Programme

Day One

07:45

Registration and Welcome Coffee


08:45

Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks


Speakers

David Ledesma - Energy & Strategy Consultant - South-Court LtdDavid LedesmaEnergy & Strategy ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd

09:00

1: Opening Panel – How can a Collaborative Approach be taken to Continue Driving Global Demand Growth for LNG as a Fuel?


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Mahinde Abeynaike - Managing Director - NauticorMahinde AbeynaikeManaging DirectorNauticor
Tom Strang - Senior Vice President - Maritime Affairs - Carnival CorporationTom StrangSenior Vice President - Maritime AffairsCarnival Corporation
Kimmo Rahkamo - CEO - SkangasKimmo RahkamoCEOSkangas
Arjan Stavast - Head of Business Development Europe – Marine LNG - ShellArjan StavastHead of Business Development Europe – Marine LNGShell

  • What are the current key drivers for the uptake of LNG as a fuel?
  • Low carbonisation vs. current energy price climate: How big an impact does thought leadership from the end users have on this strategy decision?
  • How big of an effect is small-mid scale LNG having on driving overall global gas demand?
  • How high on the agenda of the oil majors is this sector and will it continue to grow as a priority?
  • Analysing short-term oil price development and its impact on LNG as a fuel
  • Where is most of the new demand coming from- Marine, Road or Industrial?
10:30

Networking Coffee Break


11:00

2: Marine Regulations – How is the Industry Reacting to the IMO 0.5% Sulphur Cap Decision?


Speakers

Moderator: Captain Walter P. Purio - CEO - LNG Marine Fuel InstituteModerator: Captain Walter P. PurioCEOLNG Marine Fuel Institute
Sjaak Klap - Vice President Business Development  - SpliethoffSjaak KlapVice President Business Development Spliethoff
Ricardo Batista - Project Officer - Marine Environment - European Maritime Safety AgencyRicardo BatistaProject Officer - Marine EnvironmentEuropean Maritime Safety Agency
Mark Bell - General Manager  - The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)Mark BellGeneral Manager The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)
Björn van de Weerdhof - Manager Business & Fleet Development - Anthony Veder Group N.V.Björn van de WeerdhofManager Business & Fleet DevelopmentAnthony Veder Group N.V.

  • Analysis of the recent IMO 0.5% sulphur cap decision and its implications on the maritime industry moving forward
  • How big an impact, in terms of orders for LNG fuelled vessels, will the North Sea and Baltic Sea nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission control area (ECA) regulations (impacting vessels built from 2021 onwards) have?
  • Initiatives supporting adoption of LNG as a Marine Fuel
    • The EU LNG development paradigm
  • Will greater regional regulatory uniformity contribute to harnessing new demand?
  • LNG Bunkering Tax Treatments: Which countries are achieving the optimal level?
  • Ship-owners Dilemma: What will ship-owners do to comply:
    • Scrubbers
    • Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil
    • LNG
12:15

Networking Lunch


Hosted by

  • Nauticor

13:30

3: Marine End User Case Study Panel – Insights from the Innovators


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Morten Larsen - Chief Technical Officer - Fjord LineMorten LarsenChief Technical OfficerFjord Line
Costas Protopapas - Managing Director - Arista ShippingCostas ProtopapasManaging DirectorArista Shipping
Robert Venema - Operational Manager - Containerships Robert VenemaOperational ManagerContainerships
Margus Kaasik - Board Member - Eesti GaasMargus KaasikBoard MemberEesti Gaas
Matt Jackson - Vice President - LNG Business Development - Crowley LNGMatt JacksonVice President - LNG Business DevelopmentCrowley LNG

  • Are we seeing a shift in mind set from the upper echelons of management within end users companies in relation to low carbonisation in spite of cost?
  • How did the decision to invest in LNG as a fuel come about for your company?
  • What more can be done to reduce investment costs for incorporating LNG as a fuel for your maritime fleet?
  • How long until you will see a ROI on the investment made to invest in LNG fuelled vessels?
  • What are the alternatives to LNG as a marine fuel and how might these compliment your fleets’ diversity?

