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"The commercial and legal aspect of long term charter parties in terms of giving a certain priority to the banks financing LNG vessels"
M Hakiki
Sonatrach Petroleum Corp
2014 speakers included:
Jacques Besse Head of LNG Shipping TOTAL GAS & POWER
Mike Rowley Director - LNG Division MITSUI O.S.K BULK SHIPPING (EUROPE)
Gareth Williams Head of LNG Shipping & Offshore SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE
2014 Charterers, operators & banks
Nikolai Grigoriev Managing Director, Shipping & Logistics GAZPROM MARKETING & TRADING
Jonathan Cook Chief Marketing Officer TMS CARDIFF GAS
Jean-François Castel Manager Business Development GAZOCEAN GDF SUEZ
Adam Byrne Managing Director ING BANK
Offshore and small scale LNG
Offshore and small scale LNG
Global spotlight sessions:
Global Gas Spotlight Sessions
Gazprom keynote address - Where is the industry heading?

Gazprom managing director of Shipping and Logistics provided expert industry insigh

Total Gas & Power, Mitsui O.S.K and Gazocean

LNG operators provided their perspective on future rates and new opportunities to maximise LNG shipping 

Finance and investment options for LNG fleet expansion

Société Générale, ING Bank and Pareto Project Finance assessed  options to finance LNG carrier fleets

How to overcome the crew challenge

Recruitment, training and retaining strategies to meet charterer's demands were assessed


LNG Shipping Conference: Future routes, trade drivers and investment opportunities

Essential global industry analysis on the key issues to understand challenges to overcome and opportunities to utilise included:

  • Latest insight on the global LNG shipping fleet
  • Crucial drivers impacting global shipping routes
  • Future trends in the LNG chartering market
  • Developments in finance trends and options for fleet expansion
  • New opportunities and regions to maximise the LNG fleet
  • Operational and design methods to optimise LNG fleet efficiency
  • Strategies to overcome the crew challenge

Delegates stayed abreast of the dramatic changes to future global LNG trade routes and the rising uncertainty surrounding future rates for LNG carriers don’t miss this year’s LNG Shipping Conference

Key Speakers for 2014:

  • Nikolai Grigoriev, Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore
  • Jacques Besse, Total Gas & Power
  • Jonathan Cook, TMS Cardiff Gas
  • Michael Rowley, Mitsui OSK Bulk Shipping Europe
  • Jean-François Castel, Gazocean GDF Suez
  • Keith Bainbridge, Independent Consultant
  • Debbie Turner, Simpson, Spence & Young (SSY)
  • Neil Atkinson, Lloyd’s List Intelligence
  • Gareth Williams, Société Générale
  • Steen Kyvstaard, EA Gibson Shipbrokers
  • Adam Byrne, ING Bank
  • Amokeye Adede, Poten & Partners
  • Roman Kazmin, ICIS
  • Per Christian Fett, Fearnley LNG
  • Cato Hellstenius, Pareto Project Finance
  • Marc Nuytemans, Exmar Shipmanagement
  • Andrew Clifton, SIGTTO
  • Carlos Guerrero, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division

Champagne Discussion Forums 2014

Opportunities to meet high level LNG industry professionals and over a glass of champagne utilise this learning and networking opportunity to discuss major topics the facing LNG shipping industry

Topics included:

Roundtable 1
Achieving optimum efficiency - Operational and technical carrier developments

Roundtable 2
Financing options for LNG fleet - New methods for gaining Investment

Roundtable 3
New market opportunities – Which region is the next game changer?

Roundtable 4
Small scale LNG – Opportunities, infrastructure and global impact

Past companies to attend LNG Shipping include:

  • Mitsui OSK Bulk, Shipping Europe
  • Qatar Gas
  • Oman LNG
  • Gazocean GDF Suez
  • GasLog
  • RasGas Company Limited
  • K Line Bulk Shipping UK Ltd
  • Shell International Trading & Shipping Co Ltd
  • Total Gas & Power
  • BP Gas Marketing Ltd
  • NYK Energy Transport Atlantic Ltd
  • Oman LNG
  • Mitsui OSK Bulk Shipping Europe Ltd
  • Gazprom Global LNG Ltd
  • Cheniere Supply & Marketing Inc UK Establishment
  • Gaztransport & Technigaz
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore
  • Cardiff Marine Inc.
  • National Gas Co.of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd
  • Fearnley LNG
  • Lloyd’s List Intelligence
  • Exmar Shipmanagement
  • Team Consult
  • KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH
  • Independent
  • Pareto Project Finance
  • Ince & Co Services Ltd
  • EA Gibson Shipbrokers
  • Simpson, Spence & Young (SSY)
  • KfW IPEX Bank GmbH
  • Oman LNG
  • TMS Cardiff Gas
  • Wikborg Rein LLP
  • RasGas Company Limited
  • ICIS
  • Poten & Partners
  • BP Gas Marketing Ltd
  • Independent Consultant
  • S S Y Gas
  • Excelerate Energy LP
  • Bureau Veritas
  • RasGas Company Limited
  • Koch
  • Fearnley LNG
  • Société Générale
  • Statoil ASA
  • Lloyd’s List Intelligence
  • Cedar Offshore Nigeria Limited
  • Watson, Farley & Williams LLP
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Wartsila UK Ltd
  • Polish Oil and Gas Company PGNiG
  • Watson Farley & Williams LLP
  • ING Bank
  • Cheniere Supply & Marketing Inc UK Establishment
  • Lloyd’s List Intelligence

2014 Media Partners:


2014 Supporting Associations


Official Publication