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Charging to True Zero

Hybrid Virtual Live Event

Glasgow, United Kingdom

1,2,3 Nov 2021

About 90% of goods traded are transported by ship. If the shipping industry were a country, it would rank among the top ten emitters of greenhouse gases. Shipping’s transition to zero emissions is critical to solving the climate crisis. The Paris Agreement will not be achieved unless ships move rapidly to zero emissions.

The Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association (ZESTAs), is organizing an interactive event to coincide with the COP 26 in Glasgow Scotland.

This event will take a full supply chain approach to addressing zero-emissions shipping with a focus on: zero-emissions ship technologies, zero-emissions ship designs, zero life cycle emissions fuel, the role of renewable energy in de-carbonizing shipping, as well as how regulation, finance, and macroeconomic factors (from charters to Small Island Developing States) impact shipping’s course to zero.

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ZESTAs will chart a course to true zero with industry stakeholders, using waypoints based on available technologies and innovations. We will work together to plot a course through the stormy seas of regulation, finance and fuel uncertainty.

The aim of the event is to bring together innovators, thought leaders, regulators and first movers from the shipping and energy sectors to exchange information, pinpoint development opportunities, and identify ways to enable large scale deployment of relevant technologies. We will define actionable solutions that present a clear trajectory for the uptake of zero emissions ship technologies, fuels, and vessels in international shipping.

The outcome of the event will be a charted course to true zero emissions on a global scale, with waypoints and action items to support zero emissions business cases and new partnerships on the Voyage to true Zero.

Draft Agenda

 

(21 June 2021)

 
Produced by: The Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association

Day 1 – Zero Emission Ships and Zero Emission Ship Technologies

 

07:30 – 8:25 Registration / Networking / Light breakfast
8:25 – 8:30 Chairs welcome
8:30 – 8:40 Opening remarks from the Secretary General or alternative representative of the International Maritime Organization – TBC
8:40 – 9:20 Keynote address – TBD
9:20 – 9:25 Chairs introduction to morning sessions

Session 1 Zero-Emissions Vessels

Zero-emissions vessels on the water
9:25 – 9:40 Norled liquid Hydrogen Ferry (confirmed)
9:40 – 9:55 Golden Gate Zero Emissions Marine Ferry
9:55 – 10:10 TBD

10:10 – 10:30 Comfort break

Hard-to-abate zero-emissions vessels funded/under construction
10:30 – 10:45 The Evergreen State Ferry Conversion Brent Perry CEO SPBES
The Evergreen Vessel is in process of becoming the first zero emission ship in commercial operation in North America, with Wheels turning set for October 1st, 2021. In addition to being a zero emission vessel powered by batteries and fuel cells, it will be a sustainable living platform, with virtually every aspect of operations and machinery evaluated for impact to sustainability and recycling – all in an effort to demonstrate to Society in North America that sustainability is achievable and profitable.
10:45 – 11:00 Zero-Emissions Trans-oceanic RoRo ferry: Roger Strevens, Wallenius Wilhelmsen (confirmed)
11:00 – 11:15 Hard-to-abate zero-emissions vessel funded/under construction TBD
11:15 – 12:30 Presenters panel /Audience Q&A/ Brainstorming

12:30 – 13:40 Networking Buffet Lunch

13:40 – 13:45 Chairs Welcome back – Orientation to afternoon sessions

13:45 – 16:30 Onboard energy systems: integration and safety

13:45 – 14:00 integration of hydrogen fuel cells and electrical systems, including energy recuperation.
14:00 – 14:15 Gaseous hydrogen systems including safety aspects
14:15 – 15:30 LH2 Onboard liquid hydrogen systems
15:30 – 15:45 Hydrogen Safety, Classification and Regulation
15:45 – 16:00 Panel discussion Audience Q&A

16:00 – 16:20 comfort break

16:20 – 18:30 Energy efficiency & Fuel reduction technologies

Wind propulsion

16:20 – 16:35 Flying Wing Sail AirSeas (Confirmed)
16:35 – 16:50 Suction wing/Turbo sail TBD
16:50 – 17:05 Flettner Rotor TBD
17:05 – 17:20 Dyna Rig TBD
17:20 – 18:20 Presenters panel/Audience Q&A/ Brainstorming

18:30 Networking Drinks reception

19:30 Burns Supper

Day 2 – Zero Emissions Enablers; Finance, Fuel, and Policy

 

07:30 – 8:25 Registration / Networking / Light breakfast
8:25 – 8:30 Chairs welcome
8:30 – 9:00 Keynote address – How to get the Money, De-risk and Close the Deal TBD

