*Please note topics/timings may be subject to alteration. Draft only.
0830 – Registration and Coffee
0900 – Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks
0915-0945 – Keynote Address
The Regulatory Landscape
0945-1010 – Preparing for the regulation
- Options for 2020 compliance and current case studies.
- Monitoring and testing fuel to ensure high quality and avoid operational issues.
- Beyond 2020 –meeting the IMO 2050 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target.
1010-1035 – A port’s perspective
- The role of the port authority in 2020
- Is there the right infrastructure to supply and bunker compliant fuels?
- How will port infrastructure change over the next few decades?
Jan Egbertsen, Manager Innovation, Port of Amsterdam
1035- 1105 – Coffee Break
Vessel Design and Operation in 2020
1105-1130 – Predicting and avoiding operational issues in 2020
- Avoiding compatibility issues when switching from HFO to LSF – what to look for and how to train crew to be aware of initial problems to avoid long-term engine damage.
- Sourcing compliant fuel ahead of time and maintaining fuel quality.
- The importance of continuous monitoring and fuel testing.
1130-1155 – Engine lubricant considerations
- Selecting the right cylinder oil in a 2020 environment.
- How will the shift to low-sulphur fuel affect marine lubricant supply and demand?
- Supplying lubricants for variable fuel qualities and avoiding operational difficulties.
1155-1240 – Shipowner panel discussion - future-proofing your fleet.
A discussion on how shipowners are changing the design and operation of their fleets to improve energy efficiency and go beyond compliance. The panel will also look at the ROI of technologies and available finance.
Panellists include: TBA
1240-1400 – Lunch
Electric Propulsion and Alternative Fuels
1400-1425 – Fuel consumption and alternative propulsion
- Guidelines for navigators – voyage planning and the weather
- Alternative propulsion, fuels and power supply; At Sea and In Port
Capt. Arno van den Maagdenberg, Director, Noah Shipping
1425-1450 – Methanol and alternative fuels
- The possibility for methanol as a marine fuel.
- Barriers towards adoption of methanol and other alternatives at the larger scale.
- Case studies of methanol and ethanol on ferries and small vessels.
1450-1520 – Coffee Break
1520-1645 – These roundtables are open to all participants (end users, suppliers, sponsors etc) and will take place simultaneously – all hosted by key partners and sponsors. Each table can host up to 10 participants, and delegates will be invited to sign up throughout the morning to the roundtable they wish to attend, via our interactive WebApp.
The content in these interactive Roundtable sessions will be focused on solutions and business strategy and they will last for 1.15 hours in total, with the discussion itself lasting 40 minutes, followed by 35 minutes, for a short 5-minute summary from each table to the whole room. Between 4 and 6 tables will be hosted.
1700-1715 – Conclusions, followed by Networking Drinks