LNG as the next generation marine fuel: challenges and opportunities

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15 August 2012 18:15 - 20:00
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Industry, regulatory and market trends clearly point to LNG as the next generation fuel for the maritime sector. LNG propulsion for ships is technically feasible,
has an excellent safety track record
and there is a business case supporting it;
however there are still a number of challenges to overcome before it will go mainstream. This technical talk will address the points above and present the main options and opportunities the maritime industry has to consider in the near future.

DNV: Det Norske Veritas is a global provider of risk management services. An independent foundation with the objective of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV comprises 300 offices in 100 countries, with more than 11,000 employees from more than 85 different nations.

The activities are divided into three operating companies:

  • DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas provides classification, verification, risk management and technical advisory services to the global maritime and oil and gas industries;
  • DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability provides consulting, testing and certification services to the global energy sector including renewable energy, carbon reduction and energy efficiency, power generation, transmission & distribution;
  • DNV Business Assurance provides certification, assessment and training services to assure the performance of customers’ products, processes and organisations across a wide variety of industries globally.

For more information, please visit www.dnv.com

Dr. Lorenzo is a Chartered Engineer with more than 20 years' business experience. Prior to joining DNV in 2008, he was an Officer in the Italian Navy for nine years, an International Observer for the United Nations (IMO) for six years, a Principal Advisor to the Italian Parliament for five years and the President of the Shipping Professional Network in London for four. In DNV, Lorenzo has lead project teams in delivering a wide range of management consultancy and technical advisory projects, including: energy management and fuel efficiency programs for leading shipping companies as well as devising solutions for the adoption of LNG as a fuel for shipping.

Dr Lorenzo has a PhD from the University College London and a CSE from London Business School. Prior to his education in the UK, he got his MSc in Naval Architecture and Marine & Environmental Engineering from University of Trieste and a BSc in Diplomatic and Military Science from the Italian Naval Academy.



Dr. Lorenzo Casarosa, Senior Consultant Clean Technology Centre, Det Norske Veritas (DNV)


SINGAPORE EA - Engineering Auditorium
National University Singapore
Faculty of Engineering
1 Engineering Drive, Kent Ridge Campus

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