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Key Sessions

Global Keynote: Global Regulations Coming into Force: Action Dates on the Upcoming IMO Regulations and What You Need to Plan for

Closing Keynote: The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF)

Nov 28
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08:30 - 09:15 45 mins
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Registration & Morning Networking
09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
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Opening remarks from the Chair and Day 1 Recap
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
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Global Keynote: Global Regulations Coming into Force: Action Dates on the Upcoming IMO Regulations and What You Need to Plan for
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  • A summary of the key regulatory changes to have occurred over the past 12 months and what’s to be expected in the short-to mid-term.
  •  Understanding the Middle East specific challenges in response to the Global regulatory landscape
10:00 - 10:05 5 mins
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Interactive Voting
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Using your smartphone or laptop, attendees will have the chance to take part in an interactive voting session at the start of the day. Polling will take place again at the end of the with results compared to see how opinions have been affected throughout the course of the day.

10:05 - 10:45 40 mins
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Technology’s Role in Creating the Ultimate Green Ship – What Technological Advances Can the Industry Deliver to Benefit the Environmental Impact of Ships?
10:45 - 11:30 45 mins
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Morning Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
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Innovative Technologies and Solutions Driving Future Efficiency for Ship Owners
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An overview of current and emerging innovations in shipping technology

How can ship owners benefit from innovative solutions in achieving maximum efficiency and compliance?
How are eco-ships performing in line with increasing regulations and demand for improved efficiency?

12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
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Operator Perspective: The Technology of Gas and Other Fuels: Alternative Fuels for Clean Power Sustainability
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  • Assessing the increasing interest in hybrid fuels
  • Understanding the parameters considered when looking at the global bunker situation
  • LNG as an alternative and the investment needed for ship owners to fully utilise it
12:30 - 13:15 45 mins
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Crew Competence, Quality and Technology: Improving Crew Standards and Capabilities in Line with Technological Advancements
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With marine technology growing in complexity, the focus will soon be on manpower cost savings. The focus now needs to be on crew competence and technical training to have a fully developed asset.

13:15 - 14:15 60 mins
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Lunch
14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
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Port Operator Panel: Future of Ports - New Opportunities for Growth
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
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Afternoon Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
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Owner/Operator Perspective: Showcasing the Changes the Industry Needs to be Aware of with the Forthcoming Ballast Water Rules and Identifying the Risks to Ship Owners Under the Current Regulatory Position
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  • Which technologies should be given extra consideration
  • Balancing cost and compliance: guidance for ship owners on future strategy
  • Retrofitting existing vessels: At what stage should this be considered?
16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
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Closing Keynote: The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF)
16:45 - 16:50 5 mins
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Interactive Re-Voting
16:50 - 16:55 5 mins
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Close of ShipTech Middle East 2018