Conference Day 2

7:45 AM - 8:10 AM Registration & Morning Coffee

8:10 AM - NaN:NaN AM The Role of Innovation in Driving LNG Global Development

Xavier Pfeuty, LNG Manager, Total Marine Fuel Global Solutions
  • Global LNG supply market: Current status and future predictions
  • What will prevent the uptake of LNG from the marine sector?
  • What role will innovation play in driving and accelerating the wide spread use of LNG as a marine fuel?
  • Total’s role in innovation, success stories and future plans

Xavier Pfeuty

LNG Manager
Total Marine Fuel Global Solutions

8:40 AM - NaN:NaN AM Case Study: Project Forward Update Next Generation Energy Vessels: Technical Overview and Payback

antonis trakakis, Technical Director, Arista Shipping
• Update on Project Forward: Reviewing the commercial plan, progress over the last 12 months and future plans
• LNG as a long term strategy: Business case, regulatory compliance, environmental considerations. ROI, competitor advantage and estimated timescales for payback
• Technical and design challenges associated with developing and building the vessels
• Removing the barriers to success and driving LNG forward as an industry partnership

antonis trakakis

Technical Director
Arista Shipping

9:10 AM - 9:40 AM Case Study: Port of Antwerp Recent Developments of LNG Infrastructure and Future Direction

Pieter Vandermeeren, Technical Manager Environment, Port of Antwerp
  • Current progress and LNG developments to date: - Central port developments; Inland navigation reality for LNG along the River Rhine
  • Understanding the Ports motivation for developing future bunkering infrastructure : Including the environmental and economic benefits
  • LNG strategy moving forward: International cooperation LNG plans beyond 2017 and future direction

Pieter Vandermeeren

Technical Manager Environment
Port of Antwerp

9:40 AM - 10:10 AM Case Study: Port of Amsterdam Completion of LNG Bunkering Infrastructure: 2018 and Beyond

Didier De Beaumont, Project Leader Energy Cluster, Port of Amsterdam
  • Reviewing the ports progress over the last 12 months: Activity, challenges and opportunities created
  • Titan LNG: Final investment decision on the first LNG bunkering pontoon in Europe
  • Reviewing rules, regulations and limitations affecting LNG bunkering within the Port of Amsterdam
  • Continuously attracting parties to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure

Didier De Beaumont

Project Leader Energy Cluster
Port of Amsterdam

10:10 AM - NaN:NaN AM Morning Coffee Break

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Case Study: Port of Oslo LNG Bunkering Developments: Current and Future Opportunities

Carl Johan Hatteland, Terminal Adviser, Port of Oslo
  • Current activity in the port and vessel frequency: General challenges, experiences and processes
  • The importance of building better and more flexible infrastructure
  • Opportunities for building links for alternative fuels

Carl Johan Hatteland

Terminal Adviser
Port of Oslo
  • How is the regulatory landscape affecting shipping companies now and in the future?
  • What are the unique challenges of using LNG for each vessel type?
  • What kind of impact does it have on performance, operational costs and general efficiency?
  • How does LNG compare to alternative fuels?

Yves Bui

LNG Project Director
MSC Cruise Management

Peter Keller

Executive Vice President
Tote Inc.

Sjaak Klaap

VP - Business Development

Tom Strang

Senior Vice President, Maritime Affairs
Carnival Corporation & plc

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM Global Outlook: Recent Progress with Global LNG Bunkering Projects

Steve Esau, General Manager, SEA/LNG
  • Understanding the importance of technology, supply chain development and regulation in assisting the widespread implementation of LNG as marine fuel
  • What role will collaboration play in driving LNG forward?
  • What is the current availability for bunkering across the globe?
  • Future projects: Reviewing the bunkering facilities planned for 2018 and beyond?

Steve Esau

General Manager

12:20 PM - 12:50 PM Recent development on LNG bunkering line safety and LNG needs for the cruise industry

Yves Bui, LNG Project Director, MSC Cruise Management
  • The MSC/ARTA double wall bunkering line detailed progress
  • New Safety zone concept around Cruise ship bunkering operations
  • Increasing interest in LNG for Cruise operations

Yves Bui

LNG Project Director
MSC Cruise Management

12:50 PM - 1:50 PM Lunch and Networking

1:50 PM - 2:20 PM Case Study: Swedegas Investment in LNG infrastructure in the Port of Gothenburg

John Almen, Business Development Manager, Swedegas
  • Growing number of LNG consumers served by an efficient LNG logistic chain
  • Insights into the unloading station, cryogenic pipeline and bunkering equipment used
  • Enabling a flexible response to demand for small-scale LNG on this emerging market
  • Laying the groundwork for future expansion opportunities: Where next?

John Almen

Business Development Manager

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM Building the FSRU LNG Project in Europe

Vytautas Čekanavičius, Head of Business Development Department, LITGAS
  • Project development and stakeholder engagement
  • Infrastructure and technology available for small-scale vessels
  • Lessons learned and future updates

Vytautas Čekanavičius

Head of Business Development Department

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM Afternoon Coffee Break

4:20 PM - 4:50 PM Case Study: National Grid Grain LNG Progress and 2017 - 2018 Plans

Paul Ocholla, Manager, Grain LNG
  • Grain LNG’s current market focus and how they are positioning the organisation as a major European LNG Hub
  • Overview of the facilities and services currently offered: Enabling distribution of LNG as a fuel for the marine industry
  • Future projects: Reviewing possible phases of expansion with a focus on projects with planning consent and regulatory approval

Paul Ocholla

Grain LNG

4:50 PM - 5:20 PM Dunkerque LNG: Development of a Regasification Facility and Supply Station for Trucks

Cécile Grégoire-David, Business Development & External Relations, Dunkerque LNG SAS
  • Company overview, LNG commitment and existing assets under development
  • Understanding the role of the LNG terminals in assisting market development: Offering new flexibility in the market
  • Supporting the port in the development of LNG supply by land and sea

Cécile Grégoire-David

Business Development & External Relations
Dunkerque LNG SAS

5:20 PM - 5:25 PM Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and Close of the Conference