29 - 31 January, 2019 | Novotel Hotel, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

Main Conference Day One

7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration & Networking Coffee

8:30 am - 8:40 am Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

Hadi Farhoud - Head of Strategy & Marketing, GTT

Hadi Farhoud

Head of Strategy & Marketing

8:40 am - 9:10 am Environmental Impacts of LNG: The Truth Behind LNG as a Marine Fuel

Harly Penner - Engineering Superintendent, LNG Vessels, Seaspan Ferries Corporation
  • Theory: What were the initial assumptions relating to emissions and the cost value of utilising LNG fuel within the vessels
  • Results: Measuring performance, encountering unexpected problems and identifying opportunities to optimise operational efficiency
  • Optimisation: Changing the way in which the vessel is operated especially when idol
  • Value: Enhancing performance to reduce emissions and secure financial incentives

Harly Penner

Engineering Superintendent, LNG Vessels
Seaspan Ferries Corporation

9:10 am - 9:40 am Accelerating the Use of LNG as a Marine Fuel: Global Outlook

Xavier Pfeuty - LNG Manager, Total Marine Fuel Global Solutions
  • How has the LNG Bunkering market evolved over the last 12 months and how have Total contributed to its progress across the globe?
  • Strategic acquisitions and how they will strengthen Total’s offering in the LNG Bunkering market
  • Progress being made with shipping supply deals across the globe
  • Current and proposed LNG bunkering solutions and timelines for availability

Xavier Pfeuty

LNG Manager
Total Marine Fuel Global Solutions

This panel session will review alternative fuel concepts for the shipping sector with an emphasis on conversion challenges,
ROI, operational efficiency, fuel properties and the environmental impact. Ultimately, the discussion will focus on how to meet
short and long term carbon reduction targets.
  • Assessing different types of alternative fuels that are being considered and explored outside of LNG?
  • Exploring the cost, environmental compatibility and availability of these fuels?
  • What are the considerations over the full life-cycle rather than just the fuel combustion stage?
  • What barriers are holding back progress and how can the industry overcome them?
  • What types of technologies are being applied to vessels to reduce emissions?
  • How can the entire value chain collaborate effectively in the future to continue exploring alternative fuels and technology?

Peter Keller

Executive Vice President
Tote Inc.


Tom Strang

Senior Vice President, Maritime Affairs
Carnival Corporation & plc

Sjaak Klaap

VP - Business Development


Pablo Garcia

Fleet Project Manager

Yves Bui

LNG Project Director, New Building Department

10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Coffee Break

11:00 am - 11:20 am LNG Bunkering: Ship-Shore Links for Today and Tomorrow

Paul Radage - Sales Director, Trelleborg Marine Systems UK
  • Reviewing the LNG Ship-Shore link history, the bunkering links today and understanding the key link considerations
  • Addressing the emerging LNG small-scale transfer, bunkering and fuelling spaces as well as the emergency shutdown link
  • Exploring various case studies where these applications have been utilised and future technology

Paul Radage

Sales Director
Trelleborg Marine Systems UK

11:20 am - 11:50 am Germany: Building, Owning and Operating Brunsbüttel’s LNG Import Terminal

Guus Vogels - Sales Manager, Vopak
  • Details of the joint venture: Purpose, partners, roles and responsibilities
  • Terminal services: Discharge and loading of LNG ships, storage of LNG, regasification and LNG distribution via trucks and barges
  • Project progress: Achievements to date, future plans, permit applications and project milestones
  • Market perspective of LNG as an environmentally friendly and cost effective alternative for industry and as a shipping fuel

Guus Vogels

Sales Manager


Kwinten Standaert

Key Account Officer, Commercial Department

Guillaume Paternostre

LNG Bunkering Business Developer

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm Technology Demonstrations: Quick Fire Technology and Product Demonstrations

This is your opportunity to meet with the vendors in our exhibition hall to learn more about the technology and services that are
designed to support you on your projects.

These tech demos will last approximately 10 minutes on four cycles with the opportunity to continue your discussions
throughout the lunch break at their exhibition stands.

