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

Main Conference Day Two

7:30 am - 8:05 am Registration & Networking Coffee

8:00 am - 8:30 am Lessons Learned from Bunkering the Worlds First LNG Fuelled Cruise Ship

Stuart Carpenter - LNG Project Director, Carnival Corp & plc
  • The challenges of setting up and managing the supply chain and the importance of collaborating with stakeholders 
  • Feedback on the LNG Bunkering of the AIDAnova since delivery in November 2018 
  • Operational experience focusing on competency, training and procedures

Stuart Carpenter

LNG Project Director
Carnival Corp & plc

8:35 am - 9:05 am Baleària Ferries: Innovative LNG Powered Vessels for the Mediterranean

Jose Poblet - Director, Cotenaval
Pablo Garcia - Fleet Project Manager, Balearia
  • Baleària Ferries strategic direction and commitment to the environment: Developing an eco efficient fleet
  • LNG fleet overview: Current and future projects
  • o Characteristics of the new build vessels
  • o Characteristics of the conversion projects
  • Adopting unique approaches to the design, construction and engineering aspects of each vessel
  • Going beyond just LNG fuel efficiency and improving sustainability through technology and digitalisation

Jose Poblet



Pablo Garcia

Fleet Project Manager

9:05 am - 9:35 am Developing the LNG Supply Chain in the Med for LNG Project Success

  • LNG Supply chain challenges in the Med
  • Supply chain innovation and key actions to help improve supply chain performance
  • Overview of LNG development and capability within the Port of Dunkirk:
  • o LNG strategy and drivers: The rationale of focusing on LNG within the port and how they are driving it forward
  • o Current and future LNG projects within the port and region
  • o Policy relating to LNG fuelled vessels
  • Dunkerque LNG: Current projects including the jetty adaptation and new jetty infrastructure

Daniel Deschodt

Commercial Director
Port of Dunkirk


Cécile Grégoire-David

Business Development & External Relations
Dunkerque LNG SAS

10:05 am - 10:35 am Decarbonising the Maritime Transport Sector: Objectives, Targets, Timelines and Strategy

Frank Harteveld - Director Sales & Marketing, Wärtsilä Gas Systems, Marine Solutions
  • Where do the opportunities lie within the next 10, 20 and 30 years to ensure targets are met?
  • What will the impacts be on the entire gas value chain?
  • What role will LNG play in the decarbonisation of the maritime sector?
  • How will technology continue to evolve in the short and long term to support these objectives?
  • What operational and process improvements can be made to ensure targets are met?

Frank Harteveld

Director Sales & Marketing
Wärtsilä Gas Systems, Marine Solutions

11:05 am - 11:35 am Managing the LNG Fuel Conversion of a Large Ferry

Paul Radford - Engineering Superintendent, BC Ferries
  • Vessel type, service life and project drivers: Utilising clean technology to reduce the environmental footprint and the cost of operations
  • Innovation: Becoming the world’s first vessel to refuel on an open vehicle deck via delivery truck
  • Additional upgrades that have reduced energy consumption and improved efficiency: Propulsion, rudders, steering and air conditioning
  • ROI and Payback: Reviewing the cost and environmental benefits realised

Paul Radford

Engineering Superintendent
BC Ferries

11:35 am - 12:05 pm LNG Supply for Maritime Customers in Northwest Europe: Best practices for Safe and Efficient Operations

Jan Schubert - Sales & Business Development Senior Manager, Nauticor
  • Overview of the Nauticor LNG supply infrastructure in Northwest Europe
  • Technical overview of the new LNG bunker supply vessel “Kairos”
  • Exploring current and future LNG supply options available for different customers
  • Detailed walk through of the truck to ship and the ship to ship transfer process
  • Evaluating the operations and describing best practices
  • Truck-to-ship case study video

Jan Schubert

Sales & Business Development Senior Manager

12:05 pm - 12:55 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.

12:55 pm - 1:55 pm Lunch and Networking

1:55 pm - 2:25 pm LNG Bunkering Spot Supplies: Safety and Procedures

Eugenia Bertrand Alonso - Head of LNG Bunker Business Development, Repsol
  • How to prepare a spot supply
  • Phases of the spot supply
  • Requirements and Safety aspects 
  • Repsol experience in spot supplies

Eugenia Bertrand Alonso

Head of LNG Bunker Business Development

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm Brittany Ferries LNG Supply Solution Applied to the New-building Project Honfleur

Bertrand Crispils - Technical Superintendent, Brittany Ferries
  • Brittany Ferries intention to continue with LNG for all new vessels: Business case, ongoing commitment to the sector and regulatory compliance achievements
  • Project Honfleur overview: Constructing a 42,400 GT dual-fuelled vessel built to an STX design
  • Funding the projects including the EU funding submission
  • World first: Innovation’s achieved with the supply solution

Bertrand Crispils

Technical Superintendent
Brittany Ferries

2:55 pm - 3:25 pm Energir’s LNG Capabilities in Canada: Efficient Solutions to Meet Environmental Requirements

Guillame Brossard - Director –LNG Market Development, Energir
  • Energir’s LNG plant in Montreal: Innovations occurring within existing assets
  • Improving accessibility within the region: Enabling local and foreign ship owners to comply with the increasingly stringent standards
  • Studies being conducted for new projects within the region

Guillame Brossard

Director –LNG Market Development

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

3:55 pm - 4:25 pm Supply Chain Development and Operational Infrastructure in the Klaipeda Region

Jurgita Šilinskaitė-Venslovienė - Head of Small Scale LNG, Klaipėdos Nafta
  • Quick overview of the Klaipeda region: KN’s large scale LNG terminal, small scale on shore LNG Reloading station and vessels operating in the region
  • Evaluating the performance of the truck loading station and bunkering facilities: Creating further opportunities for downstream LNG development
  • Driving progress in the region by developing and completing the LNG supply chain

Jurgita Šilinskaitė-Venslovienė

Head of Small Scale LNG
Klaipėdos Nafta

4:25 pm - 4:55 pm SamueLNG: Improving the Sustainability of Marine Traffic through the Use of LNG

Jean-Pierre GUELLEC - Chief Executive Officer, Dragages Ports, SamueLNG
  • SamueLNG retrofitted dredger into dual fuelled engines: Project objectives and funding
  • Technical ship design, performance requirements and challenges meeting the desired objectives
  • Evaluating the results from the first vessel operation as well as the first bunkering operation
  • LNG supplier partnership review and focus
  • Conducting the environmental impact assessment and the metrics for reducing the amount of emissions: Results

Jean-Pierre GUELLEC

Chief Executive Officer
Dragages Ports, SamueLNG

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and End of Conference