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2nd American Greentech and Decarbonizing Shipping Forum strives to get all important industry stakeholders to provide a platform for debating and networking. The Forum will present strategies and will showcase latest innovations and cutting-edge technologies, which will move the industry to a greener and more sustainable future. You will hear from shipbuilders, shipowners, solution and service providers, research and government bodies. This unique platform will give you an opportunity to network, learn and discuss maritime industry challenges in a compact and more intimate environment!


Digital Shipping

  • • Autonomous vessels - future of shipping?
  • • Cyber Resilience: Incident Monitoring, Analysis and Response
  • • Importance of connectivity in digital operations
  • • Innovation in satellite communication
  • IT solutions for:
    1. • Reducing fuel consumption
    2. • Route optimization
    3. • Weather routing
    4. • Cargo tracking
    5. • Autopilot optimization
    6. • Trim/draft optimization


Decarbonizing Shipping Industry

  • • Latest environmental regulations, social responsibility, and financial implications
  • • Talent, organisational culture, and leadership impact on sustainable maritime industry
  • • Sustainability and finance – good financial management practices
  • • Corporate decision-making process in determining company’s decarbonization strategy
  • • Top criteria for selection of emission reducing technologies
  • • The role of the European ports contributing to greening of the shipping industry


Future fuels

  • • Which fuels or fuel mix, will be used in the next 30 years?
  • • Searching for the greenest fuels – which options have the best economic and environmental effect?
  • • HFO with scrubbers – Pros and Cons, latest innovations, future prospects
  • • LNG – reducing infrastructure CAPEX, lowering the methane slip, storage and handling technologies
  • • LPG – LPG production forecast, benefits of LPG powered fleet
  • • Hydrogen - infrastructure status and development, green production
  • • Methanol – design and operation of methanol fueled ships, fuel cost forecast
  • • Biofuels (biodiesel, liquefied biogas, etc.) – infrastructure and development, supply challenges, pricing forecast
  • • Ammonia – infrastructure, supply challenges, pricing forecasts
  • • Hybrid electric solutions (electrification, batteries, fuel cells, cold ironing) - availability, prices and scaling


Sustainable and Innovative Solutions

  • Engineering Solutions for Sustainability and Better Efficiency

    1. • Developing zero emission ships and becoming carbon neutral
    2. • Reducing the environmental impact of ships’ day-to-day operations
    3. • Fuel saving technologies (batteries, fuel cell systems, wind-assisted propulsion, emulsified fuels)
    4. • Ballast water treatment solutions and exhaust gas cleaning systems
    5. • Sustainable ship recycling, sustainable new shipbuilding and ship repair
    6. • Propulsion technologies, wind-assisted ship propulsion
    7. • The role of SCR technology in NOx control
    8. • HVAC - electronic control, increasing SEER rating
  • Energy Efficiency Measures – Machinery

    1. • Optimisation of auxiliary systems
    2. • Engine performance optimization
    3. • Engine de-rating
    4. • Stop Plastic Bottled Water - Protect Seafarers and the Environment
    5. • Exhaust gas boilers on auxiliary engines
    6. • Variable engine speed
    7. • Shaft generators (PTI/PTO)
    8. • Efficient lighting system
    9. • Variable frequency drives
  • Energy Efficiency Measures - Hydrodynamics

    1. • Hull cleaning
    2. • Hull coating
    3. • Hull form optimization
    4. • Hull modifications
    5. • Propulsion efficiency devices
    6. • Propeller efficiency and propeller retrofit

Bud Darr

Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC GROUP


Anshul Tuteja

Global Fleet Optimization – Strategic Energy & Assets | Associate Vice President, Global Marine Operations – Uncompromised Safety & Service, Royal Caribbean Group


Angelica Sogor

Manager, Marine Safety & Training, Carnival Cruise Line


Alisa Praskovich

VP, Sustainability, Crowley


Jill Stoneberg

Director - Social Impact & Sustainability, Virgin Voyages


Henrik Källsson

Deputy Managing Director, Thun Group


Dallas D. Smith

VP of LNG and Alternative Fuels, LISCR


Ferhat Acuner

General Manager, Navtek


Dirk Kronemeijer

CEO and Founder, GoodFuels and the GoodShipping Program


Peter Keller

Chairman, SEA-LNG

Honorable Guest

Manolis Alevropoulos

Vice President | Marine Operations, Celebrity Cruises Inc.

