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ABS Global Containership Summit


Event Date: May 31st, 2023

Time: 13:00

Location: Hotel Hafen, Hamburg

Seewartenstraße 9, 20459 Hamburg, Germany


As the size and capacity of today’s containerships grows larger and the journey to decarbonization evolves, new regulations, technologies and the adoption of alternative fuels will continue to play a pivotal role in this unique market. 

The Global Containership Summit, hosted by ABS, will bring together leaders and experts from the maritime value chain, aiming to provide a holistic overview of the container shipping landscape, the current and developing regulatory framework, as well as strategic decisions in terms of emerging technologies and alternative fuels options that will shape the low-carbon future of container shipping and drive market growth.

  • 13:00 – 13:30 Networking and Registration
  • 13:30 – 13:45 Opening Message & Safety Moment
    • Christoph Rasewsky, Global Container Sector Lead, ABS
  • 13:45 – 14:45 Block I: Market Environment Update Container Market 
    • Jan Tiedemann, Vice President of Liner Strategy, Alphaliner
    • Regulatory
      • Christopher Perrocco, Regulatory Affairs Senior Principal Surveyor, ABS
    • Sustainability
      • Rene Laursen, Global Sustainability Director, ABS
  • 14:45 – 15:00 Coffee Break
  • 15:00 – 16:15 Block II: Decarbonization Perspectives
    • Thinking Out of the Box: How to Eliminate 97% of Emissions at Today’s Slot Costs
      • Christoph Rasewsky, Global Container Sector Lead, ABS
    • Technology as an Enabler for Decarbonization of Shipping. State of Play
      • Alexander Feindt, Global Business Development Manager, MAN
    • A Greener Workhorse – Feasibility Study of a Methanol Conversion for a 2,500 TEU Vessel
      • Torbjorn Lie, Business Development Manager, Thome Group Norway
  • 16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break
  • 16:30 – 17:45 Block III: From a Monoculture to a Mixed Culture - The Take-off of the Alternative Fuels Landscape
    • Moderator: Namrata Nadkarni, Intent 
    • Panelists:
      • Johannes Schuermann, Sales Director, GoodFuels
      • Dr. Gerd-Michael Wuersig, CEO, GMW Consultancy
      • Lars Justus Ravens, CEO, eCap Marine
      • Tessa Major, Vice President of Bunkering, Yara Clean Ammonia
      • Torben Nørgaard, CTO - Energy & Fuels, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
  • 17:45 – 18:00 Closing Remarks
  • 18:00 – 20:00 Cocktail Reception with Flying Buffet                      


Manager, Global Sustainability ABS

Sotirios serves as ABS Global Sustainability Manager, supporting the development of products and solutions that help clients create decarbonization and sustainability strategies.

Engineer, Technology ABS

Meg is currently working as an engineer within the technology department, where she focuses on leading research into alternative fuel options available to assist the industry in achieving their decarbonization goals.


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