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Maritime Week Africa 2024 • Cape Town

MARITIME WEEK AFRICA 2024 PROGRAMME

BUNKERING IN AFRICA: SEIZING NEW OPPORTUNITIES


Tuesday 23 - Thursday 25 January 2024

One and a half-day Conference

 

Standard Rate: £495

REGISTER HERE

 


Programme details are updated regularly and are subject to change as new speakers are confirmed and themes developed.

If you feel you could make a significant contribution to the programme, please email Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes at LBH@petrospot.com or call +44 1295 814455 to discuss this further.


 

TUESDAY 23 JANUARY 2024

18:00 – 20:00

Evening Welcome Reception
Platinum Sponsor

 

 

WEDNESDAY 24 JANUARY 2024

08:00

Conference Registration & Exhibition Opens

Welcome Coffee
Silver Sponsor


SESSION 1 – Setting the Scene

The opening session will provide an overview of ports, shipping and bunkering in Africa and look at the environmental regulations that increasingly are determining the future direction of the industry in Africa and worldwide.

09:00

Welcome to Cape Town and Maritime Week Africa 2024
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, CEO & Founder, Petrospot Ltd

Maritime Decarbonisation in Africa
Amb. Nancy Karigithu, Special Envoy & Advisor for Maritime and Blue Economy, Executive Office of the President

Developments in Policy and Legislation in South Africa
Mthunzi Madiya, Deputy Director General for Maritime, Department for Transport, Republic of South Africa

Panel Discussion / Q&A


10:30

Coffee Break
Silver Sponsor


SESSION 2 – South Africa

This session will focus on the latest developments in ports, shipping, energy and bunkering in South Africa.

11:00

Moderator
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, CEO & Founder, Petrospot Ltd

South Africa’s Energy Sector
Adrian Strydom, CEO, South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA)

Policing South Africa’s Maritime Sector
Sobantu Tilayi, Chief Operations Officer, South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) 

Reputational Damage and the Road to Recovery for South Africa’s Bunkering Sector
Gavin Naidoo, Bunker Business Manager, Linsen Nambi

Developments in Bunkering Operations in South Africa
Graham Dreyden, Marine Services Executive, African Marine Solutions (AMSOL)

Supporting Small to Medium Enterprises to Participate in Maritime
Mmabatho Matiwane, BBBEE Manager, PetroSA

Panel Discussion / Q&A


13:00

Networking Lunch
Gold Sponsor


SESSION 3 – Fuel Quality, Availability & Technical Developments

This session will look at developments in refining and fuel supply and availability in West and Southern Africa and at technological developments in fuel measurement and delivery systems.

14:00

Moderator
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, CEO & Founder, Petrospot Ltd

Midesh Sing, Astron Energy

Bunker Quality Focus
Desigan Pillay, Business Line Leader, Caleb Brett South Africa, Intertek

Back to Bunker Basics: South Africa's Opportunities
Wilhelm Wasserman, Business Divisional Manager: Marine, FFS Refiners

External Influences on the African Bunker Market
Karl Shrowder, Bunker Broker, Nautical Supply International Limited (NSI)

Refining and Fuel Supply in South Africa
Feraad Fortune, Enterprise Value Chain Optimization, Astron Energy

Panel Discussion / Q&A


15:30

Coffee Break
Silver Sponsor


SESSION 4 – Bunkering in Africa

This session will look at developments within some of the key bunkering areas around Africa.

16:00

Moderator
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, CEO & Founder, Petrospot Ltd

Bunkering in Africa - An Overview
Jon Hughes, Managing Director, Dan-Bunkering (South Africa) Ltd

Offshore West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea
Simone Piredda, Senior Trader, Monjasa

Angola
Jorge Calvillo, Founding Partner, ATH Trading Lda

The Indian Ocean: Mauritius, Madagascar, and Reunion
Vy-Anne Young, Marine and Aviation Manager, VIVO Energy Mauritius

Kenya
Amb. Nancy Karigithu, Special Envoy & Advisor for Maritime and Blue Economy, Executive Office of the President

Panel Discussion / Q&A

17:30

End of Day One


18:30 – 21:30

Two Oceans Aquarium Evening Reception
Diamond Sponsor

 

 

 

THURSDAY 25 JANUARY 2024

08:00Astron Energy

Welcome Coffee
Silver Sponsor


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SESSION 5 – WISTA South Africa Panel Discussion

Led by the South Africa National Association of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA), this session will examine diversity, equity, equality and the increasingly prominent role of women in the maritime sector in Africa.

09:00

Moderator
Vanessa Naidoo, Finance & Admin Manager, Linsen Nambi, Member ExCo, WISTA South Africa

Panellists
Amb. Nancy Karigithu, Special Envoy & Advisor for Maritime and Blue Economy, Executive Office of the President
Nondumiso Molefe, Marine Operations, BP South Africa
Debbie Owen, Head: Lawhill Maritime Centre
Berenice Fillmore, General Manager, IQS International Ltd
Ann Pletschke, Director, Trinity Maritime
Eva Moloi, Human Capital & Transformation Manager, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (Pty) Ltd
Tahra Sergeant, Regional Manager (Africa), Global Head Events, IBIA
Sheena Dias, Partner in Shipping and Dispute Resolution practice, Webber Wentzel

Panel Discussion / Q&A


10:30

Coffee Break
Silver Sponsor


SESSION 6 – Regulation & Alternative Fuels

This session will consider the implications of environmental regulation before taking a close look at the production, supply, availability, and existing and future demand for ‘new’ fuels in Africa.

11:00

Moderator
Martin Crawford-Brunt, CEO, Lookout Maritime Ltd

Implications of regulations including EU ETS, who pays?
• Consequences for importers and exporters in Africa.
• Evolving environmental regulation to keep an eye on in 2024/ 2025.

Decarbonisation in Africa: A Legal Perspective
Dineo Peta, Director, Peta Attorneys Inc.

EU ETS and EUA Management
James Shiller, Global Lead of New Fuels, Dan-Bunkering

Alternative Fuels Overview
Nigel Draffin, Consultant, Lecturer, Author, IBIA Board Member

Green Shipping Corridors
Vanessa Davidson, Special Project Manager, Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone

Developments in Green Hydrogen
Thomas Roos, Senior Research Engineer, CSIR

Alternative Fuel Confidence Index Overview
Martin Crawford-Brunt, CEO, Lookout Maritime Ltd

Panel Discussion / Q&A


13:00

Networking Lunch
Gold Sponsor


14:00-16:00 (Meet in the Hotel Lobby at 13:45)

Port and Boat Tour
Platinum Sponsor


19:00 – 23:00

Royal Cape Yacht Club Evening Reception
Diamond Sponsor

 

Package Sponsorship

  • Dan-Bunkering
    Diamond
  • Bunker Partner
    Diamond
  • FFS Refiners
    Platinum
  • Aria Commodities
    Platinum
  • Addax Energy
    Gold
  • BP Marine
    Gold
  • Linsen Nambi
    WISTA in Africa
  • African Marine Solutions (AMSOL)
    Silver
  • Monjasa S.A.
    Silver
  • ship.energy
    Silver
  • FAMAR PSC
    Silver
  • Astron Energy
    Silver

Individual Sponsorship

  • ATH Trading
    Badges and Lanyards
  • Red Sea Bunkering
    Water Bottles

GROUP RATES AVAILABLE

Remember to ask the sales team about the special rates for multiple delegates from the same company.


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SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS

  • IBIA
  • Lookout Maritime
  • SAOGA
  • WISTA


 

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