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12th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit

Date: 27th January 2016 - 28th January 2016 Location: London - UK

Advances in Vessel Performance & Discussing Alternative Efficiency Options

ACI’s 12th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management summit will be taking place in London on the 27th & 28th of January 2016.

Special focus will be given to the newly enforced sulphur regulations. This event will scrutinise the technologies available for measuring performance and specific fuel-efficiency improving equipment. An analysis will be made of how to increase overall efficiency and performance by minimising the fleet’s energy demands.

Essentially, the focus will be on how shipowners & the maritime industry can benefit from higher Return on Investment and optimise their performance with the latest vessel efficiency technology available. The two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the Maritime industry, including Shipowners, Shipmanagers and associated solution providers, IT and data associations, consultants, and technology providers.

The Summit will also be attended by Marine Equipment Manufacturers, Marine Solution providers, and Bunkers Suppliers showcasing the latest cutting-edge technologies.

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Salil Kanwar – Sales, Marketing & Media Partnerships
+91 (20) 48523148


Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London, WC2N 5HX United Kingdom

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  • Optimising Fuel Consumption in Connection to Vessel Behaviour
  • Market Technology that Enhances Efficiency of Fleet
  • Mechanical Design Options for Fuel Efficiency
  • Best Practice in Improving Vessel Performance
  • Human Factors & the Contribution Towards Efficiency of Vessel
  • Shipowners Perspective on Monitoring Data Systems
  • Retrofit Design Solutions to Enhance Efficiency of Vessel
  • Complying with Sox & Nox Limits Within ECA & Worldwide
  • Vessel Characteristics & Behaviour
  • Crew Management Practices to Achieve Greater Levels of Efficiency
  • Consequences of Poor Quality Fuel, Alternative Options & Efficiency Improvement Plans
  • Fleet Performance Transparency

Angus Campbell, Managing Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Wolfgang Hintzsche, Head of Nautical & Technical Department, German Shipowners Association

David Garrity, Chief Scientist, STS Defence

Nick Lambert, LW Partners, Director

Simon Bennet, Director Policy and External Relations, ICS – The International Chamber of Shipping

Gaby Steentjes, Fleet Director, Flinter Management

Masao Yamasaki, Associate Professional Officer – Marine Environment Division, International Maritime Organisation

Flemming Bo Larsen, Head of Strategic Fleet Performance, Maersk Line

Captain Muhammad Shafique, Senior Lecturer, Southampton Solent University

Tuomas Riski, CEO – Partner, Norsepower Oy Ltd.

Jorgen Mansnerus, VP Marine Management, Bore

Niels Gorm Maly Rytter, Associate Professor – Department of Operations & Service Management, Aalborg University

Edwin Schuirink, Technical Product Manager, VAF Instruments BV

Annemie Bryssinck, Head of Suezmax Operations, Euronav NV

Arne Norum, Manager New Venture, Fugro Satellite Positioning AS

Anne- Marie Warris, Principle, Ecoreflect

Lieven Van Eetvelde, Technical Manager – Dry Bulk, Bocimar International

Peter Hall, Chief Executive, The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

Kostas Alachmanetis, Business Development Director, Prisma Electronics SA

Hannes Johnson, Maritime Energy Management, Chalmers University of Technology

Capt. Kuzman Popov, MSQ & Operations Manager, DS Tankers GmbH & Co. Kg.

Simon Frank, Head of Marine HR, TORM


All ACI’s events attract a targeted group of senior level executives and decision-makers from industry. Our meetings are strictly end-user focused.

Delegates will be drawn from  ship owners & ship managers, chartering companies and bunker traders and include Managing Directors, General Managers, Vice-Presidents, Fuel-Purchasers and Bunker Traders and Managers. As well as:

  • Fleet Directors/ Fleet Managers
  • Technical Directors/ Technical Managers
  • New Buildings Directors and Managers
  • Superintendents
  • Operations Directors/Managers

The Summit will also be attended by Marine Equipment Manufacturers, Marine Solution providers, and Bunkers Suppliers showcasing the latest cutting-edge technologies.

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Fugro Satellite Positioning, a business line within the Fugro NV group of companies, is a leading supplier of high performance satellite navigation products and services for marine and offshore applications. Fugro markets a range of products and services each optimised for specific applications. The Marinestar product line is designed to meet the demanding requirements of users in the government and merchant Navy sectors. Applications include decision support for cruise and freighters related to manoeuvring and energy efficiency, naval vessels, research vessels, hydrographic survey vessels, dredgers and a wide range of other coastal and inshore users requiring decimetre level positioning.

Fugro Marinestar GNSS service supports not only the American GPS satellite navigation system but also the Russian GLONASS, The Chinese BeiDou and the European Galileo.

The Marinestar GNSS service provides decimetre level positioning, not just horizontally but also in height, to a consistent level of accuracy on all Oceans.

Marinestar Manoeuvring System is a high performance vessel motion system with multiple functionalities:

  • Berthing guidance
  • Dynamic trim guidance
  • Accurate heading and Rate of Turn

The system is type approved as.

