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Oct 16
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08:30 - 09:15 45 mins
Registration and Coffee
09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
Chairman's Opening remarks
  • David Bricknell - Consultant Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, Brycheins
09:30 - 09:45 15 mins
Electric & hybrid 101

How much do you know about Electric & Hybrid for marine power and propulsion ?
Break the ice and meet your fellow attendees by joining in with our fun quiz.

09:45 - 10:10 25 mins
Exponential disruption

Energy storage and EV technologies continue to evolve, with ever increasing capacities and energy density. This session considers what the long-term impact on the shipping industry may be, and looks at cross sectoral learnings from the more mature automotive and aviation markets to inform strategic thinking.
- What will be the role of China in the marine battery/ electric propulsion sector?
- How can energy-storage help supply sufficient clean energy for shipping on demand?
- How will supply side pricing evolve with capacity increases and economies of scale?
- Will global changes in fossil fuel consumption impact shipping routes and vessel types?

10:10 - 10:45 35 mins
KEYNOTE: Legislative drivers

We unpick the complex web of local, national and international regulation that is driving the hybridisation and electrification of global shipping: from Norwegian fjords set to become the first maritime zero emission zone by 2026 to the IMO’s ambitious 2050 CO2 reduction target.

  •  Is a localised approach the best option to achieve emissions reduction targets?
  • Lucy Gilliam - Aviation & Shipping Policy, Transport and Environment (T&E)
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00 45 mins
PANEL: New hybrid vessel types - OSV, PSV, tugs & cruise

Our expert panel discuss the opportunities to utilise electric and hybrid power and propulsion beyond the ferry market.

  • Have these technologies proved commercially viable in other vessel types?
  • Hans Thornell - Executive Director, Green City Ferries
  • Sondre Henningsgård - Managing Director / Consultant, Maritime Battery Forum / DNV GL
12:00 - 13:00 60 mins
The Next Norway? Growth markets from the US Pacific Sea Board to Greek Islands
  • Market drivers for green technologies to the blue industry
  • Political decisions as drivers for innovation
  • The electrical revolution moves from Norway to new markets
  • The 'Elemed' project - preparing the ground for the introduction of cold ironing, electric bunkering and hybrid ships across the Eastern Mediterranean Sea corridor
  • Hege Økland - CEO, NCE Maritime CleanTech
  • Panos Mitrou - Technology & Innovation Manager, South Europe Marine & Offshore, Lloyd's Register
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Batteries in Shipping – Concepts and Safety Assessment
  • Henrik Helgesen - Senior Environmental Consultant – Environmental Advisory, DNV-GL
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Batteries for High-speed ferries

- BB Green - the world’s fastest emission-free passenger ferry

- The development of a high-performance battery system

- Properties of the new LTO battery system

  • Hans Thornell - Executive Director, Green City Ferries
15:00 - 15:45 45 mins
All electric: the time is now?
  • What is the uptake on hybrid and electric propulsion for marine applications?
  • What are the requirements for ships to take the plunge into fully electric propulsion?
  • What are the considerations for system selection and compatibility?
  • Can the battery market support an all-electric shipping strategy?
  • Sondre Henningsgård - Managing Director / Consultant, Maritime Battery Forum / DNV GL
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
Hydrogen fuel cells for Maritime Applications

This session explores the potential of utilising hydrogen fuel cells, alongside batteries, for maritime
applications resulting in ships that are truly zero emissions at point of use.

16:45 - 17:00 15 mins
Chair's closing remarks

From increasing energy efficiency through peak power shaving to meeting in port and stationery power requirements such as air conditioning and bow thrusters, this session explores the many uses for ship board battery power beyond propulsion.

  • David Bricknell - Consultant Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, Brycheins