Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday, 22 October 2019

0800
Main Conference Registration & Morning Coffee

0900
Opening Address by Guest of Honour

0910
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Pollution Prevention by Eliminating Human Error

Jonathan Evans, Managing Director, International Marine Transportation Singapore, Fuels and Lubricants, ExxonMobil, Singapore

0930
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Forging New Pathways for Sustainable Shipping – Cultivating a Mindset of Shared Responsibilities in Spill Prevention

0950
Opening of Exhibition and Morning Networking Break


SMART PORTS, DIGITALISATION AND POLLUTION PREVENTION


1030
Oil Terminals and Storage Perspective:
Digital Applications for Early Warning Systems, to Detect Potential Spills

  • Tech-enabled emergency spill control, prevention and response
  • IT and technology innovation in managing safety and potential spills
  • Case study of deploying drones and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) for safer inspection

Bernard Ong, Director of Operations, Vopak Terminals, Singapore

1100
INDUSTRY PANEL DISCUSSION:
Digital Applications for Prevention, Preparedness, Mitigation and Monitoring

  • Changing nature of oil and chemical shipping and mitigating emerging spill risks
  • The role of latest technologies in managing oil and chemical spill
  • The panel’s opinions on verifying oil spill response technologies options and plans
  • Identifying technology priority

Moderator:
Alex Hunt, Technical Team Manager, ITOPF, UK

Panelists:
Matthew Low, Duty Manager, Team Leader, Oil Spill Response Limited, Singapore
Denzal John Hargreaves, Deputy Regional Manager, Regional Production & QHSE Manager, Regional Chief Surveyor, Maritime – Region Southeast Asia, Pacific & India, DNV GL, Singapore

1145
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Advances in Remote Sensing UAVs and AUVs for Monitoring and Responding to Oil Spills

Moderator:
Dave Rouse, Response Manager, Oil Spill Response Limited, Singapore

Panelists:
Lau Siau Li, Duty Manager, Senior Specialist, Oil Spill Response Limited, Singapore
Steve Brown, Managing Director, Sci Aero Group, USA
Ir. Wijnand A.J. Moonen, Vice President, Business Development, SEA, Sky Futures, Malaysia

1230
Networking Lunch

1330
CEDRE Case Study on How Technology is Helping Response to Chemical Spills at Sea and Protection of Responders

  • Existing technologies (RPAs, specialised ships) that make it possible to work in a toxic/explosive area without exposing responders
  • Use of flying drones to detect, identify, and sample chemicals
  • Technologies onboard ship: pressurized ships, air filtering systems etc.
  • ROV, scanners, etc. that can be used, i.e. to locate a container lost at sea
  • Examples of ships from multiple countries

Anne Le Roux, Emergency Response Coordinator, CEDRE, France

1400
Potential Value Creation by Digitalisation of Ship’s Operational Data – in the Case of Chemical Tankers

Sanjeev Namath, Chief Business Officer, Alpha Ori Technologies, Singapore

1430
Supporting Oil Spill Preparedness in Southeast Asia

  • Recap – Global Initiative and the Global Initiative for Southeast Asia (GISEA)
  • Recap – Timeline on evolution of oil spill response arrangements in Southeast Asia
  • MoU on ASEAN Cooperation Mechanism on Joint Oil Spill Preparedness and Response and the ASEAN Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan (ROSCP)
  • Operationalising the ROSCP – next steps

Lee Nai Ming, GISEA Project Manager, IMO-IPIECA GISEA, Singapore

1500
Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break


CHEMICAL CARGO


1530
Oil Spill Risk Level in Northwest Pacific and NOWPAP MERRAC’s Regional Cooperation on Marine Pollution Preparedness and Response

  • Analysing the oil and HNS spill accidents occurred in the NOWPAP region
  • Understanding NOWPAP Regional Oil and HNS Spill Contingency Plan
  • Exploring regional cooperative activities of MERRAC on marine pollution preparedness and response

Dr. Kang Seong-Gil, Director, Marine Environmental Emergency Preparedness and Response Regional Activity Centre (MERRAC), Korea

1600
Operational Guidance on How to Improve Preparedness and Response to HNS Spills

  • Current chemical shipping markets – the volumes of hazardous and noxious substances globally and potential incident risks
  • Factors for considerations in the event of HNS spill – varieties of substances, volumes and origin and cause of the incident, environmental conditions, and sensitivity
  • Managing the complexity of response and operation plans for different scales
  • Key areas of highlights on the guideline

Josée Lamoureux, Senior Advisor, Environmental Response, Transport Canada – Marine Safety, Canada

1630
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Ship – Shore Interface Best Practice for Chemical Cargo

  • Strategic operational best practices during the Ship-to-Shore transfer for oil and chemical cargoes
  • Chemical and oil spill management during the transfer process
  • Safety practices of handling such cargoes across the whole shipping process
  • Pollution prevention measures during Ship-to-Ship transfer at mid-sea

Panelists:
Capt. Raymond Peter, Managing Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Singapore
Capt. Vijay Rangroo, Managing Director, MTM Shipmanagement, Singapore
Capt. Subir Bector, Regional Manager, Chevron Asia Pacific Shipping, Singapore

1715
End of Conference Day One

Day 2 – Wednesday, 23 October 2019

0800
Main Conference Registration & Morning Coffee


GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES


0900
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Regional Risk and How Government Agencies are Collaborating to Mitigate

  • Regional busy trade lanes, increasing cargo volumes and safety
  • Inter-government and agencies collaboration
  • International cooperative agreements on oil and chemical spill regulations and standards update
  • Governments and industry integration

Moderator:
Capt. Charles Alexandar De Souza, Assistant Director (Operations Planning & Pilotage/Marine Environment and Safety), Deputy Port Master, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Singapore

Panelists:
Tienchai Makthiengtrong, Executive Officer – Level 13, Laem Chabang Port, Port Authority of Thailand, Thailand
Een Nuraini Saidah, Deputy Director, Marine Disaster Response and Underwater Work, Directorate General of Sea Transportation Indonesia, Indonesia
Mark Morrow, General Manager – Response, Maritime Emergency Response Commander (MERCOM), Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Australia
Mohd Fairoz Rozali, Senior Principle Assistant Director, Safety, Security & Environment Division (Policy & Planning), Marine Department Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Kang Seong-Gil, Director, Marine Environmental Emergency Preparedness and Response Regional Activity Centre (MERRAC), Korea

0940
Case Study on Pollution Incident at Malaysia Waters and How Satellite Imaging Could Be The Right Solution

Mohd Fairoz Rozali, Senior Principal Assistant Director, Safety, Security & Environment Division (Policy & Planning), Marine Department Malaysia, Malaysia


STRATEGIC RESPONSE PLANNING


1010
Real Time Oil Spill Response – Adding the Missing Layer

Boaz Ur, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, HARBO Technologies, Israel

1045
Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

1115
BUNKER OPERATORS PANEL:
Preventive, Response and Punitive Measures During Bunkering

  • Bunkering operations at the sea; environmentally sustainable bunker operations in Singapore waters
  • STS bunker transfer and spill management
  • What are the measures for emergency response and prevention of accident during bunkering operations?

Panelists:
Caroline Yang, President, Singapore Shipping Association, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Lam Marine, Singapore
Choong Sheen Mao, Director, Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services, Singapore
Capt. Khoo Lye Heng, Head of Shipping, Consort Bunkers, Singapore

1155
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Mobilising Teams and Response Infrastructure Protocols Across Borders

  • Cross-border spill management in action
  • Equipment, infrastructure mobilisation, and manpower deployment challenges
  • Inter-agency collaboration, drills and exercises
  • Scenario based spill management – oil and chemical spills from ships, offloading terminals, pipelines, or wells

Panelists:
Alan Lim, Assistant Director, Emergency Preparedness, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Singapore
Mark Morrow, General Manager – Response, Maritime Emergency Response Commander (MERCOM), Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Australia
Ahmad Nazri, Operations Manager, Oil Spill Response Limited, Singapore OR Ho Yei Ling, Senior Logistics Lead, Oil Spill Response Limited, Singapore
Bas Wiebe, General Manager, Resolve Marine Group, Singapore 

1230
Digital Technology Deployment Case Studies from Itopf

Alex Hunt, Technical Team Manager, ITOPF, UK

1300
Networking Lunch

1400
CASE STUDY:
Solomon Trader Incident Response

  • Response development after bulk carrier Solomon Trader grounded due to unexpected weather front
  • Addressing the priorities, securing the source, mitigating the impact in a remote Island of the Solomon Islands
  • Assessing the extend and specific scope for the OSR resource deployment
  • Optimizing the response in a remote location and dealing with the waste resulting from a spill

Bas Wiebe, General Manager, Resolve Marine Group, Singapore 

1430
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Partnering with the Media for Effective Communication – In House Social and Digital Communications Strategy for Incident Management

  • Strategic media and public relations and communication strategy
  • Crisis management in the age of social media and digital platforms
  • Media team deployment
  • Best practices for before, during and after the incidents
  • Managing fake news

Panelists:
Hirofumi Nara, Executive Officer, Marine and Operations Division, MOL Chemical Tankers, Singapore
Casey Chua, Senior Consultant, Navigate Response, Singapore

1515
Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break

1545
CASE STUDY:
Strategic Response on 4.600 Meters Below Surface Leaks from Grande America

Scott Ng, Senior Contract Manager, Ardent Global, Singapore

1615
P&I ROUNDTABLE:
Spill Claims, Compensation and Impact on Premiums

  • Changing nature of incidents and claims regimes
  • Disputes and stakeholder management
  • Legal and contract clauses considerations
  • Expert advices on P&I related claims, compensation and remedies

Moderator:
Vivian Ang, Partner, Allen and Gledhill, Singapore

Panelists:
Dughall Aitken, Managing Director, SPICA Services Group, Singapore
John Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Gard, Singapore
Mats Segolson, Vice President, Head of Claims, Skuld, Singapore
Sean Geraghty, Senior Claims Director and Regional Syndicate Manager, Thomas Miller (UK P&I), Hong Kong
Brian McGregor, Deputy Director, Claims, The North of England P&I Association, Singapore

1645
Premium Trends and What to Expect in Renewal Renegotiations

  • P&I results review
  • What do the Clubs want?
  • Unlocking data to challenge ratings
  • Introduction to the Marsh JLT Rating Engine

Christopher Coupland, Regional Marine Leader – Asia, Marsh JLT Specialty, Hong Kong

1715
Chairperson’s Summary & End of Conference Day Two

Monday, 21 October 2019
0900 – 1300

Managing Legal Liability, Claims, and Compensation for Oil and Pollution Spills 

Key learning outcomes:

  • Understanding current legal framework and current international compensation regime
  • Dealing with various nature of incidents, claims and compensation
  • Mastering clauses, contracts and legal coverage and liability
  • Compensation and claims management
  • Claim settlement

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Post-conference ChemSpill Exercise