DAY 1 – MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022
SHIPPING & THE ENVIRONMENT - PATHWAYS TO A LOW CARBON FUTURE
Unlocking the Fuel Transition – The discussion will address various fuel options to achieve a low carbon footprint for shipping, and their impact on fleet maintenance and fleet renewal. Shipping companies compete also based on their operational sustainability for the short and long term – this impacts their trading and financial partners, shareholders and investors. Indicative topics to be covered: ? Transition fuels versus fuels in transition – the role of LNG; ? State of the industry on high potentials for deep-sea – Biofuels, Ammonia and Methanol; ? The role of Hydrogen in the future fuel mix; ? Regulatory roadblocks & challenges: Integration of new fuels into existing codes and regulations; pressure from various players and regional fragmentation; ? Safety: Which safety risks still need to be mitigated? ? Impact on fleet maintenance and fleet renewal.
Dr. Arlie Sterling, Co-Founder & President – Marsoft
• Mr. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO – DNV Maritime
• Mr. Graham Talbot, CFO - Atlas Corporation (ATCO)
• Mr. Modi Mano, Founder & CEO – MSEA Group
• Dr. Loukas Barmparis, President – Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB)