Sulphur Cap 2020
Conference, Awards
and Exhibition 17-18 April 2018, Amsterdam

Sulphur Cap 2020 <br />Conference, Awards<br />and Exhibition

Conference Programme

DAY ONE: TUESDAY 17 APRIL 2018

07:30 Registration, coffee and networking

08:50 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

09:00 Platinum sponsor welcome address

SESSION 1: REGULATION UPDATE

09.10 Keynote presentation: Why the sulphur cap is important - Economic and environmental considerations

  • Enforcement - The way to cleaner shipping and a fair business
  • What is being done on an IMO and an EU- level?
  • Measuring accurately by using the Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator (EEOI) and CO2 Emission Index (CO2EI)
  • Meeting MRV regulations
  • The latest in emission control areas (ECA) regulations
  • Looking beyond 2020 regulations

Professor Ralf Zimmermann, Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock

09.30 Q&A

SESSION 2: PORT STATE CONTROL AND BUNKERING SOLUTIONS

09.40 Understand how port state control will enforce regulations

10.00 Q&A

10.10 Understanding the liabilities you incur for non-compliance

10.30 Q&A

10.40 Networking coffee break

11.20 Port infrastructure requirements – Supplying compliant fuels effectively

11.40 Q&A

SESSION 3: INNOVATION IN ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES

11.50 Engine OEMs’ perspective on current and future solutions

  • What new products can we expect to see on the market?
  • How can engine designers and manufacturers meet the needs of owners and operators?
  • Retrofitting to a new fuel system and dealing with the challenges
  • Diesel electric – Managing power demand in different operation modes
  • Dual fuel systems performance and efficiency within both Tier II and Tier III areas
  • Tri-fuel engines – Understanding how much fuel economy is achievable through fuel flexibility
  • The latest in gas engines

12.30 Q&A     

12:50 Networking lunch

SESSION 4: OWNERS, OPERATORS AND MANAGERS FORUM

14.00 Panel discussion: Preparing for 2020 – challenges and opportunities

  • Dealing with technical and legal challenges
  • Identifying commercial and environmental pitfalls
  • Making the transition to a post 2020 world
  • Balancing regulation requirements and operating costs
  • Choosing the option that is right for you: Low sulphur versus scrubber

14:40 Q&A

SESSION 5: FUELS AND LUBRICANTS

15:00 The latest in compliant fuels 

  • Availability of low sulphur fuel 
  • Considering alternative fuels and solutions:
    - Methanol
    - Fuels and battery technology
    -LNG

Kaisa Honkinen, Vice President, Global sales & Marketing, Blue Ocean Solutions 
Senior representative, ExxonMobil
Senior representative, Total Lubmarine

15:40 Q&A

16:00 Networking coffee break

16:40 The latest in compliant lubricants

  • The next generation marine lubricants – key features and benefits
  • Latest design trends and different operation modes in marine engines and impact on lubricant requirements
  • How can reliability-based lubrication work for you
  • Availability of approved biodegradable lubes and certification
  • How to optimise cylinder lube oil consumption rates 
  • What to keep in mind when using fuel treatments and additives 
  • A critical assessment of cold corrosion
  • The challenge of formulating marine lubricants for new engine designs

Panellists include:
Iain White, Global Marketing Manager, ExxonMobil Marine Fuels and Lubricants
Senior Representative, Infinium
Serge Dal Farra, Global Marketing Manager, Total Lubmarine

17:20 Q&A

17:40 Closing remarks

17:50 Drinks reception

18:50 Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery awards and dinner sponsored by Ecospray

21:00 End of day one
 

DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL 2018

07:30 Registration, coffee and networking

08:50 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media

09:00 Opening keynote address
Don Gregory, Director, EGCSA & Technical Director, Gulf Oil Marine

09:20 Q&A

SESSION 6: EGCSA INITIATIVES & SCRUBBER TECHNOLOGY

Session Chair: Don Gregory, Director, EGCSA & Technical Director, Gulf Oil Marine

09.30 Scrubber technology and why it is a viable option 
Panellists include:
Nicholas Confuorto, President and COO, CR Ocean Engineering
Marcello Vercellino, Sales Manager Marine Department, Ecospray Technologies
Laura Langh-Lagerlof, Commercial Director, Langh Ship
Kai Latun, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Yara Marine Technologies

09.50 Q&A

10.00 Scrubbers for existing vessels – Retrofit solutions

10.20 Q&A

10.30 Paper title to be confirmed
Senior Representative, Wärtsilä

10:50 Q&A

11.00 Networking coffee break sponsored

SESSION 7: OTHER TECHNOLOGIES DEALING WITH EMISSIONS

11.40 SCR systems

12:00 Q&A

12:10 EGR systems

12.30 Q&A

12:40 Networking lunch

13.50 How high performance coatings can affect fuel efficiency & consumption

14.10 Q&A

14:20 How the latest monitoring technologies create efficiencies and reduce emissions

14:40 Q&A

14.50 Managing waste heat to tackle emissions
Carl Berglund, CTO, Climeon
Jim Craig, Technical Director, Virgin Cruises

15.10 Q&A

15:20 Closing remarks 

15:30 End of conference

*Programme agenda subject to amendments/change

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