 

14:45

Networking Coffee Break


15:15

4: Technologies, Best Practices & Ensuring the Highest Standards of Safety


Speakers

Moderator: Captain Walter P. Purio - CEO - LNG Marine Fuel InstituteModerator: Captain Walter P. PurioCEOLNG Marine Fuel Institute
Lars Sall - Head of Group LNG - Kosan Crisplant A/SLars SallHead of Group LNGKosan Crisplant A/S
Julien Bec - Vice President - LNG as Fuel - GTTJulien BecVice President - LNG as FuelGTT
Michael Schaap - Commercial Director- Marine - Titan LNGMichael SchaapCommercial Director- MarineTitan LNG
Nicholas Morris - Commercial Manager - National Grid - Grain LNGNicholas MorrisCommercial ManagerNational Grid - Grain LNG

  • Insights into how vessels are actually bunkered and standards of safety that must be adhered to
  • Case studies on LNG transfers from:
    • Ship to ship
    • Terminal to ship
    • Truck to ship
  • How can logistical costs relating to small-scale LNG be reduced?
  • LNG infrastructure development to support small scale LNG growth

 

16:45

5: CWC LNG Fuels Networking Roundtables


Speakers

Steve Esau - General Manager - SEA/LNGSteve EsauGeneral ManagerSEA/LNG
Michael Schaap - Commercial Director- Marine - Titan LNGMichael SchaapCommercial Director- MarineTitan LNG
Stefaan Adriaens - Commercial Manager - Gate terminal B.V.Stefaan AdriaensCommercial ManagerGate terminal B.V.

A unique opportunity to make new contacts and have your say on key issues affecting the LNG Fuels industry

Discussion topics to include:

  • Roundtable 1: Regulations- Discussing the impact of the IMO 0.5% sulphur cap decision

Roundtable Leader: Steve Esau, General Manager, SEA\LNG

 

  • Roundtable 2: What more can be done by the EU and national governments to support the growth of using LNG as a fuel?

 

  • Roundtable 3: Alternative Fuels: What are the ‘competitors’ to LNG as a fuel and how attractive are they?

Roundtable Leader: Michael Schaap, Commercial Director - Marine, Titan LNG

 

  • Roundtable 4: What are the major hurdles preventing the adoption of LNG as a land fuel?

 

  • Roundtable 5: How can you reduce overall logistics costs across the value chain of your operations?

Roundtable Leader: Stefaan Adriaens, Commercial Manager, Gate terminal B.V.

 

18:30

Networking Drinks Reception



Day Two

08:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee


08:45

Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks


Speakers

David Ledesma - Energy & Strategy Consultant - South-Court LtdDavid LedesmaEnergy & Strategy ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd

09:00

6: LNG as a Land Fuel- How Quickly is the Adoption of LNG being taken up by the Road & Industrial Sectors?


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Rob Wood - CEO - GasrecRob WoodCEOGasrec
Robert Goevaers - Manager -  Nationaal LNG PlatformRobert GoevaersManager Nationaal LNG Platform
Lajos Veer - Downstream LNG Road - Team Lead, Europe - Shell LNG Marketing and TradingLajos VeerDownstream LNG Road - Team Lead, EuropeShell LNG Marketing and Trading
Martin Flach - Alternative Fuels Director - Iveco LtdMartin FlachAlternative Fuels DirectorIveco Ltd

  • What are the current drivers for LNG uptake in the road and off-grid sectors?
  • What more can be done from a local government perspective to incentivise growth?
    • Subsidies
    • Legislation
  • How big an impact does the current energy price climate continue to have on the road and industrial sectors?
  • Project Financing: Given the need for flexibility of contracts, how are lenders attitudes being affected in relation to financing small-scale projects?
  • What can be done to reduce LNG investment costs for land operations?
10:15

