Schedule - 2020

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Day 1 - 13th February 2020
Timings Events and Talks
0830-0930 (IST)

Tea/Coffee and Registration

0930-1050(IST) 2300-0020(EST) 1200-1320(SGT) 0400-0520(GMT)


Inaugral Session

0930-0940 (IST)

Lamp Lighting and Welcome address.

0940-0950 (IST)

Introduction to IMRC, Vision, Mission, Objectives, Themes, Execution Plans for the decade 2020-2030.

Messages from Patrons: Capt. Prashant Rangnekar - Chairman, MASSA & Prof. KM Sivakholundu - VC, IMU

0950-1000 (IST)

Address by Capt. Navin Passey - Chairman, FOSMA

1000-1010 (IST)

Address by Ms. Ann Ollestad - Consul Gen. Norway 

1010-1020 (IST)

Address by Capt. Nand Hiranandani - President, NUSI 

1020-1030 (IST)

Address by Shri Arun Sharma - Chairman, IRS

1030-1040 (IST)

Address by Shri Sanjay Bhatia - Chairman, MbPT 

1040-1050 (IST)

Address by Shri Amitabh Kumar - Director General of Shipping

1050-1115 (IST)

Tea/Coffee and Posters Presentations

1115-1245(IST) 0045-0215(EST) 1345-1515(SGT) 0545-0715(GMT)

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)

1115-1135 (IST)

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

1135-1155 (IST)

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

1155-1215 (IST)

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)

1215-1245 (IST)

Q&A with speakers

1245-1330 (IST)

Lunch and Posters Presentations

1330 -1530(IST) 0300-0500(EST) 1600-1800(SGT) 0800-1000(GMT)

Session 2: Human Resources Development and Management

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

1330-1350 (IST)

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

1350-1410 (IST)

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)

1410-1430 (IST)

Offshore Wind Farming - manning and training in India; It’s in the offing!
Capt. Purnendu Shorey
Co-Founder, Offing Group

1430-1530 (IST)

Panel Discussions and Q&A with speakers and special guests:
Capt. K. N. Deboo - Director and Principal, Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre
Capt Sankalp Shukla – Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement India Pvt Ltd

1530 -1600 (IST)

Tea/Coffee and Posters Presentations

1600-1700(IST) 0530-0630(EST) 1830-1930(SGT) 1030-1130(GMT)

Session 3: Data Analytics

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

1600-1620 (IST)

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

1620-1640 (IST)

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

1640-1700 (IST)

Q&A with speakers

1700-1715 (IST)

Certificate Presentation to Poster Presenters and Address by Shri Sanjeev Vakil - CEO, HIMT

1730-2000 (IST)

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

Numerical study on the hydrodynamics associated with underwater gliders
Guggilla Mukesh, Dr Vijayakumar R.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Effect of the bottom opening of the turret moonpool on the water column oscillation and the drag of the conceptual FPSO platform
Abhishek Yadav, Dr Anantha Subramanian, Dr P. Ananthakrishnan
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Active control for fin-based ship roll motion stabilization
Neha Sunil Patil, Dr Anantha Subramanian, Dr Suresh Rajendran
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


Day 2 - 14th February 2020
Timings Events and Talks
08030-0900(IST)

Tea/Coffee

0900-1030(IST) 2230-0000(EST) 1130-1300(SGT) 0330-0500(GMT)

Session 4: Ship Operations

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

0900-0920 (IST)

Safety, Sustainability & Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chain
Capt. Anuj Chopra - VP, Americas RightShip Pty Ltd

0920-0940 (IST)

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

0940-1000 (IST)

Leveraging technology to tackle the challenges in commercial shipping
Punit Oza - Board Member, Klaveness Asia Pte Ltd

1000-1030 (IST)

Q&A with Speakers

1030 -1100 (IST)

Tea/Coffee and Posters Presentations

1100-1230(IST) 0030-0200(EST) 1330-1500(SGT) 0530-0700(GMT)

Session 5: Ports and Logistics

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

1100-1230 (IST)

Panel Discussion with:

  • Ennarasu Karunesan - Founder and CEO, UMK Group
  • Capt. Suresh Amirapu - Advisor, PSA India
  • TS Ramanujam - CEO, Logistics Skill Development Council
  • Dr C Unnikrishnan Nair - Former Chief Manager (Operations) at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Mumbai
  • Capt. S Pullat-Proprietor, Aumni Shipping Consultants & Professional Maritime Group
1230-1330 (IST)

Lunch and Posters Presentations

1330-1500(IST) 0200-0340(EST) 1600-1730(SGT) 0830-1000(GMT)

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)

1330-1350 (IST)

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

1350-1410 (IST)

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

1410-1500 (IST)

Panel Discussions and Q&A with Speakers and Special Guests:
VK Chandrasekharan - Head, Quality and Safety at the Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd.
Sambit Adhikari - Sales, Kongsberg

1500-1530 (IST)

Tea/Coffee and Posters Presentations

1530-1645(IST) 0430-0545(EST) 1800-1915(SGT) 1030-1145(GMT)

GRAND CLOSING CEREMONY

Principal Advisor & Assimilator - Dr. Suresh Bhardwaj (Resident Director, MMA Chennai)

and all the session assimilators

1530-1645(IST)

Brief Summary of the IMRC by the 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.

1630-1645 (IST)

Valedictory, Closing Address by Shri Amitabh Kumar: DGS and Chief Patron 

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

Numerical study on the hydrodynamics associated with underwater gliders
Guggilla Mukesh, Dr Vijayakumar R.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Effect of the bottom opening of the turret moonpool on the water column oscillation and the drag of the conceptual FPSO platform
Abhishek Yadav, Dr Anantha Subramanian, Dr P. Ananthakrishnan
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Active control for fin-based ship roll motion stabilization
Neha Sunil Patil, Dr Anantha Subramanian, Dr Suresh Rajendran
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras