The sixth annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference takes place on 23 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre. As part of a packed one day conference, a focus on technology and technical innovation will feature in Session 3 in the afternoon, ensuring the event ends on a high note.
Clive Woodbridge, Conference Editor, says, “The battle against climate change has required the tanker sector to embrace new technology to reduce emissions and enhance operational efficiency. In addition, we have seen over the course of the pandemic that digital tools have been utilised even more and will be a permanent feature. So, there will be plenty to discuss in this critical session.”
The session will be chaired by Jesper Kjaedegaard, board member of the Marcura Group, and an experienced industry leader. One key topic that the session will look at is the development of alternative fuels and marine lubricants to meet climate change objectives in particular. Confirmed speakers that will address different aspects of this important issue include June Manoharan, Regional Director, Lukoil Marine Lubricants; Morten Langthjem, Managing Director of Glander International Bunkering; and Amit Kumar Singh, Sales Director (Middle East and South East Asia), Gulf Oil Marine. In addition, Seamaster Maritime Director, Ramee Rashid, will reflect on how the use of new technology is revolutionising the ship agency segment, while Captain Zarir Irani, Managing Director, Constellation Marine, will assess the affects of digitalisation and remote working on ship inspections and surveys, and the solutions needed to guard against cyber attacks.
Clive adds, “There has been no slowdown in the pace of innovation and change over the past 18 months. Indeed, in many cases technology development has accelerated as tanker owners have sought ways of overcoming restrictions. This is a session that is certain to keep people engaged right to the end as it will be packed with fresh ideas.”
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