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In keeping with our ongoing commitment to provide our partners with the highest level of support to meet & overcome the significant challenges posed by the decarbonization for shipping that includes the use of new fuels such as Biofuels as well as smart fuel management & energy efficiency measures, we are pleased to host this seminar inclusive of a panel discussion by industry experts.

The topic will cover our experience with existing fuels, the role of Biofuels and its increased usage, as well as energy efficiency measures that needs to make an impact today. With an expert panel who have significant knowledge of shipping rules, application & pragmatic management, this seminar aspires to leave participants with actions they can take now to make a difference in the challenging decarbonization journey.


Thursday, 28th March 2024
09.00 – 12.00

09.00: Registration and Coffee
09.30: Welcome and Opening Speech
• Mr Wu Zhong Qing, Director, Shipping Development and Promotion Center ofPudong New Area Shanghai
• Mr Zhang Wei, Director, MSA Shanghai
09.40: Session 1: Fuel Quality & New Fuels Challenges
by Capt. Rahul Choudhuri, President Strategic Partnerships, VPS
10.10: Session 2: Shipping Decarbonization Challenges
by Mr James Huang, Senior Vice President, DNV
10.40: Teabreak
11.00: Panel Discussion with Industry Experts
• CHIMBUSCO, Mr Tian Ming, General Manager, Enterprise Mgmt & Development Div.
• DNV, Mr Li Ling, Head of Technical Support, DNV Maritime Greater China
• GARD, Mr Yang Yang, Senior Lawyer, Defence/Charterers & Traders Claims Asia
• GREEN MARINE GROUP, Mr Donnie Bagang, Managing Director
• THE METHANOL INSTITUTE, Mr Zhao Kai, Chief Representative China
• SDARI, Mr Li Xin, Director, Innovation Center
• VPS, Capt. Rahul Choudhuri as Moderator
12.00: End of seminar followed by lunch

30th Flr, Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, China
Seminar Support unit: Pudong New Area Government


To register for the seminar, please click here.

Registration is on first come, first served, and closes on 22-March.