Sea Asia
Conference Programme - Day 2

 

The Asian Voice in a Global Industry

The highly acclaimed Sea Asia conference has always been one of the defining features of Sea Asia with exceptional content delivered by some of the industry's most influential speakers from Asia and around the world. Each edition of Sea Asia conference includes thought leadership content with unique delivery intended to stimulate interest and engagement. Featuring the highly successful Sea Asia Global Forum keynote session and the popular Parliamentary Debate session where leading shipping executives engage in an intense discussion on the motion, be part of the conference and participate as a delegate today.


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Conference Programme - Day 2
WEDNESDAY, 10 APRIL 2019

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10:00 - 11:30 

PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE: "THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT TOO MUCH IS EXPECTED OF THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY ON ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS"


For an industry with the size, complexity and importance of global shipping, new regulations from ballast water management to fuel regulations to decarbonisation present the industry with a significant cost and challenge. Is the regulatory agenda faced by the shipping industry appropriate? Is too much expected of the industry, not least given the scale of the change and timeline involved? Who will pay for these changes?

The Sea Asia Parliamentary Debate for 2019 will bring together speakers on both sides of this important subject for a full and frank conversation on the issue, with opportunities for the audience to vote on the motion.

Debate Chairman:
Esben Poulsson, Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping, President, Singapore Shipping Association, Chairman, Enesel Pte Ltd

Speakers against the Motion:
Dr Şadan Kaptanoğlu, President Designate, BIMCO and Managing Director, HI Kaptanoğlu Shipping
Jeremy Nixon, Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Network Express (ONE)
Baroness Bryony Worthington, Executive Director Europe, Environmental Defense Fund​

Speakers for the Motion:
Edward Buttery, Chief Executive Officer, Taylor Maritime
George Procopiou, Chairman, Dynacom Tankers Management

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Session Sponsor

13:30 - 14:30

A PRACTICAL RESPONSE TO UPCOMING REGULATION

The industry is faced with many complex new regulations. This session offers practical advice on what shipowners and managers will be required to do to adjust to the changes. Speakers will discuss the technical aspects of the new requirements and what will be required to achieve compliance.

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Session Sponsor

15:00 - 16:00

FLEET MANAGEMENT OF THE FUTURE


Improving performance and reducing fuel consumption is in everybody's interest as it ultimately results in a more efficient business and a smaller environmental footprint. There are a large number of technologies claiming to improve performance. Speakers will present some of the latest innovations, both technical and operational, that can improve the way your business and fleet is run.


This programme is subject to changes.