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Maritime Week Gibraltar 2019

Maritime Week Gibraltar Conference

Tuesday 25 - Thursday 27 June 2019 ~ Two-day conference

Standard Price: £1,075

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Topics covered will include:

  • The global picture
  • The bunkering sector
  • Environmental challenges and opportunities
  • Legal issues in shipping
  • LNG - The fuel of the future
  • Port hub development 
  • Yachts, superyachts and cruise ships
  • Future developments and trends

 

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Programme details are updated on a daily basis and are subject to change as new speakers are confirmed.

If you feel you could make a significant contribution to the programme and wish to present on any of the subjects listed, please email Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes at LBH@petrospot.com in order to be considered.

 

MONDAY 24 JUNE 2019
19:00 - 21:00 MWG19 Welcome Reception
The Atrium, Gibraltar University
Hosted by HM Government of Gibraltar
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  Welcome Address
The Hon. Gilbert Licudi QC MP, Minister for the Port of Gibraltar
TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2019
08:00 Conference Registration / Welcome Coffee   
09:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd 
  Opening Address: Gibraltar is open for business
The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, Chief Minister, HM Government of Gibraltar
SESSION ONE - THE GLOBAL PICTURE
This session will examine the many external economic and geopolitical tsunamis that are reshaping the world order and forcing massive change in the global shipping, energy and bunker markets.
  The global maritime sector: A market in transition
Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy
  Global fuel supply - the far-reaching impact of the sulphur cap
Mark Waddington, Associate Director, Channoil Consulting Ltd
  Rules and regulations: How the international maritime organization is changing our world
Unni Einemo, Director, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)
  Port State Control
David Graham, Maritime Administrator, Gibraltar Maritime Administration
  Panel Discussion / Q&A
10:30 coffee-break  Networking Coffee Break  
SESSION TWO - THE BUNKERING SECTOR
This session will focus on developments in the bunker markets, looking at how companies are preparing for a post-IMO 2020 future. It will provide some insight into developments in global bunkering and look at Gibraltar's thriving market. It will also examine fuel quality and technical issues in bunkering. 
11:00 Chair's opening remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited
  Future proofing bunker supply on a global scale
Victor Morales, Global Head of Sales and Marketing, Peninsula Petroleum
  Bunkering in Gibraltar
John Ghio, Deputy Captain of the Port, Gibraltar Port Authority
  Fuel quality issues
Ian Crutchley, Account Manager, Veritas Petroleum Services
  Panel Discussion / Q&A 
12:45 lunch-break Networking Lunch  
SESSION THREE - ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
This session will look at how the implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s 0.50% sulphur cap is forcing bunker suppliers and buyers to take action. But what is the best action to take? It will look at the new fuels coming into the market and assess the viability of retrofitting options.
 14:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director of Publishing/Executive Editor, Petrospot Limited 
  IMO 2020: What are the questions that bunker suppliers and buyers should be asking?
Michael Green, Global Technical Manager, Intertek ShipCare
  New fuel options post-2020
Muhammad Usman, Product Manager Fuel Advisory, Lloyd's Register GMT Ltd
  Environmental challenges and opportunities from the shipowners' perspective
Christoper Fee, General Manager - Environment and Sustainability, Oldendorff
  Non-fuel compliance options - retrofitting scrubbers and LNG plant
Carlos Ansatacio, Commercial Manager, Gibdock Ltd
 

Panel Discussion / Q&A

15:30  coffee-break  Networking Coffee Break  
SESSION FOUR - LEGAL ISSUES IN SHIPPING
This session will look at the key issues currently keeping maritime lawyers fully occupied — from ship arrest options to bunker contracts, regulations and compliance and trading terms and conditions — offering ‘free’ legal advice with a view to avoiding damaging disputes.
16:00 Chair's opening remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director of Publishing/Executive Editor, Petropsot Limited 
  Ship arrest in Gibraltar: benefits and disadvantages versus other jurisdictions
Liam Yeats, Admiralty Marshall, Supreme Court of Gibraltar 
  A comparative analysis of ship arrest versus other legal options
Christian Hernandez, Partner, ISOLAS LLP
  Bunker terms and conditions: BIMCO Bunker Contract 2018C
Grant Hunter, Head of Contracts and Clauses, BIMCO
  Resolving disputes in shipping and bunkering
J. Stephen Simms, Principal, Simms Showers LLC
  Panel Discussion / Q&A

17:15

Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:30 End of Day One Conference Sessions
  MWG19 Reception
Top Deck, Sunborn Gibraltar
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WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE 2019

