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

Asian <br> Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference

Programme

Addressing the operational realities of the 2020 Sulphur Cap

DAY ONE: Wednesday 24 October 2018

07.30 Registration, coffee and networking

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

SESSION 1: REGULATION UPDATE

09.10 Opening keynote address: Preparing  for Sulphur Cap 2020 and beyond

  • Balancing social responsibility with commercial, operational and regulatory targets
  • Strategic options for complying with regulatory requirements
  • Fuel availability in Singapore
  • Sourcing options, and dealing with non-availability of low sulphur fuel

Kenny Rogers, Head, Aurora Tankers Management

09.30 Q&A

09.40 SOx compliance and enforcement - who will be cheating who?

  • History behind MARPOL Annex VI
  • The importance of enforcement and how to make it work
  • Owners' concern: the level playing field. Is it always at risk?
  • Future maritime air pollution regulations - in the context of coming GHG regulations

Niels Bjorn Mortensen, Owner, Niels Bjorn Mortensen Consult

10.00 Q&A

10.10 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

Guillaume Drillet, Environment, Health and Safety Regional Manager, SGS Testing & Control Services Singapore 

10.30 Q&A

SESSION 2: SCRUBBER RETROFIT FINANCING AND MARINE FUEL MANAGEMENT

10.40 Financing options for scrubber retrofits

  • Role of shipyards
  • Turnkey financing for equipment, engineering and retrofits

Roy Yap, Chief Operating Officer, Newport Shipping

11.00 Q&A

11.10 Networking coffee break sponsored by Norsk Analyse

11.50 Key challenges in Marine Fuel Management

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

Josephine Goh, Senior Sales Manager, Veritas Petroleum Services

12.10 Q&A

SESSION 3: INNOVATION IN ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES

12.20 Developments to meet emissions and efficiency regulations 

  • Emission compliance with WinGD X-DF engine technology
  • How does digitalisation affect your main engine

Andre Spicher, Marketing & Application Manager, Winterthur Gas & Diesel

12.40 Q&A

12.50 All Eyes on 2020:

  • Environmental Regulatory Landscape
  • IMO Compliance Options
  • Emerging Regional Emission Requirements
  • Global Availability of Compliant Fuels
  • Looking Toward 2030 – Importance of Data and Technology

Dr Christina Wang, Vice President, ABS

13.10 Q&A  
  
13.20 Networking lunch sponsored by Harris Pye

SESSION 4: OWNERS, OPERATORS AND MANAGERS' FORUM

14.30 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

Panellists include:
Sudhir Bhimani, Group Environmental Compliance Director, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management 
Marlon Conceicao, NSM Technical Director, Norstar Ship Management
Rajiv Malhotra, Technical Manager, Thome Ship Management
Jon Helge Ulstein, Vessel Manager, Wilhelmsen Ship Management

15.30 Networking coffee break sponsored by Norsk Analyse

SESSION 5: FUTURE FUELS & ALTERNATIVE POWER

16.10 PANEL DISCUSSION: The latest in compliant fuels & alternative power to be 2020 compliant 
Panellists:
Jeroen van Riel, Global Service Manager, Boiler Service, Alfa Laval Japan
Olaf Kuss, Managing Director, DIMAR-TEC / FUELSAVE Partner Asia
Chris Chatterton, COO, Methanol Institute

Charlotte Røjgaard, Global Technical Manager, Bureau Veritas Verifuel 

17.25 Q&A

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

18.45 End of day one
 

DAY TWO: Thursday 25 October 2018

07.30 Registration, networking, and coffee sponsored by Norsk Analyse

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

09.00 Opening keynote address
Stian Aakre, General Manager Sales, Wärtsilä Moss

SESSION 6: EGCSA INITIATIVES & SCRUBBER TECHNOLOGY

Session chair: Stian Aakre, General Manager Sales, Wärtsilä Moss

09.30 PANEL DISCUSSION: Scrubber technology and why it is a viable option 
Panellists:
Laura Langh-Lagerlof, Managing Director, Langh Ship
Ken McClelland, Technical Director / Inventor, Pacific Green Technologies
Ralf Jürgens, CEO, Primarine 
Jay Zhang, Vice General Manager, Shanghai Bluesoul Environmental Technology

Kai Latun, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Yara Marine Technologies

10.40 Networking coffee break sponsored by Norsk Analyse

11.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: Scrubbers for existing vessels – Retrofit solutions
Panellists:
Stuart Mckenna, Technical Manager, CleanShip Solutions
Chris David, Group COO, Harris Pye
Gerard Theseira, Asst Vice President (New Products), Sembcorp Marine Repairs & Upgrades
Nitesh Ranvah, Chief Executive Officer, 21 Knots Design & Consulting

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 Hinksman, General Manager – Project Development & Sales, Wärtsilä Services

12.35 Q&A

12.45 Scrubbing Systems: corrosion and how to deal with it
David Schaus, Technical Director, Irwin Group
Raymond Jægersen, Technical Director, Sverdrup Steel

13.15 Q&A

13.25 Networking lunch sponsored by Primarine

14.30 Regulations and compliance challenges – shipboard led conversion
Umesh Kerur, Executive Director, Seraphic Energy

SESSION 7 PART ONE: LUBRICANTS

14.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Latest in Compliant Lubricants
Panellists:
Ming Sheng Kang, Product Manager, Global Marketing CVO & IME, Castrol
Simon Chung, Product Lifecycle Manager, Chevron
Iain White, Global Field Engineering Manager, ExxonMobil Aviation and Marine Lubricants
Safiul Gazi, General Manager, Marketing and Innovation, Gulf Oil Marine

Jean-Philippe Roman, Technical Director, Total Lubmarine

SESSION 7 PART TWO: OTHER TECHNOLOGIES DEALING WITH EMISSIONS

15.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Issues with Washwater Waste from Scrubbers
Panellists:
Stephanie Lavelle, Maritime Manager, Chelsea Technologies 
Rene B Christensen, Global Sales Manager, Green Instruments

Markus Haas, Technical Industry Manager (Maritime), SICK

16.20 Closing remarks from conference chairman
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media
 
16.30 End of conference

* Programme subject to amendments/changes

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