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BUNKERING & SHIPPING IN TRANSITION – IBIA Conference Series 2021

 

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Non-Member GBP 99.00

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Agenda

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Day One 12th April, 2021

09:30

Welcome Address

Unni Einemo – IBIA Director and IMO Representative

09:35

SESSION ONE: IMO Regulatory Changes

Moderator:

Nigel Draffin Consultant

Panellists:

Unni Einemo Director and IMO Representative IBIA
Steve Simms Principal Simms Shower LLP
Roel Hoenders Head, Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency IMO

Presentations and panel discussions followed by a live Q&A session

11:10

SESSION TWO: Coping with Covid

Is COVID-19 is still preventing the world from returning to normal. What is the impact on the bunkering & shipping industry? Are business models changing in 2021 and are we doing things differently? Our expert panel will discuss any specific trends for 2021 due to the effects of COVID-19.

Moderator:

Jack Jordan Managing Editor Ship & Bunker

Panellists:

 

Nicos Rescos COO Star Bulk Carriers Corp.
Svend Stenberg Mølholt Group COO Monjasa
Cem Saral

Sifis Vardinoyannis

Group CEO

Business Development Director

Cockett Marine Oil

SEKAVIN Bunkering Stations S.A.

 

Followed by a live Q&A session

12:10

SESSION THREE: Shipping & Freight Markets

What can we expect from the Shipping & Freight Markets as 2021 is already on course, but with many unknowns? We have a clearer picture of the year that just passed, where does that leave us in terms of what to expect for the year ahead?

Moderator:

Mustafa Muhtaroglou Founder Energy Petrol

Panellists:

 

Peter William Beekhuis Regional Trading Head Mærsk Oil Trading Singapore Pte Ltd
Charlotte Bucchioni Associate Editor S&P Global Platts
Peter Ayllott

Peter Sand

Director of Policy

Chief shipping market analyst

Uk Chamber of Shipping

BIMCO

Presentations and panel discussions followed by a live Q&A session

13:15

SESSION FOUR: Understanding VLSFO

2020 saw the induction of VLSFO blends, which are very different from the HSFOs that dominated the market previously. Our expert panel will discuss the impact on fuel quality and operational issues, and whether the ISO:8217 specification is still sufficient.

Moderator:

Unni Einemo Director and IMO Representative IBIA

Panellists:

Charlotte Røjgaard Global Head of Marine Fuel Services Bureau Veritas VeriFuel
Tracy Wardell Global Technical Manager Intertek Lintek
Chris Turner Manager Bunker Quality and Claims Integr8 Fuels
Douglas Raitt Global FOBAS Manager,  Lloyd’s Register

Presentations and panel discussions followed by a live Q&A session

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Day Two 13th April, 2021

10:00

SESSION FIVE: Alternative fuels for Shipping

The need to reduce emissions of air pollutants like SOx and NOx has already been driving the industry toward new types of cleaner-burning fuels. Going forward, the decarbonisation drive will have an even bigger impact. Join industry experts introducing what we should expect in the years ahead.

Moderator: 

Constantinos Capetanakis Bunker Director Star Bulk SA

Panellists:

Chris Chatterton COO Methanol Institute
Alexander Prokopakis CEO probunkers
Dr Edmund Hughes Director Green Marine Associates Ltd.
Frederic Meyer Head of Strategy Total Marine
Sobhith Hariharan Team Lead – Engineering Systems | Gas Technology Specialist  Lloyd’s Register

Presentations and panel discussions followed by a live Q&A session

11:30

SESSION SIX: Bunkering and Digitalisation

Before the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped global commerce, there was an increase in digital activity within the bunkering space. New ways of working have been developed. In this panel discussion, join new and established players in the online bunker procurement space to discuss what digital bunkering has to offer the industry.

