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

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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?

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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13:30 - 14:30

COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS & TRADING PLATFORMS


Shipping and trading are people-driven industries. However, moves to digitise the trading process date back to the dotcom era. With the rise of big data and artificial intelligence, the opportunity to digitise shipping is garnering fresh attention and momentum. Speakers will explore how this movement to digitalise global trade will impact the industry.




This programme is subject to changes.