09 Jan 2024

Singapore maritime decarbonisation series 2024


Following on from the success of Stephenson Harwood's Hong Kong decarbonisation forum 2023 and the Singapore office's recent recognition as one of the top 15 ESG law firms for 2023 by ALB ASIA, the firm will be hosting a week of events in the Singapore office focussing on maritime decarbonisation in the APAC region and globally.

The four day event will take place on 15-18 January at the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance office and will cover some of the most significant talking points relating to the industry. The agenda features speakers from leading organisations active in the sector, including ARUP, Bureau Veritas, BW Epic Kosan, C-Job, Danish Ship Finance, Development Bank of Japan, Drewry, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation, ING, Gard, Lloyd's Register, NAPA Group, Njord, Norsepower, Penguin International, Rightship and WISTA.

This first of its kind series in Singapore promises to be a unique gathering of maritime industry leaders, experts, and innovators dedicated to shaping the future of sustainable shipping in the region and globally.

Space is limited, so please ensure that you register to secure your place. The series are in person only and will not be recorded.

The event agenda is now available. Please click here to register to attend.

Monday 15 January 2024 at 4.30pm - 6.00pm

Lessons from infrastructure projects for shipping Green Corridors

Chaired by Daryll Ng, Partner, Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Moderated by Haris Zografakis, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

Panellists include:

  1. ARUP – Nick Ash
  2. Drewry – Jayendu Krishna
  3. Gard – Siddharth Mahajan
  4. Global Maritime Forum – Marieke Beckmann
  5. Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore – Wei Siang New

Stephenson Harwood – Jonathan Cripps

Tuesday 16 January 2024 at 4.30pm - 6.00pm

Operational energy efficiency

Moderated by Rebecca Crookenden, Managing Associate, Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Panellists include:

  1. Bureau Veritas – Mike Watt
  2. Danish Ship Finance (Danmarks Skibskredit) – Christopher Rex
  3. Lloyds Register – Taylor Wamberg
  4. Stephenson Harwood – Rachel Hoyland

Wednesday 17 January 2024 at 9.00am - 10.30am

Voluntary initiatives and emerging green markets and products

Moderated by Michelle Yong, Partner, Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Panellists include:

  1. Bureau Veritas – Ashish Anilan
  2. Gard – Wan Jing Tan
  3. Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation – Wei Jie Lau
  4. ING Bank – Rajesh Subramanian
  5. NAPA Group – Pekka Pakkanen
  6. Rightship – Steen Lund

Stephenson Harwood – Haris Zografakis

Thursday 18 January 2024 at 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Shipbuilding: newbuilds, retrofits and financing

Session 1: Newbuilds and retrofits 

Session 1 moderated by Cathal Leigh-Doyle, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

Panellists include:

  1. American Bureau of Shipping – Shu Yong Koh
  2. C-Job Naval Architects – Wouter den Boer
  3. Lloyds Register – Sobhith Hariharan
  4. Norsepower – Tuomas Riski
  5. Penguin International Limited – George Philip

Session 2: Financing

Session 2 moderated by Jonathan Ward, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

Panellists include:

  1. BW Epic Kosan Ltd & WISTA Singapore – Maike Brinckmann
  2. Development Bank of Japan – Yuichiro Yamaguchi
  3. Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation – Shane Balani
  4. ING Bank – Jens Van Yperzeele
  5. Njord – Kaushik Seal

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance – Jeffrey Tanner