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ALJ Group invites you to join efforts for a greener maritime future at the 5th Decarbonizing Shipping Forum in Rotterdam on June 26th-27th!
A true shift to a sustainable and carbon-neutral shipping industry not only requires innovative technical solutions but also a shift in the mindsets of people who are going through this transformation. The decarbonization agenda is becoming increasingly more ambitious and it requires to explore new ways of cutting on emission in day-to-day ship operations as well as long-term solutions that would bring about a lasting positive impact. It also requires new forward-thinking talents and joint corporate efforts starting with top-level management. Therefore, we are offering a platform to discuss new technology combined with human element and what decarbonizing means to the shipping industry from all points of view.
Top business executives, policymakers, innovators, and technology experts will dive into debates during conference sessions and networking breaks in Rotterdam – don’t miss your chance to join them!

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Decarbonizing Shipping Industry

  • • Latest environmental regulations, social responsibility, and financial implications
  • • Talent, organisational culture, and leadership impact on sustainable maritime industry
  • • Sustainability and finance – good financial management practices
  • • Corporate decision-making process in determining company’s decarbonization strategy
  • • Top criteria for selection of emission reducing technologies
  • • The role of the European ports contributing to greening of the shipping industry

02

Future Fuels

  • • Marine fuel mix 2030 - which fuels will be used for next 10 years?
  • • LNG – reducing infrastructure CAPEX, lowering the methane slip
  • • LPG – production forecast, benefits of LPG powered fleet
  • • Methanol – design and operation of methanol fuelled ships
  • • Biofuels – supply challenges, pricing forecast
  • • Hydrogen and Ammonia – infrastructure status and development, storage and handling technologies
  • • Hybrid electric solutions: opportunities, availability, and scale
  • • Emulsified Fuels – delivering economic and CO2 savings, today, without expensive retrofits

03

Sustainable and Innovative Solutions

  • Engineering Solutions for Sustainability and Better Efficiency

    1. • Developing zero emission ships and becoming carbon neutral
    2. • Reducing the environmental impact of ships’ day-to-day operations
    3. • Fuel saving technologies (batteries, fuel cell systems, wind-assisted propulsion, emulsified fuels)
    4. • Ballast water treatment solutions and exhaust gas cleaning systems
    5. • Sustainable ship recycling, sustainable new shipbuilding and ship repair
    6. • Propulsion technologies, wind-assisted ship propulsion
    7. • The role of SCR technology in NOx control
    8. • HVAC - electronic control, increasing SEER rating
  • Energy Efficiency Measures – Machinery

    1. • Optimisation of auxiliary systems
    2. • Engine performance optimization
    3. • Engine de-rating
    4. • Stop Plastic Bottled Water - Protect Seafarers and the Environment
    5. • Exhaust gas boilers on auxiliary engines
    6. • Variable engine speed
    7. • Shaft generators (PTI/PTO)
    8. • Efficient lighting system
    9. • Variable frequency drives
  • Energy Efficiency Measures - Hydrodynamics

    1. • Hull cleaning
    2. • Hull coating
    3. • Hull form optimization
    4. • Hull modifications
    5. • Propulsion efficiency devices
    6. • Propeller efficiency and propeller retrofit

04

Smart Shipping

  • • Digital transformation across all shipping sectors
  • • Data-driven efficiency for decarbonisation
  • • Digital solutions for reducing fuel consumption, route optimization, cargo tracking
  • • Importance of connectivity in digital operations
  • • Innovation in satellite communication
  • • Cyber Security: Understanding your Cyber Risk Profile
  • • Autonomous vessels - future of shipping?
  • • Smart ports - automation and innovative technologies
Speaker

Erik van Ommeren

Head of Green Fuels Origination & NCS, Maersk

Speaker

Capt. Michael Behmerburg

Director Green Fuels, Hapag-Lloyd

Speaker

Martin Koepke

Sustainability – Decarbonization Manager, Hapag-Lloyd

Speaker

Angelica Sogor

Manager, Marine Safety & Training, Carnival Cruise Line

Speaker

Linda Kongerslev

Director – Global Engagement & Sustainability at Oldendorff Carriers

Speaker

Thomas Klenum

Executive Vice President, Innovation & Regulatory Affairs, LISCR

Speaker

Russell Amacher

Port State Control Division (CVC-2, Environmental Compliance Coordinator, Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters

Speaker

Greg Dolan

Chief Executive Officer, Methanol Institute

Speaker

Bernard Vanheule

EU Affairs Director, Carnival Corporation & PLC

Speaker

Tom Strang

Trade SVP Maritime Affairs, Carnival Corporation

Speaker

Jan Egbertsen

Innovation Manager, Port of Amsterdam

Speaker

Keith Johnstone

Assistant Director, Regulatory Innovation, Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)

