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18th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit

Date: 7th August 2019 - 8th August 2019 Location: Singapore

Tackling Sulphur 2020 & Shipping Challenges Ahead

  • What are the solutions for Ship Owners?
  • What it means for the refiners?
  • Alternative Fuel Options & will there be sufficient compliant fuel available?
  • What Technologies are there to curb filter Emissions?

All these questions would be answered at ACI’s 18th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit will provide essential, expert guidance to shipowner/operators on how to scrutinise the technologies available & Fuel alternatives to assist with complying with the Sulphur 2020 cap deadline. It would provide an ideal platform  for stakeholders from the Maritime industry, including Shipowners, Ship-managers and associated solution providers, fuel solutions, IT and data associations, consultants, and technology providers to converge. Bringing the pioneers together the conference aims to promote the methodologies, exchange of ideas and the way forward to commercialization.

70+ industry professionals will come together to unravel the Sulphur 2020 mesh, discuss successful system installations, share solution driven case studies to handle technical and operational aspects  and create resilient fuel emission strategies.



“Thanks for arranging an excellent seminar, especially to be able to get a very senior team in a room & keep them interested & listening. “

– MD, Veritas Petroleum Services( VPS)

“Very well organised event. ACI did a great Job. Looking forward for more. “

– Fleet Efficiency Manager, The China Navigation Company

“Good arrangement and platform for sharing knowledge/ information. Some what had more focus on humanity over and above the business.”

-Fleet Manager, MSI Shipmanagement

“Good interacting sessions with lot of knowledge sharing”

– Fleet Performance Manager, BW Tankers

“Overall pretty good as I’m attending it for the first time. It does connect to the whole market changes & experienced people to discuss solutions on current problems.”

– Vessel Performance Analyst, Akzo Nobel

“Good atmosphere and Chairman reporting it all the time.”

– MD, Royal Roos B.V


7th August 2019
8th August 2019
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Nitisha Sancheti – Content
+91 2048523149 / +91 7620518655
Pramod Kale – Registration, Marketing & Media Partnerships
+91 9637464143 / +91 20 48523144
Ketan Kulkarni – Sponsorship
+91 2048523141
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Singapore, Singapore

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  • Latest Regulatory Developments & Enforcement Measures
  • Prepping Up for the Ship Implementation Plans (SIPs) in line with the Sulphur 2020
  • Latest Technology Techniques for Vessel Efficiency & Best Practices
  • Marine Fuel Management
  • PANEL DISCUSSION | Sulphur 2020 – Challenges & Opportunities
  • Switchover Plan from HSFO to VLSFO
  • Marine Fuel Quality Trends & Challenges
  • Scrubber – Are They Still a Viable Option for Sulphur 2020?
  • Procurement Strategies for 2020
  • Sulphur 2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Chartering & Bunker Organisations

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 include CEOs, COOs, Managing Directors, General Managers, Vice-Presidents,. As well as:

  • Fleet Directors/ Fleet Managers
  • Technical Directors/ Technical Managers
  • New Buildings Directors and Managers
  • Superintendents
  • Operations Directors/Managers
  • Ports/Port Authorities

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


  • Rajiv Malhotra, Technical Manager, Thome Shipmanagement Pte Ltd
  • Afzal Machingal, Manager-Engineering & Technology, Eaglestar Marine (S) Pte Ltd
  • K.K. Mukherjee, Director(Operations), NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte Ltd.
  • N. Prasad, Executive Director, IS Container Pte Ltd.

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Sean Hutchings, Chief Technical Officer, Thome Group of Companies
Gideon Herbst, Fleet Director, BSM Singapore Pte Ltd
Capt. K.K. Mukherjee, Director(Operations), Nyk Bulkship (Asia) Pte Ltd.
Nishant Dhyani, Fleet Efficiency Manager, The China Navigation Company
Lim Sim Keat, Council Member, SSA & Managing Director –  Transport Logistics,  IMC Shipping Co. Pte Ltd
Lars Malmbratt, General Manager, Stena Bulk Singapore
Kapil Berry, GM , Head of Compliance & Environmental, BW Fleet Management Pte. Ltd.
Jens Maul Jørgensen, Director of Bunkers and Risk Management, Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co.  KG.
B.N. Prasad, Executive Director, IS Container Pte Ltd.
Sanford D’Souza, General Manager, V.Ships Offshore (Asia)
Claus Jensen, Technical Director, Berge Bulk Maritime Pte. Ltd.
Avinash Kadam, Managing Director, ARK Marine Consultancy Pte Ltd.
Suresh Thomas, Fleet Manager Containers, OSM Ship Management Pte. Ltd.
Chris Chatterton, Chief Operating Officer, Methanol Institute
Tim Wilkins, Regional Manager Asia-Pacific / Environment Director, INTERTANKO
Capt. Rahul Choudhuri, Managing Director – Asia, Middle East & Africa, Veritas Petroleum Services (Asia) Pte Ltd
Douglas Raitt, Regional Consultancy Manager, Lloyd’s Register Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Fulko Roos M.Sc., Naval Architect / MD, Marine Performance Systems
KOH Eng Kiong, Assistant Centre Director, Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development (MESD) Centre of Excellence
Captain Walter P. Purio, Chief Executive Officer, LNG Marine Fuel Institute & Non Executive Director – CleanSubSea

 And many more…




 For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Ketan Kulkarni

Tel: +91 2048523141

Email: [email protected]












If you would like to be considered as a speaker at the event for a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Nitisha Sancheti

Tel: +91 2048523149

Email: [email protected] 


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For commercial opportunities, please contact:

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Tel: +91 2048523141

Email: [email protected]


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