBBER TECHNOLOGY

Session Chair: Don Gregory, Director, EGCSA & Technical Director, Gulf Oil Marine

09.30 PANEL DISCUSSION: Scrubber technology and why it is a viable option 
Panelists include:
Benjamin Zou, Process Research Manager – Merichem Company
Laura Langh-Lagerlof, Managing Director, Langh Ship

Scott Poulter, Executive Director, Pacific Green Technologies
Nils Homburg, VP Exhaust Gas Systems, SAACKE
Dr Ram Vis, CEO, Viswa Lab
Kai Latun, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Yara Marine Technologies

10.20 Q&A

10.40 Networking coffee break 

11.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: Scrubbers for existing vessels – Retrofit solutions
12.05 Q&A

12.20 Fast installation concept for scrubbers

  • Introduction - The challenge(s) of retrofitting
  • Description of the fast installation concept
  • Benefits for the ship owner

David Hinkman, Project Development Manager, Wärtsilä Services

12.35 Q&A

12.45 Scrubbing Systems: corrosion and how to deal with it
Raymond Jægersen, Technical Director, Sverdrup Steel
13.00 Q&A

13.10 Networking lunch

SESSION 7 PART ONE: LUBRICANTS

14.10 PANEL DISCUSSION: Latest in Compliant Lubricants
Panellists include:
Iain White, Global Field Engineering Manager, ExxonMobil Aviation and Marine Lubricants
Safiul Gazi, General Manager, Gulf Oil Marine

Senior Representative, Shell Marine
Jean-Philippe Roman, Technical Director, Total Lubmarine

15.00 Q&A

SESSION 7 PART TWO: OTHER TECHNOLOGIES DEALING WITH EMISSIONS

15.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: Issues with Washwater Waste from Scrubbers
Panelists:
Stephanie Lavelle, Maritime Manager, Chelsea Technologies 
Mogens Stenfeld Fynbo, Sales Manager, Force Technologies
Senior Representative, Rivertrace Engineering

15.50 Q&A

16.00 Data Driven Decision making regarding Sulphur compliance  

  • How to use Big Data for management decisions on compliance options
  • Collecting data on operational profile of ships
  • Calculating options and scenarios 

16.20 Q&A
 
16.40 Closing remarks from conference chairman
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media
 
16.45 End of conference

* Programme subject to amendments/changes

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