LNG Bunkering Summit North America Summit

November 16-17, 2021- Jacksonville, FL, United States

Driving the Decarbonisation and Sustainability of the North American Shipping Industry

To accompany our Global LNG Bunkering Summit, the most established event in the industry, we're delighted to announce due to great demand, the launch of the LNG Bunkering North American Summit. Our inaugural North American Summit, coming to Jacksonville 16-17th November 2021, will look at the viability of LNG as a long-term solution, explore the viability of AMFs and provide insights that cannot be found anywhere else into the decision making, planning, development, operation, safety and training processes that are driving the LNG Bunkering market in the region forward.

With industry-leading partners already on board and an incredible community built up over nine years of running the Global Summit, this inaugural event is not to be missed. Join us in Jacksonville to discuss the future of the industry and gather in one place with the major players from the entire supply chain: Shipping companies, Law-makers, Ports, Terminals, Oil and Gas companies, Financiers, Classification Societies, Technology Providers and many more!

Who will you meet

  • Ship Owners/ Operators/Builders/Designers
  • Ports, Port Authorities & Terminals
  • LNG Suppliers and Utilities
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • Classification Societies
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Technology & Equipment Suppliers
  • Consultants
  • Finance & Insurance
  • COOs, CEOs, VPs, Presidents, MD's
  • LNG Leaders
  • Business Development
  • Maritime Operations Specialist
  • Project Managers
  • COOs, CEOs, VPs, Presidents, MD's
  • LNG Leaders
  • Business Development
  • Maritime Operations Specialist
  • Project Managers

Agenda themes include:

  • Regulations: Receive updates on regulatory developments from government officials from across the region and learn of new opportunity and how to prepare for the future appropriately
  • Decision making: Hear predictions, forecasts and future trends to help understand commercial viability and suitability for LNG now and into the future
  • Finance and funding: Discover alternative finance options and successful strategies to secure your investment
  • Port perspectives: Avoid project pitfalls through understanding common challenges global ports overcame from planning through to operation
  • Regional Opportunities: Hear from projects from all across the region - Canada, US, Central America and the Caribbean - on plans for the future, ongoing projects or operational facilities
  • Shipping perspectives: Review alternative methods of Marine Fuel and discover how major shipping companies approached their conversion and vessel options
  • LNG supply chain: Learn how North American ports are realizing their supply chain management process and associated LNG Infrastructure challenges
  • Safety and Training: Discuss potential challenges for machinery operation, risk management and safety and learn how to develop, up-skill and manage your future workforce

"Good for meeting people in the industry, the quality was good with concrete and specific examples presented."
Partner, L,R P

"Very well balanced speaker panel covering both technical and commercial topics. I gained lots of new knowledge and there were great networking opportunities."
Training Manager, SASEMAR/Centro Jovellanos

"Extremely interesting and a great opportunity to maintain contacts and meet new ones."
Programme director LNG Bunkering, GTT

2021 speakers

  • Tim Nolan, President & CEO, TOTE Maritime
  • Mikhael Serebro, Global Project Manager (New Building & Special Projects), ZIM Integrated Shipping Services
  • Mark Bell, General Manager, SGMF
  • Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA\LNG
  • Matthew Yacavone, Senior Vice President & General Manager - Crowley Shipping & LNG, Crowley
  • Paul Ruppert, President Gas Transmission and Storage, Berkshire Hathaway Energy Gas Transmission and Storage (BHE GT&S)
  • Rear Admiral Kevin Cook – USCG, Retired, US Coast Guard
  • Roger Williams, CEO, Pivotal LNG
  • Tim Casey, Senior Vice President – LNG, Polaris New Energy
  • Eric Green, Chief Executive Officer, JAXPORT
  • Kit Chope, Vice President, Sustainability, The Port of Virginia
  • Krishna Achuthanandam, Marine LNG Business Development Team Lead, Shell
  • Captain John Murray, Chief Executive Officer, Canaveral Port Authority
  • Aziz Bamik, General Manager, GTT North America
  • Dena Wiggins, President and CEO, Natural Gas Supply Association
  • JP Marcantonio, Vice President - Marine Services, TOTE Services
  • William Doyle, Executive Director, Maryland Port Administration
  • Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Corpus Christi
  • John Hatley, General Manager Market Innovation, Wartsila
  • Rob Butts, Manager, LNG Business Development, Dominion Energy
  • Christopher King, Director of Operations, Petro-Nav Desagnes
  • Rear Admiral John Mauger, Assistant Commandant for Capability, US Coast Guard
  • Daniel Gage, President, Natural Gas Vehicles of America (NGVA)
  • Chad Verret, President, Q-LNG Transport and Executive Vice President, Harvey Gulf International
  • Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC Group
  • Jim Reddinger, Chief Executive Officer, Stabilis
  • Dain Detillier, General Manager - LNG Facility, Harvey Gulf International Marine
  • Mike Peace, BD Analyst, Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority
  • Jake Digel, Vice President Business Development, REV LNG
  • Bill Amundsen, Account Manager, Wartsila
  • Lars-Ove Gustafsson, Sales Manager, Manntek
  • Matthew Jackson, Vice President BD – New Energy and Crowley Shipping, Crowley
  • Matthew Fisher, Commercial Development, Eagle LNG
  • Bruce McKay, Senior Director, External Affairs, BHE GT&S
  • Harly Penner, Director, Fleet Engineering & Vessel Development, Seaspan
  • Justin Slater, Director of Sales and Marketing, Fincantieri
  • Jon Hovem Leonhardsen, Consultant in Environment Advisory, DNV
  • Kevin Warner, Chief Technology Officer, Mustang Sampling
  • Andrew Stafford, Technical Director, Trelleborg Marine Systems UK Ltd
  • Blake Littauer, Director, Business Development, Puget LNG
  • Brett Wolbrink, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, CONRAD Industries
Pre-Event Site Visit: 15 November 2021
Main Conference: 16-17 November 2021

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Omni Amelia Island Resort
39 Beach Lagoon Rd, 32034
Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach, FL, USA

The resort is in 1,350 acres at the tip of a barrier island off the Florida coast, offering panoramic views across the Atlantic Ocean, luxury oceanfront accommodation, world-class resort pools, championship golf, and a full-service spa – it’s truly an idyllic location for this event.

Group Rate: $235 per night, including $21.00 resort fee, excluding applicable taxes and fees

Reservation Method: Reserve your room by clicking on the reservation links below. We have reserved a selection of Sandcastle Villas and Oceanfront Rooms at the discounted group rate, subject to availability;

Oceanfront Rooms Hotel - https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island/meetings/iqpc-worldwide-11122021

Sandcastle Villas - https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/villas-amelia-island/meetings/iqpc-worldwide-11122021

Cut-off date: Friday, October 15, 2021 (After that time, the group rate will be offered based on hotel availability only.) Rate is available 3 days prior and 3 days post the event dates. However, these rates are subject to availability and will not be available past the group cut of date.
Event details
Organizer :IQEU
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-23043