LNG Ship/Shore
Interface Conference
Europe London, 22-23 November 2018

LNG Ship/Shore <br>Interface Conference <br>Europe

Programme

DAY ONE: THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2018

08:00 Registration coffee and networking

08:55 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media

09:00 Welcome address from platinum sponsor
Senior Representative, Trelleborg Marine Systems

09:05 Welcome and introduction from conference chairman
Chris Clucas, Corporate Expert - Liquefied Gas, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

SESSION 1: LNG MARKET UPDATE

Presenters will examine the latest market data to address LNG supply and demand, vessels in operation and on order, and upcoming projects.

09:15 LNG Supply, demand and order book

  • Current LNG supply and demand
  • Forecast in LNG trade growth to the end of 2020
  • LNG carriers delivered and on order
  • FSRU/FSU/FLNG update
  • Small-scale LNG update

Debbie Turner, Senior LNG Advisor, Simpson Spence Young
09:35 Q&A

09:45 Region analysis: US market

  • Current US export trade figures
  • Forecasted demand for future US LNG
  • Demand for transportation of US LNG
  • Update on US LNG projects
  • Infrastructure required to further advance the US LNG market

Nick Prowse, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
10:05 Q&A

10:15 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area sponsored by Samson Rope

SESSION 2: SHIP/SHORE INTERFACE TECHNOLOGIES

Industry leaders will present their latest innovations and technologies along with video demonstrations conveying new concepts.

10:55 Case study: Improvements in operational safety through mooring line maintenance and a culture of safety

  • Update on the new Mooring Equipment Guidelines (MEG4)
  • Update on the new and in-development regulations and guidance from the IMO on the safety of mooring
  • Understanding what the new regulations mean to vessel owners, operators and managers in terms of selecting, managing and retiring their mooring lines
  • Case study on K Line LNG Shipping [UK] KARE project, a company-wide safety initiative 
  • Case study on Samson Ropes Icaria project, designed to offer the customer the ultimate rope management system
  • Demonstrating how you can promote a safer and more efficient mooring operation while maximising the life of mooring lines

Derek Bain, General Manager of Ship Management, K Line LNG Shipping UK
Robin Collett, General Manager, Samson Ropes EMEA  

11:15 Q&A

11:25 TBC
Senior Representative, Trelleborg Marine Systems
11:40 Q&A

11:45 Next generation FSRU ship-to-ship transfer solution

  • A state of the art, full tight metal transfer system
  • Improving FSRU STS transfers by optimising the STS LNG transfer operation time and enhancing safety
  • Introducing Articulated Rigid Catenary Offloading System (ARCOS) - a set of 16’’ product lines, self-supported and composed of articulated rigid pipes 
  • Understanding how the ARCOS system combines the advantages of both hose based solutions and conventional loading arms
  • Delivering safety, operability, performance, project economics and compliance with industry standards

Senior Representative, TechnipFMC
12:00 Q&A

12:05 Couplings
12:20 Q&A

12:25 Emergency shutdown and safety systems
12:40 Q&A

12:45 Networking lunch break in the exhibition area

SESSION 3: TERMINALS 

This session will look at the design, engineering and commercial elements behind the latest LNG terminals.

13:55 Terminals - Latest developments and functionality 
Magnus Eikens, Chief Commercial Officer, Connect LNG
Senior Representative, Naturgy

14:15 Q&A

14:25 Case study: Dunkerque LNG Terminal

  • The terminal setup and facilities
  • The markets being served: Qatar, Peru, Norway and Russia
  • Ensuring optimum utilisation at import terminals
  • Introducing plans to expand service offerings in the future

Christophe Liaud, Commercial Director, Dunkerque LNG
14:45 Q&A

14:55 TBC
Senior Representative, Chart Industries 

15:10 Q&A

15:15 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area sponsored by Samson Rope

SESSION 4: FLOATING CONFIGURATIONS

Speakers will analyse existing solutions, new conceptual designs, and how floating solutions are being utilised to overcome infrastructure challenges.

