Schedule

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Day 1 - 13th February 2020
Timings Events and Talks
0930 - 1030

Inauguration and Welcome to the IIRE International Maritime Research Confluence. 

Introduction of the themes of the confluence, researchers, participating organizations & associations, sponsors and partners. 
Speeches by the IMRC Patrons and Special Guests. 

1045 - 1115

Tea/Coffee Break

1115 - 1245

Session 1: Towards a Blue Economy

Session Moderator: Dr Sanjay Bhavnani (Director and COO, MMS India)
Session Assimilator: Capt. Kishore Sunderesan (Former MD, Kongsberg Digital)

Climate Change and the Maritime Industry
Jeffery Obbard PhD
International Partnerships, Cranfield University (Singapore)

Acoustic Habitat Degradation in Indian Ocean Region
Arnab Das PhD
Director,
Maritime Research Centre (Pune)

Developing an Eco System of shared values and collective impact across Maritime Industry - Identifying the red thread from Indian Perspective.
Jagmeet Makkar
Director, SkillsPlus (Hongkong)

Introduction to Posters, Panel Discussions and Q&A

1245 - 1330

Lunch Break

1330 - 1530

Session 2: Human Resources Development and Management

Session Moderator: Capt. Shiv Halbe (CEO, MASSA)
Session Assimilator: Capt. Pradeep Correa (GESCO)

Seagoing Human Resources – Preparing for 2030
Capt. Rajesh Tandon
Global Director: Industrial Relations & Seafarer Dev., V Group (Mumbai)

Implementation of controlling the seafarer’s recruitment and placement services under MLC 2006: A case study of Bangladesh
Capt. Sabbir Mahmood
Chief Nautical Studies, Bangladesh Marine Academy (Bangladesh)

TBA
Capt. Srirang Manjeshwar
Global Head of Training, Wallem Maritime Services Inc. 

Offshore Wind Farming - manning and training in India
Capt. Purnendu Shorey

Co-Founder, Offing Group (Mumbai)

Introduction to Posters, Panel Discussions and Q&A

1530 - 1600

Tea/Coffee Break

1600 - 1700

Session 3: Data Analytics

Session Moderator: Dr. Rajoo Balaji (Director, IMU Chennai)
Session Assimilator: Dr. Anantha Subramanian (Professor - Ocean Engineering, IITM)

Development of Methodology & Model to Assess & Manage Ship Emissions
Jai Acharya PhD
MD, Global Maritime Consultants Group (Singapore)

Modelling and Methodology for Predictive Research
Sanjeet Kanungo PhD
Vice Principal, TMI (Pune)

Introduction to Posters, Panel Discussions and Q&A

1730 - 2000

High Tea Reception

Parallel Session - Full Day

Poster Presentations - Parallel Session

INTERNET OF THINGS FOR SHIPPING in Administration, operation, and logistics 24 x 7
Pranav Sudhir Chakkarwar
Training Ship Rahaman

Sulphur 2020 Cap : Overview and Alternatives
Shivansh Tejashwi, Debarati Bhatta
Mumbai Port Campus

Hybrid Propulsion system
Gaurav Kumar, Shubham Thakur and Param Sharma
Indian Maritime University, Mumbai port campus(MERI)

MOMSHIELD
R. Karunagaran
HIMT College

Structural Response of a Warship to an Underwater Explosion
Yashita Sharma
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Numerical Analysis of Flow Modification on Helo-Deck for Safe Helicopter Operations
Sumit Kumar, R. Vijayakumar
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Numerical Study On Fluid Structure Interaction For a Marine Propeller
Ashok Kumar, Anantha Subramanian, Vijayakumar R.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras


Day 2 - 14th February 2020
Timings Events and Talks
0900 - 1030

Session 4: Ship Operations

Session Moderator: Mr. Suresh Sinha (MD, Indian Register of Shipping and COO, MMS India)
Session Assimilator: Mr. Chitta Dash (Country Manager, Lloyds Register)

Big Data analytics focussing on commercial and sustainable needs of shipping from customer standpoint; decarbonization driven by customers
Capt. Anuj Chopra
VP, Rightship Americas

Enhancing Fleet Performance Management using Big Data Analytics
Kaushik Seal
Market Development Manager, StormGeo, Singapore

Leveraging technology to tackle the challenges in commercial shipping
Punit Oza
Board Member, Torvald Klavness

Introduction to Posters, Panel Discussions and Q&A

1030 - 1100

Tea/Coffee Break

1100 - 1245

Session 5: Ports and Logistics

Moderator: Atul Kulkarni (Maritime Infrastructure Consultant)
Assimilator: Kapil Dev Bahl (Former MD: Murray Fenton)

TBC
Shri A V Ramana
Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust

TBA
Capt. Suresh Amirapu   
Director, Portman, Advisor PSA

Skill Development in the Logistics Sector
TS Ramanujam 
CEO, Logistics Skill Development Council

Next Gen Ports
Ennarasu Karunesan      
Founder and CEO, UMK Group

Introduction to Posters, Panel Discussions and Q&A

1245 - 1330

Lunch Break

1330 - 1515

Session 6: Technological Advancements

Session Moderator: Mr. Hrishikesh Narsimhan (Gen. Manager L&T Shipbuilding)
Session Assimilator: Mr. Ulhas Kalghatgi (Technical Advisor, Indian Register of Shipping)

Energy Efficient Technologies: Present and Future
Abdul Rahim PhD     
MD, NKK, India

Additive manufacturing
Dr Ing Sastry Y Kandukuri
Global AM Lead and Principal Digital Metallurgist at DNVGL

Effect of the bottom opening of the turret moonpool on the water column oscillation and the drag of the conceptual FPSO platform
Research
Scholars from IIT-M
Ocean Engineering Dept. 

Innovations in digital technology 
Sambit Adhikari         
Kongsberg, India

Introduction to Posters, Panel Discussions and Q&A

1515 - 1545

Tea/Coffee Break

1545 - 1645

GRAND CLOSING CEREMONY of the IMRC:

 

Brief Summary of the IMRC by the Dr. Suresh Bhardwaj (Resident Director, MMA Chennai) and all the Session Assimilators which will cover the topics discussed, papers and posters presented. It will also summarise the facilitated deliberations and outcomes of each session. IMRC organizers and committee will share future plans and targets for 2022. 

 

Vote of Thanks

Parallel Session - Full Day

Poster Presentations - Parallel Session

INTERNET OF THINGS FOR SHIPPING in Administration, operation, and logistics 24 x 7
Pranav Sudhir Chakkarwar
Training Ship Rahaman

Sulphur 2020 Cap : Overview and Alternatives
Shivansh Tejashwi, Debarati Bhatta
Mumbai Port Campus

Hybrid Propulsion system
Gaurav Kumar, Shubham Thakur and Param Sharma
Indian Maritime University, Mumbai port campus(MERI)

MOMSHIELD
R. Karunagaran
HIMT College

Structural Response of a Warship to an Underwater Explosion
Yashita Sharma
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Numerical Analysis of Flow Modification on Helo-Deck for Safe Helicopter Operations
Sumit Kumar, R. Vijayakumar
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Numerical Study On Fluid Structure Interaction For a Marine Propeller
Ashok Kumar, Anantha Subramanian, Vijayakumar R.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras