Join us at SIBCON 2022 as we explore and address the current and future commercial landscape, growth segments and strategies, and conduct business across the marine fuel industry

  • Pre-Conference Symposium | 4 Oct


    Pre-Conference Symposium 

    Pre-conference symposium will have a series of case studies/knowledge sharing sessions digitalised bunkering operation and project updates.

    Pre-Conference Symposium Chairman:  Adrian Tolson, Director, BLUE Insight Lead


    9.30am – 10.15am:  Industry Panel

    Digitalisation of Bunkering 

    • Assurance through transparency
    • Ship data-sharing, transparency, service efficiencies and decision making
    • Competitiveness through synergies
    • Carbon/GHG measurement, reporting and accounting


    • Christian Plum, CEO and Founder, BunkerMetric
    • Deanna MacDonald, Co-founder and CEO, BunkerTrace
    • James Kim, Chief Operating Officer, ShipFocus
    • Uttam Kumar, Director, Product Management, Alpha Ori

    10.15am – 10.45am: Morning Coffee

    10.45am – 11.15am: Automation for Operations Efficiency, Transparency and Visibility from Oil Terminals to Bunker Supplier/Crafts to Receiving Ships


    • Leonard Leong, Project Lead (Supply Chain Innovation), Vopak
    • Edwin Ebrahimi, Managing Director, NxtPort International

    11.15am – 11.45am: Digitised Documentation for Bunker Delivery

    Abhinav Sahai, Co-Founder, SG Smart Tech

    11.45am – 12.15pm: Automated and Secured Regulatory Reporting & Data Transmission from MFM


    12.15pm – 1.00pm: Standards as a key pillar to accelerate digitalisation and enhance bunkering services

    • Concerted efforts in the development of standard on electronic documentation and processes to track fuel quantity and quality across bunker supply chain to support the digitalisation of bunkering industry
    • Internationalisation of bunker mass flow metering standards
    • Updates on ISO 8217 review
    • Local interim biofuels specifications

    Moderator: Capt. Rahul Choudhuri, Chair, Technical Committee for Bunkering (Ambient Liquid Fuels)


    • Dennis Ho, Co-Convenor, Working Group on Electronic Documentation for Bunkering & Managing Director, ElbOil Singapore

    1.00pm: Networking Lunch & End of Pre-conference Symposium 

  • Conference | 5 Oct


    9.00am – 9.10am: Opening Address by Guest of Honour

    9:10am – 9:30am:  Keynote Address – Energy Markets and Transition Outlook

    Synopsis: The keynote address will underline current global energy markets projection from refiner perspectives, geopolitical aspects of international trade, the insight will cover a balanced approach for the address covering the current market trends, and near-term future of the bunkering industry.  

    Aw Kah Peng, Chairman, Shell Companies in Singapore


    9:30am – 10:15am: Shipowners’ Keynote Dialogue

    Global Trade in a New World Order

    • Trade rebound and longer-term volumes
    • What does the supply chain reorder look like?
    • Implications for shipping

    Moderator: Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore


    • Jacob Meldgaard, Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director, Torm
    • James Marshall, Chief Executive Officer, Berge Bulk
    • Laurent Olmeta, Chief Executive Officer, CMA CGM Asia Pacific

    10.15am – 11.30am: Opening of Exhibition and Networking Break

    11.30am – 12.15pm: In conversation with the Charterers: Striking the Right Balance – Customer Demand, Climate Goals and Resilient Supply Chain  

    • Addressing the current commercial needs
    • Expectations from the marine fuels supply chain
    • Fuel requirements and projected mix to 2030
    • Demand timelines for low carbon fuels

    Moderator: Simona Toma, Managing Director, Asia, OSM Maritime


    • Fergus Eley, Head of Maritime – Enterprise, BHP
    • Laure Baratgin, Head of Commercial Operations, Rio Tinto
    • Lim Ying Ying, Managing Director and Ocean Transportation APAC Lead, Cargill
    • Mike Muller, Head of Asia, Vitol


    12.15pm – 1.00pm: Managing Structural and Market Complexities of An Evolving Marine Fuel Industry

    • Trade routes scenarios in a new geopolitical era
    • Expected emergence of new ports
    • Integration with new fuels and new markets
    • Carbon market requirements
    • Compliance costs

    Moderator: Unni Einemo, Director and IMO Representative, IBIA


    • Frederic Meyer, Strategy Director, TotalEnergies Marine Fuels
    • Ong Shwu Hoon, Asia Pacific Fuels Vice President, ExxonMobil & President, EXTAP

    1.00pm – 2.00pm: Lunch

    2.00pm-2.50pm: Oil Markets Stability – Wishful Thinking?

    • Current state of play and ability to deal with price shocks
    • Price trends and outlook
    • Inventory levels and demand return scenarios
    • Marine fuel price drivers and projections to 2030

    Moderator: Elizabeth Low, Asia Oil Trading News, Bloomberg LP


    • Jens Maul Joergensen, Director Bunkers, Oldendorff Carriers
    • Mads Bjørnebye, Manager, Bunker Services, Teekay Tankers
    • Peter William Beekhuis, Global Head of Trading, Maersk Oil Trading

    2.50pm – 3.40pm: Securing The Now – Demand, Transparency and Market Risk Management

    • Medium-term volume projections
    • Current trade market behaviours and risks
    • Supply chain visibility and origination issues
    • Credit

    Moderator: Sinan Utlu, Head of Credit, Maersk Oil Trading


    • Eddie Gauci, Global Head – bp Marine Fuels, bp
    • Peter Zachariassen, Chief Executive Officer, Bunker One

