Sea Asia
Conference Programme - Day 3
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 3
THURSDAY, 11 APRIL 2019

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8:30 - 9:30

OFFSHORE MARINE BREAKFAST (By Invitation Only)

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The Offshore Marine Breakfast brings together leading industry executives in an informal setting to discuss the latest trends in the sector. Offshore Marine has suffered a lengthy downturn panelists will explore if there is now light at the end of the tunnel for the sector as contracting pick-ups and oil companies increase their E&P budgets. They will also discuss the latest issues relating to liability and operations in the offshore marine space.

Session Moderator:
Marcus Hand, Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

Panellists:
Dughall Aitken, CEO, Spica Services
Rupert Banks, Regional Claims Director, The Standard Club Asia
Capt. Simon Healy, General Manager, Aqualis Offshore Australia
Capt. Mike Meade, CEO, M3 Marine Group Pte Ltd

Toby Stephens, Partner, HFW

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10:00 - 11:30

OIL, SHIPPING AND THE FUTURE ENERGY MIX

As environmental concerns and supply-demand questions see a push for alternatives to fossil fuels, leading industry executives from across the energy supply chain discuss what this will mean for shipping. Will demand for oil shipping decrease? Is natural gas the right solution? What fuels will the industry itself use in future? Are shipowners prepared for the changing energy landscape?

Session Moderator:
Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, INTERTANKO

Panellists:
Geir Bjørkeli, Chief Executive Officer, Corvus Energy
Liv Hovem, Chief Executive Officer, DNV GL - Oil & Gas
Neil McGregor, Group President & Chief Executive Officer, Sembcorp Industries
Dr George Pateras, President, Hellenic Chamber of Shipping and Hellenic Maritime Cluster; Deputy Chairman, Contships Management Inc.

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11:30 - 12:00          Delegate Coffee

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13:30 - 14:30

APPLICATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN SHIPPING

Blockchain - everyone is talking about it, but what will it actually mean for the shipping industry? This session will focus on the practical implementation of Blockchain initiatives within the shipping and logistics space, paying particular attention to how these have improved the way business is done. The speakers will also examine the importance of developing common, neutral platforms that everyone in the industry can trust.

Session Moderator:
David Lee, Professor, Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS)

Panellists:
Vijay Anand
, Global Industry Leader, IBM
Mohd Shahrin Bin Osman, Regional Manager, Maritime Advisory for South East Asia, Pacific & India, DNV GL
Martijn Thijsen, Digital Strategy, Transformation & Business Development, Port of Rotterdam

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14:30 - 15:00          Delegate Coffee

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This programme is subject to changes.