BIMCO's Wei Zhuang – Regional Manager Asia - will be speaking at the panel on how digitalisation can support the drive towards decarbonisation, which is part of the Hong Kong Maritime Week 2019. The event is arranged by Lloyd's Register and the British Consulate in Hong Kong.
08:30-09:00 - Registration with Breakfast available
09:00-09:05 - Welcome Address Matt Treadwell – Vice President - Hong Kong and Taiwan
09:05-09:25 - Opening Address Benjamin Wang – Head of Invest HK
09:25-10:30 - Panel Debate
“Practical considerations on ship purchases in the decade of digitalisation and decarbonisation”.
"A look at the operational and asset investment strategies that shipping must navigate if zero-emission ships are to join the world fleet by 2030. Talking points to include the evolving regulatory framework, the impact on ship design, fuel choices and infrastructure as well as the rapidly changing finance landscape where lenders are more readily applying ESG criteria to loans", says Bill Guo - Executive Director, Shipping, ICBC Financial Leasing.