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08:15 09:00 (45 mins)

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Registration

09:00 09:05 (5 mins)

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Chair's Introduction

  • Niels Bjørn Mortensen - Master Mariner & Naval Architect

09:05 09:30 (25 mins)

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Keynote Address - Results from MEPC70

  • Edmund Hughes - Head, Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency, Marine Environment Division, IMO

09:30 10:05 (35 mins)

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Preparing for 2020 - are we ready for the global sulphur cap?

  • Moderator Niels Bjørn Mortensen - Master Mariner & Naval Architect
  • Anna Larsson - Global Head of Sustainability, Vice President, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and Chair, Trident Alliance
  • Dorte Kubel - Chief Adviser, Danish Ministry of Environment and Food - Environmental Protection Agency
  • Peter Krog-Meyer - Senior Adviser, Danish Maritime Authority
  • Captain Wolfram Guntermann - Director, Environmental Fleet Management, Hapag-Lloyd AG

10:05 10:30 (25 mins)

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Implementation of the EU MRV - finalising the details

  • Heiko Kunst - DG Climate Action, European Commission

10:30 11:15 (45 mins)

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Morning Coffee and Networking

11:15 11:20 (5 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Chairman's Introduction

  • Søren Hansen - Assistant Director, Vessel Performance, ABS

11:15 11:20 (5 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Chairman's Introduction

  • Jon Stewart - President, International Maritime Technology Consultants

11:20 12:20 (60 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

How can we accelerate the use of LNG as ship’s fuel?

  • Overcoming the challenges for LNG as a ship’s fuel
  • Managing the transition to LNG bunkering in ports
  • Streamlining regulation
  • Moderator Alisdair Pettigrew - Managing Director, BLUE Communications
  • Anna Apostolopoulou - Poseidon Med II Project Manager, on behalf of Lloyd’s Register, Piraeus BDT, Marine and Offshore, Hellenic Lloyd’s S.A.
  • Juan Carbayo Puig - Business Development Manager, Cepsa Gas Comercializadora S.A.

11:20 12:00 (40 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Ballast Water Convention Ratification - what’s next for the industry?

  • What are the key requirements to be compliant?
  • Where do the issues lie between IMO and US regulations?
  •  How well prepared is the industry to meet the compliance deadline?
  • Moderator Martin Olofsson - Senior Principal Engineer, Environmental Protection, DNV GL
  • Peter Lundahl Rasmussen - Senior Marine Technical Officer/BIMCO Shipping KPI Manager, BIMCO
  • Henrik Krull - Regional Sales Manager - Europe, Hyde Marine
  • Christian Blæsbjerg - Area Sales Manager – Marine & Energy, Oil & Gas, GEA Westfalia Separator DK A/S
  • Lars Bo Kirkgaard - General Manager Sales - Ballast Water Treatment, Warstila

12:00 12:20 (20 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Revisions of the Guidelines (G8) - what impact has MEPC70 had?

  • What have been the major changes introduced by the revision?
  • How will these affect different industry stakeholders?
  • Sahan Abeysekara - Lead Specialist, Engineering Systems, Lloyd's Register

12:20 13:40 (80 mins)

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Networking Lunch

13:40 14:00 (20 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Developing a simultaneous NOx and SOx abatement system

  • Analysing after treatment of marine engine exhaust gas
  • Managing oxidation process of exhaust gas with a scrubber system
  • HeeJun Park, Samsung Heavy Industries

13:40 14:00 (20 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

The Regulators Perspective - An Update from the IMO

  • On-going developments at the IMO
  • Plans for convention enforcement
  • The "Ballast Water Management - How to do it" guide
  • Markus Helavuori - Technical Officer, Marine Environment Division, IMO

14:00 14:30 (30 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Scrubbers in action

  • Experience with the retrofit process
  • Vessel operation following scrubber installation
  •  Product development
  • Tim Reeve - Senior Project Manager, Maersk Line
  • Patrick Kostelijk - Business Development Manager – EMEA DuPont Marine Scrubber, DuPont

14:00 14:20 (20 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Overcoming common issues with BWTS retrofits

  • Factors to be aware of when planning a retrofit project
  • Challenges in treatment system installation
  •  Experience with BWTS operation
  • Susanna Wyllie - Global Proposals Manager - BALPURE, De Nora Water Technologies

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Compliance Strategy Preparation in a Post-USCG Type Approval World

