Conference Days: 9 – 10 March 2015

Interactive Workshop 8 & 11 March 2015

Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Conference Day One: Tuesday 28 May 2013

Conference Day Two

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9:15 AM Mastering the challenge that lies ahead for OSVs

Venkatraman Sheshashayee , CEO, Jaya Holdings

  • How has the industry evolved?
  • New drivers for change
  • Overcoming market challenges and embracing new opportunities
Venkatraman Sheshashayee
CEO
Jaya Holdings

10:00 AM Maritime Labour Convention: What it means for seafarers, ship owners, and the offshore industry

Emily Comyn , Regulatory Affairs, International Marine Contractors Association

  • Minimum requirements for seafarers to work on ships
  • Conditions of employment
  • Health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection
  • Inspection and certification for compliance
Emily Comyn
Regulatory Affairs
International Marine Contractors Association

11:15 AM Stakeholder panel: The Maritime Labour Convention and its impact on vessel crew

Ian Perrott , Managing Director, ER Offshore

Emily Comyn , Regulatory Affairs, International Marine Contractors Association

Philip Naylor , Director of Maritime Safety & Standards, Maritime and Coastguard Agency

  • Discussion on new upcoming regulations and standards for people living and working on ships
  • What is the offshore and shipping industry’s perspective on the implementation of the regulation?
  • How can the industry ensure that the different flag
Ian Perrott
Managing Director
ER Offshore

Emily Comyn
Regulatory Affairs
International Marine Contractors Association

Philip Naylor
Director of Maritime Safety & Standards
Maritime and Coastguard Agency

12:00 PM Transfer of personnel to and from offshore vessels due to non-availability of helicopters

Philip Naylor , Director of Maritime Safety & Standards, Maritime and Coastguard Agency

  • Guidelines for the offshore industry on the safe transfer of personnel at sea
  • Risk assessments and operational requirements for personnel transfer using offshore vessels
  • Key areas for training and competence and ensuring accountability
  • Incorporating regulations and company requirement governing transfer of personnel at sea
Philip Naylor
Director of Maritime Safety & Standards
Maritime and Coastguard Agency

  • Balancing increase in capital costs with lower operational costs through fuel and emission savings
  • Key strategies to leverage fuel efficient OSVs to lower CO2 footprint
  • Shipowners’ mentality shift in recognizing the benefits of investing in fuel-efficient designs
  • Understand how a green focus can improve your business model and reduce the environmental impact of OSVs

2:45 PM Key offshore logistics strategies for maximum production and minimum downtime

Wahyu Priyanto , Marine Superintendent, Total E&P Indonesia

  • Developing a holistic strategy that incorporates technology, operational and logistical requirements
  • Key factors to consider around vessel selection and the applicability of vessel types to different projects
  • Assessing the available infrastructure and how it impacts the logistical strategy
  • Working within rules, regulations and standards and the intricacies of specific regional projects, deployment of vessels and OSV fleet management
Wahyu Priyanto
Marine Superintendent
Total E&P Indonesia

4:00 PM World economic outlook and how it impacts offshore trade in Asia and Europe

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller , Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore Management University & Copenhagen Business School

  • Lower global growth – for this decade.
  • Main culprit: The debt issue – the U.S., EU, and Japan.
  • Domestic demand in Asia – not consumption, but public demand & investment.
  • Labour intensive, low cost manufacturing migrating from China to South Asia/Southeast Asia.
  • The future supply chain – more compact, local, and regional, less global
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Singapore Management University & Copenhagen Business School

4:45 PM Manning and managing the largest OSV fleet in India

Capt. K. Devadas , Senior Vice President, The Shipping Corporation of India

  • Contract management
  • Operational challenges and experiences
  • Content requirements
  • Future vessel required capabilities for deepwater projects
Capt. K. Devadas
Senior Vice President
The Shipping Corporation of India

The programme is correct at time of publishing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight. You can find the most up-to-date programme on this website.

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