logo #LNGFuels 14-16 May 2019

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

Session 1: Opening Keynote Panel – What more can be done from a Collaborative Standpoint to Accelerate the Adoption of LNG as a Marine Fuel?


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Lauran Wetemans - General Manager, Downstream LNG - Gas to Transport - Shell InternationalLauran WetemansGeneral Manager, Downstream LNG - Gas to TransportShell International
Tom Strang - Senior Vice President - Maritime Affairs - Carnival CorporationTom StrangSenior Vice President - Maritime AffairsCarnival Corporation
Masamichi Morooka - President & CEO - Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port CorporationMasamichi MorookaPresident & CEOYokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation

  • What more can be done to drive and shape this industry for years to come?
  • What are the main drivers for LNG adoption in the current energy price environment?
  • Innovative subsidy models: What are the best practices for subsidising the adoption of cleaner fuels?
  • Striving for low carbonisation: How big a role does thought-leadership and mind-set change have in the initial investment phase?
  • Is a lack of uniformity impacting the speed of adoption and what measures can be put in place to harness standardisation?

Questions & Answers

10:30

Networking Coffee Break


11:00

Session 2: Marine Regulations: How is the Industry Going to Ensure Compliance?


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
Julien Bec - Vice President - LNG as Fuel - GTTJulien BecVice President - LNG as FuelGTT
Gianpaolo Benedetti - Senior Technical Advisor - Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)Gianpaolo BenedettiSenior Technical AdvisorSociety for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)
Stefaan Adriaens - Commercial Manager - Gate terminal B.V.Stefaan AdriaensCommercial ManagerGate terminal B.V.

  • With the IMO 2020 sulphur cap deadline now looming- how confident is the industry in being fully compliant?
  • Is there more that can be done by governments with regards to subsidies for LNG investment?
  • Has the availability of IMO 2020 compliant fuel been properly addressed?
  • What more can be done to create greater regulatory uniformity between countries and ensure the foundations for this sector are in place for years to come?
  • Incentives and Subsidies spotlight: What are the most effective ways of promoting the adoption of alternative fuels?
    • France
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Germany
  • What are individual states doing to create public awareness on LNG as a fuel?

Questions & Answers

12:15

Networking Lunch


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13:30

Session 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 - Project Director - Fjord Line GroupMorten LarsenProject DirectorFjord Line Group
Gerd Wessels - Managing Owner - Wessels ReedereiGerd WesselsManaging OwnerWessels Reederei
Pasi Moisio - Head of LNG Business Unit - AS Eesti GaasPasi MoisioHead of LNG Business UnitAS Eesti Gaas
Captain Wolfgang Hintzsche - Marine Director - German Shipowners' Association (VDR)Captain Wolfgang HintzscheMarine DirectorGerman Shipowners' Association (VDR)

  • What is the tipping point in striving for low carbonisation in spite of cost?
  • Assessing the current economic viability of investing in LNG as a ship-owner
  • Retrofit case study: Challenges and considerations for the installation of scrubber technology
  • How much new business has an investment in alternative fuels brought to your business?
  • What more can be done to reduce both cost and risk associated with investment in new build LNG vessels?
  • What are the alternatives to LNG as a marine fuel and how might these compliment your fleets’ diversity?
  • What are ship-owners doing to comply with the IMO 2020 and what is the rationale:
    • Scrubbers
    • Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil
    • LNG
  • How are pricing models being used for LNG as a marine fuel and is further incentivisation needed for ship-owners?

Questions & Answers

14:45

Networking Coffee Break


15:15

Session 4: Technological Innovation and Safety: Driving Efficiency through Innovation


Speakers

Moderator: Captain Walter P. Purio - CEO - LNG Marine Fuel InstituteModerator: Captain Walter P. PurioCEOLNG Marine Fuel Institute
Frej Olsen - Business Development Manager | KC LNG - Kosan Crisplant a/sFrej OlsenBusiness Development Manager | KC LNGKosan Crisplant a/s
Paul Ocholla - Commercial Advisor - Break Bulk LNG - National Grid Grain LNG Importation TerminalPaul OchollaCommercial Advisor - Break Bulk LNGNational Grid Grain LNG Importation Terminal
Roger Göthberg - Business Development Manager Marine - SkangassRoger GöthbergBusiness Development Manager MarineSkangass
Niels den Nijs - CEO - Titan LNGNiels den NijsCEOTitan LNG

  • Where can greater levels of innovation be implemented to promote the case for LNG as a bunker fuel?
  • Technology v Regulations: How can increased technological offerings assist with regulatory compliance?
  • Insights into how vessels are actually bunkered and standards of safety that must be adhered to
  • What more can be done to bring down logistical costs relating LNG as a marine fuel?
  • Are we satisfied that enough infrastructure is now in place, and focus should be firmly focussed toward generating demand?