  • Overview of recent BWM activities
  • Preparing for compliance
  • Developing contingency options
  • Contingencies needed in the BWM Convention to ensure safe operation of vessels
  • Debra DiCianna - Senior Compliance Engineer, Choice Ballast Solutions

14:30 14:50 (20 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Case Study: Application of membrane technology for scrubbers on a RoRo Vessel

  • Details of membrane technology
  • Installation and commissioning on a RoRo vessel
  •  Data on exhaust emission and scrubber effluent
  • Edoardo Panziera - CEO & Co-Founder, Ionada

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Analysing Installation of a BWTS

  • Case study of the NS Power Tanker
  • Challenges in the installation process
  • Project success and lessons to be learned
  • Nicholas Constantinou - Strategic Accounts Manager, Ecochlor

14:50 15:10 (20 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Lubrication optimization challenges – before and after 2020

  • Sune Lilbaek - Head of Sales, Maersk Fluid Technology

15:10 15:45 (35 mins)

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Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break

15:45 16:20 (35 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Roundtable Discussions

Select which of the below tables you would like to join:

  1. Technological challenges for 2020 EGCS market
  2. Minimizing OPEX costs for a scrubber system
  3. Open vs closed loop scrubbers, is there a difference in their environmental impact?
  4. Enforcement and compliance with the EU MRV


  • Table 1 Leader Alberto Di Cecio - Senior Project Manager Marine Applications, Ecospray Technologies
  • Table 2 Leader Carl Dahlberg - Senior Sales Director, Yara Marine Technologies
  • Table 3 Leader Laura Langh-Lagerlöf - Commercial Director, Langh Tech Oy Ab
  • Table 4 Leader Valentina Keys - Associate, CMS Cameron McKenna

15:45 16:15 (30 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Shipboard waste - highlighting concerns under MARPOL

  • What are the responsibilities of stakeholders under international regulations?
  • How does implementation differ across locations?
  •  What are perceived to be the greatest challenges and costs associated with waste management?
  • David Condino - Office of Facility Compliance, US Coast Guard

16:15 16:40 (25 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

Port Spotlight - understanding the role of ports in a sustainable maritime supply chain

  • How to include shipping and ports in a holistic solution
  • Examination of sustainability initiatives in 80 major seaports
  • Potential for increased use of virtual arrival schemes
  • René Taudal Poulsen, Copenhagen Business School
  • Henrik Sornn Friese - Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School

16:20 16:40 (20 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Operating vessels to comply with Tier III regulations

  • Examining use of LNG as a fuel
  • Ensuring IMO Tier III compliance
  • Practical experience with the Ternsund vessel
  • Operation of low speed dual fuel engine
  • Carmelo Cartalemi - Manager, Engine Portfolio Development, WinGD

16:40 17:40 (60 mins)

Stream 2: Ballast Water & Waste Management

The path to reliable compliance detection and enforcement - lessons from Rotterdam

  • How compliant are vessels (really) at sea? Results of the 2016 airborne monitoring campaign in Dutch waters
  • Testing mini sniffers: A path to scalable remote enforcement?
  • The authority toolbox: How combining the right technologies can lead to actionable insights on compliance
  • Bettina Knudsen - COO, Explicit ApS
  • Mara Berghout - Adviser & Analyst, Netherland Shipping Inspectorate

16:40 17:10 (30 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

Bending the Emission Curve - Sustainable Ship Design

  • Application and improvement of current technology to reduce ship emissions
  • New approaches to 'bending' the emission curve
  • Considerations as to how the Green Ship of the Future should be designed
  • Moderator Tristan Smith, UCL
  • Thomas Eefsen - Chief Commercial Officer, Odense Maritime Technology A/S
  • Anders Ørgård - Chief Commercial Officer, Naval Architect, OSK Shiptech

17:10 17:40 (30 mins)

Stream 1: Air Emissions

The fast rise of sustainable marine biofuels

  • The urgency of carbon emissions is increasing: marine biofuels as the alternative for LNG
  • Sustainable marine biofuels: drop-in alternative for shipping
  • Boskalis and Wärtsilä as launching customers
  • Marine biofuels are becoming an increasingly popular alternative for ports, coastguard, and many other leading authorities
  • Dirk Kronemeijer - CEO & Co-Founder, GoodFuels

19:30 22:30 (180 mins)

Main agenda

GST & Shipping2030 Awards & Gala Dinner

18:15   Buses leave for Drinks Reception hosted by WARTSILA

20:00   Gala Dinner & Awards

23:00   Buses return to the Hotel