Agenda

9.00
Opening Address by Guest of Honour

9.20
Keynote: A longer-term view on global energy markets and environment regulation

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

9.40
Keynote: Driving commercial and regulatory priorities in shipping markets  

Nicolas Sartini, Chief Executive Officer, NOL

10.00
Opening of Exhibition and Morning Tea

2020 Fuel Availability

11.30
An industry response for managing the transition to 2020

Dr Janet Kong, CEO, BP Supply & Trading, Eastern Hemisphere

11.50
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

Moderator:
Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, 20l20 Marine Energy

Panelists:
Peter Beekhuis, Regional Trading Head, Asia, Middle East & Australia, Maersk Oil Trading
Will Pulsford, LNG & Natural Gas Consulting, Poten & Partners
More speakers to be confirmed

12.40
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

Moderator:
Victor Shum, Vice President, Energy, IHS Markit

Panelists:
Jerome Leprince-Ringuet, 2020 Implementation Strategy Director, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions
Loh Hong Leong, Group Managing Director, Global Energy International
Mikhail Shapiro, Global Head of Marine Fuels and 2020 Implementation, Glencore
Eddie Gauci, Global Head of Marine Fuels, BP Supply & Trading, Eastern Hemisphere
More speakers to be confirmed

1.30
Lunch

2020 Compliance

2.30
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

Moderator:
Justin Murphy, CEO, IBIA

Panelists:
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

3.20
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

Moderator:
Douglas Raitt, Global FOBAS Manager Lloyd’s Register

Panelists:
Claus Kesting, General Manager – Bunker Procurement, J. Lauritzen
Timothy Cosulich, CEO, Fratelli Cosulich Group
Dominik Schneiter, Vice President, Research and Development, WinGD
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine and Energy Consulting Limited
More speakers to be confirmed

4.10
Tea Break

2020 Enforcement

4.40
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

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

Panelists:
Markku Mylly, Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Representative, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
More speakers to be confirmed

5.30
Close of Day 1 followed by The SIBCON Party

Beyond 2020

9.00
A Shipper’s Perspective on Sustainable Ocean Shipping

Rashmi Hahn, Global Head of Ocean Transport (Procurement & Operations), IKEA Group
Scott Hemphill, Global Sustainability Developer, IKEA Transport

LNG Bunkering

9.30
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

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

Panelists:
Lauran Wetemans, Director of FueLNG, General Manager for downstream LNG Shell
Luca Volta, New Fuel Venture Manager, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants
Stephane Maillard, General Manager, GTT South East Asia
Michihiko Nakano, General Manager, Bunker Business Office, MOL
Jean-Baptiste Boutillier, CMA Ships Solutions Director, Newbuilding Director, CMA CGM
Olivier Jouny, Managing Director, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions

10.30
Morning Tea

11.00
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

Moderator:
Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA\LNG and Executive Vice President, TOTE Inc
Speakers to be confirmed

11:45
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

Panelists:
Lars Malmbratt, General Manager, Head of Crude & Fuel Singapore, Stena Bulk
Abdes Karimi, Manager Ocean Freight Operations & Sustainability of BHP
More speakers to be confirmed

12.45
Lunch

The Future Bunkering Marketplace

2.00
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

Moderator:
Meeta Yadav, Chief Digital Officer, Block Chain Technologies, IBM

Panelists:
Choong Zhen Mao, Executive Director, Equatorial Marine Fuels
More speakers to be confirmed

3.00
Tea

3.30
Entrenching Singapore as the Leading Bunkering Hub in the World

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

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

Panelists:
Representative, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
Desmond Chong, General Manager, Sinanju Tankers
Richard Ho, Head, Operations Compliance Department, Consort Bunkers
Seah Khen Hee, Chairman, Technical Committee for Bunkering
Goh Tiak Boon, Head, LNG New Business, Vice President, Pavilion Gas
Romi Kaushal, Managing Director, Keppel SMIT

4.30
End of day 2

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

Chairman for the Day:
Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, 2020 Marine Energy

9.10
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

Rupert Banks, Regional Claims Director, The Standard Club Asia Ltd

9.40
Fireside Chat with Ship Manager
Working with a multitude of 0.5% Sulphur compliant fuel options

  • Preparation
  • Compliance
  • Collaboration

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

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

10.10
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

10.40
Morning Tea

11.10
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

11.40
The Sulphur cap, credit lines and cash flow

  • Current credit markets
  • Cash and credit impact of IMO 2020 on suppliers, traders and owners
  • What to expect from lenders?

12.30
Q&A session with all speakers

1.00
Lunch

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

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

2.00
Opening remarks by MPA 

2.05
MFM Bunkering – Going global from TR48 to ISO Standards  

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

2.25
Applying TR 48 in the global context – Challenges and Opportunities

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

2.40
Getting the Metrology right on MFM Bunkering

Representative, National Metrology Centre, Singapore

2.55
TR48 implementation and its worldwide impact – Adopting MFM Bunkering Globally

3.25
TR48 implementation and its worldwide impact – A Bunker Supplier’s Perspective

3.40
How does the framework for handling of MFM disputes & claims differ?

Lee Wai Pong, Consultant, Singapore Mediation Centre

3.55
Panel Discussion: Moderator & Speakers

4.30pm
Close of Day