Questions & Answers

16:45

Session 5: CWC LNG Fuels Networking Roundtables


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: Discussing the impending IMO 0.5% sulphur cap compliance date and adherence strategies

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

Roundtable 4: What are the ‘competitors’ to LNG as a fuel and how attractive are they?

Moderator: 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

Session 6: Collaboration and Mind-Set: What More Can Be Done to Drive LNG Demand Growth?


Speakers

Kwinten Standaert - Key Account Officer- Commercial LNG Responsible - Fluxys Kwinten StandaertKey Account Officer- Commercial LNG ResponsibleFluxys
Frank Harteveld - Director Sales & Marketing - Wärtsilä Marine SolutionsFrank HarteveldDirector Sales & MarketingWärtsilä Marine Solutions
Jack Jordan - Editorial Lead for Bunker Industry News - S&P Global PlattsJack JordanEditorial Lead for Bunker Industry NewsS&P Global Platts

  • How high on the agenda is low carbonisation and is it regardless of cost?
    • Does this change depending on the size of the corporation?
  • How can a collaborative approach help develop projects and reduce costs?
  • How big of an impact is thought leadership with regards to a corporation’s environmental footprint?
  • Infrastructure challenge – How big of an issue is this still proving to be for demand growth?
  • What advice can the pioneers provide for people looking at LNG as an alternate fuel option?
  • Why has LNG uptake not increased quicker in the last 12 months?

Questions & Answers

10:15

Networking Coffee Break


10:45

Session 7: 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
Martin Flach - Alternative Fuels Director - Iveco LtdMartin FlachAlternative Fuels DirectorIveco Ltd
Dominic Phinn - Business Engagement Coordinator, Clean Air - ClientEarthDominic PhinnBusiness Engagement Coordinator, Clean AirClientEarth

  • What are the current drivers for LNG uptake, in current energy price climate, for the road and off-grid sectors?
    • How much demand will be created by these 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?
  • What is the impact of the recent trend towards flexibility on the attitude of lenders to project financing of LNG projects?
  • What can be done to reduce LNG investment costs for land operations?
  • Is the lack of uniformity hindering the investment and development of this industry?
  • Are all companies embracing LNG in pursuit of low carbonisation?

Questions & Answers

12:00

Networking Lunch


13:00

Session 8: LNG as a Road Transportation Fuel – Considerations and Challenges


Speakers

Moderator: Marco Digioia - Secretary General - UETR (European Road Haulers Association)Moderator: Marco DigioiaSecretary GeneralUETR (European Road Haulers Association)
Andrea Condotta - Marketing & Innovative Manager - Codognotto GroupAndrea CondottaMarketing & Innovative ManagerCodognotto Group
Robert Goevaers - Program Manager -  Nationaal LNG PlatformRobert GoevaersProgram Manager Nationaal LNG Platform

  • What are the key drivers to convert your fleet to run on LNG, in the current energy price climate?
  • The Clean Vehicles Directive: Key considerations moving forward
  • Uncovering the key decision triggers for investing in LNG fuelled road vehicles
  • What is being done by way of an action plan and investment strategy for the trans-European deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure?
  • What are the latest developments in OEM solutions for the trucking and road industries?
    • Euro VI
  • Where do the opportunities lie for collaboration between manufacturers and final end users?
  • How can you ensure your trucking operations are as efficient and powerful as possible?
  • 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 financing is available to assist with conversions of road fleets to LNG?
  • Safety considerations for LNG as a road fuel

Questions & Answers

14:00

Networking Coffee Break


14:30

Session 9: Collaboration and Mind-Set: What More can be Done to Drive LNG Demand Growth?


Speakers

Moderator: David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdModerator: David LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Kwinten Standaert - Key Account Officer- Commercial LNG Responsible - Fluxys Kwinten StandaertKey Account Officer- Commercial LNG ResponsibleFluxys

  • How can potential off-grid LNG candidates be identified?
  • What are the key drivers prompting off-grid industrial users to convert to LNG?
  • 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
  • How does LNG as a fuel perform against traditional powering alternatives for the off-grid industrial?

Questions & Answers

15:30

Chair’s Closing Remarks


Speakers

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

16:00

Close of the CWC LNG Fuel Summit 2018


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