Sea Asia
Sponsor Profile

 

 

ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimised performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets. 

ABS has gained a reputation for pioneering technical work that has supported innovation in gas transport. For more than 50 years, ABS has classed LPG and LNG carriers, including the first conversion of a cargo vessel to carry LPG, the first purpose-built LNG carrier and the first Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC). 

The ABS Global Gas Solutions team provides industry leadership, offering guidance in LNG floating structures and systems, gas fuel systems and equipment, gas carriers and regulatory and statutory requirements. The team offers specification reviews, risk and hazard assessments, bunkering suitability reviews, project management and feasibility studies, plus approval in principle (AIP) services.

From its world headquarters in Houston, ABS delivers survey and engineering services and solutions to clients through a network of local representatives working from more than 200 offices in 70 countries.

 

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Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), is an integrated maritime solutions leader with more than 130 years of experience in the shipping industry. Managing a fleet of 600 vessels, our 20,000 highly skilled sea and shore-based personnel enable the delivery of safe, reliable and cost-effective ship management services through a network of 10 ship management, 26 crew service and five wholly-owned maritime training centres across the world.

To support the growing demand for LNG as a marine fuel, BSM have designed and developed an innovative Gas Supply Vessel (GSV) in partnership with a leading UK based engineering company, Babcock International. The design incorporates patent pending FGSV0™ technology to deliver LNG from the GSV into the receiving vessel with zero emissions to the environment during normal operations. The first 7,500 cbm GSV, which will be jointly owned by Bernhard Schulte and Babcock International, is currently under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea and will supply LNG to vessels operating in the Baltic Sea following delivery in September 2018.

For further information, please visit
www.bs-shipmanagement.com.
 

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GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) is an engineering company which designs cryogenic membrane containment systems dedicated to the transport and storage of liquefied gases, in particular LNG. For over 50 years, GTT has developed technological expertise in the liquefied gas industry, building trusting relationships and lasting partnerships with the different stakeholders (shipyards, shipowners, gas companies, terminal operators and classification societies). The company provides them with established, secure and efficient technologies for containment of liquefied gas at low temperatures.

The company is currently expanding its offer to new and promising markets, providing customised technological and engineering solutions for small and mid-scale vessels, as well as new applications for the LNG market, such as the use of LNG as a propulsion fuel and the associated logistic chain. GTT develops innovative solutions to ease bunkering operations as well as to optimise the LNG volume and the space occupied, resulting in a minimum loss of cargo capacity. The company offers highly competitive storage and handling solutions which cover the whole logistic chain, from the LNG liquefaction and export terminal to the tank of an LNG fuelled ship.


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HFW has more than 500 lawyers working across Asia, Australia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. We take a progressive approach to our roles in commercial business – thinking creatively and pragmatically to support our clients.

Whether we are solving complex issues within the construction, aviation or shipping industries, or providing advice across insurance, commodities and energy, we are specialist lawyers, here to add value to our clients. We think about the commercial solution first, and then underpin our advice with a solid foundation of legal expertise.

HFW's Singapore office operates throughout South East Asia and has particular strength in Indonesia.

We support HFW's world-renowned transportation practice, in both the marine and aviation sectors, on transactional and contentious matters alike, including admiralty and crisis management.

We also provide sector coverage to our global resources practices, in mining and oil and gas, including LNG, and advise a number of associated industries, including ship building, insurance, trade and corporate finance and capital markets.


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Establish in 2000, Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government Department responsible to attract Foreign Direct Investment and support overseas and Mainland businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong.

InvestHK has industry specialists in Hong Kong's priority sectors: Business & Professional Services, Consumer Products, Creative Industries, Financial Services, Financial Technology, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation & Technology, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Tourism & Hospitality and Transport & Industrial plus an overseas network of staff and representatives based in 30 key business cities worldwide covering its target markets.

Partners with clients on a long-term basis, InvestHK team is available to help at any stage of their business development in Hong Kong. It provides free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in Hong Kong's vibrant economy.

