Activity introduction

Green & Smart Shipping Seminar

Event date:Friday, 13 February 2015, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Singapore


1.Development of LNG fuelled ships (natural gas engines) as an example of collaboration with Industries + ClassNK + Government + Universities in Japan

Dr. Koji Takasaki,
Technical Advisor, ClassNK,
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University

2.The role of MTI as a R&D company which aims to assist ship owners / operators

Mr. Tamio Kawashima,
Managing Director,
MTI (Monohakobi Technology Institute)

3.Role of academia in Green & Smart shipping and METB initiative

Dr. Prapisala Thepsithar,
Senior Scientist,
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (Nanyang Technological University)

4.Modeling and Simulations - Enabling Green & Smart Shipping

Dr. Kang Chang Wei,
Deputy Department Director,
Fluid Dynamics,
IHPC (Institute of High Performance Computing)

5.Yanmar's Innovation and New Product Development for “Beautiful Harmony with Grobal Environment”

Mr. Yasuyuki Takahata,
Exective Engineer, Chief Manager,
Development Dept., Large Power Products Operations Division,

6.ClassNK R&D Activities in Singapore, Collaborations and Policies

Y.F Wang,
Manager, Global Research and Innovation Centre,
ClassNK Singapore

Closing Comments

Dr. Tatsuo Takaishi, Associate Director,
Deputy General Manager, Maritime Innovation Japan