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Conference programme

Day 1 - Tuesday 28 March 2017

 

10.00 - Opening remarks from the moderator:  Tony Quinn, CEO, TankBank International

 

10.10 - Speed networking

 

Before the session begins all delegates will be encouraged to introduce themselves to the other people sitting at their tables.

 

Panel Session 1: Operational excellence: how to optimise terminal performance

 

Terminal efficiency has a critical impact on profits and customer satisfaction. Speakers in this session will cover issues affecting terminal efficiency, such as new investments, ways to increase throughput and challenges a terminal manager faces, such as regulatory compliance.

 

 

10.20 - Optimising the customer's supply chain: Walter Wattenberg, Group CEO, LBC Tank Terminals

 

10.50 - Transparency in the supply chain creates value: Abel Noordanus, Commercial Manager, Odfjell

 

 

11.20 - Panel discussion

 

 

 

Walter Wattenberg

 

Group CEO

 

LBC Tank Terminals

Abel Noordanus

 

Abel Noordanus

Commercial Manager

Odfjell

 

Martijn Notten

CEO

Vesta Terminals

 

Laurent Hatzopoulos

Manager Third Party Storage

Shell Trading

 

12.00 - Lunch in the exhibition hall

Panel Session 2: The number one priority

Terminal operators have a huge responsibility to keep their facilities, and the local areas in which they are located, safe. In this session we will hear from HSE experts to share ideas on emergency response planning, avoiding near miss incidents and risk management.

 

 

13.30 - Opening remarks from the moderator:  Wim Bartels, Global Head of Sustainability Reporting & Assurance, KPMG

 

13.40 - Speed networking

 

Before the session begins all delegates will be encouraged to introduce themselves to the other people sitting at their tables.

 

 

13.45 - Risk assessment in the transition process of an emergency response organisation (BHV) to a first responder organisation: Rene Braaksma, HSE Manager, NuStar Energy

 

14.10 - The flipside of effective risk management is thorough emergency response planning: Margit Blok, Global HSE Director, VTTI

 

14.35 - How do you see through the complexity and technical jargon that surrounds process safety in complex organisations to just focus on the most important issues in the prevention of a catastrophic incident?: Ian Travers, Process Safety Consultant

 

15.00 - Panel discussion

 

 

Wim Bartels

Global Head of Sustainability Reporting & Assurance

KPMG

 

Margit Blok

Global HSE Director

VTTI

 

Rene Braaksma

HSE Manager

NuStar Energy

Ian Travers

 

Ian Travers

Process Safety Consultant

 

 

15.30 - Networking break in the exhibition hall

Panel Session 3: Opportunities in the Mediterranean

A look at growth and investment plans and opportunities throughout the region.

 

 

16.00 - Opening remarks from the moderator:  Tony Quinn, CEO, TankBank International

 

16.10 - Speed networking

 

Before the session begins all delegates will be encouraged to introduce themselves to the other people sitting at their tables.

 

 

16.15 -Tepsa´s proposal in the west Mediterranean: Luis Sala, Managing Director, Tepsa

 

16.35 - EAPC's role in the Mediterranean basin 'playground' and its future expansion plans: Effie Milutin, Deputy General Manager, Commerce & Marketing, Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Co.

 

17.00 - Panel discussion

 

Effie Milutin

Deputy General Manager, Commerce & Marketing

Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Co.

 

Luis Sala

Managing Director

TEPSA

 

17.30 - End of Day 1 - Networking drinks in the exhibition hall

Day 2 - WEDNESDAY 29 March 2017

Panel Session 4: Global energy outlook

 

Examining global supply and demand trends, including specific issues such as the impact of the US ban on exports being lifted, the effect of sanctions being lifted against Iran and other factors impacting international trade flows.

 

 

10.00 - Opening remarks from the moderator: Eduard Smits, Manufacturing IT, MES, Accenture

 

10.15 - Global energy outlook & key regional dynamics: Giacomo Boati, Director of Energy, IHS

 

10.45 - 2020 refining developments with focus on IMO regulations and implications for storage:

Eugene Lindell , Head of Downstream, JBC Energy

 

11.15 - Panel discussion

 

 

Moderator: Eduard Smits

Manufacturing IT, MES

Accenture

 

Giacomo Boati

Director of Energy

IHS

 

Eugene Lindell

Head of Downstream

JBC Energy

 

Erik Klooster

 

Director

 

VNPI

 

11.45 - Lunch in the exhibition hall

Panel Session 5: Storage market outlook

A cross-section of senior terminal executives and leading experts will cover the current status of the oil industry and other relevant industry issues such as storage capacity utilisation rates, the refining outlook and future oil price forecasts.