Speaker

Erik Grundt

Senior Data Analyst, Shipping, Rystad Energy

Speaker

Hussein Al-Khalisy

Oil Products – Alternative Marine Fuels Reporter, Argus Media

Speaker

Dinis Reis Oliveira

Lifecycle Specialist, Stena Teknik

Speaker

Stefan Fahrnholz

Manager Research & Development Decarbonisation, Carnival Maritime

Speaker

Wassim Daoud

Head of Sustainability and CSR, PONANT

Speaker

Steve Esau

COO, SEA-LNG

Speaker

Alexandre Tocatlian

Head of Business Development, GTT

Speaker

Gijs Streppel

Programme Manager Sustainability, Meyer Group

Speaker

Henning Jongebloed

Sales Manager, MEYER RE

Speaker

Nikolaus Widmann

Head of Commercial & Origination, TES-H2

Speaker

Detlef Evers

Managing Director, MVaK

Speaker

Terry Tamminen

President/CEO, AtlaSea

Speaker

Jesús Blanco Cedrón

Head of Decarbonization Projects, Baleària

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A larger part of our attendees represent the buyer side as we arrange the participation of leading industry organizations under special conditions.

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At each event we take exceptional care of our exhibitors, speakers and sponsors, and organize face-to-face business meetings with selected participants for them.

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We focus on quality rather than quantity. Our events boast high level executive attendance.

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ALJ Group is a well-established business event organizer and attending our meticulously curated events bestows great prestige.

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Our marketing department ensures that the speakers, exhibitors and sponsors are prominently featured on our social media platforms and newsletters.

