CONFERENCE SCHEDULE 2021

The Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference takes place over two days.
It is split into thematic modules.

DAY 1 (MONDAY OCTOBER 4)

  • 8:00 am Registration and Welcome Coffee
  • 9:00 am Welcome message and introduction

    Bernard Schopfer, founder, Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference

  • 9:10 am Welcome message

    Richard Watts, MTEC moderator

  • 9:20 am Opening keynote presentation
  • MODULE 1 - FUTURE FUELS

  • 09:40 am Overview of sustainable marine fuels

    Chester Lewis, Managing Consultant, E4tech

  • 10:00 am Is ammonia a realistic and sustainable solution?
  • 10:20 am COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:00 am Methanol : Challenges and Opportunities
  • 11:20 am Latest research on Biofuels

    Aderco

  • 11:40 am Hydrogen: Sustainable ``fashion`` or Realistic Solution?
  • 12:00 am New Engines for Alternative Fuels
  • 12:20 pm Panel discussion: How to break the ‘chicken and egg’ dilemma of alternative fuels?

    Session chaired by Chester Lewis, Managing Consultant (maritime lead), E4tech

  • 1:00 pm Lunch break and networking in the lake view restaurant Glow
  • MODULE 2: ALTERNATIVE PROPULSION SYSTEMS

  • 2:30 pm Wind propulsion: Topical presentations about inflatable sails, wind rotors and solid rigs
  • 3:20 pm Coupling technologically leading aero and hydro simulation programs to produce advanced VPPs and models for wind driven ships
  • 3:40 pm COFFEE BREAK
  • 4:15 pm Nuclear Power: Great Potential, Great Fears
  • 4:35 pm When will electric propulsion reach long range?
  • 4:55 pm Energy storage: the biggest challenge!
  • 5:15 pm Fuel Cells : A sustainable solution ?
  • 5:15 pm Panel discussion: Ship owners' strategy and plan to address 2030 and 2050 environmental objectives.
  • 7:00 pm Transfer to the evening reception
  • 7:30 pm Evening Reception

DAY 2 (TUESDAY OCTOBER 5)

  • 8:30 am Morning coffee, networking, exhibition
  • 09:00 am Opening remarks

    Richard Watts, Chair

  • 9:05 am Keynote presentation
  • MODULE 3: NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR BETTER EFFICIENCY

  • 09:25 am Digital collaboration / Journey to digital shipping future
  • 09:45 am Energy saving / fuel saving solutions
  • 10:05 am Route optimisation solutions
  • 10:25 am Reducing ship emissions at ports through Automated Mooring and Shore Power

    Memed Üzel, Chief Commercial Officer, Cavotec

  • 10:45 am COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:20 am Terminal efficiency: The need for harbours and ship owners to work together to improve efficiency and reduce waiting periods in and off ports
  • 11:40 am Ships digitisation for better efficiency

    By Renaud Bañuls

  • 12:00 am Topical presentation subject tbc
  • 12:15 pm Generating innovation through pioneering achievements

    Presented by Syroco

  • 12:30 pm Topical presentation tbc
  • 12:45 pm Lunch break and networking in the lake view restaurant Glow
  • MODULE 4: COMPLIANCE AND LEGISLATION

  • 2:00 pm A Swiss perspective, by OFEN - Office Fédéral de l'Energie

    Benoît Revaz, Director, OFEN – Office Fédéral de l’Energie

  • 2:20 pm Panel discussion - Regulatory changes ahead

    Session chaired by Chris Hughes, Global Lead, Shipping Markets, Lloyd’s Register

  • 3:05 pm Shipping regulations compliance
  • 3:25 pm The impact of EU regulations on shipping companies

    Matthew Williams, Principal Specialist, Strategic Regulatory Projects, Lloyd’s Register

  • 3:45 am COFFEE BREAK
  • 4:10 pm Diving into the sources of funding for technological developments.

    Olivier Straub, Secretary General, Swiss Shipowners Association

  • 4:30 pm Panel discussion: Carbon offset or inset?
  • 5:15 pm Topical presentation tbc
  • 5:30 pm End of the conference

4 – 5 October, 2021

Geneva, Switzerland

Delegate
registration
form

 

Includes access to :

– All Conferences
– Speakers Presentation Materials
– Networking and Exhibition area
– Scanned Business Cards
– Gala Evening Reception

 

Registration fee :
1500€

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Members of the Propeller Club Geneva, AFBE, IWSA and STSA :
20% discount on registration