15:55 FRUS’S, FSU’S and FLNG'S
16:10 Q&A

16:15 Floating LNG import terminals - concepts and regulation

  • Case studies – Introducing new FSRU/FSU concepts and configurations
  • Dealing with the main technical challenges 
  • Recent updates to the regulatory framework
  • Understanding your compliance requirements

Carlos Guerrero, Global Market Leader, Tankers & Gas Carriers, Bureau Veritas - Marine & Offshore
16:30 Q&A

SESSION 5: DOWNSTREAM

This session will look at current and future downstream applications.

16:35 Case study: Exmar Shipmanagement

  • Vessel conversions to support downstream applications

Sachin Mohan, Global Head - Marine Solutions, Exmar Shipmanagement
16:55 Q&A

17:05 Case study: Downstream LNG

  • Where does the downstream start, logistics to end-user?
  • LNG transportation
    - Trucks 
    - Rail
  • Connecting to the grid to provide energy to industrial, commercial and domestic users
  • LNG for transport
  • Demand for off-grid energy
  • LNG bunkering solutions: Bunker/feeder tankers and bunker barges 

Paul Ocholla, Commercial Advisor, Break Bulk LNG, National Grid Grain LNG Importation Terminal
17:25 Q&A

17:35 Closing remarks from the chairman
Chris Clucas, Corporate Expert - Liquefied Gas, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

17:45 Drinks reception sponsored by TechnipFMC

18:45 Gala dinner sponsored by UK Ship Register

20:15 End of day one

DAY TWO: FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2018

08:00 Registration coffee and networking

08:55 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media

09:00 Welcome and introduction from conference chairman
Chris Clucas, Corporate Expert - Liquefied Gas, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

SESSION 6: SMALL AND MID-SCALE LNG 

Presentation of recent small-scale initiatives, infrastructure and bunkering solutions.

09:10 Small-scale LNG projects under way and planned for the future

  • Understanding the challenges in building demand for small-scale LNG
  • Ensuring supply security for small-scale buyers
  • Developing new infrastructure to increase bunkering choices

Senior Representative, Wood Mackenzie
09:30 Q&A

09:40 Case study: Small-scale operation - lessons learnt
10:00 Q&A

10:10 Small-scale LNG bunkering

  • Marine bunkering
  • Truck bunkering

Senior Representative, Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)
10:30 Q&A

10:40 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area sponsored by Samson Rope

SESSION 7: VESSEL TECHNOLOGIES

Leading companies will introduce and discuss the latest vessel technologies and cargo handling systems.

11:20 Vetting of LNG vessels
Doug Barrow, Director, UK Ship Register
11:35 Q&A

11:40 Digital transformation technologies – implications for LNG shipping
11:55 Q&A

12:00 Ship-To-Ship Transfers – latest developments
12:20 Q&A

12:30 Networking lunch break in the exhibition area

SESSION 8: TRAINING AND SAFETY 

An opportunity for companies to benchmark best practice training and safety strategies. 

13:40 SIGTTO – LNG safety at the ship/shore interface

  • Present industry issues
  • SIGTTO projects
  • LNG training
  • How SIGTTO manages risk

Andrew Clifton, General Manager, SIGTTO
14:00 Q&A

14:10 Using simulation technologies for training
Senior Representative, Kongsberg Maritime

14:30 Q&A

14:40 EU Funded SEAHORSE Project: Research on Maritime Human Factors 

  • Cooperation between aviation and maritime in the area of human factors towards achieving safer transportation.
  • “Work as done” vs “work as imagined” in maritime
  • SEAHORSE procedure improvement system for managing maritime SOPs effectively
  • Safety culture assessment framework with ability to link safety culture with KPIs

Dr Rafet Emek Kurt, Lecturer - Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde
15:10 Q&A

15:20 Closing remarks from the chairman
Chris Clucas, Corporate Expert - Liquefied Gas, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

15:30 Closing remarks from Riviera Maritime Media

15:35 End of conference

*programme subject to amendments/change

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