2023 List of Attendees

  • 3Degrees, Senior Business Manager, EMEA
  • A.P. Moller - Maersk, Senior Category Manager - Engines
  • ACT Commodities, Head of Maritime Decarbonisation – Renewable Gas Procurement & Carbon Solutions
  • ACT Commodities, Head of Maritime Decarbonisation – Biofuel Procurement Solutions
  • ACT Commodities, Renewable Energy & Carbon Solutions
  • ACT Commodities, Green Energy & Carbon Solutions
  • ACT Financial Solutions, Carbon Trader
  • ACT Financial Solutions, Manager
  • AFS Energy BV, Director, Compliance Carbon Markets | EU & UK ETS
  • AFS Energy BV, tbc
  • Aither Group, Founder
  • Aither Group, Head of shipping
  • Alberta Shipmanagement, Chemical / Environmental Officer
  • Alberta Shipmanagement, Environmental / Energy Efficiency Engineer
  • Alfa Laval, Business Development Manager
  • AMPHITRITE, CEA
  • Ardmore Shipping Corporation, Director of Innovation
  • Armach Robotics, Director Sales and Marketing
  • Armach Robotics, Chief Growth Officer
  • AS LTH-Baas, Sales Director
  • AS LTH-Baas, Project& Business Development Manager.
  • Baleària, New Projects Responsible
  • BCD Chemie, Key Account Specialist Solvents
  • BLUE GRID GAS & POWER, Director - Marine Fuels & Offshore
  • Boskalis, General Manager
  • Boskalis, Manager Central Fleet Support
  • Brenntag North America, North American Marine Market Manager
  • BUREAU VERITAS MARINE & OFFSHORE, Strategy & Climate Change Specialist
  • BUTTING Gruppe, Senior sales manager
  • BWMS Marine Services, Director / Technical Superintendent
  • Canima Services AS, CEO
  • CargoKite, Co-Founder & COO
  • Carnival, Coordinator Energy & Fuel
  • Carnival, Senior Manager, Corporate Marine Technology
  • Carnival Maritime, Vice President Decarbonisation
  • Carnival Maritime, Energy Manager
  • Carnival Maritime, Manager R&D, Decarbonization
  • Carnival Maritime, Head of Energy Management
  • Carnival Maritime, Program Manager Decarbonization
  • Carnival Maritime, Project Manager R&D, Decarbonisation - Research & Development
  • Cetus Maritime, Fleet Director
  • Chantiers de l'Atlantique, Sales Manager
  • Chantiers de l'Atlantique,
  • CMA CGM, VP Sustainability
  • CMA CGM Germany, Managing Director
  • CMA CGM Germany, CCO
  • CMA CGM Germany, Personal Assistant
  • CMA CGM Germany, COO
  • Cognizant Ocean, Global Head
  • Cognizant Ocean, Commercial Lead
  • Costa Crociere S.pA, EU Affairs Director
  • Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Vice President Environment and Sustainability
  • Deepsea, Communications Director
  • Deepsea, Global Sales Director
  • Ecospray Technologies, General Manager
  • Ecospray Technologies, Director, B.U. Marine
  • Enerkem, Director, Business Development (Europe)
  • ENGIE, Environmental Products Trader
  • ESG-NRG, CEO
  • Essberger, Fleet Manager
  • Fiber Glass Systems NOV, Sales and Business Development Manager
  • Fiber Glass Systems NOV, Manager Regional Sales MOS Scandinavia & Baltics
  • FORCE Technology, Director of Department
  • FRS, Director Fleet Management
  • GE Power Conversion France, Sr Sales, Pax & Shipping
  • GEFO, Newbuilding project Manager
  • GEFO Shipping Group, HSSEQ Superintendent / Environmental Manager
  • GESTMAR TEHNIKA, Fleet Manager
  • GESTMAR TEHNIKA, Quality Assurance Manager
  • Gothenburg Port Authority, Senior Business Development Manager
  • GRAPHITE INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGIES, CEO
  • GRAPHITE INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGIES, Business Development Manager, Europe
  • GTT, Head of Business Development,
  • GTT, Business Development Manager
  • GTT/Ascenz Marorka, Business Development Manager
  • Hapag-Lloyd, Director – Head of Green Fuels
  • Hapag-Lloyd, Manager, Global Fuel Purchasing
  • Hapag-Lloyd, Manager, Decarbonization
  • Hellespont Group, Corporate Business Development Manager
  • Hepburn Bio Care, CEO and Founder
  • Howden, Sales Director
  • HYDROGEN ONSITE, Product Manager
  • INDOX Energy Systems, Business Development Manager
  • INDOX Energy Systems, CEO
  • INSTITUTE FOR SHIPBOARD EDUCATION/SEMESTER AT SEA, Senior Accountant
  • Kuehne+Nagel, Trade Manager - Energy and Emissions
  • Kuehne+Nagel, Trade Management EEI
  • Kuehne+Nagel, Global Sea Logistics Systems + Process Data Solutions Specialist
  • LAB, Deputy Sales Director
  • Linde, Business Development
  • Mari Lux International, Director Business Development
  • Meyer Group, Programme Manager Sustainability
  • Meyer Group, Director
  • Meyer Group, Sales Manager
  • Meyer Group, Chief Operating Officer
  • MSC GROUP, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs
  • MSC Group, Group Vice President Maritime Policy and Government Affairs
  • MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY, Global Public Relations - Senior Specialist
  • MVaK, Managing Director
  • NAVIGATOR GAS, Head of ESG
  • NYK Energy Transport (USA), Vice President, Business Development
  • PBD Consulting, Consultant
  • Pera Prometheus Consulting, Director
  • Petróleo Brasileiro S/A - PETROBRAS, MSc Petroleum Chemist (R&D logistic)
  • Petróleo Brasileiro S/A - PETROBRAS, Chemistry
  • PONANT, Head of sustainability and CSR
  • Port of Antwerp-Bruges, Program Manager Fuel Transition, Corporate Affairs – Sustainable Transition
  • Port of Roenne/Rønne Havn, Chief Business Officer – Bulk
  • Puget LNG, Director, Business Development
  • Raytheon Anschütz, Head of Business Unit
  • Rise-x, Chairman
  • RSC Bio Solutions, President & CEO
  • RSC Bio Solutions, Vice President of EMEA Business Development
  • RYCO-Jamaica, Director of Operations
  • Rystad Energy, VP, Head of Hydrogen Solution
  • Rystad Energy, Senior Data Analyst
  • SailPlan, Founder & CEO at SailPlan
  • SailPlan, Chief Revenue Officer
  • SailPlan, Chief of Staff
  • Schulte Group, LNG Technical Authority
  • Schulte Group, Senior Business Analyst
  • Schulte Group, Technical Superintendent DD & Projects
  • SDC Ship Design & Consult, Managing Director
  • SEA-LNG, Chief Operating Officer
  • Semester at Sea, VP, Operations & Risk Management
  • Shell, Strategic Account Manager, Marine Decarbonization
  • SICK, Strategic Industry Manager Combustion Engines and Maritime
  • SICK Engineering, Product Manager Maritime
  • Signol Limited, Head of Maritime
  • Signol Limited, Director & CCO
  • Signol Limited, Maritime Technical Account Manager
  • Signol Limited, CMO
  • Signol Limited, Global Key Account Manager
  • Spliethoff, Performance/Data Science ‑ Business Innovation & Analytics department
  • Stena RoRo, Technical Manager
  • STX Commodities, Originator - Renewable Gas
  • Targray Markets Europe, tbc
  • Targray Markets Europe, tbc
  • Targray Markets Europe, tbc
  • TES-H2, Director of Global Strategic Partnerships
  • TES-H2, Head of Special Projects
  • Tidal, Head of Applied Machine Learning
  • Tidal, Chief Business Officer
  • TORM, Marine Master
  • TotalEnergies Marine Fuels, New Fuels Solutions Developer
  • TotalEnergies Marine Fuels, Bunker Operations Manager
  • TotalEnergies Marine Fuels, Head of Bunker Sales & Operations for Europe and Africa
  • TotalEnergies Marine Fuels, LNG Bunkering Solutions Engineer
  • TRELLEBORG GAS TRANSFER, LNG Business Development Manager
  • TRELLEBORG GAS TRANSFER, Sales Executive
  • TT-Line, Manager Energy and Emission Efficiency
  • TT-Line, Manager Technical Procurement
  • TUI Cruises, Head of Sustainability
  • TUI Cruises, Project Lead Newbuild, TUI Cruises
  • TUI Cruises, Fuel Supply Manager, TUI Cruises
  • TUI Cruises, Fuel Supply & Hedging Manager
  • TUI Cruises, Sustainability Manager
  • Van Oord, Team Lead Category Management
  • Van Weelde Shipping Group, Technical Director
  • Vertis Environmental Finance, Head of sustainable shipping
  • Vertis Environmental Finance, Corporate Sales Trader
  • Vertis Environmental Finance, ETS Specialist & Business Development
  • Virgin Voyages, Sr. Manager Energy and Fuel Optimization
  • X-Press Feeders, Operations Manager NEUR
  • ZeroNorth, Vice President of Sales, EMEA North & Americas

