2018 Agenda

Opening Address by Guest of Honour

Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health

Keynote: A longer-term view on global energy markets and environment regulation

Matt Bergeron, Vice President, Asia Pacific Fuels Business, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants

Keynote: Driving commercial and regulatory priorities in shipping markets  

Nicolas Sartini, Chief Executive Officer, APL

Opening of Exhibition and Morning Tea

2020 Fuel Availability

Preparing for the transition to 2020 and beyond

Adam Burks, Global Chief Operating Officer, Middle Distillates, Heavy Distillates and Marine, BP Supply & Trading

SIBCON Panel Discussion: Pricing analysis and trends for marine fuels

(Disclaimer: In the interest of competition law compliance, this session will focus on market variables that can impact prices, and will not provide price projections)

  • Changing Oil market parameters
  • Additional variables for MGO, ULSFO and LSFO
  • LNG supply / demand movement, and pricing analysis

Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, 20l20 Marine Energy

Peter Beekhuis, Regional Trading Head, Asia, Middle East & Australia, Maersk Oil Trading
Cem Saral, Chief Executive Officer, Cockett Group
Will Pulsford, LNG & Natural Gas Consulting, Poten & Partners
Nikhil Bhandari, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs
Kenneth Foo, Team Lead, Asia LNG Pricing, S&P Global Platts

SIBCON Panel Discussion: Providing a Global Supply Picture

  • 0.5% HFO demand and availability
  • MGO markets
  • Product availability in Singapore
  • Enhancements to refining capacity
  • Sourcing options, and dealing with non-availability of low sulphur fuel

Victor Shum, Vice President, Energy, IHS Markit

Frederic Vazzoler, Global Sales and Development Director, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions
Loh Hong Leong, Group Managing Director, Global Energy International
Henry Lancaster, Head of Marine Fuels, East of Suez, Glencore
Eddie Gauci, Global Head of Marine Fuels, BP Supply & Trading, Eastern Hemisphere


2020 Compliance

SIBCON Panel Discussion: Strategy of Major Ship Owners for 2020 compliance

  • Which emissions compliance options are being considered, and why
  • Market factors contributing to a wait and see approach
  • Managing cost, operational and technology risks
  • Which bunker ports will feature in compliance plans

Unni Einemo – Director, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

Teo Choo Wee, Executive Director (Fleet), PIL
Shu Nishinami, Senior Vice President – Fuel, Ocean Network Express (ONE)
Jens Maul Jørgensen, Director of Bunkers and Risk Management, Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. Kg.
Kapil Berry, General Manager, BW Technology – Compliance & Environmental, BW Fleet

SIBCON Panel Discussion: Technical and Operational Challenges in Low Sulphur Fuel

  • Fuel specifications and quality assurance
  • Areas of concern, and why
  • Managing risk
  • Readiness of Bunkering Ports

Douglas Raitt, Global FOBAS Manager Lloyd’s Register

Claus Kesting, General Manager – Bunker Procurement, J. Lauritzen
Timothy Cosulich, CEO, Fratelli Cosulich Group
Dominik Schneiter, Vice President, Research and Development, WinGD
Capt Rahul Choudhuri, Managing Director, VPS
John Larese, Technical Liaison Manager, ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants
Eddy Van Bouwel, Chair Marine Issues Task Force, IPIECA
Dr. Vis, CEO, Viswa Lab

Tea Break

2020 Enforcement

SIBCON Panel Discussion: Sulphur Verification, Enforcement and Testing

  • Verification and control mechanisms
  • Enforcement regimes, and what types of penalties for non-compliance can be expected?
  • How collaboration can reduce non-compliance

Roger Strevens, Chairman, Trident Alliance and Head of Sustainability, Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Markku Mylly, Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine and Energy Consulting Limited
Tan Youquan, Managing Director, China Merchants Energy Shipping (Singapore) Holdings Ltd
Goh Chung Hun, Deputy Director (Shipping), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Close of Day 1 followed by The SIBCON Party hosted by Total

5.30pm – 7.00pm
Venue: Ocean Gallery at S.E.A Aquarium

Beyond 2020

A Shipper’s Perspective on Sustainable Ocean Shipping

Rashmi Hahn, Global Head of Ocean Transport (Procurement & Operations), IKEA Group

LNG Bunkering

SIBCON Panel Discussion – Moving forward with LNG Fuel

  • How can LNG be made more viable as a Marine Fuels of the future
  • Investment criteria, and outlook for new build projects
  • Technical and operations considerations
  • Managing fuel availability and risk post 2020

Mark Bell, General Manager, Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel

Tahir Faruqui, General Manager, Shell Downstream LNG and Director, FueLNG
Stephane Maillard, General Manager, GTT South East Asia
Michihiko Nakano, General Manager, Bunker Business Office, MOL
Jerome Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions

Morning Tea

SIBCON Panel Discussion (Ports)

  • Developing the ecosystem and generating interest from stakeholders
  • Collaboration with industry on standards, procedures and licensing regimes
  • Infrastructure project updates and what trade routes will evolve

Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA\LNG and Executive Vice President, TOTE Inc

Cees Boon, Senior Advisor, Harbourmaster Policy Department, Port of Rotterdam Authority, Netherlands
Ronan Chester, Manager, Strategic Environmental Initiatives, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada
Miho Kato, Deputy Director, Port Management and Operation Division, Ports and Harbours Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (MLIT)
An Jeong-Min, Manager, Ulsan Port Authority, South Korea
Florence Perouas, Deputy Harbour Master, Marseille-Fos Port,France
Alan Lim, Chairman, SIBCON Steering Committee 2018, Deputy Director (Port Services), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

