CONFERENCE PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 2018
 
02/28/2018
8:30 am - 10:00 amCONFERENCE REGISTRATION
10:00 am - 11:00 amOPENING CEREMONY

H. E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman – Offshore Arabia 2018, Chairman – Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Board Member, MD & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman - INDEX Holding & Vice Chairman - Offshore Arabia 2018, United Arab Emirates
11:00 am - 11:30 amKEYNOTE PRESENTATION /S

H.E. Dr. Eng. Abdulla Salem Al-Katheeri, Director General , Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime, United Arab Emirates
11:30 am - 1:00 pmINAUGURATION OF OFFSHORE ARABIA 2018 ESHIBITION
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLUNCH BREAK
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmSESSION 1: MARINE & MARITIME INDUSTRY - THE CHALLENGE
Session Chairman:
Mr. Paul Holthus, Founding President / Chief Executive Officer, World Ocean Council, United States of America
The Maritime Industry - Beyond Today
H. E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman – Offshore Arabia 2018, Chairman – Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Board Member, MD & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
Marine Industry (the Challenge)
Mr. Ali Shehab Ahmad, Deputy Chief Executive - Fleet Operations , Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), State of Kuwait
TBA
Mr. Rashed Al Hebsi, Chief Executive Officer , Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF), United Arab Emirates
TBA
Mr. Mohammed S. Al Gusaier, Former President – Vela International Marine Limited & Former Vice President Refining - Saudi Aramco, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Andrea Di Bella Middle East Area Manager, RINA Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Advanced Underwater Survey for Offshore Structures
Mr. Waleed Altamimi, Chief Operating Officer , Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF), United Arab Emirates
TBA
Mr. Omar Abu Omar, President Maritime & Operations , Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
DNV GL, United Arab Emirates
Crude and Refined Products Routes Changes, After the Panama Canal Expansion
Eng. Nicolas Vukelja Duque, Vice President of the Panama Maritime Chamber, Former President of The Panama Bunkering and Barge Commission and currently CCO & Owner, Terramar Oil & Services, Panama
3:30 pm - 3:40 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
3:40 pm - 4:00 pmNETWORKING BREAK
4:00 pm - 5:20 pmSESSION 2: OIL SPILL PREVENTION, RESPONSE & PROTECTION OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT
Session Chairman:
H. E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman – Offshore Arabia 2018, Chairman – Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Board Member, MD & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
The Vital Role of the Human Element in Pollution Prevention
Capt. Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, Director General , Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA), Greece
Recent Developments in the Oil Pollution Compensation Regime
Mr. José Maura, Director, International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds), United Kingdom
Ship Source Pollution Trends and Recent Events
Mr. Richard Johnson, Technical Director , The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Limited (ITOPF), United Kingdom
Enhanced Oil Spill Detection and Consequence Management Through Satellite Imagery
Mr. Rob Ayasse, International Sales Manager for Energy, Environment & Security , Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), Norway
Three Basic Oil Spill Response Tools – Back to Basics
Mr. Michael Roldan, Middle East Regional Manager, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), Kingdom of Bahrain
Integrating Emergency Response Services
Mr. Simon Valentine, Emergency Response Manager , Swire Emergency Response Services (Pte) Limited, United Arab Emirates
Fairdeal’s Regional Oil Spill Response Capabilities
Mr. Abdalla El-Suleiman, OSRC & Environmental Services Manager, Fairdeal Marine Services, United Arab Emirates
5:20 pm - 5:30 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
5:30 pmEND OF DAY 1 SESSIONS
8:00 pm OFFSHORE ARABIA 2018 GALA DINNER