On 29 March 2023, the General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA) and the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) jointly organised the 47th Maritime Knowledge Shipping Session (MKSS), titled “Greenhouse Gas and Alternative Fuels”.
- Mr Abhishek Chawla, General Manager, Operations & Procurement, Pacific International Lines (PIL)
- Mr Rama Chandran, Head of Marine, Asia, QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd
- Dr Ken Tay, Senior Regional Analyst, APAC, Clean Tech – Global Energy Systems, Rystad Energy
In this session, Mr. Abhishek Chawla shared on the challenges, options, considerations and approaches from a container shipping line’s perspective to decarbonisation. After which, attendees gained exposure to an underwriter’s perspective on decarbonisation of shipping, shared by Mr. Rama Chandran. The last segment was presented by Dr. Ken Tay on the role of maritime sector in a net-zero world. The presentation showcased an overview of global decarbonisation scenarios and what it will take to reach Net-Zero.
This seminar was part of the MKSS, a series of seminars where insurance and maritime experts are invited to present insights and analysis on the current and emerging trends in the marine insurance and maritime sectors.