Networking Coffee Break


11:00

7: Thought Leadership: Developing Green Projects through Collaboration and Mind-Set Change


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Henk de Jong - Grants Manager - Unilever Supply Chain Finance ServicesHenk de JongGrants ManagerUnilever Supply Chain Finance Services
Rob Govers - Sales Manager  - Vos LogisticsRob GoversSales Manager Vos Logistics
Clément Chandon - EMEA Gas Business Development Manager - Iveco FranceClément ChandonEMEA Gas Business Development ManagerIveco France
J.J. (Jan-Joris) van Dijk - Managing Director - ENGIE LNG Solutions B.V.J.J. (Jan-Joris) van DijkManaging DirectorENGIE LNG Solutions B.V.
Iñigo Canalejo Lasarte - Sustainability Director EMEA - BramblesIñigo Canalejo LasarteSustainability Director EMEABrambles

  • How big of an impact is thought leadership with regards to a corporation’s environmental footprint?
  • Demand growth- Why has LNG uptake not increased quicker in the last 12 months?
  • Infrastructure challenge – How big of an issue is this still proving to be for demand growth?
  • Experience overview: What advice can innovators provide for people looking at LNG as a fuel option?
  • How important is low carbonisation and is it regardless of cost?
    • Does this change depending on the size of the corporation?
12:00

Networking Lunch


13:15

8: LNG as a Road Transportation Fuel – Considerations, Challenges and Rewards for Converting to LNG


Speakers

Moderator: Lode Verkinderen - Secretary General - UETR (European Road Haulers Association)Moderator: Lode VerkinderenSecretary GeneralUETR (European Road Haulers Association)
Andrea Condotta - Marketing & Innovative Manager - Codognotto GroupAndrea CondottaMarketing & Innovative ManagerCodognotto Group
Carlos Mendonça - Managing Director/Operations Director - HAVI Logistics PortugalCarlos MendonçaManaging Director/Operations DirectorHAVI Logistics Portugal
Eric Mattheeuws - CEO - MattheeuwsEric MattheeuwsCEOMattheeuws

  • Uncovering the key decision triggers for investing in LNG fuelled road vehicles
  • What are the latest developments in OEM solutions for the trucking and road industries?
    • Update on Euro 6
  • Innovation and Technology: How can you ensure your trucking operations are as efficient and powerful as possible
  • Showcasing LNG fuelled trucking solutions and their implementation
  • Alternative Fuels: What are the alternative options to LNG and how viable are they at present in comparison to LNG?
    • Ultra-low sulphur
    • Bio-LNG
    • CLNG
  • What funding is available to stimulate investments

 

14:30

Networking Coffee Break


15:00

9: LNG as a Fuel for the Expanding Off-Grid Sector


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Pedro Amaral Frazão - Director - Grupo Sousa Pedro Amaral FrazãoDirectorGrupo Sousa
Kwinten Standaert - Key Account Officer - Commercial - Fluxys Kwinten StandaertKey Account Officer - CommercialFluxys
Mindaugas Jusius - General Manager - Klaipėdos naftaMindaugas JusiusGeneral ManagerKlaipėdos nafta

  • How can an off-grid LNG operation leverage the introduction of small-scale LNG solutions in ports?
  • How can you identify and target potential off-grid LNG gas users?
  • What are the challenges faced by the industrial sectors with regards to converting facilities to utilise LNG as a fuel?
  • LNG for Mining: How much demand is being created by the mining sector?
  • Comparing LNG against traditional fuels for off-grid industrial users

 

16:00

Chair’s Closing Remarks


Speakers

David Ledesma - Energy & Strategy Consultant - South-Court LtdDavid LedesmaEnergy & Strategy ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd

16:15

Close of the CWC LNG Fuel Summit 2017


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