  • Transmitting Heading Device THD
  • Dual axis speed log SDMD
  • Rate of turn indicator ROT
  • GNSS and DGNSS device

The Fugro group of companies has more than 11,000 employees operating, over 275 offices in more than 50 countries.



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Easy Marine was officially founded in January 2008 by Capt. Claudio Corvino.

Easy Marine was the first company to develop in 2007/2008 an  UNIQUE Computerized System for Fuel Saving & Vessel Efficiency by controlling ship’s RPM. The system was tested,  with great success, the first time on a Bulk carrier 100.000 DWT and on a Handy Tanker 50.000 DWT. During its first experimental 30 days voyage the ship save 48 MT of FO.

Easy Marine is also a Value Added Reseller of the UKHO with numerous products and services for the General Shipping industry. Our range of products is various, from charts updates to nautical software, all based and developed by experienced professionals with elevated sea expertise.

Our solutions not only ensure economic success, but they are also classified as a major contributing factor in compliance with the global maritime regulations, with unmatched quality and most importantly to support all the Mariners who dedicate their life at sea.




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VAF Instruments is the leading specialist for the development, manufacturing and world-wide sales of measurement and control systems for the marine- and process industry.

In the maritime market VAF Instruments is worldwide known for its ViscoSense®  viscosity controlling device, PD Flowmeters and OILCON® Mark6M Oil Discharge Monitor.

From 2010 onwards the T-Sense® and TT-Sense® optical torque and thrust sensors have been introduced to the market. With more than 600 of these sensors in our order book these innovative and reliable sensors are very successful in the maritime market. Together with our PT2 Positive Displacement flowmeters, the T-Sense® and TT-Sense® torque sensors will bring you a complete efficiency overview of your vessel’s propulsion train.

Our instruments are used in a diversity of situations and by a variety of companies. Over 70% of the top 100 shipyards worldwide we call our clients. With most of them we have long established relationships.

VAF Instruments has a world-wide network, with agents all around the globe. Over 70 representatives are most willing to serve you. Please feel free to contact us or one of our representatives, any time, any place, www.vaf.nl.


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Is a complete “remote condition monitoring system” providing comprehensive Information Intelligence & performance analysis for the fleet of the shipping companies to:

  • Optimize Operational Efficiency
  • Reduce the Operational Expenses
  • Ensure Environmental Compliance
  • Minimize communication time between HQ and Vessel
  • Improve company’s credibility to the Market and Investors

LAROS works:
On a holistic approach of data collection, LAROS interconnects with any main or auxiliary system of the vessel through a wireless intelligent devices’ network. The collected reliable (raw) data, are transmitted in a exploitable format, to LAROS Software with enhanced analytics for remote condition monitoring, predictive maintenance, KPIs, and performance analysis

The system can performs on all vessels, regardless type, age, or size

LAROS advantages:

  • A complete “end to end” Solution
  • Unified software platform for the entire fleet
  • Deployment of the system in 3 days – anytime, anywhere in the world
  • Low deployment & TCO cost and extremely short ROI.
  • Battle-tested and adopted by highly reputable shipping companies
  • IoT Technology for the “fleet management”.

LAROS has been innovated – marketed and supported by Prisma Electronics, (www.prismaelectronics.eu) a CERN award winning Company with 25 years of experience in ICT and Electronics for defence, space and industrial hardware & software systems, employing more than 65 people. The Company has established presence in Greece, UK and USA.



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Norsepower has developed and brought to market the Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution, with which ships can significantly reduce fuel consumption and related emissions. When the wind conditions are favourable, Norsepower Rotor Sails allow the main engines to be throttled back, saving fuel and reducing emissions while providing the power needed to maintain speed and voyage time. Rotor sails can be used with new vessels or they can be retrofitted to existing ships.

Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution has been piloted on Bore’s RoRo vessel Estraden starting from November 2014 with excellent results. Norsepower’s product is world’s first practical and effective auxiliary wind power solution, which enables achieving efficiency gains and emission reductions that go significantly beyond the best currently available solutions.


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Jean Jacques Hermans

+44 (0)203 141 0608

[email protected]


Marine Insight

Marine Insight is one of the leading independent maritime news website that covers a wide range of marine topics.

Using the latest internet tools, Marine Insight has built an engaging online community of active maritime professionals, seeking and sharing knowledge.

With more than 300,000 unique visitors per month and growing, Marine Insight is the fastest growing online maritime digital magazine in Asia.


Maritime Market

Maritime Market is a full color magazine, with information and analysis as well as covering all aspects of the maritime industry in Russia. It is targeted at shipping company executives, managers, shipbuilding and research specialists, including visitors of marine exhibitions and also a wide range of audiences interested in marine issues.

Distribution area: Russia and worldwide.
Circulation: 3,000 copies, about 80 pages.
Languages: Russian and English (30%).


