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Maritime Week Gibraltar 2019

Maritime Week Gibraltar Conference

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

Early Bird - £875  (ending on 26 April 2019)
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

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
18:00 - 20:00 MWG19 Welcome Reception
The Atrium, Gibraltar University
Hosted by HM Government of Gibraltar
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TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2019
08:00 Conference Registration / Welcome Coffee   
09:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd 
  Welcome to Gibraltar
SESSION ONE - THE GLOBAL PICTURE
This session will look at Gibraltar's role as a key global maritime centre in the context of the global shipping, port and maritime sectors and demonstrate that Gibraltar is 'open for business'
  Gibraltar is open for business
Minister of the Port, The Hon. Gilbert Licudi 
  The global maritime sector: A market in transition
Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy
  The international bunker industry: game-changing challenges versus exciting opportunities
  Rules and regulations: How the international maritime organization is changing our world
  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
  Future proofing bunker supply on a global scale
Alex Lyra, Global Head of Supply & Trading, Peninsula Petroleum
  Bunkering in Gibraltar
John Ghio, Deputy Captain of the Port, Gibraltar Port Authority
  Fuel quality issues
Steve Bee, Group Commercial & Business Development Director, 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 and is time now running out? It will also look at some of the new fuels coming into the market and assess issues such as quality, compatibility and testing techniques.
 14:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot 
  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
  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 occupying maritime lawyers, from ship arrest to IMO compliance, from terms and conditions to bunker contracts. 
16:00 Chair's opening remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petropsot
  Ship arrest in Gibraltar: benefits and disadvantages versus other jurisdictions
Liam Yeats, Admirality Marshall, Supreme Court of Gibraltar 
  Bunker terms and conditions: BIMOC Bunker Contract 2018C
Grant Hunter, Head of Contracts and Clauses, BIMCO
  Resolving disputes in shipping and bunkering
J. Stephen Simms, Principal, Simms Showers LLC
  Port State Control: Policing and enforcement
  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
  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
  TBC
  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
  Running an efficient and effective port
Manuel Tirado, CEO and Caption of the Port of Gibraltar, Gibraltar Port Authority
  Ship management and agency - the most crucial roles in the industry?
  Underwater hull maintenance
Freddie Pitto, Group Manager, Gibunco Group 
  Salvage and related environmental services
Speaker TBC, Resolve Marine Services, Gibraltar 
  Looking after the crew - crew change, accessibility and pastoral help
  Marine surveying
Jose Luis Palma Tome, Spain & Portugal Manager, AmSpec Group
  Panel Discussion / Q&A 
12:45 coffee-break  Networking Lunch  
SESSION SEVEN - YACHTS, SUPERYACHTS AND CRUISE SHIPS
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 call ‘home’. It will also look at the specialist yacht refuelling sector and at developments in the cruise sector.
14:00  Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot
  Selecting the right 'home port' for superyachts -- the essentials and valued extras
  The legal and fiscal iussues in the yacht sector
  Refuelling yachts and superyachts
Victoria Williams, Global Yacht Manager, Giboil/World Fuels Services
  The outlook for the cruise industry in the Mediterranean and neighbouring seas 
  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 take a look at potential future developments in sustainability in respect to global shipping.  
16:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot
  The bunkering blockchain
Deanna MacDonald, CEO, Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration
  DNA Fuel Marketing
Stuart Hall, Director, Forecast Technology / Bunker Trace
  Blockchain: A ship operator's perspective
  The future of shipping: Thinking outside the box
Silje Bareksten, Head of Sustainability and Technology, Nor-Shipping
  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  
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THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019

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
Bistro Point, University of Gibraltar 
gibunco

Registration Options

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MWG Package Sponsorship

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

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EARLY BIRD ENDS:
26 April 2019

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