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We create a great environment for new business opportunities in our exhibition area. ALJ Group builds and furnishes exhibition stands beforehand so your delegation can dive straight into networking during multiple lengthy networking breaks which became a signature of our Forums. Exhibitors can also ask to be introduced with delegates of their choice and request a private meeting room.

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Exhibitors recommendations:

+ Access to all Forum areas and networking activities
+ Business meetings room
+ Coffee breaks
+ Lunch
+ Invitation to the Cocktail reception party
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers

3000€

+ Access to all Forum areas and networking activities
+ Business meetings room
+ Coffee breaks
+ Lunch
+ Invitation to the Cocktail reception party
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers

9000€

6000€

+ Access to all Forum areas and networking activities
+ Business meetings room
+ Coffee breaks
+ Lunch
+ Invitation to the Cocktail reception party
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers

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Speaker/Panelist Slot

join world-class speaker lineup, including industry insiders and senior-level executives

  • Individual 20min presentation / Panel discussion
  • 2 delegate passes
  • Presentation slides of attending speakers
  • Invitation to the Cocktail reception party
  • Access to all Forum areas and networking activities

Exhibition Stand

be in the center of attention - showcase your latest technologies and cutting-edge solutions!

  • Exhibition booth (Fully prepared and installed by ALJ Group with no additional costs.)
  • 3 delegates passes
  • Presentation slides of attending speakers
  • Invitations to the Cocktail reception party
  • Access to all Forum areas and networking activities

+ Sponsor status
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers
+ Invitation to Cocktail reception party
+ 5 Delegate passes
+ Exhibition Booth
+ Individual presentation
+ Speaker slot in one of the panel discussions
+ Private meetings with selected companies
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+ Sponsor status
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers
+ Invitation to Cocktail reception party
+ 5 Delegate passes
+ Exhibition Booth
+ Individual presentation
+ Private meetings with selected companies
+ Speaker slot in one of the panel discussions
+ 5th Decarbonizing Shipping Forum Powered by(Your Company Name)

+ Sponsor status
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers
+ Invitation to Cocktail reception party
+ 3 Delegate passes
+ Exhibition Booth
+ Individual presentation
+ Speaker slot in one of the panel discussions
+ Private meetings with selected companies
+ 5th Decarbonizing Shipping Forum Powered by(Your Company Name)

+ Sponsor status
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers
+ Invitation to Cocktail reception party
+ 3 Delegate passes
+ Exhibition Booth
+ Speaker slot in one of the panel discussions
+ Individual presentation
+ Private meetings with selected companies
+ 5th Decarbonizing Shipping Forum Powered by(Your Company Name)

+ Sponsor status
+ Presentation slides of attending speakers
+ Invitation to Cocktail reception party
+ 2 Delegate passes
+ Exhibition Booth
+ Speaker slot in one of the panel discussions
+ Individual presentation
+ Private meetings with selected companies
+ 5th Decarbonizing Shipping Forum Powered by(Your Company Name)

Cocktail Party

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+2 DELEGATES

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Event Location:

Rotterdam, Netherlands


Hilton Rotterdam, Weena 10, 3012 CM Rotterdam, Netherlands