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Session 1 - Vessel Case Studies

ZEUS (Zero Emission Ultimate Ship): research project

Roberto Bruni
Sales director
Fincantieri SI SpA
Italy

Hybrid technology installed on Ponant’s Le Commandant Charcot – background

Andreas Ullrich
Global market leader passenger ship and ferries
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
Germany
Mathieu Petiteau
Newbuilding director
Ponant
France

Launched: the Southern Hemisphere’s first fully electric high-performance passenger ferry

Jeremy Ward
CEO
East by West Ferries
New Zealand

Inland pusher case study

Koos Smoor
Innovation manager
Kotug
Netherlands

Q&A

TrAM – the world’s first fully battery-electric fast ferry

Edmund Tolo
R&D manager
Fjellstrand AS
Norway

Zero-emission conversion of the Marilyn Bell I

Shawn Balding
General manager
Canal Marine & Industrial Inc
Canada

The e-ferry Ellen – battery status and operational experience after two years

Halfdan Abrahamsen
Media and information manager
Ærø EnergyLab
Denmark

ECO-Lancha project: electrifying the public passenger transport system in the Argentine Delta

Nicolás Fóthy
CEO
Naval-Electric SAS
Argentina

Q&A

Session 2 - Charging Infrastructure

Maritime Port of the Future – Smart Grids and Power distribution

Ricardo Batista
Senior naval architect
European Maritime Safety Agency
Portugal

Plug-in shore power delivers sustainability from grid to propeller

Jesse Makkonen
Product manager for automatic chargers and cable management systems
ABB Marine & Ports
Norway

Presentation by CharIN EV

Jacques Borremans
Director Asia
CharIN EV
Hong Kong

Q&A

Beyond 8MW – automated charging solutions for battery-electric ferries

Rainer Altmeppen
Director ports and maritime
Wabtec Stemmann-Technik GmbH
Germany

Session 3 Alternative Energy Sources

Effects of alternative fuels on a superyacht

Vittorio Boccolini
Senior lecturer in yacht engineering
Solent University
UK

Small, fast, multi-use hydrogen fuel cell harbor craft

Danny Terlip
Lead engineer
Zero Emission Industries (formerly Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine)
USA

Solution for onboard, on-demand hydrogen and power

Gregg Baldassarre
Director of business development
RIX Industries
USA

Lifecycle assessment of different power systems for inland ship decarbonization

Yifan Wang
Postdoctoral researcher
Solent University
UK

Q&A

Session 1 (Cont) Vessel Case Studies

Wasaline LNG/battery-hybrid ferry: AC drives in hybrid power generation and propulsion

Martti Alatalo
Head of marine and offshore
Danfoss Drives
Finland

Using system simulation to reduce fleet operational costs

Peter Toxopeus
Project manager fleet sustainability
Fugro Marine Services
Netherlands

Electric propulsion in medium-size vessels and yachts

Marco Ottiker
COO
EPTechnologies
Germany

Leading with technology – emerging disruptors to diesel power

Tom Kubasta
Marine marketing manager
Cummins Inc
USA

Presentation by Hydrolift Smart City Ferries - details will be announced shortly

Session 4 - Power Control

DC grids for electric marine applications, control and protection

Dr Peter van Duijsen
Researcher
Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS)
Netherlands

New concepts for powering electric vessels

Asbjørn Halsebakke
Manager, technical solutions, marine
Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch
Norway

Hybrid solutions to reduce CO2 emissions in platform supply vessels

Giovani Giulio Tristão Thibes Vieira
PhD candidate
University of São Paulo
Brazil

Highly redundant parallel hybrid propulsion for marine applications

Thomas Vetter
CTO
Aradex AG
Germany

Is water cooling the weakest link in your solution?

Heikki Mustonen
CEO
Adwatec Oy
Finland

How to obtain good power quality on board

Martin Bladh
Global segment manager marine
Comsys AB
Sweden

Q&A

BAE Systems Workshop

Session 5 - Energy Storage

Applicability of containerized ESS on inland waterway and coastal shipping

Jan-Erik Räsänen
CTO
Foreship Ltd
Finland

Onshore infrastructure for electrification of swappable containerized battery systems

Samson Tesfahunegn
Senior engineer
Wärtsilä Norway AS
Norway

Current Direct: EU project for swappable container waterborne transport batteries

Shaun White
Senior project manager
Spear Power Systems
UK

High-energy-density battery design for marine

Chris Kruger
CTO
AYK Energy
China

Q&A

Session 6 – Developments in Powertrain and Propulsion

Design and specification of marine transmissions for the hybrid/electric future

Drew Orvieto
Senior manager, commercial fast craft and engineering
ZF Marine
USA

Validation of HamiltonJet EHX – a high-speed hybrid water-jet propulsion system

Benjamin Reed
Managing director
HamiltonJet
New Zealand

Hybridization – new challenges for an efficient powertrain

Philipp Stuhlpfarrer
Director - innovation
Geislinger GmbH
Austria

Q&A


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Session 5 (cont) Energy Storage

Comprehensive techno-economic and environmental assessment for cruise ship energy systems

Lukas Kistner
Researcher
Institute of Electric Power Systems
Germany

A cost and performance optimization platform for zero-emission maritime transport

Simon Clark
Research scientist
SINTEF Industry
Norway

Battery sizing for post-worst-case failure operations

Ben Hukins
Team lead marine operations and dynamic positioning
DNV
UK

Q&A

Fuel cell solutions for marine applications

Kristina Fløche Juelsgaard
Director of business development
Ballard Power Systems Europe AS
Denmark

Fuel cells and their role in the maritime sector

Manfred Limbrunner
Director sales and marketing
Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH
Germany

How often do batteries burn/fail versus diesel generators?

Jimmy Henningsson
CFO/CTO
Power Tech Sweden AB
Sweden

Ultra-high-energy marine battery

Nikša Pirović
Head of sales marine
Akasol AG
Germany

Q&A

Session 7 - Analytics and Testing

Unlocking greater efficiency in operations performance and energy efficiency - Putting software and analytics into action.

Dr Makhlouf Benatmane
Marine navy solutions leader
GE Power Conversion
UK
Kevat Chavan
Product leader for digital solutions
GE Power Conversion
UK

Modeling, simulation and control of hybrid power systems for vessels

Crisley de Souza Peixoto
Researcher
Universidade de São Paulo
Brazil

Simplifying motor testing and characterization

René Bastiaanssen
Business development manager
HBK
Netherlands

Q&A

Please note: this conference program may be subject to change