Maritime Hybrid & Electric (incorporating Hydrogen & Fuel Cells), Asia 26 - 27 February 2020
Singapore

Maritime Hybrid & Electric (incorporating Hydrogen & Fuel Cells), Asia

Achieving significant reductions in fuel consumption, maintenance costs and emissions

DAY ONE: Wednesday 26 February 2020

08.30 Registration, coffee and networking

09.30 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

SESSION ONE: INDUSTRY TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Hybrid and electric systems are set to play a key role in the future of maritime power and propulsion. Speakers will discuss how a green footprint can be achieved, the latest market data and industry regulations.

09:40 Keynote: How hybrid-electric technologies can be the solution for stringent emissions regulations

10:10 Norway’s Green Shipping Programme – lessons learnt for Asia and the rest of the world

10:40 Networking coffee break 

11:20 Market data – Understanding the demand for hybrid-electric vessels in Asia?

SESSION TWO: INNOVATIONS IN BATTERY TECHNOLOGIES

The leading battery and fuel cell manufacturers will update the conference on their latest projects, technologies and lessons learnt. Delegates will have the opportunity to get answers to the most pressing questions they have and gain insight into the latest field data.

11:50 Case study: Lessons learnt from multiple installations
•    Recent innovations in energy storage systems.
•    First all-electric tug project – results and lessons learnt.
•    New factory update - what new innovations can we expect to see in the future?
•    How can Asia learn from the early adopters of hybrid-electric solutions?

12:20 Understanding the potential of modular and scalable marine battery systems

12:50 Networking lunch break 

SESSION THREE: INNOVATIONS IN HYDROGEN FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES

This session will look at how clean hydrogen can be sourced, stored and transported. Fuel cell manufacturers will discuss how their latest solutions benefit vessel owners and operators.

14:00 Fuel cell technologies for maritime applications
•    Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells for maritime applications.
•    Solid Oxide Fuel Cell systems as an alternative to PEM’s.
•    Fuel cell stacks and their application.
•    End-of-life of fuel cells, is it possible to dispose in an environmentally friendly way?

14:30 Design optimisation: managing risk when using hydrogen storage and fuel cell systems

15:00 Batteries for hydrogen-battery setup – how do they work together

15:30 Networking coffee break 

SESSION FOUR:  ENGINE POWER AND PROPULSION

The leading engine manufacturers and systems integrators will discuss their latest solutions for hybrid and electric power and propulsion. A key takeaway for delegates will be how various maritime vessels can benefit from hybrid and electric solutions.

16:10 Engine manufacturer’s insights into system integration

16:40 System integration for various size vessels and marine applications

SESSION FIVE: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR HYBRID AND ELECTRIC SYSTEMS IN ASIA

Industry leaders will address the business case for hybrid and electric solutions. Early investors will share why they chose hybrid electric systems and the benefits they intend to derive from these innovative technologies.

17:10 Keynote panel discussion: The business case for hybrid and electric systems in Asia
•    Understanding the key benefits of hybrid and electric systems.
•    Breaking down the costs involved for owners and operators.
•    Newbuild versus retrofits – factors to consider when making investment decisions.
•    Lifecycle management of hybrid and electric vessels.
•    Owners and operator’s insights: key business drivers behind investments into hybrid and electric systems.

16:50 Closing remarks from the chairman

17:00 End of day one


DAY TWO: Thursday 27 February 2020

08.30 Registration, networking and coffee

09.30 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

SESSION SIX: MANAGING CREW SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL RISKS

Understanding the crewing requirements and safety challenges when operating hybrid-electric vessels.

09:40 Best practice guidelines for ensuring crew safety

10:10 Understanding and manging key operational risks

10:40 Networking coffee break

SESSION SEVEN: CASE STUDIES AND USER EXPERIENCES

This session will feature case studies where users will share their hands-on experience with hybrid electric technologies.

11:20 Case study: Short-sea shipping

11:50 Case study: Deep-sea shipping

12:20 Case study: Port infrastructure, setup and charging facilities 

12:50 Networking lunch break 

14:00 Engineering considerations: vessel layout and weight management

14:30 Lessons learnt from Asia’s first hybrid-electric ferry

SESSION EIGHT:  THE FUTURE OUTLOOK – HOW CAN ASIA ADVANCE ADOPTION OF HYBRID-ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGIES?

This keynote panel will see industry leaders define the next steps that need to be taken in order to advance the commercial uptake of hybrid-electric and hydrogen fuel cell technologies in Asia.

15:00 Keynote panel discussion: What needs to be done to further advance utilisation in Asia?
•    Changes in regulation.
•    Funding for research and development projects.
•    Raising the profile of hybrid-electric technologies as a commercially viable solution.

15:50 Chairman’s closing remarks
16:00 End of conference

* Programme subject to changes/amendments

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