Speakers

Mr Ong Ye Kung

Minister for Transport,
Singapore

Mr Kitack Lim

Secretary-General,
International Maritime Organization

Dr Jose Matheickal

Chief, Department of Partnerships and Projects, IMO

Mr Yap Ong Heng

Senior Advisor,
Ministry of Transport,
Singapore

Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao

Chairman BW Group and Co-Chair of the International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation

Mr Wong Weng Sun

President and CEO of Sembcorp Marine Ltd and Co-Chair of the International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation

Ms Quah Ley Hoon

Chief Executive,
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Ms Johannah Christensen

Managing Director and Head of Projects and Programmes, Global Maritime Forum

Dr Peter Nuttall

Scientific and Technical Advisor Micronesian Centre for Sustainable Transport, University of the South Pacific (USP)

Mr Jens Krüger

Acting Deputy Director, Ocean and Maritime Program, Pacific Community

Mr Andrew Losos

Sr. Sustainable Transport Specialist Maritime and Ports Sector Transport Global Practice, The World Bank

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Programme

5.00 PM

Welcome

5.05 PM

Opening Remarks by Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Transport, Singapore

5.15 PM

Opening Remarks by Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization

5.20 PM

First Presentation (Dr Jose Matheickal, Chief, Department of Partnerships and Projects, IMO)


The IMO will deliver a presentation on its decarbonisation-related initiatives, and introduce "NextGEN", a concept for a collaborative global ecosystem of maritime decarbonisation initiatives.

5.30 PM

1st Panel Discussion/Q&As: "What more is needed to enable the successful transition by international shipping to future green energy sources and meet IMO's 2050 target?" moderated by Senior Advisor Mr Yap Ong Heng, Ministry of Transport, Singapore


Panellists:

  • Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Chairman BW Group and Co-Chair of the International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation;
  • Mr Wong Weng Sun, President and CEO of Sembcorp Marine Ltd and Co-Chair of the International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation;
  • Ms Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

5.50 PM

Second Presentation (Ms Johannah Christensen, Managing Director and Head of Projects and Programmes, Global Maritime Forum)


The Getting to Zero Coalition (GTZ), an industry-led coalition comprising 150 leaders across the maritime industry, financial institutions and other stakeholders, will share their efforts to bring commercially-viable deep sea zero emissions vessels into operation by 2030.

6.00 PM

Third Presentation (Dr Peter Nuttall, Scientific and Technical Advisor Micronesian Centre for Sustainable Transport, University of the South Pacific (USP), and Mr Jens Krüger, Acting Deputy Director, Ocean and Maritime Program, Pacific Community)


Two institutions from the Pacific Islands will share their respective efforts at the Micronesian Centre for Sustainable Transport and Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre Pacific to decarbonise shipping in the Pacific.

6.15 PM

Fourth Presentation (Mr Andrew Losos, Sr. Sustainable Transport Specialist Maritime and Ports Sector Transport Global Practice, The World Bank)


The World Bank will present its decarbonisation efforts, with a focus on the opportunities that a shift to low- and zero-carbon fuels represents for developing countries.

6.25 PM

2nd Panel Discussion/Q&As - All Speakers

7.00 PM

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