LNG Ship/Shore
Interface Conference
Europe London, 28-29 November 2019

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

2018 Programme

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DAY ONE: THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2018

08:00 Registration coffee and networking

08:55 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

09:00 Welcome address from platinum sponsor
David Pendleton, Managing Director, Trelleborg Marine Systems UK 

09:05 Welcome and introduction from conference chairman
Chris Clucas, Principal Consultant, Liquefied Gas Consultancy

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

Keith Bainbridge, Managing Director, CS LNG
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

Jonathan Heath, Marine Superintendent, K Line LNG Shipping
Robin Collett, General Manager, Samson Rope Technologies

11:20 Q&A

11:30 Case study: Using ship shore links in LNG bunkering operations

  • Review of LNG ship shore links and relevant application space
  • Review of LNG bunkering standards and their impact of design considerations for ship shore links
  • Case study of Harvey Gulf OSV bunkering facility in Port Fourchon 
  • The impact of regulations and process considerations on the design Bunker vessel design
  • Looking to the future. How will operations scale with the growing need

Steve Ward, Technical Sales Manager, Trelleborg Marine Systems UK 
11:50 Q&A

11:55 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

Renaud Le Dévéhat, Business Development Director, TechnipFMC Loading Systems
12:15 Q&A

12:20 LNG Bunkering: Where are we headed?

  • The expected growth in bunker volumes
  • The impact on bunker vessels

Alexander Harsema-Mensonides, Director Business Development, Braemar Engineering
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: a case study

  • Naturgy’s vision on innovation
  • The path to DirectLink LNG: investing in the creation of an innovative STS transfer solution
  • A case presentation: Herøya LNG operations
  • An introduction to and operations with the UTS and sea launch
  • What’s next from Connect LNG and Naturgy 

Magnus Eikens, Chief Commercial Officer, Connect LNG
José Miguel Moreno Blanes, Head of LNG Projects Engineering & Technology, Naturgy

14:15 Q&A

14:25 Case study: Dunkerque LNG Terminal

  • The terminal setup and facilities
  • Ensuring optimum utilisation at import terminals
  • Expanding service offerings in the future : projects of jetty adaptation and dedicated jetty for small-scale LNG reloading 
  • LNG bunkering activities in the port of Dunkirk

Cécile Gregoire-David, Director of Business Development and External Relations, Dunkerque LNG
14:45 Q&A

14:55 IAPH LNG Bunker Operations Audit Tool

  • The IAPH Audit tool and how to use it to achieve safe and compliant STS LNG bunkering 

Cees Boon, Sector Coordinator, Harbourmaster Policy Dept, Port of Rotterdam & Representative, IAPH Clean Marine Fuels Working Group
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  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 
16:10 Q&A

16:15 Heating water supply system challenges - thinking outside the pump room

  • Challenges for FSRU water intake 
  • Submerged Pumping System functionality
  • Securing low CAPEX and OPEX
  • Maintain future flexibility

Thorbjørn Vågenes, Director Offshore Pumping Systems, Framo
16:30 Q&A

SESSION 5: DOWNSTREAM

This session will look at current and future downstream applications.

16:35 LNG import projects in new markets - the opportunities and challenges

  • The importance of emerging and smaller LNG consumers in sustaining global LNG demand
  • The Dreifa LNG import solution

Jostein Ueland, Director, Dreifa Energy 
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, National Grid Grain LNG
17:25 Q&A

17:35 Closing remarks from the chairman
Chris Clucas, Principal Consultant, Liquefied Gas Consultancy

17:45 Drinks reception sponsored by TechnipFMC

18:45 Gala dinner sponsored by UK Ship Register and the LNG World Shipping Awards sponsored by Smit Lamnalco

DAY TWO: FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2018

08:00 Registration coffee and networking

09:00 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

09:05 Welcome and introduction from conference chairman
Chris Clucas, Principal Consultant, Liquefied Gas Consultancy

SESSION 6: SMALL AND MID-SCALE LNG 

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

09:15 Small-scale LNG market dynamics and projects

  • Key ssLNG market trends and outlook (recent development and market prospects)
  • ssLNG demand forecast (marine, road transportation, power, others)
  • Market opportunities in the ssLNG value-chain
  • Business models and strategic considerations

Wei Liu, Director, Upstream Supply Chain Consulting, Wood Mackenzie
09:35 Q&A

09:45 Small-scale LNG bunkering

The three interface scenarios: addressing ship to ship, truck to ship and shore to ship bunkering from regulatory, safety and commercial perspectives 

  • LNG bunkering: availability and accessibility are still a challenge
  • Understanding the LNG bunkering regulatory framework
  • LNG Supplier-Receiver interfaces: Flexibility versus Standardisation

Gianpaolo Benedetti, Senior Technical Advisor, Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)
10:05 Q&A

10:15 ENGIE Zeebrugge: Making LNG as fuel a reality in ARA

  • Finding the right partners
  • Developing the right ship design for bunkering several type of ships
  • Building trust with the local stakeholders
  • More than a year of regular operations 

Laurent Rambaud, Vice President LNG Bunkering Market, ENGIE
10:35 Q&A

10:45 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area sponsored by Samson Rope

SESSION 7a: THE FUTURE OF LNG - TRAINING & SAFETY 

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

11:25 UK and Industry: navigating the future together

  • LNG Cargoes
  • LNG as a fuel    

Doug Barrow, Director, UK Ship Register
11:45 Q&A

11.55 SIGTTO – LNG safety at the ship/shore interface

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

Andrew Clifton, General Manager, SIGTTO
12:15 Q&A

12:25 Networking lunch break in the exhibition area

SESSION 7b: THE FUTURE OF LNG - TRAINING AND SAFETY 

(Session continued)

13:35 Training for LNG Bunkering with advanced simulators

  • How simulation technology can provide hands on operation and procedure training for safe and efficient bunkering
  • Truck, terminal or barge bunkering. Ensuring the end user understands the various procedures for the three different scenarios.

Leif Pentti Halvorsen, Product Manager, Kongsberg Digital
13:55 Q&A

14:05 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
Professor Osman Turman, Director of Research, Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde

14:35 Q&A

14:45 Panel Discussion: The future of LNG – training and safety

Leif Pentti Halvorsen, Product Manager, Kongsberg Digital
Andrew Clifton, General Manager, SIGTTO
Dr Rafet Emek Kurt, Lecturer, Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde
Professor Osman Turman, Director of Research, Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde

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

15:25 Closing remarks from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

15:30 End of conference

*programme subject to amendments/change

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