PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM | 4 OCT


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


DIGITAL BUNKERING


9.00am – 9.30am

MPA’s Update on Incentives, Grants, and Selection Mechanism for Innovation Projects

  • Progress on digitalBunker@SG 
  • Incentives and JIPs in the pipeline
  • The experience with Industry Solutions (B2B) 

Thomas Ting, Chief Technology Officer, Deputy Director Innovation, Technology & Talent Development, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

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

Moderator:

Kenneth Juhls, Managing Director, ZeroNorth A/S

Panellists:

  • Ali Jourabchi, Director, Prosmar
  • Christian Plum, Head of s-Bunker Product, StormGeo – An Alfa Laval Company
  • Deanna MacDonald, Co-founder and CEO, BunkerTrace
  • James Kim, Chief Operating Officer, ShipFocus
  • Dr Piyush Raj, Senior Director, Data Science and New Product Development, 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

Co-Presenters:

  • 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

Tan Sian Lip, Founder & CEO, Halialabs


BUNKERING STANDARDS UPDATE


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)

Panellist:

  • Dennis Ho, Co-Convenor, Working Group on Electronic Documentation for Bunkering & Managing Director, ElbOil Singapore
  • Diana Mok, Managing Director, Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers Singapore
  • Dr Prapisala Thepsithar, Member, Working Group on Marine Fuels Specification & Director, Research and Projects, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisations
  • Ranabir Chakravarty, Assistant Director, Marine Fuel Standards and Investigation, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

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


MAIN CONFERENCE | 5 OCT


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

Mr. Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Finance and Transport, Republic of Singapore

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

Aw Kah Peng, Country Chair, Shell Singapore


Trade and Supply Chains


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: Thomas Knudsen, Chairman, Toll Group

Panellists:

  • 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

Panellists:

  • 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

COMMERCIAL REALITIES


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

Panellists:

  • Frederic Meyer, Strategy Director, TotalEnergies Marine Fuels
  • Ong Shwu Hoon, Asia Pacific Fuels Vice President, ExxonMobil & President, EXTAP
  • Kenny MacLean, Chief Operating Officer, Peninsula

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

Panellists:

  • Jens Maul Joergensen, Director Bunkers, Oldendorff Carriers
  • Mads Bjørnebye, Manager, Bunker Services, Teekay Tankers
  • Mark Russell, Co-Head of Fuel and Feedstock, Trafigura & Chief Commercial Officer, TFG Marine
  • 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

ModeratorSinan Utlu, Head of Credit, Maersk Oil Trading

Panellists:

  • Choong Zhen Mao, Executive Director, Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services
  • Eddie Gauci, Global Head – bp Marine Fuels, bp
  • Hamed Fathi, Director/Head of Legal, International Marine and Energy
  • Kenneth Dam, Executive Director and Global Head of Bunkering, TFG Marine
  • Peter Zachariassen, Chief Executive Officer, Bunker One

3.40pm – 4.10pm: 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

Moderator: Paul Collier, Legal Director, Clyde & Co

Panellists:

  • Lars Malmbratt, General Manager – Bunker Procurement, Stena Bulk
  • Capt. Michael Behmerburg, Director Technical Office, Global Fuel Purchasing, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • Michael Green, Senior Quality Manager, Marine Technical, World Fuel Services
  • 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

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

Moderator:

Carlo Raucci, Head of Energy Transition and Modelling, Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Panellists:

  • Louise Tricoire, Vice President Marine Fuels, TotalEnergies
  • Melissa Williams, President, Shell Marine
  • Bill Bryant, Managing Director, APAC & MEA and Head of Sustainability, Stolt Nielsen
  • Katerina Kontou, Marine Fuels and Lubricants Director, Angelicoussis Group 

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

Panellists:

  • Chris Lu, Head of Marine Business, Vice President, Pavilion Energy
  • Denis Bonhomme, Global Sales & Business Development Director, TotalEnergies Marine Fuels
  • Nobuo Shiotsu, Managing Executive Officer for East/South-East Asia and Oceania, Mitsui OSK Lines
  • Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA-LNG
  • Tahir Faruqui, Director, FueLNG & General Manager (Head of Downstream LNG), Shell

10:35am – 11.15am: Networking Tea Break


TRANSITION FUELS


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

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

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

Panellists:

  • Chew Xiang Yu, Director, Marine & Offshore Business, APAC, Rolls-Royce Solutions Asia
  • 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
  • Mike Muller, Head of Asia, Vitol

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

Moderator: Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria, VP, Regional Manager South East Asia, Pacific & India, Maritime, DNV

Panellists:

  • Murali Srinivasan, SVP and Commercial Head, Yara Clean Ammonia
  • Capt. Peter Liew, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Eaglestar
  • 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

Panellists:

  • 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
  • Hugh Roberts, Regional Marine Manager - EU & SA, bp
  • Peter Björkborg, Manager, Sustainability & Transformation, Stena Bulk

SINGAPORE UPDATE


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

Panellists:

  • 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, Chief Technology Officer, 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

Panellists:

  • Alex Pattison, Regional Marine Manager – Asia & Middle East, bp
  • Capt. Daknashamoorthy Ganasen, Senior Director, Operations & Marine Services, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
  • Choong Sheen Mao, Director, Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services
  • Dr. Sanjay Kuttan, Chief Technology Officer, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation

4.30pm: Close of Conference


 

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