SIBCON Panel Discussion: Alternative Cleaner Fuel Solutions

  • Financial and economic comparisons between LNG, Methanol, Biofuels, and LPG
  • Fuel availability and technology progress across the fuels
  • Operational and Environment impact

Koh Eng Kiong, Asst Centre Director, Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development, NTU

Lars Malmbratt, General Manager, Head of Crude & Fuel Singapore, Stena Bulk
Abdes Karimi, Head of Ocean Freight Operations and Sustainability, BHP
May Chen, General Manager, Billionmiles Singapore
Pontus Berg, Senior Vice President, Technical & Operations, BW LPG Ltd


The Future Bunkering Marketplace

Gearing Up for a New Digital Era in Shipping and Bunkering

  • Digitalisation of Maritime industry
  • Blockchain in the bunkering industry
  • How the Bunker business can take opportunities of block chains, fintech and other disruptive technologies
  • Digital and data driven bunker procurement

Meeta Vouk, Director, Singapore Research Center IBM

Choong Zhen Mao, Executive Director, Equatorial Marine Fuels
Deanna MacDonald, Co-Founder and CEO, BLOC
Alok Sharma, Head of Commercial, Inatech
Peter Grünwaldt, Head of Bunkers, Hafnia Group
Wong Hong Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Claritecs Pte Ltd


Entrenching Singapore as the Leading Bunkering Hub in the World

  • 2020 Enforcement Measures
  • MFM
  • e-BDN
  • LNG Bunkering

Caroline Yang, Chairperson – Marine Fuels Committee, Singapore Shipping Association

Alan Lim, Chairman, SIBCON Steering Committee 2018, Deputy Director (Port Services), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Desmond Chong, General Manager, Sinanju Tankers
Seah Khen Hee, Chairman, Technical Committee for Bunkering
Chris Lu, Head of Marine Business, Vice President, Pavilion Gas
Romi Kaushal, Managing Director, Keppel SMIT

Closing Remarks
Alan Lim, Chairman, SIBCON Steering Committee 2018, Deputy Director (Port Services), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

End of day 2

Session 1
Preparing for 2020: Practical considerations for a smooth transition

Session Moderator:
Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, 2020 Marine Energy

Claims, Non-Compliance and Insurance

  • 2020 Non-compliance, Duty of Disclosure and potential loss of cover
  • Off spec Sulphur claims management across jurisdictions
  • How are premiums likely to evolve

Ben Chandler, Senior Claims Executive, The Standard Club Asia Ltd

Fireside Chat with Ship Manager
Working with a multitude of 0.5% Sulphur compliant fuel options

  • Preparation
  • Compliance
  • Collaboration

Tim Wilkins, Regional Manager Asia-Pacific / Environment Director, INTERTANKO

Sean Hutchings, Chief Technical Officer for Fleet Support and Innovation, Thome Group

Tactical and Financial considerations in reconfiguring fuel systems and infrastructure

  • Anticipating demand, and what assets will be needed to manage that
  • Adapting on board fuel systems
  • Tankage redeployment, addition and re configuration
  • CAPEX and OPEX considerations

Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine and Energy Consulting Limited

Morning Tea

Contract and price risk strategies in the lead up to 2020

  • Spot versus long term
  • Understanding the impact of BAFs on the various parties
  • Structuring the BAF for long term contracts, and those extending beyond 2020
  • Reworking existing COAs without the BAF

V Bala, Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

International Implications of the Bunker Terms with A Focus of New BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018

Grant Hunter, Head of Contracts & Clauses, BIMCO


Session 2:
MFM Bunkering through TR48 & ISO Standards – Development, Experience and Internationalisation

Session Moderator: Timothy Cosulich, Chairman, IBIA Asia Exco & CEO, Fratelli Cosulich

Opening remarks by MPA 

Alan Lim, Chairman, SIBCON Steering Committee 2018, Deputy Director (Port Services), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

MFM Bunkering – Going global from TR48 to ISO Standards  

Seah Khen Hee, Chairman, Singapore’s Technical Committee for Bunkering

Applying MFM for bunkering in the global context – Challenges and Opportunities

Darrick Pang, Member, Singapore’s Technical Committee for Bunkering

Getting the Metrology right on MFM Bunkering

Wu Jian, Head of Mechanical Cluster II, National Metrology Centre, A*STAR

Adopting MFM Bunkering Globally and its worldwide impact

Peter Beekhuis, Regional Trading Head, Asia, Middle East & Australia, Maersk Oil Trading
Capt. Ashley Noronha, Regional Commercial Operations Manager (Pacific), Teekay Tankers

MFM bunkering implementation and its worldwide impact – A Bunker Supplier’s Perspective

John Larese, Technical Liaison Manager, ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants

How does the framework for handling of disputes & claims differ for MFM bunkering?

Lee Wai Pong, Regional Advisor, UK P&I Club

Panel Discussion: Moderator & Speakers

Close of Day

Friday 5 October, 9.00 to 13.00
Joint Oil Spill Exercise (JOSE)
Participants go out to sea for a half-day demonstration on preventing and managing oil spills.

Friday 5 October, 9.00 to 13.00
Witness FueLNG Bunkering Operations
The site visit will showcase LNG bunkering operations of South East Asia’s first LNG tug conducted by FueLNG, and will be held at Jurong Port.

Unable to accept registration as we have reached maximum capacity for this site tour.