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The Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association (SSA) represents UK companies engaged in building ships of all sizes, converting them for other uses, repairing & maintaining them and ultimately in disposing of them. The membership also includes key industrial suppliers, essential elements of the maritime supply chain, consultants, sub-contractors and academics providing and representing a rich diversity of interests. We represent our members to UK Government departments, the European Community, Regional Development agencies and those developing and setting standards/international legislation.In order to deliver this the Association has well established relationships with UK Government Departments and agencies which include Department of Business Enterprise Regulation & Reform (BERR), Marine Industries Leadership Council (MILC), Community of European Shipyard Associations (CESA), Department Innovation University & Skills (DIUS), Technology Strategy Board (TSB), Defence Equipment and Support [DE&S], the Health & Safety Executive [HSE], SEMTA, Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [DEFRA], UK Trade & Investment and Regional Development Agencies (RDA’s) across the UK.Through our representation within CESA, members have access to business interest groups, technical, defence and R&D networks across Europe. Further to this SSA plays an active role in the Research & Development Group, securing EU research funding via Framework Programme 7 (FP7), the Ship Maintenance, Repair and Conversion Group and in helping to shape European shipyard policy through initiatives like LeaderSHIP 2015. http://www.ssa.org.uk/

Maritime Connector

“Maritime Connector” is the international Internet gateway to share maritime employment opportunities and broad maritime information. The pages were created through the collaboration with computer experts in order to start a professional and interactive place on the Internet where seafarers, maritime employers, centers for maritime education, maritime Universities and other institutions in the maritime sector could meet and share important information.

Maritime industry suffers a worldwide shortage of qualified seafarers and this web site activity is helping in communication between maritime subjects and partially helping to solve the maritime employment problem.



Global Energy World one of the ASD Media Group websites and brings news on the latest developments and contracts for professionals in the traditional and new (renewable) Energy market.

ASD Media serves professionals in markets like Energy, Aerospace, Life Sciences, and Defense by bringing them news, intelligence (market research reports and data, ASDReports), and interaction opportunities, like conferences and trainings (ASDEvents). Our news websites ASDNews.com for the Aerospace and Defense market and GlobalEnergyWorld.com for the Energy market are bringing the latest contracts and development news.

We started in 2002 and our mission is still the same: providing professionals with key market news, high quality market intelligence, and opportunities to meet people and to exchange information. ASD Media is managed by the founders Jol Hoeve, Hans Dijkstra, and Stefan Koopman. More information is available at the ASD Media website.


Global Maritime Hub

Global Maritime Hub is the gateway to information on the Global Shipping industry. We are an online resource where you will find the providers of shipping information, consulting services, shipping jobs, market reports, market data and analysis – all conveniently gathered for you into one ‘hub’.



InterManager is the international trade association for the shipmanagement industry. Its membership comprises in-house and third party ship managers, crew managers and associate members from throughout the shipping industry.

Collectively InterManager members are responsible for some 3,700 ships and more than 125,000 seafarers.

InterManager is the only organisation exclusively dedicated to representing the shipmanagement industry. It is a recognised and well respected organisation which represents its members at international level, lobbying on their behalf to ensure their views and needs are taken into account within the world-wide maritime industry.

In addition, InterManager is committed to improving transparency and governance in the shipping world and ensuring high standards are maintained throughout the shipmanagement sector by requesting its members to commit to its Code of Ethics and by developing a set of measurable and meaningful Key Performance Indicators.

InterManager is the voice of shipmanagement.


Marine Talk

MarineTalk has been at the forefront of the Internet revolution within the technical sectors of the marine industry since 1998. Our initial goal was to provide the best single Internet Gateway for the maritime technical and management community based on good understanding of the industry’s needs. MarineTalk is presently known as an effective information and marketing platform where marine professionals find information fast, and where companies promote their products and services directly to decision makers.




Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.


Harbours Review
The Harbours Review project of the Baltic Press publishing house stands for a completely free regularly updated on-line European ports database as well as E-zines distributed to over 15,000+ subscribers with expert views on the most important issues for Europe’s port sector. Each E-zine contains a featured article tackling one of the most burning questions for the EU port industry, coupled with comments of the sector’s representatives and top national & EU officials.


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Baltic Transport Journal is an international printed magazine focused on transport in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) with its 9 countries: Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. The magazines tackles all transport aspects within the logistics chain: maritime – rail – road – aviation – inland shipping – project logistics – warehousing – distribution, etc. BTJ delivers credible information and professional market analysis. BTJ also enhances business among partners within the region and promotes the BSR companies throughout the world organizing its own free to attend seminars connecting partners from various countries and supply chain parts. BTJ is the official media partner of the Baltic Ports Organization, TransBaltic and East West Transport Corridor II EU Projects.



Bunkerspot Vessel Efficiency Singapore

The bi-monthly Bunkerspot magazine, launched in February 2004, focuses on the technical, operational, commercial, environmental and legal aspects of bunkering. It is written by experienced bunker journalists and a team of highly-respected industry experts.

Bunkerspot website

The Bunkerspot website includes a subscription-based real-time news and pricing service, as well as information channels, industry announcements and updates on conferences, exhibitions and other key events. An annual subscription entitles you to see all the subscribers’ newsboard stories and access thousands of articles on the Search Archive.



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