Maritime Hybrid & Electric Conference 4-5 September 2019
Bergen, Norway

Maritime Hybrid & Electric Conference

Achieving significant reductions in fuel consumption, maintenance costs and emissions

TUESDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
17:30-19:30 Pre-registration available - Dragefjellet room

DAY ONE: 4 SEPTEMBER 2019

08:00 Registration, coffee and networking

09:00 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.

09:10 Keynote: Regulations and possible consequences for shipping
Sveinung Oftedal, Specialist Director, Department for Marine Management and Pollution Control, 
Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment


09:30 Q&A

09:40 Green Shipping Programme – reacting fast and influencing a new business environment
Narve Mjøs, Director, Green Coastal Shipping Programme, DNV GL
 

10:00 Q&A

10:10 Industry data, trends and developments
Andrea Aarseth Langli, Managing Director, Maritime Battery Forum

10:30 Q&A

10:40 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area

11:20 How can ship owners react to a new regulatory framework?
Siv Remøy-Vangen, General Manager, Maritime Bergen

11:40 Q&A

SESSION TWO: INNOVATIONS IN BATTERY AND FUEL CELL 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 Interview: Corvus - lessons learnt from over 200 installations

  • Lessons learnt from and industry leader.
  • Batteries for hydrogen-battery setup and how they work together.
  • 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?

Geir Bjørkeli, Chief Executive Officer, Corvus Energy
 
12:10 Q&A

12:20 Novel Innovative modular marine battery system for high and medium power applications

  • Highest voltage in class of up to 1.500 V DC
  • Highest currents in class of 5C continuous and 15C peak – water cooled
  • Fully modular system allowing any shape of complete battery string
  • Easy to integrate and retrofit for hybrid electric drive trains

Michael Deutmeyer, Managing Director, EAS Batteries

12:40 Q&A

12:50 Networking lunch break in the exhibition area

SESSION THREE: 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.

14:00 Case study: Seashuttle project - short-sea containership powered by hydrogen fuel cells and batteries
The power to propulsion will be produced by fuel cells fuelled by hydrogen and batteries. The vessel will have approximately 45% less energy consumption than current vessels per passenger-km, and can be made with varying size and capacity, from 100 to 300 passengers.
Tomas Tronstad, Managing Director, Hyon

14:20 Q&A

14:30 System integration: Seeing opportunity in smaller hybrid vessels

  • ECO Bulk for Misje.
  • Hybrid systems for short sea vessels.
  • Fish farm vessels benefitting off hybrid systems.
  • Wind mill service vessels using batteries for safety.
  • Thoughts about the deep sea.

Stein Ruben Larsen, SVP Sales, Norwegian Electric Systems (NES)

14:50 Q&A

15:00 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area

SESSION FOUR: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR HYBRID AND ELECTRIC SYSTEMS
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.

15:40 Stepping towards emission free shipping
Jorulf Nergård, Vice President Market development, Marine and Ports, ABB

16:00 Q&A

16:10 Case study: Equinor’s ambitions and strategies for “green logistics”
Morten Sundt, Manager, Marine, Logistics & Emergency Response, Equinor

16:30 Q&A

16:40 Case study: Eidesvik offshore’s experience with battery installation and operation
Jan Lodden, Executive Vice President & COO, Eidesvik

17:00 Q&A

17:10 Panel discussion: The business case for hybrid and electric systems

  • 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 operators insights: key business drivers behind investments into hybrid and electric systems.

Narve Mjøs, Director, Green Coastal Shipping Programme, DNV GL 
Morten Sundt, Manager, Marine Logistics & Emergency Response, Equinor
Jan Lodden, Executive Vice President & COO, Eidesvik
Hege Økland, CEO, NCE Maritime CleanTech
Joe Burgard, President, Red and White Fleet


17:40 Q&A

17:50 Closing remarks from the chairman

18:00  End of day one

DAY TWO: 5 SEPTEMBER 2019

08:00 Registration, coffee and networking

09:00 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Head of Content, Riviera Maritime Media

SESSION FIVE: CASE STUDIES AND USER EXPERIENCES
Vessel designers, builders and engineers will discuss recent newbuilds and retrofits. Speakers will address in detail layout strategies for vessels and engine rooms.

09:10 Keynote: An operator's experience with hybrid electric

  • Making the decision.
  • Building the vessel.
  • Training the crew.
  •  Dollars spent and saved.
  • Discoveries and impacts.

Joe Burgard, President, Red and White Fleet

09:30 Q&A

09:40 Case study: Port infrastructure, setup and charging facilities

  • Infrastructure and facilities provided for recharging vessels.
  • Plug-in hybrid batteries that are recharged via a power cable with green electricity from shore facilities.
  • How are ports looking to expand to accommodate a growing hybrid and electric market? 

Pål Tveitevåg, Manager, BKK

10:00 Q&A

10.10 Grimaldi Case study: Using an onboard generator to recharge batteries

  • Engineering, design and operation of vessels with onboard generators that recharge batteries.
  • How can this hybrid and electric setup achieve emissions reduction and fuel efficiency?
  • What types of maritime vessels can benefit from these systems?

Andrea D’Ambra, Batteries Project Manager, Grimaldi

10:30 Q&A

10:50 Networking coffee in the exhibiton room

SESSION SIX: ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS
Vessel designers, builders and engineers will discuss recent newbuilds and retrofits. Speakers will address engineering considerations that need to be made including vessel layout and setup in the engine room.

11:20 Technical dive into the Wärtsilä hybrid systems

  • Wärtsilä hybrid vessels – references. 
  • Introduction to the Wärtsilä HY. 
  • Escorts tug in the port of Luleå, first vessel in the world equipped with the fully integrated hybrid power - case study. 
  • New Wärtsilä hybrid centre.

Alessandro Mercante, Hybrid Applications Engineer, Marine Solutions, Wärtsilä Italia 

11:40 Q&A

11:50 Identifying and managing the key risks

  • Dealing with fires and other risks in the engine room.
  • Should a fire occur what would happen?
  • Understanding your crewing and training requirements.
  • Best practice safety guidelines.

Kolbjørn Berge, Project Manager, Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA)

12:10 Q&A

12:20 Color Hybrid Vessel Case study: Recharging at port solution

  • How does recharging take place at port?
  • How long do batteries last before recharging is required?
  • How long does recharging take?
  • Lessons learnt from commercial operations.

Rolf Petter Almli, Sales Manager, Ulstein
Per Edvin Tande, Naval Architect, Fosen Ulstein Design & Engineering


12:50 Q&A

13:00 Networking lunch break in the exhibition area

14:00 Corvus Energy Factory opening

Join Corvus for the official grand opening of their brand new battery factory in Bergen, Norway

They are showcasing their fully robotised and digitalised plant along with interesting speeches, entertainment, food and drinks.

The opening ceremony takes place on the 5th September at Sandbrekketoppen 30, 5224 Nesttun from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Coaches will be leaving the Scandic Bergen City Hotel at 2:30pm.

18:00 End of conference

 

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