Global Bunkering Summit 2020 • Virtual • FREE of charge

Conference Programme

Wednesday 2 September to Thursday 3 September 2020
11:00 - 15:15 (UK Time)

 

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WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
11:00 Opening Remarks - Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd.   
SESSION ONE: RECOVERY POSITION AND THE NEW REALITY
This keynote presentation will examine how the global shipping and bunker sectors are being forced to make sudden and long-lasting changes to survive, recover and ultimately to thrive in a time of unprecedented turmoil. 
 11:05 - 11:30 Cem Saral 
  Keynote Speech
  Cem Saral, CEO, Cockett Group 
   
SESSION TWO: GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK 
This session will provide a detailed overview of how different shipping sectors are reacting to rapidly changing market conditions and will identify which sectors are most at risk and which are most likely to ride out the storm unscathed. 
 11:30 - 12:00 Global Market Outlook
Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy, Contributing Editor, ship.energy
   
SESSION THREE: THE SUPPLIERS' PERSPECTIVE DISCUSSION
This session will examine how traditional bunker suppliers have been coping - and will continue to cope - with a collapse in prices, a downturn in demand and the regulatory requirements of 2020.
 12:10 - 12:40 Chair’s Opening Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director of Publishing / Executive Editor, Bunkerspot / Petrospot Ltd. 
  Armelle Breneol, Marine Fuels Technical Advisor, ExxonMobil
Rasmus Jacobsen, Managing Director, Monjasa Americas
   
SESSION FOUR - GLOBAL FUEL CHARACTERISTICS AND BEHAVIOUR
This session will examine how the range of fuels developed and brought to market as a result of IMO 2020 regulation have performed: what problems are being identified and what are the solutions?
 12:45 - 13:25 Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd. 
  VLSFOs - 8 Month's Down the Line. Does Reality Confirm the Expectations? 
Charlotte Røjgaard, Global Head of Marine Fuel Services, Bureau Veritas
  Understanding and Managing the Technical Issues Related to the Use of Paraffinic VLSFOs
Douglas Raitt, Global FOBAS Manager, Lloyd's Register 
  An Examination of Some of the Major Problems Caused by Off-spec Fuels
Wajdi Abdmessih, President, Seahawk Services 
  Case Study: How the US Gulf has Adapted to Low Sulphur Fuels
Shannon Boudreaux, Fuel Oil Blending Operations, AmSpec 
SESSION FIVE: THE BUYERS' PERSPECTIVE DISCUSSION
This session will investigate how different shipping companies are coping with the triple whammy of low and volatile prices, a pandemic-induced slide in demand and the uncertainties of using new low sulphur fuels. 
 13:40 - 14:20 Chair’s Opening Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director of Publishing / Executive Editor, Bunkerspot / Petrospot Ltd.
  Jan Christensen, Senior Director Purchase and Supply, Hapag-Lloyd
Rob Phillips, Bunkering Manager and Assistant Manager, Ship Operations, AMDL Ship Management 
Mads Bjornebye, Manager, Bunker Services, Teekay Shipping
THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
11:00 Opening Remarks - Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd.  
SESSION SIX: BUNKER SUPPLY CHAIN, STORAGE AND CLAIMS
This session will look at the bunker supply chain, from storage to delivery, and how to avoid or resolve expensive disputes. 
 11:05 - 11:40 How to Store and Deliver Marine Fuels Without Causing Problems
Chris Turner, Manager Bunker Quality, Integr8 Fuels
  Harnessing Mass Flow Metre Technology to Enhance Efficiency and Minimise Disputes
Daniel Kemp, Business Development Manager (Marine Fuels Development), Emerson
  Mopping up the Mess: Handling Bunker Quality and Quality Claims and Settling Costly Disputes
James Kennedy, Legal Director, Preston Turnbull
SESSION SEVEN: RISK MITIGATION
While the Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked untold and long-lasting damage on the global economy, the maritime sector is also having to endure low and volatile prices, tightening credit requirements, an outbreak of pirate attacks, existing and potential hostilities, trade wars, and sanctions. This session will examine the impact this rapidly changing landscape is having on the shipping sector. 
 11:40 - 12:30 Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd. 
  Managing Price Risk
Chris Thorpe, Managing Partner, Brick Investment Partners
Andrew Furman, Managing Director, R^2
  Do Lower Oil Prices Mean Easier Access to Credit or are Other Issues at Stake?
Hasan Ozturk, Senior Credit Analyst, Dynamar 
  The Impact of Trade Wars and Sanctions on Global Shipping Activity
Daniel Martin, Partner, HFW 
  How to Minimise Exposure to Hostile Activities, From Piracy to Outright Warfare 
James Wilkes, Managing Director, Gray Page
SESSION EIGHT: BUNKERSPOT INTERVIEW - DIGITALISATION
This session will examine how new ideas and new technologies can make a positive contribution to the shipping industry and to the environment. 
 12:35 - 13:05  Chair’s Opening Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director of Publishing / Executive Editor, Bunkerspot / Petrospot Ltd.

Søren Meyer, CEO, ZeroNorth
Léon Gommans, Co-Founder and CEO, Teqplay 
SESSION NINE: THE EVOLUTION AND CHANGING DYNAMICS OF BUNKERING HUBS
This session will look at what is happening in some of the key bunkering hubs now and the way they are making themselves more attractive to existing and prospective customers by providing the range of 'old' and 'new' traditional fuels that buyers are seeking while also embracing the alternative fuels that will be sought in the future. 
 13:10 - 14:10 Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd. 
  Singapore
Tim Cosulich, CEO Marine Fuel, Fratelli Cosulich
  Fujairah 
Sean Burgin, Senior Bunker Source and Team Leader, Glander International Bunkering
  Gibraltar
Manuel Tirado, CEO and Captain of the Port, Gibraltar Port Authority
  Antwerp
Katrien van Itterbeek, Programme Manager, Port of Antwerp Authority 
  Panama
Silvia de Marucci, Executive Manager Economic Analysis and Market Research, Panama Canal Authority 
SESSION TEN: DECARBONISATION
This session will look at how one major shipping company is tackling the issue of climate change in its choice of propulsion fuels and pursuit of a cleaner future. 
 14:15 - 14:41 Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director of Publishing / Executive Editor, Bunkerspot / Petrospot Ltd.
Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC Group
   
SESSION ELEVEN: CEO PANEL DISCUSSION
This live discussion will attempt to dig deep into the minds of some of the key leaders in shipping and bunkering to try to glean some insight into what lies ahead during these difficult times. 
 14:45 - 15:30 Chair’s Opening Remarks
Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy / ship.energy
  Brian Nixon, Managing Director, Lavinia Bulk
Cem Saral, CEO, Cockett Group
Carsten Ladekjaer, CEO, Glander International
15:30 - 15:35  Closing Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd. 

Sponsorship

  • Cockett Marine Oil Ltd
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  • Glander International Bunkering
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  • Arte Bunkering
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  • Emerson
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  • Amspec
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  • 15degrees Inspections
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  • BunkerOne
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  • TecnoVeritas
    Bronze
  • Aither CO2
    Bronze
  • Camin Cargo Control
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  • Transparensea Fuels
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  • Bureau Veritas
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