    3.40pm – 4.10pm: Afternoon Networking Tea Break

    4.10pm – 5.00pm: Marine Fuel Quality and Dispute Resolution

    • Challenges associated with verification and control mechanisms
    • Recent trends in VLSFO, ULSGO quality and the guidance
    • Problem arising during operations and remedies
    • Claims and dispute resolution


    • Lars Malmbratt, General Manager – Bunker Procurement, Stena Bulk
    • Capt. Michael Behmerburg, Director Technical Office, Global Fuel Purchasing, Hapag-Lloyd AG
    • Capt. Rahul Choudhuri, Managing Director AMEA, VPS

    5pm – 6.30pm: The SIBCON Party

  • Main Conference | 6 Oct


    9.00am – 9.45am: Keynote Conversation: Forecasting Bunkering Trends Towards 2030

    Note: The Keynote Conversation is designed to have a high-level conversation with shipowners, oil/energy companies and Class to moderate, speaker reps are keynote profiles, and have authoritative voice to exhibit strategic views.

    • Role of technology
    • Trends towards decarbonisation
    • Energy efficiency and ship design trends
    • Regulation, policy, and future developments
    • Carbon tax regimes and implications for pricing


    • Louise Tricoire, VP Customer Line CO2, OneTech Division, TotalEnergies
    • Melissa Williams, President, Shell Marine

    9:45am – 10:35am: Current Affairs in LNG Bunkering

    • Global demand and orderbook outlook
    • Addressing the GHG debate
    • Current government policy and infrastructure investment
    • Medium term projections
    • Emerging technology drivers


    • Ajay Singh, Managing Executive Officer, Mitsui OSK Lines
    • Chris Lu, Head of Marine Business, Vice President, Pavilion Energy
    • Denis Bonhomme, Global Sales & Business Development Director, TotalEnergies Marine Fuels
    • Grant Hunter, Director for Standards, Innovation and Research, BIMCO
    • Tahir Faruqui, Director, FueLNG, General Manager (Head of Downstream LNG), Shell

    10:35am – 11.15am: Networking Tea Break


    11.15am – 12.00pm: Net Zero Pathways for Marine Fuels

    • Implications of other energy consumer markets
    • Role of ports and infrastructure
    • Industry collaboration touchpoints
    • Implications of CII compliance
    • Projecting alternatives market share by 2030

    Moderator: Prof. Lynn Loo, Chief Executive Officer, Global Maritime Centre for Decarbonisation


    • Joselito Guevarra, APAC Manager & Senior Environmental Advisor, The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel
    • Lee Keng Lin, Managing Director, Business Development, KSL Maritime, Kuok Group

    12.00pm – 12.45pm: Alternatives Business Case: Ammonia and Hydrogen  

    • Current fuel policy and roadblocks
    • Technology assessment for propulsion, carbon capture and storage
    • Investment outlay and commercial strategy
    • Pragmatic projections and business case for ammonia and hydrogen


    • Capt. Raghav Gulati, Safety, Sustainability and Technical Operations Manager – Shipping, Anglo American & Chair of the Technical Committee, Sea Cargo Charter
    • Takahiro Rokuroda, General Manager of Green Business Group, NYK Line

    12.45pm – 1.45pm: Lunch

    1.45pm – 2.30pm: Alternatives Business Case: Green Methanol, Biomethane and Biofuels

    • Availability
    • The case of using green methanol as a marine fuel
    • The business cases of biomethane and other renewable gases for marine use
    • Current work on standards
    • The business cases of biomethane and other renewable gases
    • Assessing engine and vessel operational performance against both fuels
    • Commercial, operational and technical feasibilities

    Moderator: Isabel Welten, Chief Commercial Officer, GoodNRG Group


    • Alex Pattison, Regional Marine Manager – Asia & Middle East, bp
    • Berit Hinnemann, Head of Decarbonisation Business Development and interim Head of Green Fuels Sourcing, A.P. Moller – Maersk
    • Farid Trad, Vice President Bunkering and Energy Transition, CMA CGM
    • Peter Björkborg, Manager, Sustainability & Transformation, Stena Bulk
    • Rustin Edwards, Head of Fuel Oil Procurement, VLSFO, Euronav


    2.30pm – 3.15pm: Digitalising the Bunker Supply Chain

    • The digital bunkering initiative
    • The SGTraDex initiative
    • Streamlining MFM data, transparency, and efficiency
    • Cybersecurity, interoperability, data harmonization, digital identities
    • Operational implications for industry

    Moderator: Antoine Cadoux, Chief Executive Officer, SGTraDex


    • Acasius Leong, Head of Digital Trade Engagement, DBS Bank
    • Goh Chung Hun, General Manager, Fleet, Pacific International Lines
    • Richard Ho, Deputy General Manager, Fuel, Ocean Network Express
    • Thomas Ting, Deputy Director Innovation, Technology & Talent Development, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

    3.15pm – 3:45pm: Networking tea break

    3:45pm – 4:30pm: What’s Next in Singapore’s Marine Fuels Landscape

    • Medium to long term vision of the industry
    • Expected fuel mix to 2030
    • Incentives and JIPs in pipelines to develop alternatives
    • Innovation spotlights in Singapore

    Moderator: Caroline Yang, Chief Executive, Hong Lam Marine & President, Singapore Shipping Association


    • Capt. Daknashamoorthy Ganasen, Senior Director, Operations & Marine Services, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
    • Eddie Gauci, Global Head – bp Marine Fuels, bp

    4.30pm: Close of Conference

  • Site Visit | 7 Oct

    SITE VISIT| 7 Oct