Moderator:

Gabian Chew Senior Editor Manifold Times

Panellists:

 

Jeff Mildner Founder Vortex Development Group
Christian Plum Co-founder Bunkermetric
CAPT. Alok Sharma Senior Vice President, Business Development Inatech
Dag Lilletvedt CEO & Founder Powerzeek
Tyler Baron

Nikolas Gkikas

CEO

CEO

Minerva

Nereus Digital Bunker

Presentations and panel discussions followed by a live Q&A session

12:45

SESSION SEVEN: Credit Risk

As banks pull their financing against a backdrop of bankruptcies and fraudulent activity, understanding and dealing with credit and risk management has never been more critical. Get the insights you need by joining industry heavyweights for this panel discussion.

Moderator:

Panos Panousis Managing Director Infospectrum Ltd

Panellists:

Followed by a live Q&A session

Lars Holmberg Nielsen Executive Group Director BMS United Bunkers
Sinan Utlu  Senior Credit Manager Monjasa
Joe Zhou Head of Credit Fratelli Cosulich Group
Jonathan Mcilroy​ Head of Trading ‑ Bunker Al Ghurair Energy

 

13:45

Closing and end of Conference Day 2

Unni Einemo – IBIA Director and IMO Representative

Speakers

  • Peter Ayllott - Director of Policy, UK Chamber of Shipping View full bio
  • Tyler Baron - CEO, Minerva Bunkering View full bio
  • Peter William Beekhuis - Regional Trading Head EOS, Mærsk Oil Trading Singapore Pte Ltd  View full bio
  • Charlotte Bucchioni - Associate Editor, S&P Global Platts View full bio
  • Constantinos Capetanakis, Bunker Director, Starbulk S/A View full bio
  • Chris Chatterton - COO, Methanol Institute View full bio
  • Gabian Chew - Senior Editor, Manifold Times View full bio
  • Nigel Draffin - Consultant View full bio
  • Unni Einemo - Director and IMO Representative, IBIA View full bio
  • Nikolas Gkikas - CEO - Nereus Digital Bunkers View full bio
  • Sobhith Hariharan - Team Lead - Engineering Systems | Gas Technology Specialist , Lloyd’s Register View full bio
  • Roel Hoenders - Head of Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency -Marine Environment Division of the IMO Secretariat View full bio
  • Dr Edmund Hughes - Director, Green Marine Associates Ltd. View full bio
  • Jack Jordan - Managing Editor, Ship & Bunker View full bio
  • Dag Lilletvedt - CEO & Founder, Powerzeek View full bio
  • Jonathan Mcilroy​ - Head of Trading-Bunker, Al Ghurair Energy View full bio
  • Frederic Meyer - Head of Strategy & Projects, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) View full bio
  • Jeff Mildner - Co-Founder Vortex Development Group View full bio
  • Lars Nielsen - Executive Group Director, BMS United Bunkers View full bio
  • Panos Panousis - Managing Director, Infospectrum Ltd View full bio
  • Christian Plum - Co-founder, Bunkermetric View full bio
  • Alexander Prokopakis - CEO, probunkers View full bio
  • Douglas Raitt - Regional Advisory Services Manager, Lloyd’s Register View full bio
  • Nicos Rescos - Chief Operating Officer, Star Bulk Carriers Corp. View full bio
  • Charlotte Røjgaard - Global Head of Marine Fuel Services, Bureau Veritas VeriFuel  View full bio
  • Peter Sand - Chief shipping market analyst, BIMCO  View full bio
  • Cem Saral - Group CEO, Cockett Marine Oil View full bio
  • CAPT. Alok Sharma - Senior Vice President, Business Development, Inatech View full bio
  • Steve Simms - Principal, Simms Showers LLP View full bio
  • Svend Stenberg Mølholt - Group COO, Monjasa View full bio
  • Chris Turner - Manager Bunker Quality and Claims, Integr8 Fuels View full bio
  • Sinan Utlu- Senior Credit Manager, Monjasa View full bio
  • Sifis Vardinoyannis, Business Development Director, SEKAVIN Bunkering Stations S.A. View full bio
  • Tracy Wardell - Global Technical Manager, Intertek Lintec View full bio
  • Joe Zhou - Head of Credit, Fratelli Cosulich Group View full bio

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