Conference Presentations & Remarks

Grand Ballroom

The Future of Fuel

Session Moderator & Introduction
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director & Publisher, Petrospot Ltd.
Remarks

Panel

IMO 2020: Compliance and enforcement
Jeffrey G. Lantz, Director, Commercial Regulations & Standards, United States Coast Guard

Presentation Remarks

Living with the Fear of the Unknown
Adrian H. Tolson, Senior Partner, 20|20 Marine Energy

Presentation Remarks

Real time insights on 2020 implications: availability and infrastructure developments in Panama
(A Case Study)
Rasmus Jacobsen, Managing Director, Monjasa Inc.

Presentation Remarks

What does 0.50% sulphur fuel look like: compatibility, stability, storage and handling?
Charlotte Røjgaard, Global Technical Manager, Bureau Veritas, VeriFuel

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Houston fuel contamination problems – are there lessons to be learned in relation to 2020?
Tim Wilson, Principal Marine Consultant Engineer, FOBAS, Lloyd’s Register

Presentation Remarks

What are the questions that bunker suppliers and buyers should be asking?
Michael Green, Global Technical Manager, Intertek ShipCare and Chairman, IBIA

Presentation Remarks

Fuel change management plans: what do operators need to focus on when preparing for 2020?
Steve Bee, Group Commercial Director, VPS Testing & Inspection

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Ship Implementation Plans: How good faith efforts to prepare for compliance this year will impact potential non-compliance and liability issues next year
Barry M. Hartman, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

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Time Charter and implementation of IMO 2020…What the standard clauses do not address
Marcus P. Dodds, Partner, Reed Smith LLP

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Practical steps to minimise costly 2020 disputes
Mukul Bhushan, Operations Director, STH Commercial Management LLC & Maritime Arbitrator

Presentation Remarks

Re-thinking trading: how IMO 2020 will affect the bunker trading industry
Matthew Tonge, Commercial Director, Navig8 Group

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Session Wrap Up

Speed Round – Marine Fuel Alternatives

Moderator
Robert Kunkel, President, Alternative Marine Technologies

Opening Remarks

Speakers

Gregory Dolan, CEO, Methanol Institute
Presentation Remarks

Renato Monteiro, Director, Business Development North America, Methanex
Presentation Remarks

Greg Denton, Business Development Manager, GTT North America
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Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA/LNG
Presentation Remarks

Gavin Allwright, Secretary, International Windship Association (IWSA)
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Sergio M. Garcia, Regional Business Development Manager, DNV GL <
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Panel Q&A

 


Glen Rooms

(Track Two) The Human Element/Shipping Academy
The Human Element and Best Shipmanagement Practices

Moderator
Scott Bergeron

Your Crew: Recruiting, Training, Caring for...an investment with important returns
Henrik Jensen, Founder & Managing Director, Danica Group
Presentation Remarks

Caring for Crew
Gordon Cooper, Business Development, FutureCare Inc.
Presentation Remarks

An Overview of the Collaborative Supports Provided Mariners
Dr. Jason Zuidema, Executive Director, North American Maritime Ministry Association (NAMMA)
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The Happiness Index
Ben Bailey, Director of Advocacy & Regional Engagement, The Mission to Seafarers
Presentation Remarks

Mental Health Care for Mariners, both Blue Water and Inland
Rev. David M. Rider, Executive Director, Seamen's Church Institute
Remarks

The Importance of Faith based Advocacy for Mariners. From Piracy, Stowaways, Port Security and Abandonments, helping owners and managers support their crews.
Douglas B. Stevenson, Director, Center for Seafarers' Rights, Seamen's Church Institute

Remarks

The Maritime Job and Employment Seascape: An Update

Moderator:
Neville Smith, Director, Mariner Communications

Remarks

10 Essential Maritime Recruitment Trends in 2019

Panelists
Benjamin K.F. Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial Sectors, Invest Hong Kong

Presentation Remarks

Admiral Michael A. Alfultis, USMS, President, SUNY Maritime College

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Martin Bennell, Managing Director, Faststream Recruitment Group

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Admiral Jack Buono, USMS, Superintendent, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Remarks

CMA Education Foundation Challenge Competition

Introduction and Moderator
Beth A. Wilson-Jordan, Director, CMA Education Foundation & Senior Associate, Flagship Management LLC

Presentations of the CMA Shipping 2019 Business of Shipping Award Winning Papers

First Place

The Impact of Blockchain on the Maritime Trade
Andreas Stasinopoulos, SUNY Maritime College

Presentation Remarks

Second Place

The US and Chinese Trade War and its Effect on the Soybean Trade
Luke Germanakos, Samuel LePage and Brendan McKeever, United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point

Presentation Remarks

Third Place

China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative: The Premise, The Goals and the Implications
Dean Williams, United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point

Presentation Remarks