Liquified Natural Gas and Liquified Biogas workshop


Location: Zwolle, the Netherlands

When: Wednesday April 24, 2019

Venue: Hotel Lumen, Stadionplein 20, 8025 CP Zwolle, Netherlands +31 88 147 1471

Registration of bedrooms at Hotel Lumen: (for special rate use for booking: DUAL PORTS/Port of Zwolle)

Registration to conference:


12:00 – 13:00

Arrival and Lunch

13:00 – 13:10

Welcome by Mr. Jeroen van den Ende, Port of Zwolle and introduction to DUAL Ports by Mr. Wim Stubbe, Port of Ostend.

13:10 – 14:40

DUAL Ports LNG workshop II: New and greener fuels in shipping and ports - Opportunities and challenges.

Various ways of propulsion, multiple sources Mr. Bart Kuipers, Erasmus Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics - NL

Experiences from LNG propulsion in bulk ship Mr. Jens Buchhave, TernTank – DK

Decentral small-scale LNG and LBG production Mr. Jacob Himmelstrup, NærEnergi - DK Business case and feasibility – LNG in the Port of Skagen Mr. Jesper Rullfs, Port of Skagen – DK

14:40 – 15:00

Coffee/tea break

15:00 – 16:00

Investments in green and blue: Is it a dream or cost efficient?

Examples of financial cooperation – private and public Mr. Nikolaj R. Krause, MEQ Partners - DK

Investing in LNG or another alternative source? Mr. Nutte Visser, Director MCS Full Service Container Logistics - NL

Cleaning ship hulls with robots, less fuel consumption Mr. Alex Noordstrand, Fleetcleaner BV - NL

16:00 – 16:30

LNG or LBG in ports: Group discussion Challenges for ports to realise the potential of LNG/LBG systems as a value-added activity?

16:30 – 17:00

Summary of discussions

17:00 – 17:15

Concluding remarks on the day – learnings and to do’s

17:15 – 18:00

Refreshments and informal get together

20:00 – 22:00

Informal working dinner – Lumen Hotel