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08:30 09:00 (30 mins)

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Registration and coffee

09:00 09:10 (10 mins)

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Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Nick Confuorto - Chairman, Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA)

09:10 09:20 (10 mins)

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Objective setting session

Share your objectives for the seminar for a tailored training experience. You will be asked to think of one key question or topic which they would like to find out more about. The Chairman will refer back to each attendees take home target over the course of the two days.

09:20 09:50 (30 mins)

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SOx regulatory update and overview of supply and demand for scrubbers in the shipping industry

  • What is the current demand for scrubbers?
  • How are the new regulations driving innovation and cost reduction in abatement technologies?
  • What environmental regulations will affect ship owners post 2017?
  • How stringent will revised 2020 regulations be?
  • What are the predicted trends for scrubber installations?
  • Nick Confuorto - Chairman, Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA)

09:50 10:20 (30 mins)

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Update on the IMO Fuel Oil Data Collection system that will come in to force in 2019

  • Masao Yamasaki - Associate Professional Officer, Marine Environment Division, IMO

10:20 10:50 (30 mins)

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Emissions and ECA compliance – gearing up for the 0.5% 2020 cap

  • Environmental and public health benefits from introduction of 0.5% Cap
  • Lessons drawn from the implementation of the 0.1% in SECAs
  • What are the future challenges for ECA compliance and how will regulations be enforced?
  • Does the discharge of wash water from scrubbers comply with the EU Water Framework Directive
  • Sotiris Raptis - Senior Policy Advisor for Environment and Safety, EcoPorts Coordinator, European Sea Ports Organisation - ESPO

10:50 11:20 (30 mins)

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Coffee and Networking Break

11:20 11:50 (30 mins)

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European Sustainable Shipping

  • European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF)
  • EMSA support towards EU Sustainable Shipping
  • ESSF EGCS Sub-Group – Roles, Task and ongoing work
  • Revision of the IMO EGCS Guidelines
  • EGCS Wash water Sampling Campaigns
  • Ricardo Batista - Project Officer Marine Environment & PSC, EMSA

11:50 12:40 (50 mins)

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Regulatory spotlight panel

Find out answers to pressing issues such as:

  • Does the vessel need to be in compliance with the SOx emission limit as soon as it enters an ECA or does this also extend to the transition time?
  • How will the new regulations be enforced?
  • Are you able to operate open loop systems in port?
  • Are there any penalties if you do not comply?
  • What sanctions will be imposed?
  • Masao Yamasaki - Associate Professional Officer, Marine Environment Division, IMO
  • Sotiris Raptis - Senior Policy Advisor for Environment and Safety, EcoPorts Coordinator, European Sea Ports Organisation - ESPO
  • Ricardo Batista - Project Officer Marine Environment & PSC, EMSA

12:30 13:30 (60 mins)

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Networking Lunch

13:30 14:00 (30 mins)

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How can ship owners demonstrate compliance?

  • Case study of installing and manufacturing scrubbers
  • Tracking results and key drivers
  • Monitoring of exhaust gases – how do you go about this?
  • Laura Langh-Lagerlöf - Commercial Director, Langh Ship Oy Ab

14:00 14:30 (30 mins)

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Supply of 0.5%S Marine Fuels and impact on EU refining industry - Study

  • The study investigates the production potential of the EU refiners and sensitivity cases focusing on 
  • Refining units utilisation rates and investments 
  • Price differential effect between Distillates and marine fuel 0.5% 
  • MF composition, quality and Distillate content. 
  • The results will show the effects on CO2 emission, crude slate composition and main trade flows (Distillates imports and heavy fuel oil exports)
  • Damien Valdenaire - Science Executive Refining, CONCAWE

14:30 15:00 (30 mins)

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Demonstrating compliance of scrubber systems and solutions?

  • Solutions to ensure compliance
  • Monitoring system capabilities and instrumentation
  • What instruments can be used?
  • Marcello Vercellino - Sales Manager Marine Department, Ecospray Technologies

15:00 15:30 (30 mins)

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Coffee and networking break

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

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Marine emission monitoring systems: Smart Service Concept with dynamic QR codes

  • Emissions monitoring availability at scrubbers is critical to demonstrate compliance
  • Increased maintenance efficiency by simple data transfer of analyser’s system enables compliance
  • The right information at the right time and at the right place
  • Predictive maintenance (required spare parts are available timely, defined time to maintenance)
  • Extended diagnose options by service support experts
  • Full service history automatically documented
  • Henrik Noss - Industry Segment Manager Marine, Cement, Chemicals Measurement & Analytics, ABB

16:00 16:30 (30 mins)

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New Compact Rotating Packed Bed Technology for exhaust gas scrubbing using seawater on ships

  • Marcus Mello - Staff R&D Engineer, Separations R&D/Process Research Unit, Chevron Energy Technology Company
  • Vijay Sampath - Principal Consultant, Downstream Technology & Services, Chevron Corporation

16:30 17:00 (30 mins)

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New technologies for Marine Fuels: Scrubbers vs. LNG

  • Regulation and market drivers: Global Sulphur Cap 2020, EU MRV, eventual regulation coming post-2020
  • Business case for LNG Dual Fuel vessels vs. scrubbers
    • Retrofits vs. Newbuilds
  • Conclusion: There is a case for both technologies
  • Juan Carbayo - Director of Business Development & Markets Regulation, Cepsa Gas Comercializadora

17:00 17:15 (15 mins)

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Open floor discussion and summary of Day 1 objectives

17:15 17:20 (5 mins)

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Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day 1

  • Nick Confuorto - Chairman, Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA)

17:20 18:20 (60 mins)

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Networking Drinks Reception