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
John Shock, Segment Manager - Cruise and Ferry, Caterpillar

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

09.40 An independent view on SOx enforcement
James Hogg, Board Member, EMISA

10.00 Q&A

SESSION 2: PORT STATE CONTROL AND BUNKERING SOLUTIONS

10.10 Understanding how port state control will enforce regulations

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 Topic to be confirmed
John Shock, Segment Manager - Cruise and Ferry, Caterpillar 

12.05 Q&A

12.10 LPG fueled merchant ships - now a real possibility
Senior representative, MAN Diesel & Turbo

12.25 Q&A

12.30 How Kongsberg meets new emission requirements with engine room simulation

  • Simulation of Selective Catalytic Reduction system
  • Simulation of Dual Fuel Engine plants 
  • Simulation of LNG fuel-handling and bunkering. (International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels, IGF Code)
  • Simulation of the use of low sulphur fuel and scrubber
  • Simulation of change over from HFO to MDO

Leif Pentti Halvorsen, Product Manager Maritime Simulation, Kongsberg Digital

12.45 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

Panellists include:
Daniel Evans, Senior Fleet Technical Superintendent, AW Ship Management

14:40 Q&A

SESSION 5: FUELS AND LUBRICANTS

15:00 The latest in compliant fuels 

  • Considering alternative fuels and solutions:
    - Methanol
    - Fuels and battery technology
    -LNG

Panellists include:
Kaisa Honkanen, Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, Blue Ocean Solutions 
Paul Millar, Head of Global Credit, Bomin
Iain White, Global Field Engineering Manager, ExxonMobil Aviation and Marine Lubricants
Jérôme Leprince Ringuet, Strategy - Global Cap Implementation Director, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions


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 Field Engineering Manager, ExxonMobil Aviation and Marine Lubricants
Marco Corradi, Portfolio Manager - Marine Lubricants, Infineum Singapore
Senior Representative, Shell
Serge Dal Farra, Global Marketing Manager, Total Lubmarine
Paul Parkinson, Group OCM Business Development Leader, VPS

17:20 Q&A

17:40 Closing remarks

17:50 Drinks reception sponsored by Total Lubmarine

18:50 Marine Propulsion Awards, sponsors include DNV GL and gala 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
Alberto Di Cecio, Marine Operations Manager, Ecospray Technologies
Laura Langh-Lagerlof, Commercial Director, Langh Ship
Nils Homburg, VP Exhaust Gas Systems, SAACKE
Kai Latun, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Yara Marine Technologies

09.50 Q&A

10.00 Scrubbers for existing vessels – Retrofit solutions
Panellists include:
Goran Fransson, Commercial Director, Baltec Marine - Trident Maritime Systems
Jurrien De Vries, CSO, AEC Maritime
Senior Representative, Damen

10.20 Q&A

10.30 Fast installation concept for scrubbers

  • Introduction - The challenge(s) of retrofitting
  • Description of the fast installation concept
  • Benefits for the ship owner

Aslak Suopanki, Manager, Environmental, Wärtsilä Services

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 Managing hull performance for operational efficiencies
Carl Barnes, Global Antifouling Segment Manager, AkzoNobel

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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