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September 2019

2020 Compliance Seminar

Assess your options. Ensure compliance. Avoid penalties.

The countdown to January 2020 is on! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discuss your compliance plan with key stakeholders.


2020 Compliance will be taking place on 12 - 13 June 2019 at The Hatton in London 

Key topics for 2019 include:

Regulation, compliance and enforcement

Our expert speakers from legal, insurance and regulatory and PSC perspectives will make sure you have every eventuality covered.

Discuss how regulations are going to be enforced, what penalties might be, and who is going to be liable.

Fuel availability and cost

From MGO to LNG and HFO for ships fitted with scrubbers - we explore the supply and demand dynamics that will impact marine fuels post 2020.

All the information you need to prepare your fuel management plan for 2020 and beyond. 

Scrubbers feasibility

Detailed shipowner case studies to help you make the best choices for your fleet - from retrofit to new build - without a sales pitch in sight.

How viable are open loop scrubbers in light of ports’ washwater restrictions?

Infrastructure requirements

Find out what plans ports have in place to support bunkering for a multi-fuel market, and how infrastructural development can impact your options for 2020.

Decision making and strategy

Interactive session formats tailor made to help you foresee the implementation challenges of various compliance options, and identify your ideal solution.

Operational challenges

What are the next steps needed for shipowners? Avoiding contamination, selecting lubricants, devising an implementation plan and more.

Six scenarios for shipping in 2020

As the January 1st implementation date for the International Maritime Organisation’s 2020 sulphur cap approaches, a few things have become clearer, and much remains uncertain. 

We spoke to four experts in marine fuels to make sense of the range of possible outcomes. These were were Julian Clark, Global Head of Shipping at Hill Dickinson, Richard Clayton, Chief Correspondent at Lloyd's List, Poul Woodall, Director of Environment & Sustainability at DFDS A/S, and Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive at Concawe. 

Read the article for their comments and our verdict on each of six possible scenarios.

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