• 8:00 Registration and welcome coffee
  • 09:00 Welcome message and introduction

    Bernard Schopfer, Founder, MTE Conference

  • 09:05 Welcome message

    Fabienne Fischer, State Councillor, Department of Economy & Employment, State of Geneva

  • 09:15 Opening remarks

    Richard Watts, Chair

  • 9:20 am Opening keynote presentation

    François Gabart, Sailor, Engineer, Founder of MerConcept

  • 09:40 Energy transition outlook in the maritime sector

    Dr. Jean-Marc Bonello, Principal Consultant, UMAS International

  • 10:00 Hydrogen and zero emission fuels in Europe – the perspectives of an infrastructure and maritime group owner

    Tomas Tronstad, Head of Shipping & Technology, Wilhelmsen New Energy AS

  • 10:20 CSL Biofuel: B100 Experience and Results

    Yousef El Bagoury, Senior Naval Architect, The CSL Group

  • 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:10 What is the future of LNG in shipping?

    RINA, speaker TBC

  • 11:30 Harnessing ammonia as ship fuel
  • 11:50 Euronav's Road to Decarbonisation

    Rustin Edwards, Head of Fuel Oil Procurement, Euronav NV

  • 12:10 Maritime Energy Transition: Future Fuels & Future Emissions

    Dr. William Ramsay, CTO, Daphne Technology

  • 12:30 The role of port authorities in facilitating clean shipping

    Jan Egbertsen, Manager Innovation, Port of Amsterdam

  • 13:00 LUNCH BREAK and networking in the lake view restaurant Glow
  • 14:30 Panel discussion: How to decide on fuel strategy in times of uncertainty?


    Rustin Edwards, Head of Fuel Oil Procurement, Euronav NV

    MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

    Frédéric Meyer, Head Of Strategy & Projects, TotalEnergies Marine Fuels

  • 15:20 Topical presentation by MSC
  • 15:40 Case study: Some ideas about decarbonation of next generation cable laying and cable repair ships considering operational constraints.

    Arthur Barret, Head of Engineering, Projects & Innovation Department, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs 

  • 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
  • 16:30 Developments in wind propulsion technology

    Gavin Allwright, Secretary General, International Windship Association (IWSA)

  • 16:50 Topical presentation TBC
  • 17:10 Panel discussion: How can yacht racing contribute to the decarbonisation of the shipping industry?



    Antoine Carraz, Director Maritime Mobility Department, MerConcept

    BAR Technologies

    Artemis Technologies

  • 19:00 Transfer to the evening reception
  • 19:30 Evening Reception


  • 8:30 am Registration, networking, exhibition. Welcome coffee.
  • 09:00 Opening remarks

    Richard Watts, Chair

  • 09:05 Opening keynote presentation

    World Economic Forum

  • 09:25 The energy transition regulatory landscape and its impact on chartering

    Alberto Perez, Head of Maritime Commercial Markets, Lloyd’s Register

  • 09:45 Panel discussion: Navigating regulatory complexity

    Luisa Rodrigues, Economic Affairs Officer, Trade Logistics Branch at UNCTAD

  • 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:10 Panel discussion: Do carbon credits have a place in shipping’s future?

    The session is moderated by Natalia Gorina, Global Carbon Commercial Director, Louis Dreyfus Company


    Tyler Baron, CEO, Minerva Bunkering

    Paul Sebastien, Co-Founder, Climate Neutral Commodity

    Ingrid Kylstad, Sustainability Lead, ZeroLab by Torvald Klaveness

  • 12:00 MSC’s latest approach to efficiency
  • 12:20 Optimizing your vessel's route for time and fuel consumption
  • 12:40 LUNCH BREAK and networking in the lake view restaurant Glow
  • 14:00 New digital technologies for carbon reduction

    Renaud Banuls, Founder, bañulsdesign, naval architect and a lecturer-researcher at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Nantes (ENSA Nantes).

  • 14:20 On-going LNG projects & Future-proof vessels

    Jean-Benoît Bensoussan, Business Development Manager, Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT)

  • 14:40 Hybrid systems for carbon reduction and overall ship efficiency

    Stefan Goranov, General Manager, Sustainability Solutions, WinGD

  • 15:00 Panel discussion: Options & strategies for the existing fleet

    The session is moderated by RINA


    Martin Viquesnel, Shipping Innovation Lead, Louis Dreyfus Company

    Pablo Garcia Anduiza, Fleet Projects Director, BALEARIA

26 – 27 September, 2022

Geneva, Switzerland



Includes access to :

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


Registration fee :


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