Honorable Guest

Luca Gregorio

Vice President, MSC

Honorable Guest

Alessio Lombardi

Trade Manager, MSC

Honorable Guest

Jari Oinas

Fuel & Performance Operations, Carnival Cruise Line

Honorable Guest

Stefano Conteddu

Director HVAC & Hotel Equipment-Energy Program execution, Technical Operations, Carnival Cruise Line

Honorable Guest

Simon Hamilton

Senior Technical Manager | Newbuilding & Innovation, Royal Caribbean Group

Honorable Guest

Meaghan Gies

Associate Vice President | Marine Strategy & Safety, Royal Caribbean International

Honorable Guest

Mauricio Lacayo

Director, Global Fleet Energy Optimization & Budgeting | Global Marine Operations, Fleet Optimization | Energy Management, Royal Caribbean Group

Honorable Guest

Greg Purdy

SVP, Marine Operations, Royal Caribbean International

Honorable Guest

Chris Korfiatis

VP, Technical Operations, Royal Caribbean International

Honorable Guest

Bill Spence

Director, Technical Operations, Royal Caribbean International

Honorable Guest

Anders Aasen

Vice President | Global Marine Operations | Global Technical Service & Accommodations, Royal Caribbean Group

Honorable Guest

Freddy Friberg

Director, Technical Operations, Royal Caribbean International

Honorable Guest

Kimmo Heikkila

Associate Vice President | Global Marine Operations |Global Technical Solutions, Marine Technical Systems, Royal Caribbean Group

Chairman of the Event

Captain Walter Purio

Chairman, Rise-x.io


Berit Hinnemann

Head of Decarbonisation Business Development, Maersk


Captain Wolfram Guntermann

Director Regulatory Affairs, Hapag-Lloyd AG


Roger Strevens

VP, Global Sustainability, Wallenius Wilhelmsen


Lucienne Damm

Head of Sustainability, TUI Cruises


Xavier Leclercq

Vice president of CMA Ships, CMA CGM Group


Linden Coppell

Director of Sustainability, MSC Cruises


Regina Asariotis

Chief, Policy and Legislation Section TLB, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD


Christoph Schlador

Vice President Decarbonisation, Carnival Maritime


Melissa Williams

Vice President, Marine Sectors and Decarbonisation, Shell


Jan Egbertsen

Innovation Manager, Port of Amsterdam


Bernard Vanheule

EU Affairs Director, Costa Group


Wassim Daoud

Head of sustainability and CSR, PONANT


Domagoj Baresic

Research Associate, UCL Energy Institute


Alexandre Tocatlian

Head of Business Development, GTT


Jonathan (Jonny) Hudson

Global Market Leader Oil Tankers and Adjacent Stakeholders, Bureau Veritas


Wayne Lundy

Senior Engineer, U.S. Coast Guard


Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos

Co-founder & CTO, DeepSea Technologies


Sebastian Ebbing

Technical Advisor Climate, Marine fuels, Innovation and Funding, German Shipowners’ Association


Greg Dolan

Chief Executive Officer, Methanol Institute


Dennis Chafiâ

Manager of Business Development, GIDARA Energy


Gavin Allwright

Secretary General, International Windship Association (IWSA)


Steve Esau



Minas Papadakis

CEO, Heraklion Port Authority


Vinita Venkatesh

Managing Director, Ocean2Door India


Cal Hayden

Vice President of Global Ship Management, Crowley


Pippa Ganderton

Product Director – ATPI Halo, Sustainable Travel & Events Solutions


Valeria Mangiarotti

Director of Technical Environmental Solutions, MedCruise


Martyn Griffiths

Director Public Affairs, CLIA


Thomas Klenum

Executive Vice President, Innovation & Regulatory Affairs, LISCR


Ralf Diemer

Managing Director, eFuel Alliance


Ferhat Acuner

General Manager, Navtek


Jason Miles

Chief Executive Officer, Quadrise Fuels


Anders Skibdal

CEO, PureteQ


Michael Boot

Co-Founder & CEO, Vertoro


Frederic Bouthillier

Head of Sustainable Shipping, Vertis Environmental Finance


Bernadett Papp

Head of Research & Analysis, Vertis Environmental Finance


Dr. Martin Koller

Global Product Manager Head of Laboratory KAP - Air Pollution Control Marine Solutions, Andritz


Mike Guggenheimer

President & CEO, RSC Bio Solutions


Antonello Zanfardino

Senior Carbon Analyst, BRS Group


Karl Lander

Director, Regulatory Compliance and Outreach, Armach Robotics


Iraklis Kyriakou

Chemical/Environmental Officer, Alberta Shipmanagement Ltd

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Delegate Participation

gain insights into the latest trends, best practices and new solutions to expand your business effectively!

  • Access to all Forum areas
  • Scanned business cards
  • Presentations
  • Invitation to the Cocktail reception party
  • Access to all Forum areas and networking activities

Speaker/Panelist Slot

join world-class speaker lineup, including industry insiders and senior-level executives

  • Individual presentation / Panel discussion
  • 2 delegate passes
  • Scanned business cards
  • Presentations
  • Invitation to the Cocktail reception party

Exhibition Stand

be in the center of attention - showcase your latest technologies and cutting-edge solutions!

  • Exhibition booth (Fully installed and prepared by ALJ Group with no additional costs.)
  • 3 delegates passes
  • Scanned business cards
  • Presentations
  • Invitations to the Cocktail reception party
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Event Location:

Miami, USA

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