Agenda

All times displayed for Asia/Dubai timezone.

UAE Session
08:30 - 09:30
Welcome Address
Director
Dubai Maritime Cluster Office
Deputy Harbour Master
Port of Fujairah
Executive Management Officer
Gulf Craft
Chief Commercial Officer
DP World
Executive Director of Maritime Transport
Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime
Intelligent Shipping: just how smart are we?
09:30 - 10:10
Seminar Session 1
Managing Director
Intertanko
General Manager New Technology
Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions

There is much more to smart shipping than autonomous ships. What are the tangible benefits and efficiencies offered by intelligent shipping technologies in the short term and how are they likely to affect the traditional ways in which ships are managed and operated?

Moderator: Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, Intertanko

The 2020 fuel challenge: are we ready?
10:10 - 10:50
Seminar Session 2
Managing Director
Intertanko
Principal Marine Consultant Engineer, FOBAS
Lloyd's Register

With the deadline looming for IMO’s global 0.5% sulphur regime on January 1 2020, the industry has to make up its mind between the alternative options of compliant fuel, scrubber technology and LNG, with massive implications for shipowners, the ports and the fuel supply sectors. This session will consider the alternatives and their consequences, with emphasis on how Dubai and the UAE are responding to the challenge.

Moderator: Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, Intertanko

Security from cyber-attack: how safe are we?
11:10 - 11:50
Seminar Session 3
Managing Director
Intertanko
Senior Research Engineer
DNV GL

Cyber security is a moving target. What does experience show about the level of risk and the nature of the threat? What systems are available to protect and respond?

Moderator: Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, Intertanko

Building an innovation cluster: how well informed are we?
11:50 - 12:30
Seminar Session 4
Head of Commercial Operations
Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering
Managing Director
Intertanko

Maritime education, research and development are key ingredients for success as a global maritime hub. Using examples from other regions, and matching them to local circumstances, what are the next steps towards the development of Dubai and the UAE as a centre of excellence, with a high skills and well-motivated maritime workforce?

Moderator: Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, Intertanko

Interactive Round Table Discussion
12:30 - 13:20
Panel discussion
Head of Commercial Operations
Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering
Managing Director
Intertanko
Senior Research Engineer
DNV GL
General Manager New Technology
Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions
Principal Marine Consultant Engineer, FOBAS
Lloyd's Register

Moderator: Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director, Intertanko

Closing Remarks
13:20 - 13:30
Closing Address
Director
Dubai Maritime Cluster Office