 

 

13.20 - Opening remarks from the moderator: Eduard Smits, Manufacturing IT, MES, Accenture

 

13.30 - Speed networking

 

Before the session begins all delegates will be encouraged to introduce themselves to the other people sitting at their tables.

 

 

13.40 - Market dynamic from a storage company's perspective: Onur Capan, Commercial Analytics Manager, VTTI

 

14.10 - Outlook for the Northwest European tank storage business: Patrick Kulsen, President, PJK International

 

14.40 - Latest trends and outlook for the international crude and products markets, and what challenges & opportunities that presents for storage industry: Chris Barry, Principal Consultant, Refining & Oil Product Markets, Wood Mackenzie

 

15.10 - Panel discussion

 

 

Moderator: Eduard Smits

Manufacturing IT, MES

Accenture

 

Onur Capan

Commercial Analytics Manager

VTTI

 

Patrick Kulsen

President

PJK International

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Chris Barry

Principal Consultant, Refining & Oil Product Markets

Wood Mackenzie

 

15.30 - Networking break in the exhibition hall

Panel Session 6: Investing in terminal growth markets

Overview of recent M&As, transaction values and market trends impacting what will happen next

 

 

16.00 - Opening remarks from the moderator: Ellen Ruhotas, Managing Director, Ratio Group

 

16.10 - Speed networking

 

Before the session begins all delegates will be encouraged to introduce themselves to the other people sitting at their tables.

 

 

16.15 - What investors should be looking out for in terminal acquisitions following recent M&A trends. The fundamentals based investment framework in the context of the recent high valuations in the terminals sector: Evren Nergiz, Business Development Manager, Zenith Energy Management

 

16.35 - Considerations for storage owners in transactions with financial investors: Iain Macleod, Managing Partner, iCon Infrastructure

 

17.00 - Panel discussion

 

 

Moderator: Ellen Ruhotas

Managing Director

Ratio Group

 

Evren Nergiz

Business Development Manager

Zenith Energy Management

 

Iain Macleod

Managing Partner

iCon Infrastructure

 

17.30 - End of day 2

 

19.00 - Global Tank Storage Awards at Floating Pavilion, Rotterdam - Book your seat and submit your nominations here

Day 3 - Thursday 30 March 2017

Panel Session 7: Analysis of the storage market in Asia, with a specific focus on China

Challenges & opportunities in helping China build up its national reserves as well as growing its independent storage market.

 

10.00 - Opening remarks from the moderator: Ellen Ruhotas, Managing Director, Ratio Group

 

10.05 - Speed networking

 

Before the session begins all delegates will be encouraged to introduce themselves to the other people sitting at their tables.

 

 

10.10 - Outlook for China's crude oil storage business. Supply / demand trends and their impact on trade flows: Ms Li Li, Head of Research, ICIS China

 

10.35 - Overcoming the challenges of moving into the Chinese storage market: Xiaobo Liu, Managing Director, In Full Services

 

11.00 - Current storage capacities, opportunities for growth & investment: Ellen Ruhotas, Managing Director, Ratio Group

 

11.30 - Panel discussion

 

Moderator: Ellen Ruhotas

Managing Director

Ratio Group

Ms Li Li

Head of Research

ICIS China

Xiaobo Liu

Managing Director

In Full Services

 

12.00 - Lunch in the exhibition hall

Technology in action session

13.00 - Case study

Optimising tank and terminal asset integrity and safety through the use of emerging materials, technologies and innovation

 

Olli Rantala, Deputy Managing Director, Baltic Tank Oy

 

 

13.30 - Case study

An interactive demonstration of how an unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) can be used to inspect tanks

 

Theo Olijve

Managing Director

Odfjell Rotterdam Terminal  

 

 

Marc Gandillon 

 Marketing Manager

Flyability

14.00 - Pre-insulated pipe systems: A combination of ecology and economy

Wilhem Lindemann

 

Wilhelm Lindemann

 

BASF Polyrethanes

thadeus

 

Thadeus Hoss

 

Jabitherm Rohrsysteme

 

14.30 - Close of conference

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