For more information, please visit www.InvestHK.gov.hk.


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Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) is a global leader in offshore rig design, construction and repair, ship repair and conversion, and specialised shipbuilding. Its Near Market, Near Customer strategy is bolstered by a global network of yards and offices in some 15 countries across the Asia Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, the Caspian Sea, Middle East and the North Sea regions. Integrating the experience and expertise of its yards worldwide, Keppel O&M aims to be the provider of choice and partner for solutions for the offshore and marine industry.

Keppel O&M has developed a suite of solutions across the LNG value chain, from liquefaction to transportation and regasification, and engine and power conversion. This includes newbuild solutions such as mid to small-scale LNG carriers and duel fuel tugs that it is currently building. FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel O&M and Shell, also provides safe, cost-efficient and reliable LNG bunkering solutions to support the increasing adoption of LNG as a marine fuel. Keppel O&M has delivered many firsts in the LNG space, including Hilli Episeyo, the world’s first FLNG conversion, as well as Golar Freeze and Golar Winter, the world’s first FRSU conversions.

 

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Korindo Energy is a provider of complete integrated solutions for LNG-to-power systems to the Marine & Offshore sector. Our solutions encompassed LNG Cargo Handling System, LNG Fuel Gas System to Gas Engines and propulsion systems. We give comfort and assurance to our clients who are embarking on LNG type vessels by providing our technical experience in customize solutions that are cost effective.

Our continuous improvement through research and development forms our backbone for quality products that are further tested and eventually proven by unparalleled service in the field. In addition, we offer Retrofit solutions allowing upgrades on older generation engines enabling them to harness the benefits of LNG as a fuel and complying with emission standards.

Our customers are equally driven by high standards of quality ranging from vessel Owners to shipyards, their valuable feedback contributes to our continuous improvement. With a competent team of personnel dedicated to customer satisfaction, Korindo Energy is in good position to fulfill the challenges of the LNG market spectrum.

 

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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 92,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. Shell has decades of experience in the marine fuel market, with a supply network that covers many of the key bunkering locations in the world. Shell’s portfolio of marine fuels encompasses a suite of fuels which include High and Low Sulphur Fuel Oil, Gas Oil and LNG. Shell works to apply the highest standards of safety and operational integrity across the full range of its operations.

Shell is a pioneer and leader in the LNG industry and brought the world’s first commercial LNG cargo from Algeria to the UK more than 50 years ago. At Shell, we have used this knowledge and expertise to extend the LNG market beyond its current primary use of generating electricity, into transport. LNG is a cost competitive lower carbon option that can help ship and fleet owners and operators to reduce their emissions.

Find out more about Shell LNG in Road, Marine, Inland Waterways and Rail applications at www.shell.com/gasfortransport

 

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The Standard Club is a specialist marine and energy insurer and member of the International Group of Protection and Indemnity clubs. The club's core P&I cover provides high-limit insurance against liabilities arising from ship operations and is backed by the International Group's pooling and reinsurance arrangements. Through The Standard Syndicate (Syndicate 1884), an insurance provider in the Lloyd's insurance market, the club offers a range of fixed premium insurance covers for property, casualty and liability risks. The Standard Club provides P&I insurance to many of the world's leading LNG operators. For further information, see www.standard-club.com or contact [email protected].

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With its roots in the Scandinavian shipping tradition, the Thome Group of Companies (Thome Group) prides itself upon offering innovative ship management services globally from its headquarters in Singapore.

For over 50 years the company has been at the forefront of the ship management industry and today offers clients all over the world integrated services; from crew training and offshore structure management to port agency and vessel inspection. The innovation the Thome Group has achieved over the past half a century is down to the highly experience and insightful industry professionals, whose expertise ensure that our services stay at the forefront of our industry.

Building on Singapore’s dynamic growth as an international maritime center, the Thome Group is now recognized as one of the world’s leading independent ship managers with more than 300 vessels under its management, serviced by over 650 shore staff and 11,000 crew members operating worldwide.