1:10 pm - 1:40 pm Lunch and Networking

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Reducing Risk by Applying Coriolis Mass Flow Metering Solutions for LNG Measurement

Daniel Kemp - Business Development Manager, Marine Fuel Solutions, Emerson
  • Design considerations for LNG measurement systems: What to measure and how
  • Overview of Coriolis Mass Flow Metering solutions for LNG applications
  • Ensuring transparency and traceability for LNG custody transfer

Daniel Kemp

Business Development Manager, Marine Fuel Solutions

  • Reviewing the last 12 months: How has LNG bunkering in the port progressed?
  • Recent and future port activity: LNG fuelled short-haul vessels, LNG-fuelled cruise ships and planning ahead for larger deep-sea vessels
  • Requirements for obtaining approvals for appropriate licensing
  • Evaluating the challenges and successes of the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation

Cees Boon

Sector Coordinator Harbour Master Policy Department
Port of Rotterdam


Stefaan Adriaens

Commercial Manager
Gate Terminal B.V.

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Current and Future LNG Developments within the Port of Amsterdam

Didier De Beaumont - Project Leader Energy Cluster, Port of Amsterdam
  • LNG’s role in realising the Port of Amsterdam’s sustainable port vision
  • Ensuring regulations, standards and policies are in place
  • Developing the physical infrastructure for the jetty
  • Additional discounts available for LNG fuelled vessels
  • Creating an LNG bunkering map of the port to ensure full visibility for users

Didier De Beaumont

Project Leader Energy Cluster
Port of Amsterdam

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Utilising LNG and Combined Solutions for Optimising Energy Efficiency

Roger Göthberg - Managing Director, MAN Energy Solutions
  • MAN Energy Solutions: Vision, strategy and technological transformation to support the drive towards environmental requirements
  • The business case for combined solutions: Optimising fuel efficiency and minimise emissions
  • Exploring current and future LNG/combined propulsion solutions that will meet economic, social and regulatory goals
  • Case study: Performance review of various vessels currently utilising a combined solution

Roger Göthberg

Managing Director
MAN Energy Solutions

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm Nitrogen Controlled in Harmony with Physics

Nigel Edwards - Business Development Manager - LNG, MannTek LNG Solutions
  • Understanding the current bunkering challenges of the STS transfer system
  • Exploring m ore advanced solutions such as the N2 PERC system
  • Comparing different solutions and their value: Nitrogen vs. Hydraulics
  • ESD2 arrangements and new responsibilities for hose requirements

Nigel Edwards

Business Development Manager - LNG
MannTek LNG Solutions

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Gothenburg LNG Terminal: Developing and Accelerating LNG Bunkering Capabilities within the Baltic Region

Antonio Illescas - Business Development Manager, Swedegas
  • Growing number of LNG consumers served by an efficient LNG logistic chain: Meeting the shipping industry needs
  • Insights into the uploading station, cryogenic pipeline and bunkering facility
  • Enabling a flexible response to demand for small-scale LNG within this emerging market
  • Next steps: Investment plan for expansion by implementing the right strategy to attract ship-owners to the region

Antonio Illescas

Business Development Manager

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm LNG Fuelled Vessels: Optimising Productivity and Environmental Performance through Innovation

Jan Gabriel - Head of Conversion and Construction Department, DEME
  • DEME’s LNG fleet investment programme: Vessels in service and vessels on order
  • Why LNG is the right solution: Meeting DEME’s core values, achieving regulatory compliance, financial payback and environmental performance
  • Existing fleet: Technical design review and performance results
  • New vessels: Future proofing new vessels that ensure ease of conversion
  • Case study: A focus on the next generation offshore installation vessel

Jan Gabriel

Head of Conversion and Construction Department

6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and Close of Conference Day One

Hadi Farhoud - Head of Strategy & Marketing, GTT

Hadi Farhoud

Head of Strategy & Marketing

6:10 pm - 7:40 pm Drinks Reception Proudly Hosted by our Associate Partner, Arta

Throughout the conference there have been a number of opportunities to network, share ideas and meet new people which
will continue well into the evening. Courtesy of Associate Partner, Arta, their hosted drinks reception will be served all guests
offering additional opportunities to check out any exhibitions you may have missed during the day and meet new people or
catch up with colleagues. This will also be a chance to hear from Arta’s guest speakers which will announce a new partnership
and share their new Pioneering Bunkering Concepts: Single and Double Barrier Based during the reception.

7:40 pm - 10:10 pm Amsterdam Cruise

To maximise your networking opportunity in a fun and unique way, join us for our annual Amsterdam canal tour with
dinner and drinks. This is the perfect opportunity to talk shop, meet new contacts, spend time with your colleagues
or simply see the beautiful sights of Amsterdam. This tour will be on a first come, first served basis so book now to
avoid disappointment – simply confirm your place when registering. Book now!