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

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 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

Vladimiro Bonamin, Director, SGS Marine Services

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 Officier, Newport Shipping

11.00 Q&A

11.10 Networking coffee break sponsored by Vimex

11.50 Key challenges in Marine Fuel Management

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

Capt Rahul Choudhuri, Managing Director, Veritas Petroleum Services

12.10 Q&A

SESSION 3: INNOVATION IN ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES

12.20 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

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 

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, Environmental Compliance Director, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management 
Celio Wakamatsu, Chartering Manager (Asia / Middle East) / Singapore General Manager, Ardmore Shipping (Asia) 
Christopher Kirton, Managing Director, Norstar Ship Management
Jon Helge Ulstein, Vessel Manager, Wilhelmsen Ship Management

SESSION 5: FUTURE FUELS & ALTERNATIVE POWER

15.10 PANEL DISCUSSION: The latest in compliant fuels & alternative power to be 2020 compliant 
Panellists:
Jeroen van Riel, Global Market Unit Manager Repair & Service, Alfa Laval Singapore
Jerry Ng, CEO, Blue Ocean Solutions
Marc Sima, President & CEO, FuelSave
Chris Chatterton, Executive Director, Methanol Institute

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

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

16.50 Q&A

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

18.30 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

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 
Panellists include:
Benjamin Zou, Process Research Manager – Merichem Company
Laura Langh-Lagerlof, Managing Director, Langh Ship

Scott Poulter, Executive Director, Pacific Green Technologies
Dr Ram Vis, CEO, Viswa Lab
Kai Latun, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Yara Marine Technologies

10.40 Networking coffee break 

11.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: Scrubbers for existing vessels – Retrofit solutions
Panellists include:
Stuart Mckenna, Technical Manager, CleanShip Solutions
Gerard Theseira, Asst Vice President (New Products), Sembcorp Marine Repairs & Upgrades

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 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

14.30 Sponsor presentation
Sagar Tanksali, Executive Director, Seraphic Energy

SESSION 7 PART ONE: LUBRICANTS

14.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Latest in Compliant Lubricants
Panellists include:
Simon Chung, Product Lifecycle Manager, Chevron
Caroline Huot, Global Head of Lubricants, Cockett Marine Oil
Iain White, Global Field Engineering Manager, ExxonMobil Aviation and Marine Lubricants
Safiul Gazi, General Manager, 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 
Mogens Stenfeld Fynbo, Sales Manager, Force Technologies
Senior Representative, Rivertrace Engineering

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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