Publication: 19 / 5 / 2016
Gas shipping – Shaping the future today
On Wednesday 11 May Lloyd’s Register (LR) held its first Gas Shipping Forum in Greece, ‘Gas shipping – shaping the future today’.

Anthi Miliou | Lloyd’s Register Business Development Manager for Greece & Cyprus

Welcome address  

Nick Brown | Lloyd’s Register Brand and External Relations Manager

Gas shipping commercial and technical developments – the LR perspective



Gas containment, storage and handling technology


Jose Navarro | Lloyd’s Register Principal Specialist for Gas Technology

LPG Technology - Legislation driving design


Knut Erik Heggem | Wartsila Gas Solutions Business Development Manager, Business Unit LPG

Overview of “Wartsila Gas Solutions” LPG/LEG improvements from new-build and in service experience


Michael Scott | Babcock International - LGE Sales Manager

Innovation in a conservative industry ?


Giorgio La Valle | Marine Engineering Services (M.E.S.) Chairman

Correlation between Ship Design and LPG storage and handling system


David Colson | GTT Commercial Vice President

Application of GTT membrane technology for the Transport of Liquefied Gases other than LNG



Björn Munko | TGE Marine Gas Engineering Senior Sale Manager

Developments on Ethane/Ethylene/small LNG carriers


Matteo Natali | Wärtsilä Marine Applications Engineer

Use of cargo as fuel on LPG carriers: different machinery concepts  


Giorgos Plevrakis | MAN Diesel & Turbo Head of Power Plants & Turbomachinery

LPG, the new low Sulphur Marine fuel for 2-stroke engines


Shipyard and shipowner Technical Panel Discussion

Moderator: Leonidas Karistios, Lloyd’s Register Global Gas Technology Market Manager


Li Xiaoling, JiangNan Shipyard Deputy Director

Knut Erik Heggem, Wartsila Gas Solutions

Antonis Georgantzis, Consolidated Marine Management (CMM)

George Paul Perantzakis, Naftomar Shipping & Trading

Diamantis Andriotis, StealthGas

Lazaros Skoularikos, Eletson



Leonidas Karistios | Lloyd’s Register Global Gas Technology Market Manager

Gas Technology Overview - Essential LPG technologies overview



Challenges/ experience by owners


Diamantis Andriotis | StealthGas              

Antonis Georgantzis | CMM

VLGCs – Design development and operating practices



Gas Shipping Market Outlook


Panayiotis Mitrou | Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore Technology & Innovation Manager

Small scale LNG – Bridging the Gas Markets

Dr. Jonathan Gaylor | Affinity

Gas markets today and tomorrow


Market Outlook Panel discussion

Moderator: Nick Brown, Lloyd’s Register Brand and External Relations Manager


Jonathan Gaylor, Affinity

Nikolaos Ioannou, Benelux 

Costas Vlachos, CMM

Harry Vafias, StealthGas

Alexander Hadjipateras, Dorian LPG


-          Demand outlook to 2020 & beyond

-          Future fleet development and future asset values

-          Choosing a sector


Closing remarks


Networking - Cocktail reception

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