Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit

London, United Kingdom

This 19th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit will be taking place on the 27th and 28th November 2019 in London.

Over the two days, the event will provide an in-depth look into fleet and fuel performance through case studies, interactive sessions and panel discussions led by other leading industry experts. This event will focus specifically on how to increase overall efficiency and performance by minimising the fleet's energy and fuel demands.

The discussions this year will address the most important challenges in vessel efficiency, such as How Improved Vessel Cleaning Can Lead to Better Performance; Assessing the Imminent Implementing of IMO 2020; Developments in Fuel Management Strategies; En-Route Performance Monitoring; Showcasing Developments in On-Board Digital Fleet Improvements; Insights into Ongoing Research in Vessel and Fuel Efficiency.

Join us this year to network with other industry leaders from across the shipping supply chain, and discover more on how ship owners and operators are pushing for even better fleet performance and fuel efficiency.

Key Topics:

  • IMO 2020 on the Horizon & Other Important Regulation Changes
  • How Improved Cleaning Methods Can Lead to Better Performance
  • Evaluating Developments in Fuel Management
  • Effective Pre-Voyage Projections to Optimise Vessel Efficiency
  • En-Route Monitoring and Implementing Reactionary On-board Changes
  • Enhancing Digital Improvements in Fleet Performance
  • Latest Advances in Vessel Power
  • Insights into Ongoing Research in Vessel and Fuel Efficiency

Who Will Attend?

The conference will bring together various key industry stake-holders specific to Vessel Efficiency and Fuel Management including:
  • Ship Management Companies
  • Ship Owners and Operators
  • Maritime Service Providers
  • Financial stakeholders: venture capital firms, investment banks, private equity firms
  • International Maritime Associations
  • Technology providers (software developers, shipping hardware etc.)
  • Research centres and institutes
  • Universities
  • Policy / regulation / environmental institutions and bodies

Early Confirmed Speakers

  • Edmund Hughes, Head of Air Pollution and Fleet Efficiency, IMO
  • Poul Woodall, Director of Environment and Sustainability, DFDS
  • Erik Timmer, Technical Manager, Songa Ship Management
  • Jose Gonzalez Celis, Energy and Conservation Manager, Stolt-Nielsen
  • Petra Doubkova, Policy Manager, European Commission
  • Ajit Gokhale, Technical Manager, Fleet Management Ltd
  • George J Souravlas, Head of Technology, Western Bulk
  • Frank Paleokrassas, Fleet Performance Manager, Bernhard Schulte Ship Management
  • Sunil Krishnakumar, Technical Advisor, ICS – International Chamber of Shipping
  • Lucy Gilliam, Aviaton and Shipping Officer, European Federation for Transport & Environment
  • Gerasimos Theotokatos, Reader in Marine System Safety, University of Strathclyde
  • Dominic Hudson, Shell Professor for Ship Safety and Efficiency, University of Southampton
  • Jochen Marzi, CFD & Research Director, Hamburg Ship Model Basin
  • Dawei Wu, Lecturer in Marine Engineering, Newcastle University
  • Juan Moreno Guttierez, Head of Nautical and Marine College, University of Cadiz
  • Maria Grahn, Researcher, Chalmers University of Technology


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