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IBC Bunkering Week


The recent IMO regulation on the Sulphur cap has turbo charged investment decisions required for SOx emissions compliance. With uncertainty removed from the equation, the MGO, LNG and Scrubber Technology markets shares are attracting various projections. Coupled with various technology game changers, the industry is in the midst of an overhaul.

The biennial Bunkering Week once again brings together 3 separate conferences designed to explore disparate yet linked issues for the industry. Get in-depth and detailed market insights from experts who are taking the decisions, assess peer strategies and give shape to your own in this unrivalled gathering of shipping and marine fuel industry leaders.

Trident Alliance Chair Anna Larsson will chair the joint opening plenary for the conferences, a session focused on environmental regulations, their implementation and impact on the fuel industry and on shipping. 

OPENING PLENARY July 25th, 2017

8:55
Plenary Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Anna Larsson
, Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Chair, Trident Alliance

9:00
Government Address:
The Singapore Vision for a Greener and Smarter Bunker Industry
Alan Lim, Deputy Director (Port Services), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

9:30
Regulatory Address:
Consistent implementation of the 2020 sulphur limit and other action by IMO to address emissions from ships
Dr Edmund Hughes, Head of Air Pollution and Climate Change, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

10:00
Port State Control Perspectives on Emission Control and Enforcement Policies

  • Inspections based on risk profile
  • New environmental requirements
  • Responsibilities of industry
  • Enforcement
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Richard W.J. Schiferli, Secretary General, Paris MoU on Port State Control

10:30
Morning Networking Tea Break

11:10
Regulatory Panel:
Working with Industry to Meet the Challenges in Reducing Emissions

  • Meeting the regulations
    • Using low Sulphur fuel or Sulphur dioxide scrubbers
    • Engine design & emission controls for NOx
    • Bunker logs, scrubber & emission control operation/maintenance logs 
  • Detection of non-compliance
    • Inconsistencies in logs
    • Remote analysis of engine emissions
  • Enforcement options
    • Denial of entry
    • Penalties
    • Require vessel to be towed

Moderator:
Anna Larsson, Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Chair, Trident Alliance

Panellists:
Dr Edmund Hughes, Head of Air Pollution and Climate Change, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
Richard W.J. Schiferli, Secretary General, Paris MoU on Port State Control
Steve O’Malley, Chair of the Technical Committee, ISO

11:50
Shipowners’ Panel:
Taking a Definitive Position on Emissions Compliance Options   

  • MGO price and availability in the longer term
  • Economic scenarios for scrubbers and technical / operational considerations
  • Projections for LNG uptake
  • Other factors impacting compliance

Moderator:
Robert Maxwell
, Managing Director, Bernhard Schulte ShipManagement

Panellists:
Anna Larsson, Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Chair, Trident Alliance
Michihiko Nakano, General Manager, Bunker Business Office, MOL
Tom Strang, Senior Vice President, Maritime Affairs, Carnival Corporation & plc
Peter Keller, SEA\LNG Chairman and Executive Vice President, TOTE

12.30
Close of Plenary Sessions followed by Lunch Break