Agenda
Oct 5th 2005
17:00 - 20:00 Forum Registration : Atrium, 13 Views Lounge (off main lobby)
17:30 - 19:00 Opening Reception - Sponsored by Chevron Corp.: Atrium, 13 Views Lounge (off main lobby)
Oct 6th 2005
07:30 - 08:45 Breakfast; conference hub opens. - Sponsored by ConocoPhilips: Bayview B Foyer
08:50 Welcome and introduction from Chair: T.L. Garrett, Vice President, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association. :Bayview Room
09:00
Opening keynote address
James F. Spagnole, Director - Office of Military Base and Aerospace, The Business, Transportation, and Housing Agency (BTH) - State of California

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Session 1: Background: Affecting Environmental Change in California, North America, Pacific Rim and beyond
09:30
How and why: Incorporation of IMO Marpol Annex VI and the introduction of an emissions control areas in North America
Bill Charmley, Deputy Director for the Assessment and Standards Division, US Environmental Protection Agency

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10:00
Lessons from Europe: Industry perspectives
Lisa Dwyer, Secretary-General, SEAaT

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10:30 - 11:00 Coffee & Networking break - Sponsored by Dolphin Marine
Session 2: The view from the bridge: Marine fuel sustainability from a shipowner's perspective
11:00
Container Operator perspective
Korshed Alam, Technical Services Department, APL Ltd

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11:20
Tanker Operator perspective
Mark Cameron, Director of Procurement, Teekay Shipping

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11:40
Cruise line operator perspective
Richard Pruitt, Director, Environmental Programs, Safety & Environment, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

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12:00
Military marine fuel procurement
David Pamplin, Chemist, Project Manager,, Defense Energy Support Center

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12:20 - 12:40 Q&A
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch - Sponsored by BP Marine : 13 Views Lounge
Session 3: Refining network: Meeting demand for clean fuels in a post-SECA environment
13:50
A practical guide to producing low emission heavy fuel oil: How its produced and associated refining costs
Steven Smith, Refining-West Optimization Lead, ConocoPhillips

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14:10
Securing the supply chain: Low emission marine fuel sources in 2005 and beyond
Dennis Bryant, West Coast Trader / Operations, Chemoil Corp..

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14:30
Latin American refining infrastructure: How to meet increased demand for clean fuels from North America
Dr. Luis M. Rodriguez Otal, Specialist, Process Engineering, PEMEX

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14:50
Shifts in refining patterns and their effect on low emission fuel oil procurement on North American west coast and Pacific Rim
Terry Higgins, Director, Refining & Special Projects, Hart Energy

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15:10 - 15:25 Q&A
15:25 - 15:45 Coffee & Networking break - Sponsored by Dolphin Marine
Break-Out Session 1: Keeping the wheels of industry turning: Industry requirements versus environmental necessity. Chaired by Wade DeClaris, World Fuel Services.

Panel to include:

- David H. Pamplin, US DESC

- Teri Shore, Bluewater Network

- Mark Cameron, Teekay Shipping

- Terry Higgins, Hart Energy

- Adrian Tolson, Chemoil Corporation
18:45 - 21:15 Cruise taking in San Francisco and Oakland port facilities, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate bridge. Meet at San Francisco Port Building E Dock at 6:40pm prompt - WARM CLOTHING RECOMMENDED!
Oct 7th 2005
07:30 - 08:55 Breakfast, conference hub opens - Sponsored by ConocoPhilips/strong>
08:55 Chairperson's daily introduction
Session 4: Marketing marine fuel in a post-SECA environment
09:00
Utilising hedging as a tool for sustainable procurement
Paul Stebbins, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, World Fuel Services

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09:20
Marketing low sulphur bunker fuel: A physical bunker supplier's perspective
Colin Parfitt, President, ChevronTexaco - FAMM

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09:40
Emissions trading
Oystein Huglen, Director Technology and Projects, Teekay Shipping

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10:00
Minimising costs for suppliers, ship operators and consumers
Robin Meech, Marine & Energy Consulting Ltd

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10:20 - 10:40 Q&A
10:35 - 11:05 Coffee & Networking break - Sponsored by Dolphin Marine
Session 5: Introduction of SECA's in the US and Latin America: Timeframe and initiatives
11:05
Reducing marine emissions: Regulatory targets and challenges in California and North American west coast
Peggy Taricco, Manager, Technical Analysis Section, California Air Resources Board

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11:25
Environmental concerns: Shipping's polluting legacy and the need for change
Terri Shore, Bluewater Network

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11:55
Heavy fuel oil: Changing dynamics for the marine market
Dr Rudolph Kassinger, Technical Consultant, DNV Petroleum Services

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12:05
Port strategies for emissions reduction
Dr Ralph Appy, Director of Environmental Management, Port of LA
12:25 - 12:55 Q&A
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch - Atrium - 13 Views Lounge
Session 6: Making it happen: Achieving regulatory requirements for lower emissions
13:40
Advancements in abatement technology
Chris Skawinski, Director of Engineering, Marine Exhaust Solutions

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14:00
Operating on low sulphur fuel oil and emission consideration in general
Kjeld Aabo, Senior Manager, MAN B&W

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14:20
The impact of LSFO on the lubrication of large marine engines
Jerry Hammett, Technical Marketing Manager, Shell Marine Products

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14:40
Meeting clean fuel requirements: Changes and advancements in marine fuel testing
Douglas Raitt, Lloyd's Register FOBAS

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15:00 - 15:15 Q&A
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee & Networking break - Sponsored by Dolphin Marine
Break-Out Session 2: Setting-out the roadmap for lower marine emissions - American west coast, Pacific Rim and beyond, Chaired by Roberta Reinstein, Manager of Environment & Safety, Port of Oakland.

Panel to include:

Janis Hastings, US EPA Region 10

Barbara Pickering, Chevron Corp

Alicia Blancarte, Port of Vancouver

Matthew P. Vafidis, Holland & Knight LLP

Lisa Dwyer, SEAaT
17:00 Chairperson's closing remarks

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