Workshop on Nordic Action for a Transformation to Low-carbon Shipping (TRAMEREN) – University of Copenhagen

Workshop on Nordic Action for a Transformation to Low-carbon Shipping (TRAMEREN)

Time: 13 December 2016
Place: World Maritime University, Malmö, Sweden
Fiskehamnsgatan 1 - 21 118 Malmö, Sweden
Meeting rooms: Sasakawa Auditorium (ground floor) and Room 335(third floor)

Programme and presentations

08:00 – 08:30 Arrival and registration

08:30 – 08:50

Opening and Welcome and Keynote speech

Sasakawa Auditorium (ground floor)

Mr. Peer Stiansen, NOAK’s   Chair and Ministry of   Climate and Environment, Norway

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, WMU

08:50 – 10:00

Plenary session

Sasakawa Auditorium (ground floor)

International Maritime Transport and Climate Change: Exploring Nordic Action after the Paris Agreement

Dr. Tristan Smith,   Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources University College London   and Dr. Beatriz Martinez Romera, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

International Maritime Organization Perspective

Mr. Jesper Loldrup, Head,   Executive Office of the Secretary-General and of Policy and Planning, IMO

Reducing CO2 emissions from shipping -
An industry perspectiven industry perspective

Ms. Helle Knudsen, Senior   Adviser, Department of  Safety,   Health, Environment & Innovation, Danish Shipowners’ Association

Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping and Port State Jurisdiction/Control

Prof. Yoshifumi Tanaka, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

10:00 – 10.30

Coffee break

10:30 – 12:30

Parallel Panel Sessions 1:

  • 1.A. Nordic Roadmap for a Transition to Low-carbon Shipping

Chairs – Professor  Karin Andersson, Division of Maritime Environment and Energy Systems, Chalmers Technical   University of Sweden and Dr. Tristan Smith, Bartlett   School Environment, Energy & Resources University College London

Sasakawa Auditorium (ground   floor)

Themes:

  • Potential timescales for a transition to low-carbon shipping,   implications for the sector
  • What are the technologies/fleets that can help enable this and how are   these linked to the Nordic region

Speakers:

1. Ms. Katharine Palmer, Manager,   Environment & Sustainability, Lloyd's Register

2. Jussi Pyörre, Co-Founder and CTO, Eniram

3. Mr. Per Brinchmann, Vice   President, Wilhelmsen ASA

Marine Biofuels
4.
Mr. Sjors Geraedts, Head of   Business Development, GoodFuels

  • 1.B. Defining a Target for the Sector

Chairs – Dr. Beatriz Martinez Romera, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen and Dr. Ben Milligan, Bartlett School Environment, Energy &   Resources University College London

Room 335(third floor)

Themes:

  • Dimensions of the target: establishing a ‘fair share’ for shipping at the   IMO
  • Building developing countries support
  • Interactions and lessons from the ICAO process

Speakers:

1. Dr. Michael Mehling, Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy   Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

2. Mr. Simon Bennett, Director Policy & External Relation, International Chamber of   Shipping (ICS)

Targeting reductions of GHG emissions from international shipping

3.
Mr. Sveinung Oftedal, Specialist   Director, Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment

4. Ambassador Moses Mose, Solomon Islands

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch 

13:30 – 15:30

Parallel Panel Sessions 2:

  • 2.A. Technology: Opportunities and Challenges   for a Transition to Low-carbon Shipping

Chair – Dr. Tristan Smith, Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources University   College London and Dr. Maria   Grahn, Energy and Environment, Chalmers Technical University of   Sweden

Sasakawa Auditorium (ground floor)

Themes:

  • Potential for technology in the Nordic region
  • Establishing priorities: R&D, infrastructure and  wider technology implications
  • The role of private standards, regional and IMO policymakers in promoting   technological changes

Speakers:

1. Mr. Huib van de Grijspaarde, CEO, Koneksie

2. Maurice Meehan, EMEA Transport and Logistics, BSR

3. Mr. Carl Carlsson, CEO, Zero Vision Tool

4. Dr. René Taudal Poulsen, Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business   School

  • 2.B. Exploring action outside the IMO

Chair – Dr. Beatriz Martinez Romera, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen and Dr. Ben Milligan, Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources   University College London

Room 335(third floor)

Themes:

  •   Smart mix instruments for shipping at the regional level
  •   The promotion of private governance

Speakers:

1. Adjunct Professor Bryce Rudyk, New York University School of Law

2. Mr. Dirk Heine, Fiscal Economist,   World Bank, Global Climate Change Policy Team and Associate Fellow, Hoover   Chair of the Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences of the   Université Catholique de Louvain

3. Dr. Martin Cames, Head of Energy &   Climate, Oeko-Institut

4. Mr. Faig Abbasov, Aviation and Shipping Office, Transport and Environment

15.30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16.50

Closing Panel

(Report back from Sessions A   and B with a view to merge into a prioritization / areas of focus position)

Sasakawa Auditorium (ground floor)

Chairs of the Sessions +   NOAK’s Chair