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09:00 - 09:45 45 mins
Registration & Coffee
09:45 - 10:00 15 mins
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Prashanth Athipar - Principal Ocean Freight Sustainability, Marketing Freight, BHP Billiton
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Info
Is the shipping industry ready for the 2020 deadline?
  • Vijay Arora - Joint Managing Director, Indian Register of Shipping

Hear crucial regulatory developments that the IMO have been working on to equip industry stakeholders to meet the 2020 cap.

  • Implementation & enforcement challenges
  • Feedback from working groups
  • Looking ahead to MEPC73
10:30 - 11:10 40 mins
Info
Examining sustainability challenges for the market to quantify the operational impact
  • Moderator Prashanth Athipar - Principal Ocean Freight Sustainability, Marketing Freight, BHP Billiton
  • Panellist Vijay Arora - Joint Managing Director, Indian Register of Shipping
  • Panellist Jagmeet Makkar - Co-Founder & Director, SkillsPlus
  • Panellist Loh Shen Lee - Supply Chain, Downstream, Saudi Aramco

In this panel discussion, hear from industry heavyweights as they share their experiences and discuss anticipated challenges that have arisen from the 2020 deadline and other shipping landmarks that will have an impact on short and long-term business operations.

  • Has MEPC72 created new demands?
  • Supply and demand to map appropriate fuel availability
  • Has the shipping industry have the right resources at their disposal to meet 2020?
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
Morning Coffee and Networking
11:30 - 12:10 40 mins
Info
What role is digital transformation playing within the sustainability minefield?
  • Moderator Prashanth Athipar - Principal Ocean Freight Sustainability, Marketing Freight, BHP Billiton
  • Panellist Maria Lambrou - Professor of Digital Business, University of the Aegean
  • Panellist Jagadeesan Natarajan - General Manager - Operations, OMC Shipping

With digital being one of the defining trends for the current maritime generation, this panel examines the impact that new technologies and innovation have meant for sustainability goals and objectives amongst the supply chain.        

  • How have market dynamics shifted to accommodate and prioritise digital?
  • Mapping out new synergies for internal operational processes
  • Inputting lessons learnt from digital to meet sustainability regulations and standards
12:10 - 12:40 30 mins
Info
Enhancing existing performance monitoring capabilities using big data
  • Jagadeesan Natarajan - General Manager - Operations, OMC Shipping

In this presentation, we dissect how fleets have benefitted from the use of big data to meet performance monitoring standards and improved data collection processes.

  • Aligning a ship to its shore base
  • Moving from reactive to predictive maintenance & condition based monitoring
  • Long term view – how do we monetise assets using big data?
12:40 - 14:00 80 mins
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Info
Understanding liability and consequences in relation to non-compliance
  • Panellist Alvin Looi - Director - Singapore, North P&I Club

In this presentation, hear the consequences and repercussions of non-compliance if the 2020 deadline is not met.

  • What happens if vessels do not meet the global sulphur cap?
  • Avoiding liability disputes
  • What is the true cost – money or reputation?
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Info
Vessel Scrapping – what options are available and how will the orderbook influence choice
  • Jamie Dalzell - Senior Trader, GMS

In this session we analyse the current options available for vessel scrapping, in the context of the sustained growth of the orderbook, emerging LNG propelled vessels and the 2020 sustainability goals. 

  • What does the scrapping landscape look like and how does it fair against sustainability markers?
  • What are the emerging scrapping centres and can the market deal with the volumes?
  • What are the drivers for improvements in this sector? Can shippers help?
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Info
Closing thoughts from the supply chain on sustainability pressures
  • Led by Prashanth Athipar - Principal Ocean Freight Sustainability, Marketing Freight, BHP Billiton

In this open forum, we invite the audience to share their thoughts on issues arisen from the summit and a look ahead to 2020 and beyond.

  • Influencing attitudes through the supply chain – shipper to client
  • Organisational CSR image vs non-compliance
  • What happens post 2020?
15:30 - 15:45 15 mins
Chair's Closing Remarks
  • Prashanth Athipar - Principal Ocean Freight Sustainability, Marketing Freight, BHP Billiton
15:45 - 16:05 20 mins
Short Afternoon Coffee & Networking