Conference program for IBC 2023 

Tuesday May 9th

Boarding and lunch

11.30 - 12.40Attendance Hjortneskaien Cruise terminal Oslo - Registration (boarding 1240)
12.40 - 13.00Boarding and possibility to drop off luggage at Fantasy Show Lounge deck 7 forward
13.00 - 14.30Lunch in the Oceanic a la carte restaurant 
(Sail away from Oslo at 1400) 

14.00 - 15.00Check in to cabins (Luggage to be picked up at Fantasy Show Lounge deck 7 forward)

Afternoon Program  - Fantasy Show Lounge Deck 7 fwd

Session 1

15.00     Official opening of the 42nd International Bunker Conference, IBC - Fantasy Show lounge Deck 7 fwd 

15.00 - 15.05 Welcome address by the Chairman of the IBC Program committee
         Speaker: Fritz Jakob Fredriksen, Head of Fuel & Chartered Vessels - PGS
15.05 - 15.20 Conference Chairman introduction
         Gijsbert De Jong - Marine Chief Executive Nordics, Bureau Veritas
15.20 - 15.50  IMO Greenhouse Gas strategy update
Speaker: Unni Einemo, Director & IMO Representative, The International Bunker Industry Association, IBIA
15.50 - 16.20  Fit For 55 package, including FUEL EU Maritime, EU ETS, EU RED and MRV
Speaker: James J. Corbett, Environmental Director, World Shipping Council 
16.20 - 16.50  Understanding Life Cycle Analysis and Well to Wake
Speaker: Agathe Rialland, Research Scientist SINTEF      
16.50 - 17.00
   Q&A - Closing day 1

Evening Program

19.00 - 20.00 Showtime - Show in the Fantasy show lounge - Deck 7 Fwd
       Recommended meeting time 30 minutes before the show starts 
20.00 - 22.00 Welcome dinner at the Grand buffet  Restaurant - Hosted by IBC main sponsor - Bureau Veritas VeriFuel - Deck 6 
22.00 -      Bunker Corner Cosmopolitan Jazz bar - Deck 7 Aft 

Wednesday May 10th

Morning program  - Fantasy Show Lounge Deck 7 fwd

Session 2

09.00 - 09.15   Opening Session Conference Chairman 
       Gijsbert De Jong - Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore , Bureau Veritas
09.15 - 09.45 Energy Market Drivers
Speaker: Arne Lohmann Rasmussen, Chief Analyst & Head of Research Global Risk Management, GRM
09.45 - 10.15 Meeting future energy demands
Speaker: Capt. Samir Fernandez, Director Marine Fuel Solutions, CEPSA
10.15 - 10.45 How is it all affecting quality on sourcing and supply?
Speaker: Steffen Kortegaard, Technical Manager, Bunker One   

10.45 - 10.55 Q&A session 1, Day 2

10.55 - 11.15 Networking Coffee break with a snack
Session 3 
11.15 - 11.45  Understanding Bio and Renewable fuels
Speaker: Tim Wilson, Principal Specialist Fuels, Lloyds Register FOBAS
11.45 - 12.15  Producing and Certifying Biofuel
Speaker: Johannes Schurmann, Head of Operations & Supply, GoodFuels
12.15 - 12.45  Onboard treatment of new fuels
Franciska Kjellström, Global Application Manager, Alfa Laval

12:45 - 13.00Q&A  
13.00 - 14.15 Lunch in the Oceanic A la Carte (Sailaway from Kiel at 1400)

Afternoon Program - Fantasy Show Lounge Deck 7 fwd

Session 4
14.15 - 14.45  Revved up and ready?
Speaker: Rasmus Holm Bidstrup, Technical Promotion Manager, MAN Energy Solutions
14.45 - 15.15  Methanol conversion feasibility study
Speaker: Torbjørn Lie, Business Development Manager, Thome Group
15.15 - 15.45  All crystal clear?
Speaker: Guest of Honor Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine and Energy Consulting

15.45 - 15.55    Q&A

15.55 - 16.10 Short coffee break, whilst setting up the stage for a panel debate

Session 5
16.10 - 16.50 Panel debate - Surviving 2023 and beyond
A few selected speakers in an interactive discussion with the conference delegates

16.50 - 17.00 Summary and closing IBC 2023

17.00     End of plenary conference program

Evening Program

19.00 - 20.00 Showtime - Show in the Fantasy show lounge - Deck 7 Fwd
         Recommended meeting time 30 minutes before the show starts 
20.00 - 22.00 Farewell dinner at the Grand buffet Deck 6 fwd Hosted by IBC main sponsor - Bureau Veritas VeriFuel 
22.00 -      Bunker Corner Cosmopolitan Jazz bar - Deck 7 Aft

Thursday May 11th

10.00 -      Color Fantasy Arrives Oslo, and disembarkation begins shortly thereafter. Airport express train is only 5 minutes away
       By taxi - The airport express train takes 19 minutes from Oslo Central station to the airport.
       Please do not hesitate to ask our staff onboard or Color Fantasy staff for details.

General information:
Depending on your accommodation category breakfast is served from 07.00 at either grand Buffet restaurant (Oceanview cabins), Oceanic Ala Carte (Color Class cabins) or Observation lounge (Color Suite cabins). 
The ship offers many places from quiet and atmospheric observation lounge on the top deck to the more stylish Manhattan Bar where you can enjoy a good company and a drink accompanied with piano/jazz music, Should you prefer to watch a game of football and have a beer instead, the Monkey Pub will be your place for the evening. For those of you whom enjoy the night club life, don't worry - the ships' own DJ plays funky dance tunes all night in the Tower Night club. Not enough? See the ships list of restaurants and bars or activities onboard

* Timings and contents of conference program are subject to change


The International Bunker Conference (IBC)