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Dec 04
Show Filter
08:30 - 09:15 45 mins
Networking Breakfast
09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Jon Stewart - President, International Maritime Technology Consultants
09:30 - 10:15 45 mins
Shipowner Case Study – Systems Selection for a Bulk Fleet
10:15 - 11:00 45 mins
Shipowner Case Study – Experience in Retrofitting BWMS on the Maersk Fleet
  • Hrishikesh Chatterjee - Project Manager - Machinery, Fleet Management & Technology, Maersk Line
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Morning Coffee and Networking
11:30 - 13:00 90 mins
How do you solve a problem like logistics?

How are ports preparing to deal with the logistical issues that may arise if non-compliant ships can’t discharge in berth?

How can shipowners and port authorities work together to mitigate the risk of delays and backlogs? 

11:30 - 13:00 90 mins
Muddy Waters
  • What issues can arise from using BWMS in high suspended sediment conditions? 
  • What are the filter options available to overcome these problems?
11:30 - 13:00 90 mins
Shore based treatment models

We explore the latest developments in mobile and port side facilities for ballast water reception, treatment and delivery.    

13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 60 mins
Open forum: Honesty is the best policy - addressing inoperability in BWM systems

Anecdotal reports of problematic or inoperable ballast systems are widespread, resulting in reputational and financial risk for shipowners; how can stakeholders overcome these issues in the future?

  • Dealing with one-off isolated problems vs systemic issues
  • What responsibility do manufacturers’ have in terms of warranty and post sales service?


  • Hrishikesh Chatterjee - Project Manager - Machinery, Fleet Management & Technology, Maersk Line
  • Nadeem Anwar - Senior Lecturer - Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, Solent University
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Session title TBC

Reserved for Sponsor

15:30 - 15:45 15 mins
Short Afternoon Coffee & Networking
15:45 - 16:30 45 mins
The Financials: CAPEX vs OPEX and the impact on your bottom line

In this session we gather key stakeholders to debate such issues as how to secure financing for your BWMS retrofits, and why the cheapest solution isn’t always the best.

  • Financing models; private equity, leasing arrangements and export credit funds
  • The impact of ‘cutting corners’ on future operation and compliance
  • Long term thinking; investing in quality installation and after sales service
16:30 - 17:15 45 mins
Biofouling and the next steps in tackling invasive aquatic species

With questions being raised over the efficacy of BWM systems and testing, our expert panel discuss the likely next steps for invasive species and biofouling control.  

  • Are we moving along the same trajectory as BWM towards global biofouling regulation?
  • Theofanis Karayannis - Head - Marine Biosafety, IMO
  • Leyla Miranda Olivos - Officer for Environmental Treaties - Department for the preservation of the marine environment, combating contamination and climate change, DIRINMAR - Chilean Navy
17:15 - 17:30 15 mins
Chair's Closing Remarks & Close of Conference
  • Jon Stewart - President, International Maritime Technology Consultants
08:30 - 09:15

Networking Breakfast

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09:15 - 09:30
Info

Chair's Opening Remarks

  • Jon Stewart - President, International Maritime Technology Consultants
More
09:30 - 10:15

Shipowner Case Study – Systems Selection for a Bulk Fleet

More
10:15 - 11:00
Info

Shipowner Case Study – Experience in Retrofitting BWMS on the Maersk Fleet

  • Hrishikesh Chatterjee - Project Manager - Machinery, Fleet Management & Technology, Maersk Line
More
11:00 - 11:30

Morning Coffee and Networking

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Showing of Streams
13:00 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

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14:00 - 15:00
Info

Open forum: Honesty is the best policy - addressing inoperability in BWM systems

Anecdotal reports of problematic or inoperable ballast systems are widespread, resulting in reputational and financial risk for shipowners; how can stakeholders overcome these issues in the future?

  • Dealing with one-off isolated problems vs systemic issues
  • What responsibility do manufacturers’ have in terms of warranty and post sales service?


  • Hrishikesh Chatterjee - Project Manager - Machinery, Fleet Management & Technology, Maersk Line
  • Nadeem Anwar - Senior Lecturer - Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, Solent University
More
15:00 - 15:30
Info

Session title TBC

Reserved for Sponsor

More
15:30 - 15:45

Short Afternoon Coffee & Networking

More
15:45 - 16:30
Info

The Financials: CAPEX vs OPEX and the impact on your bottom line

In this session we gather key stakeholders to debate such issues as how to secure financing for your BWMS retrofits, and why the cheapest solution isn’t always the best.

  • Financing models; private equity, leasing arrangements and export credit funds
  • The impact of ‘cutting corners’ on future operation and compliance
  • Long term thinking; investing in quality installation and after sales service
More
16:30 - 17:15
Info

Biofouling and the next steps in tackling invasive aquatic species

With questions being raised over the efficacy of BWM systems and testing, our expert panel discuss the likely next steps for invasive species and biofouling control.  

  • Are we moving along the same trajectory as BWM towards global biofouling regulation?
  • Theofanis Karayannis - Head - Marine Biosafety, IMO
  • Leyla Miranda Olivos - Officer for Environmental Treaties - Department for the preservation of the marine environment, combating contamination and climate change, DIRINMAR - Chilean Navy
More
17:15 - 17:30
Info

Chair's Closing Remarks & Close of Conference

  • Jon Stewart - President, International Maritime Technology Consultants
More