28 - 30 January, 2020 | Amsterdam

Main Conference Day Two

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

8:00 am - 8:05 am Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

Patrick Jansens, VP Global Gas Solutions at ABS

Patrick Jansens

VP Global Gas Solutions

8:05 am - 8:15 am Opening Remarks from Oil & Gas IQ

Tom Stuchfield, Editor at Oil & Gas IQ

Tom Stuchfield

Oil & Gas IQ

8:15 am - 8:45 am Lessons Learned from Bunkering the Worlds First LNG Fuelled Cruise Ship

  • 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 at Carnival Corp & plc

Stuart Carpenter

LNG Project Director
Carnival Corp & plc

8:45 am - 9:15 am Baleària Ferries: Innovative LNG Powered Vessels for the Mediterranean

  • 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, Director at Cotenaval

Jose Poblet


9:15 am - 9:45 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
  • 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
  • Operational activities and feedback from Shell
Cees Boon, Sector Coordinator Harbour Master Policy Department at Port of Rotterdam

Cees Boon

Sector Coordinator Harbour Master Policy Department
Port of Rotterdam

Stefaan Adriaens, Commercial Manager at Gate Terminal B.V.

Stefaan Adriaens

Commercial Manager
Gate Terminal B.V.

Arjan Stavast

Business Development Manager Global Marine - LNG for Transport

10:15 am - 10:45 am Decarbonising the Maritime Transport Sector: Objectives, Targets, Timelines and Strategy

  • 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 at Wärtsilä Gas Systems, Marine Solutions

Frank Harteveld

Director Sales & Marketing
Wärtsilä Gas Systems, Marine Solutions

10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning Coffee Break

11:15 am - 11:45 am Managing the LNG Fuel Conversion of a Large Ferry

  • 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 at BC Ferries

Paul Radford

Engineering Superintendent
BC Ferries

11:45 am - 12:05 pm Update from an LNG Terminal Provider: ssLNG Hubs with Marine, Road, Power and Other Functionalities.

  • Distribution Functions of a Small Scale LNG Plant
  • Regasification Functions of a Small Scale LNG Plant
  • Combining functionalities to enhance the business case
Joris van Kreij, Global Business Development Manager – Marine LNG Solutions at Chart Industries Inc.

Joris van Kreij

Global Business Development Manager – Marine LNG Solutions
Chart Industries Inc.

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

  • 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 at Nauticor

Jan Schubert

Sales & Business Development Senior Manager

12:35 pm - 12:55 pm LNG Bunkering Infrastructure & Operations

  • Introduction to the regulatory framework 
  • Infrastructure & bunkering modes 
  • LNG Bunkering layouts, compatibility & challenges 
  • Quantity measurement of energy delivered 
  • Methane number considerations

Panos Koutsourakis

Global Technology Leader - Sustainable Ships
Bureau Veritas

12:55 pm - 2:05 pm Lunch and Networking

2:05 pm - 2:35 pm LNG Bunkering Spot Supplies: Safety and Procedures

  • 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

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm Brittany Ferries LNG Supply Solution Applied to the New-building Project Honfleur

  • 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, LNG and Alternative Fuels Technical Manager at Brittany Ferries

Bertrand Crispils

LNG and Alternative Fuels Technical Manager
Brittany Ferries

3:05 pm - 3:35 pm Energir’s LNG Capabilities in Canada: Efficient Solutions to Meet Environmental Requirements

  • 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 at Energir

Guillame Brossard

Director –LNG Market Development

3:35 pm - 4:05 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

4:05 pm - 4:25 pm Overcoming the Challenges Associated with Constructing an LNG Bunker Barge

  • The steep learning process: Appreciating the unique nature of new and innovative projects
  • Approaching them in the right way: Considering the unknown whilst managing regulatory, compliance and safety requirements
  • Construction challenges: Managing daily problems and issues associated with cooling, practical bunkering operations and the first LNG Bunker crane
  • What would we do differently? 
Frans Duwaer, Director at Victrol

Frans Duwaer


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

  • 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 at Klaipėdos Nafta

Jurgita Šilinskaitė-Venslovienė

Head of Small Scale LNG
Klaipėdos Nafta

4:55 pm - 5:25 pm SamueLNG: Improving the Sustainability of Marine Traffic through the Use of LNG

  • 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 at Dragages Ports, SamueLNG

Jean-Pierre GUELLEC

Chief Executive Officer
Dragages Ports, SamueLNG

5:25 pm - 5:55 pm Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and End of Conference