Not Even the Gods Fight Necessity (Simonides, 139 BC)
2020 marks the beginning of a new era, as the IMO low sulfur regulations kick in and we also start the longer journey towards decarbonization. National and international regulators, shipowners, charterers, fuel producers, insurers, classifications societies and more, need to cooperate and set the tone towards achieving sustainable long-term solutions. Charterers, financiers and investors pay increasing attention to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues in their decision-making process. The panel will bring together the viewpoint of major stakeholders and discuss options and strategies to achieve a common framework overcoming the complexities involved.
Moderator: Mr. Nick Brown, Communications Director - Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
Mr. Mark Cameron, Executive V.P & COO - Ardmore Shipping
Mr. James Tong, Managing Director, Head, Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Shipping & Logistics, Head of Diversified Industrials China – Citi
Mr. Michael Fitzgerald, Deputy Chief Financial Officer – Orient Overseas Container Line
Mr. Alex Slee, Deputy CEO – Taylor Maritime