08:00 Welcome Coffee   
SESSION FIVE - LNG: THE FUEL OF THE FUTURE
This session will examine the benefits and challenges of using liquefied natural gas for inland markets and the maritime sector as a means of reducing emissions. It will also look at how some ship operators are looking to address environmental compliance issues by switching to LNG.
09:00 Chair's opening remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited 
  Small scale LNG and the development of LNG bunkering
Arjan Stavast, Head of Business Development Europe - Marine LNG, Shell
  The challenges of air emissions in the cruise sector: is LNG the solution?
Tom Strang, SVP Maritime Affairs, Carnival Corporation and PLC
  Committing to LNG: Building a supply infrastructure and converting a fleet to run on gas
Guillermo Alomar, Fleet Director, Balearia
  BioLNG; a viable long-term zero emission solution
Claudia Beumer, Sales & Marketing Manager, Wärtsilä Netherlands B.V
  Panel Discussion / Q&A
10:30 lunch-break Networking Coffee Break
SESSION SIX - PORT HUB DEVELOPMENT
This session will look at some of the key elements that make ports attractive to shipowners and operators and encourage them to make the right choices when looking for maritime services.
 11:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited
  Running an efficient and effective port
Manuel Tirado, CEO and Captain of the Port of Gibraltar, Gibraltar Port Authority
  The outlook for the cruise industry in the Mediterranean and neighbouring seas 
Tom Boardley, Secretary General, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)
  Ship management and agency – the most crucial roles in the industry?
Gavin Griffin, Area Director South Europe, North and West Africa, Wilhelmsen
  Underwater hull maintenance
Freddie Pitto, Group Manager, Gibunco Group 
  Salvage and related environmental services
Linsday Malen-Habib, Client Services Manager, Resolve Marine Group
  Marine surveying
Jose Luis Palma Tome, Spain & Portugal Manager, AmSpec Group
  Panel Discussion / Q&A 
12:45 coffee-break  Networking Lunch  
SESSION SEVEN - YACHTS AND SUPERYACHTS 
This session will look at one of the fastest-growing maritime sectors and what owners and managers of yachts and superyachts are looking for when deciding which ports to visit and which ports to call ‘home’. It will also look at the specialist activity of yacht refuelling and at how Gibraltar is gearing up to cater for this unique sector.
14:00  Chair's Opening Remarks
Richard Felipes, Marine Insurance Consultant, Capurro Insurance & Investment Ltd 
  Serving yachts and superyachts - an agent's perspective
Mark Lincoln, Operations Director, World Marine Service Ltd and Rock Maritime Services Limited
  Gibraltar legal and fiscal advantages including arrests
James Ramagge, Partner, Triay & Triay
  Registrations, temporary importation, yacht management services
Gabriel Gonzalez, Director, The Sovereign Group
  Refuelling yachts and superyachts
Luca Nicoscia, Bunker Trader, Giboil/World Fuels Services
  Panel Discussion / Q&A
15:30  lunch-break Networking Coffee Break
SESSION EIGHT - FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS

This session will also look at developments in the bunkering blockchain and how these might impact the bunkering supply chain to enhance efficiency and accuracy in the shipping industry. It will also look at potential future developments in sustainability in respect to global shipping and examine some of the important work that the Royal Navy does in the region.

16:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot
  The bunkering blockchain
Marc Johnson, Chief Sustainability Officer & Director, Maritime Blockchain Labs
  DNA Fuel Marking
Stuart Hall, Director, Forecast Technology / Bunker Trace
  Blockchain: A ship operator's perspective
Isabela Tatu, Manager Commercial Projects – Bunkering, Heidmar UK Ltd
  The future of shipping: Thinking outside the box
Silje Bareksten, Head of Sustainability and Technology, Nor-Shipping
  The Royal Navy and Hydrography in the Mediterranean
Commander Matthew Warren, Royal Navy, Commanding Officer HMS ECHO
  Panel Discussion / Q&A
17:15 Chair's Closing Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot
17:30 End of Day Two Conference Sessions
  MWG19 Reception
The Rock Hotel  
gibdock

THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019

08:45-
10:45
Hassans Breakfast Reception (Click here for details)
10:00-
12:00
MWG19 Maritime Services Exhibition and technical site visits
12:30 Networking Lunch
14:00-
16:00
MWG19 Maritime Services Exhibition and technical site visits
  MWG19 Reception
Grand Battery House
gibunco

Get Sponsoring Info

MWG Package Sponsorship

  • Peninsula Petroleum (Brokers) Ltd
    Diamond
  • Gibdock
    Diamond
  • Gibunco Group
    Diamond
  • Resolve Marine Group
    Platinum
  • Gib Oil
    Platinum
  • Shell Marine Products
    Gold
  • Wilhelmsen Ship Service
    Gold
  • Veritas Petroleum Services
    Silver
  • MH Bland & Co Ltd
    Silver
  • Triay & Triay Lawyers
    Silver
  • Hassans Law
    Silver
  • Isolas LLP
    Silver
  • Alfaship Gibraltar
    Bronze
  • Rock Maritime Services
    Bronze
  • Amspec
    Bronze
  • Seahawk Services
    Associate
  • Gibraltar Port Operator Ass
    Associate

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SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

  • Gibrael
  • Ibia
  • Royal Navy
  • Visit Gibraltar

 

MEDIA PARTNERS

  • Actualidad Maritima y Portuaria
  • Bunkerspot
  • Cargo Revista
  • Mabux
  • World Oils