9:00 – 11:00 – Session 1: Finance

9:00 – 9:15 Blended finance models – Michael Adams, Ocean Assets
9:15 – 9:30 Speaker 2 Poseidon Principles – Impact to date TBD
9:30 – 9:45 UNEP FI SUSTAINABLE BLUE ECONOMY FINANCE INITIATIVE
“Banks, insurers and investors have a major role to play in financing the transition to a sustainable blue economy, helping to rebuild ocean prosperity, restore biodiversity and regenerate ocean health.”
9:45 – 10:40 Presenters panel/Audience Q&A/ Brainstorming

10:40 – 11:00 Comfort break

11:00 – 13:00 – Session 2: Green Ports

11:00 – 11:15 “March to Zero Emissions: Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach” Cory Shumaker California Hydrogen Business Council (Confirmed)
11:15 – 11:30 Hydrogen enabled Regional Entrepreneurial Port supporting offshore RE: Wim Stubb Oostende Energy Port, Belgium.
11:30 – 11:45 UK Port TBD
11:45 – 12:30 Presenters panel/Audience Q&A/ Brainstorming

12:30 – 14:00 Networking Buffet Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Session 3: The Policy Picture

14:00 – 14:15 IMO Initial Strategy – Moving on with Midterm Measures (TBD) Sveinung Oftedal, Chair, IMO ISWG GHG “A global view on achieving zero emissions from the IMO perspective”
14:15 – 14:30 UK clean Maritime plan MCA (TBD)
14:30 – 14:45 USA –`New Beginnings’ Jeff Lantz, US Coast Guard (Pending)
14:45 – 15:00 The Pacific Perspective’ Country of regional strategy Country TBD
15:00 – 15:15 “Mandating the transition to zero-emission vessels: The role of command and control policies”: Bryan Comer, PhD, Marine Program Lead, International Council on Clean Transportation.
15:15 – 16:00 Presenters panel/Audience Q&A/ Brainstorming

16:00 – 16:20 comfort break

16:20 – 18:00 Offshore Renewable Hydrogen Production & Bunkering
16:20 – 16:35 Offshore RE; Wind, Tidal, Wave, Ocean Currant – Reports from active projects (TBD)
16:35 – 16:50 Aberdeen Harbour/Dolphyn – offshore green hydrogen production & supply
16:50 – 17:05 Absolute Zero – Transforming redundant Oil and Gas assets supplying the maritime sector with a zero-emissions fuel produced from marine renewables.
17:05 – 18:00 Presenters panel/Audience Q&A/ Brainstorming
18:00 – 21:00 Drinks reception with hors-devours

Day 3 – Charting the Course to true Zero

 

8:00 – 9:00 Networking “Breakfast of Champions”
9:00 – 9:05 Chairs welcome/orientation to workshop day
9:05 – 9:45 Shared Keynote address:
“Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities”
What does a level playing field look like for Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States and Countries situated a long distance from their markets?

SIDS – Michael Prehn, IMO representative for the Solomon Islands (pending)
The Long Haul – Vale S.A. (pending)

10:00 – 11:15 Session 1: Market factors

Speaker 1 Sea Cargo Charter – TBD
Speaker 2 IMRB; WSC, ICS, BIMCO, or INTERFERRY – TBD
Speaker 3 Carbon Tax Options for International Shipping – Peter Nuttall, Micronesian Centre for Sustainable Transport
Speaker 4 Carbon Trading Schemes (TBD)
Speakers Panel/Audience Q&A and solution brain storming
Speaker – Orientation to brainstorming breakout groups

11:15 – 11:30 Brainstorming Coffee while moving to break out sessions

11:30 12:30 Session 2: Charting the Course to True Zero brainstorm I

Work streams;
– Policy
– Finance/Market
– Technology

12:30 -13:00 Presentations from and discussion on outcomes of brainstorming breakout groups

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:40 Session 3

14:40 – 15:00 Speakers Panel/Audience Q&A and solution brainstorming

15:00 – 15:20 Brainstorming afternoon Tea while moving to break out sessions

15:20 – 16:40 Session 4: Charting the Course to True Zero brainstorm II

Speaker – Orientation to brainstorming breakout groups
Attendees will be given the option to change streams

Breakouts sessions
Work streams;
– Policy
– Finance/Market
– Technology

16:40 – 17:10 Presentations from Brainstorming Breakout groups

17:10 – 18:00 Action points – Participants will work together to select actions based on the outcomes of the brainstorming sessions. These will be written up by a select group of academics, students and industry stakeholders to be presented at a selection of pavilions inside the main event.

18:00 – 20:00 Networking Drinks reception with hors-devours

(This could also be a dinner in the city depending on participants/sponsorship)

Contact: Madadh MacLaine, Secretary General