Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER (ADNEC)

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

11-14 NOVEMBER 2019
Supported by

Offshore and Marine Conference

NEW! for ADIPEC 2019 

Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019    Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

ABOUT

This year, ADIPEC will launch the Offshore & Marine Conference, adding a dedicated strategic stream to the conversation, hosted by ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), taking place on Wednesday, 13 November 2019. 

The ADIPEC Offshore and Marine Conference will bring together senior executives and high-level decision makers to explore how shipping, transportation and logistics companies can best add value throughout the oil, gas and petrochemicals supply chains. Offshore and Marine industry leaders will provide detailed and topical analysis of the issues and challenges facing the global and regional tanker sector, and how the needs and requirements of exporters in the Middle East can best be met now and in the future. 

SPEAKERS

ABOUT

This year, ADIPEC will launch the Offshore & Marine Conference, adding a dedicated strategic stream to the conversation, hosted by ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), taking place on Wednesday, 13 November 2019. 

The ADIPEC Offshore and Marine Conference will bring together senior executives and high-level decision makers to explore how shipping, transportation and logistics companies can best add value throughout the oil, gas and petrochemicals supply chains. Offshore and Marine industry leaders will provide detailed and topical analysis of the issues and challenges facing the global and regional tanker sector, and how the needs and requirements of exporters in the Middle East can best be met now and in the future. 

Offshore & Marine
Conference Pass

Standard Price: $1,300

Excluding 5% UAE Value Added Tax (VAT) Register

Offshore & Marine
Conference Pass

Standard Price: $1,300

Excluding 5% UAE Value Added Tax (VAT) Register

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME:

9:15 - 10:00 Registration and Welcome Tea/Coffee

10:00 - 10:10 Inaugural Address

10:10 - 11:00 Keynote Session

What challenges are the global regional and tanker industry facing?
Analysing the needs and requirements of the energy sector in the Middle East, focusing on the UAE-China trading developments and the emergence of new hubs.

Speakers

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Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi

CEO
ADNOC Logistics & Services
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H.E. Ahmed Mohamed Sharif Al Khoori

Director General
FTA Land & Maritime
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Angus Frew

Secretary General & CEO
BIMCO

Moderator

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Yalda Hakim

Anchor
BBC World News

11:00 - 11:30 Panel Discussion/Q&A

11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:35 Tanker shipping - securely connecting markets at a time of geopolitical and economic uncertainty

Top industry leaders will assess the state of the crude, product and chemical tanker makers and outline how the sector can better assist in meeting the strategic objectives of energy exporting countries, and major producing companies, in a reliable, safe, secure and environmentally sustainable way. Topics will include:

  • High profile market analysts of tanker shipping, including likely supply and demand side trends.
  • What are economists predicting for world trade developments in the current tense geopolitical circumstances and what might this mean for tanker shipping markets?
  • How are the main geopolitical risks being assessed and how might trade barriers impact on key markets?
  • What vessels are needed to meet future demand and how will they be sourced, funded and financed?
  • Speakers will address the physical and cyber security challenges facing the sector as well as the regulatory impact of IMO 2020 and the choice between low sulphur and scrubbers.
  • The implications of the regional security situation and stance taken by Joint War Committee.

Speakers

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Ali Shehab Ahmad

Acting CEO
KOTC
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Sanjay Mehta

Chairman
S One Capital

Moderator

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Yalda Hakim

Anchor
BBC World News

12:35 - 13:00 Panel Discussion followed by Q&A

13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Petrochemicals transportation and logistics - adding value to Middle East exports

  • Investment in the downstream petrochemical industries across the region is creating interesting challenges, and opportunities, in terms of shipping, transportation and logistics. How can petrochemical exports be delivered to market in a timely, efficient and cost-effective way?
  • What role digitalisation plays in the sector?
  • Assessing the increased focus by container shipping lines on the petrochemicals business and how this can assist in achieving strategic targets.
  • The role of leading 3PL logistics service providers. The emergence of rail as a serious petrochemicals transport and logistics option.
  • How can innovative new technology solutions like Hyperloop benefit petrochemicals exports?
  • How does the development of localised arbitration services brings confidence and value to regional shipping and trade?

Speakers

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Samir Chatuverdi

CEO
Kizad
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Martin Wallgren

Head of Information
GAC

Moderator

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Yalda Hakim

Anchor
BBC World News

15:00 - 15:30 Panel Discussion followed by Q&A

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:45 Offshore vessel support and logistics - responding to energy major requirements and harnessing technology to maintain operational quality

  • The offshore vessel sector is slowly recovering after years in the doldrums. How can the recovery be sustained and what investments are now required?
  • What types of vessels are most needed in specific markets and what technology solutions will be brought to market?
  • Assessing market conditions from a global and regional perspective, highlighting important case studies and charting out future prospects for this business.
  • The need to adopt a green shipping approach and the need for investment in Human Resources.
  • Analysing the key design initiatives and technology solutions that can support investors, owners and operators as they navigate the challenges of offshore asset management.
  • A review of offshore vessel design trends, The use of new environmentally friendly propulsion technology.
  • The role of classification societies in taking the offshore maritime sectors to a new level of efficiency, quality and carbon neutrality.

Speakers

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Alessandro Ciocchi

Group Director Offshore
VGroup
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Tony Field

Vice President - Middle East & Africa Marine & Offshore
Lloyds Register

Moderator

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Yalda Hakim

Anchor
BBC World News

16:45 - 17:15 Panel Discussion followed by Q&A

18:30 - 20:30 ADNOC Logistics & Services Evening Reception

Gala Dinner VIP Guest

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Ruud Gullit

Dutch Football Legend

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