Symposium “Zero Emission Shipping – alternative fuels for shipping and future maritime energy systems”

Global shipping has a significant impact on the environment, climate and health. As a result, this year’s NOW symposium will deal with the topics of alternative marine fuels and future maritime energy systems.

Date: 04.09.2019 Place: AMERON Hotel Speicherstadt, Am Sandtorkai 4, 20457 Hamburg

Following a successful start last year, NOW GmbH cordially invites guests to the second Zero Emission Shipping Symposium. The focus of this year’s event is on alternative marine fuels and future maritime energy systems.

Agenda for 4 September 2019:

Time Content
09:30am Registration and welcome coffee
10:00am Welcome and introduction – Overview of the federal government’s strategy for the market ramp-up of alternative propulsion systems and fuel infrastructures in shipping as well as corresponding funding measures coordinated by NOW GmbH. The German Maritime Centre will present itself as a think tank for the maritime industry.
11:00am From LNG to renewable maritime fuels – Funding opportunities for LNG and the like will be presented in an introductory lecture. A variety of practical projects will briefly report on the fitting out and conversion of their ships with LNG propulsion systems. The session will be rounded off with insights into LNG bunker concepts and the key findings of a recent NOW study on renewable marine fuels.
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Future maritime energy systems – The session begins with a panel discussion on the subject of “Future energy systems for the maritime economy”. How these technologies can be promoted will be shown in the subsequent lecture. Project pitches for the deployment of future energy systems from the fields of hydrogen, shore-side power and Power-to-X in ports, will follow. The insights gained during the session will be discussed in a concluding panel discussion entitled “Future energies in ports – opening up new energy markets”.
4:00pm Wrap-up and conclusion of the event


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