20 - 21 June, 2018
Equarius Hotel, Singapore

Conference Day Two – Thursday, 21 June 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Re-defining FSRU Project Development & Execution Strategies

9:10 am - 9:40 am Leveraging on pre-feasibility testing and robust concept studies to move FSRU projects forward

Parth Jindal, Managing Director,Höegh LNG Asia Pte.Ltd
  • Demonstrating how concerted engineering and proper planning allows for efficient project executions
  • Achieving reduced CAPEX and OPEX by ensuring that the FSRU project is fit-for-purpose
  • Expectations and reality – Reviewing critical decisions in process selection and the realities of FEED processes, financing and construction

Parth Jindal

Managing Director
Höegh LNG Asia Pte.Ltd

9:40 am - 10:10 am Harnessing value chain collaboration for the successful execution of FSRU projects

Nazery Khalid, Secretary,Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM)
  • Recognising the issues and challenges in FSRU projects and how the industry can overcome them through effective collaboration amongst parties across the value chain
  • Ensuring the success of FSRU projects by enhancing strategic cooperation across the value chain
  • Designing practical strategies to foster strong cooperation and partnerships in the industry

Nazery Khalid

Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM)

10:10 am - 10:40 am Defining critical measures to deliver FSRU projects on-time and on-budget

Shinsuke Umada, General Manager, FSRU & LNG Solutions,MOL (Asia Oceania)
  • The mission to deliver FSRU projects on-time and on-budget – What is needed and how do we get there?
  • Practicing value engineering and front-loading to actualise FSRU projects
  • Managing stakeholder expectations to maintain a cost-effective CAPEX and OPEX model

Shinsuke Umada

General Manager, FSRU & LNG Solutions
MOL (Asia Oceania)

10:40 am - 11:10 am Morning Break

Embracing Alternative Financing & Risk Models for FSRU Projects

11:10 am - 11:40 am Discussing alternative risk sharing models within the FSRU project team to get projects off the ground

Karthik Sathyamoorthy, President,AG&P LNG Marketing
  • Mitigating common risks involved in FSRU project development and execution
  • Exploring different risk sharing mechanisms between the developer, FSRU operator and Government representatives for FSRU projects to take off
  • Evaluating case studies of how project stakeholders have leveraged on different risk sharing models for successful project execution 

Karthik Sathyamoorthy

AG&P LNG Marketing

11:40 am - 12:10 pm Determining the bankability of FSRU projects – What keeps Project Financiers awake at night?

Shiv Sivarajah, Director of Natural Resources,ING Bank Asia
  • Discussing new and innovative strategies to make your project “bankable”
  • Understanding the risks each FSRU project stakeholder is prepared to take and knowing how it all links to FSRU project bankability
  • Demonstrating how financiers calculate project risks involved in investments

Shiv Sivarajah

Director of Natural Resources
ING Bank Asia

  • Assessing the investment appetite for FSRU projects in the changing LNG market
  • Analysing current and emerging innovative schemes, and alternative funding models – Are we approaching financing the right way? Which models are most conducive?
  • Grasping the advantages and disadvantages of the alternative financing options
  • Avoiding major “deal-breakers” in projects 

Shiv Sivarajah

Director of Natural Resources
ING Bank Asia


Luca Tonello

Head of Project & Export Finance, Investment Banking Asia
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation


Adolfo Dindo Abueg

Co-Head Project Finance Asia Pacific Project Finance
Korea Development Bank

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Networking Lunch

Interactive Roundtable Discussions
Delegates will get the opportunity to select 2 topics, each led by an expert for a 50 minutes discussion. Discussion groups are deliberately kept small size of 10 people to ensure that all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, thereby guaranteeing a perfectly tailored experience.

Best Practices from FSRU Project Execution

Roundtable A

1:50 pm - 3:30 pm Value Chain Collaboration
Nazery Khalid, Secretary,Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM)
  • Examining the importance of meaningful collaboration and strategic partnerships for FSRU projects
  • Realising what makes them tick – Finding the right partnerships for FSRU projects
  • Aligning FSRU project expectations, requirements and deliverables

Nazery Khalid

Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM)

Roundtable B

1:50 pm - 3:30 pm Pre-Feasibility Testing

Roundtable C

1:50 pm - 3:30 pm Addressing Operational Challenges

Roundtable D

1:50 pm - 3:30 pm Conceptualisation and Design

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Break

Envisioning the Future of FSRUs

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Evaluating the feasibility of small-scale FSRUs in meeting Asia’s LNG demand

Kelvin Li, Transaction Services Lead – SEA & China,Advisian
  • Reviewing the potential of small-scale FSRUs – When are small-scale FSRUs relevant for the market?
  • Making small-scale FSRU project economics work
  • Discussing the applications of small-scale FSRUs and how they will fit the marketplace
  • Overcoming challenges in developing small scale FSRUs in emerging markets 

Kelvin Li

Transaction Services Lead – SEA & China

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Moving away from ready-made vessels towards “bespoke” FSRUs to meet growing demand

  • Meeting the changing customer requirements to provide customised solutions for the fields
  • Balancing costs, quality and safety features in customised FSRUs
  • Standardisation vs Customisation – Which is more relevant for the current FSRU market climate?

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson and End of Conference