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Sustainable Shipping - Effective Sulphur compliance and enforcement

  • Danish Shipowners’ Association 33 Amaliegade København, 1256 Denmark (map)

Conference organised by Danish Shipowners’ Association, the Danish Maritime Authority and Danish EPA, and the Ecological Council on Achieving sustainable ship recycling and Effective Sulphur compliance and enforcement.

The Trident Alliance is represented by Niels Bjørn Mortensen, Head of Regulatory Affairs at Maersk and Anna Larsson, Head of Sustainability at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics.

13:00 Key note speech: Achieving well-balanced global environmental rules
Arsenio Dominguez, Chairman of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee

* * * Part 2 – Sulphur regulation and enforcement * * *
13:25 Introduction by moderator Frank Stuer-Lauridsen, Litehauz
13:30 Presentations

  •  Environmental legislation - Benefits for society
    Kaare Press-Kristensen, Senior advisor at The Danish Ecological Council outlines the benefits for society when environmental regulation reduces air pollution.
  • An industry point of view
    Niels Bjørn Mortensen, Head of Regulatory Affairs at Danish ship owner Maersk provides insight into the challenges of complying with the new Sulphur requirements and highlights the need for effective enforcement to ensure fair competition.
  • Compliance and enforcement
    Sara Røpke, Head of Department at the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and Anne Skov Strüver, Director of Maritime Regulation at the Danish Maritime Authority shed light on the efforts being made to ensure high levels of compliance through international cooperation, new technology and enhanced information.

14:10 Working Groups
Participants are assigned to smaller working groups. Each group is to consider some of the identified challenges for compliance with the Sulphur requirements with the aim of proposing new ways for both industry and authorities.

15:00 Coffee Break

15:15 2 Minute Presentations
Each group again shares its deliberations and proposals with the other participants in a series of
15:35 Plenary Debate
Part 2 wrap-up and debate plus a few final words from the moderator to conclude on the day.
16:00 Networking Session
After the end of the formal program, the Danish Shipowners’ Association will offer everyone a
drink and an opportunity for informal networking.


Earlier Event: September 24
3rd International Green Marine Summit
Later Event: October 19
Trident Alliance Members meeting