vpo forum london 2018

2018 Agenda

0830 - Registration and Welcome Coffee

0900 - Opening Notes from Conference Chair

  • Welcome
  • Setting the scene
  • Ship owners – Operators – Ship management - Pools.
  • Ship design ship maintenance ship operation

Jakob Buus Petersen, Co-founder and Director,Vessel Performance Solutions

0915 - Keynote Address
Addressing the Key Optimisation Challenges in Today’s Environment

  • Optimisation starts with the industry attitude towards maritime transport as a solution for next generation shipping
  • Critical to getting owners to embrace solutions is clarity of purpose and a business plan they understand
  • Technology is the last thing they should be thinking about

Frank Coles, President, Transas Group, Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions

0945 - Performance Management:

  • The IT landscape and the need for transparency and interfacing
  • The need for a structured process
  • A proposed Performance Management set-up
  • Results obtained and roadmap ahead

Jakob Buus Petersen, Co-founder and Director,Vessel Performance Solutions

Session 1: Ship Design and Retrofitting

1005 - Design Considerations for Fuel Efficient Ships

  • Design elements to ensure a fuel efficient ship
  • Fuel Savings achieved for a handysize bulk carrier
  • Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) impact on bulk carrier design

Michael Schmidt, General Manager, OMT

1030 - Attaining Maximum Efficiency Through Integrated Propeller Design and Retrofit

  • Analysing operational data to redesign the propeller for more fuel efficiency or avoiding heavy running
  • How redesign based on operational data works (technical, financial, adopting to that specific vessel)
  • Lessons learned from MMG’s redesign program

Robert Pfannenschmidt, Senior Designer, MMG Propeller

MarineTraffic1055 - Tea/Coffee Break
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Session 2: Performance Management

1125 - IoT for Performance Management 
Christer Baltzersen, Sales Director – Applications, Inmarsat Maritime

1150 - Factors Affecting Fuel Consumption: A Comparison of Two Vessels

  • Environmental conditions and vessel performance – speed and wind conditions
  • Crew operation and vessel performance - voyage planning
  • Case studies

Bjarte Lund, Engineer of Marine Machinery, Kyma

1215 - Ship Propulsion Performance Bookkeeping – Case Studies

  • How propeller thrust measurement provides a new dimension in ship propulsion efficiency bookkeeping
  • Hull & propeller performance measurement case studies of a +10.000 TEU container vessel
  • Effects of hull & propeller cleaning on a large cruise vessel
  • Trim optimisation on a chemical tanker

Edwin Schuirink, Product Manager , VAF Instruments

1240 - Before and After – Case Studies
How performance management brings savings across whole fleets
Tobias Groeger, Senior Consultant Performance Solutions, DNV GL – Maritime

1305 - Lunch

Session 3: Ship Operations - Strategies for 2020 Compliance

1415 - Panel Discussion 
Operating and Managing Vessels in a Time of Increasing Requirements for Efficiency. 
This panel session will discuss how can we assist the vessel crews meeting the increased requirements for efficiency and regulatory compliance. 
Moderated by:
Tobias Groeger, Senior Consultant Performance Solutions, DNV GL – Maritime
Panellists include:
Dr Maria Carrera-Arce, Associate, The Schumacher Institute
Mike Powell, Founder and Director, Cardinal Point Marine
Jean-Marc Bonello, Doctoral Researcher, UCL Energy Institute

1500 - A Condition Monitoring-Based Approach for Operational Efficiency
Martin Briddon, Engineering and Business Development Manager, Mimic and Neil Cook, Technical Director, James Fisher (Shipping)

1530 - Tea/Coffee Break

1600 - Session 4: Roundtable Discussion Groups

These roundtables are open to all participants (end users, suppliers, sponsors etc) and will take place simultaneously – all hosted by key partners and sponsors. Each table can host up to 10 participants, and delegates will be invited to sign up throughout the morning to the roundtable they wish to attend, via our interactive WebApp.

The content in these interactive Round Table sessions will be focused on solutions and business strategy and they will last for 1.15 hours in total, with the discussion itself lasting 40 minutes, followed by 35 minutes, for a short 5-minute summary from each table to the whole room.

A maximum of 6 Tables to be hosted.

MMG PropellorIMO decision: CO2-reduction of 50% up to 2050 – how to deal with it? - Sponsored by MMG Propeller

VAF INSTRUMENTSEfficiency monitoring: how to make the most out of it?
- Sponsored by VAF Instruments

DNV GLEffective hull and propeller performance monitoring – will the new ISO 19030 become the industry’s choice?
- Sponsored by DNV GL

KYMANoon reporting vs a continuous performance monitoring system => cost benefit considerations - Sponsored by KYMA

MIMICUsing efficiency measurements to trigger maintenance - Sponsored by James Fisher Mimic

1730 - Chairman’s Conclusions and Closing Notes, followed by Networking Drinks Reception

Headline sponsor
Transas Group, Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions
Platinum sponsor
Gold sponsor
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Silver sponsor
Bronze sponsors
weather news
Morning Coffee Break sponsor
Supporting Organisations
A.M.M.I.TE.C. CIRM DUCC - Danish-UK Maritime Association
GVF InterManager I.S.E.S. Association
Maritime London Maritime UK National Maritime
Vessel Performance Solutions WISTA International
Media Partners
ACTUALIDAD Baird Maritime Be Cyber Aware At Sea
cruisetimes satnews satnews
sea news seaplant ship2shore
Shipping Magazine Ship Management International showmetransport
The Maritime Standard Work Boat World WorldOils