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6th October 2020
9th October 2020

SIBCON 2020 – Supported Event

Powering Fuels of the Future, Driving towards Decarbonisation”, SIBCON 2020 will centre stage strategic views on responsible shipping, fuel mix and compliance scenarios, emerging fuels and bunkering 2030 and beyond. The conference opens with a Guest of Honour, keynote speeches, and key decision makers across the community will converge in Singapore to outline market potential, growth segments, and strategies to operate in the current environment.


Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the world’s largest and most influential bunkering event was attended by 2000 attendees in 2018 edition.

For more information, please visit www.sibconsingapore.com.


Day 1: Tuesday, 6 October 2020

SIBCON Virtual Event Experience Walkthrough On Swapcard

Opening Address by Guest of Honour

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Fuel Supplier Keynote:
Decarbonisation and Marine Fuels – Refueling the Future

Eugene Leong, Chief Operating Officer, bp trading and shipping eastern hemisphere, Singapore


IMO 2020: Mission Accomplished? The Current State of Play

Richard Meade, Managing Editor, Lloyd’s List, UK

Jeremy Nixon, Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Network Express, Singapore

Building Trust in the Business of Bunkering – A Singapore Bunker Supplier’s Perspective

  • Snapshot of the Singapore bunker market
  • Importance of trust: Why is trust important to stakeholders?
  • Current state: What has been done to build trust in the bunkering industry in Singapore
  • Future state: How does Equatorial Marine Fuel plan to build trust with stakeholders?
  • Partnerships for innovation and technology breakthroughs

Choong Sheen Mao, Director, Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services, Singapore

Networking Break

The Credit Conundrum

  • Lending criteria from a banker’s perspective
  • Assessing risk profiles across different market segments
  • Raising credit lines
  • How technology is changing risk management

SIBCON Deep Dive:
Managing the Strategic and Operational Impact to Industry Post COVID-19

  • Demand expectation in the next 6 to 12 months
  • Oil markets and implications for choice of compliant fuel
  • The new normal for risk management
  • Bunkering and surveying operations
  • Where will the impact of technology be felt most?

Unni Einemo, Director & IMO Representative, International Bunker Industry Association, UK

Kasper Sørensen, Manager, Bunkers, Hafnia, Singapore
Jens Maul Jorgensen, Director of Bunkers, Oldendorff Carriers, Singapore
Eddie Gauci, Global Head, Marine Fuels, bp trading and shipping eastern hemisphere, Singapore
Jesper Rosenkrans, Global Sales & Business Development Director, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions, Singapore

Making Decisions in A Challenging Environment: What’s Changed for Shipping and Its Customers?

  • Are the short-term challenges for shipping the same as they were before COVID 19?
  • How can the industry use technology and innovation, to help it tackle the challenges ahead?
  • Is COVID 19 changing the long-term ambitions of the global shipping industry?
  • How do we ensure that shipping remains a thriving industry in an uncertain environment?
  • How can the industry adapt its operations to improve resilience?

Richard Meade, Managing Editor, Lloyd’s List, UK

Dr. Grahaeme Henderson, Vice President, Shipping and Maritime, Shell International Trading and Shipping, UK

Anticipating New Dynamics in the Marine Fuels Sector

  • Fuel procurement and how it is expected to evolve
  • Consolidation trends in suppliers and traders, and what to expect
  • Trade sanctions and compliance risk management
  • What will it take to stay competitive?

End of Virtual Conference Day 1


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