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March 2017

Dinner Meeting: Canadian Ship Design for Dual Fueled LNG Propulsion Ferries

Organized by the Sea-to-Sky Branch of APEGBC and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Please Note
Guest/Non-member Registration: If you are not a member of APEGBC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account and then you will be able to register online with this new account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For more information and space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you!
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Holiday Inn and Suites - 700 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Tony Vollmers, P.Eng.
Lead Mechancial Engineer, VARD Marine

Greg Peterson
Director, Engineering Services, BC Ferries

Calum  McClure, P.Eng., Chartered Naval Architect (RINA), MBA
CEO, Cryopeak LNG Solutions
Credit: 2.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: APEGBC Members and Guests who register online : $40.00 + GST = $42.00

APEGBC EITs or GITs who register online or at the door: $25.00 + GST = $26.25

APEGBC Student Members who register online or at the door: $20.00 + GST = $21.00

APEGBC Members and Guests who register at the door: $45 + GST = $47.25

Drop-in registration is available at the door; space permitting. 
Contact:

Vadim Airiants, P.Eng.,
Chair Sea-to-Sky Branch
[email protected]

Daniel Greig , Naval Architect, EIT
SNAME Pacific Northwest Section Chair
[email protected]

Note: In order for us to best predict our catering needs, please register online by noon on March 13, 2017.
Please join us for a dinner presentation on the topic of "Canadian Ship Design for Dual Fueled LNG Propulsion Ferries" featuring presentations by VARD Marine, BC Ferries, and Cryopeak LNG Solutions. This is a joint event between the APEGBC Sea-to-Sky Branch and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) - Pacific Northwest Section. Please see below for full details.

Topics for the evening will include an overview of LNG dual fuel ferry design by VARD Marine followed by a presentation by BC Ferries and Cryopeak about initial stages of putting a vessel into operation and LNG bunkering specifics. Other topics for the evening will include:

  • Canadian design for West Coast LNG dual-fueled vessels.
  • Look at the potential for LNG in Western Canada.
  • Challenges of the new fuel and specifics to marine industry.
  • Case study of new ongoing projects.
  • Training requirements and challenges.
  • Regulations and development.

Schedule

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Registration, social networking, and cash bar.
6:00 PM – 6:15 PM: Announcements and introductions.
6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Buffet dinner, dessert, coffee and tea, and cash bar.
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM: Presentation by Tony Vollmers, including Q&A.
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Presentation by Greg Peterson, inluding Q&A.
8:45 PM – 9:15 PM: Presentation by Calum McClure, including Q&A.
9:15 PM – 9:30 PM: Panel Discussion with all presenters. Closing.

Speakers

Tony Vollmers, P.Eng.
Lead Mechancial Engineer, VARD Marine

Tony Vollmers is the Lead Mechanical Engineer at VARD Marine in Vancouver. Ship design and building is part of his heritage as his family first started building wooden fishing vessels on the BC Coast in 1901.

In 2005, Tony graduated with a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and has worked in the marine industry for over 10 years. He has been involved in the mechanical and machinery design of many modern vessels ranging from 18m tugs to 100m Navy and Coast Guard vessels.

Tony feels privileged to have served as the Lead Mechanical Engineer for the Canadian Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker project, the Canadian Navy’s AOPS concept design, the US Coast Guard OPC project, and the current Chilean Icebreaker design. He has also been lead or contributed to some key LNG marine projects in North America including STQ’s 94m ferries being built at Davie, Harvey Gulf’s LNG platform supply vessel, Seaspan Ferries’ dual fuel trailer ferry and the ongoing BC Ferries Spirit Class MLU LNG Conversion.

Greg Peterson
Director, Engineering Services, BC Ferries

Greg Peterson is Director, Engineering Services, in BC Ferries' engineering department, where he has served in a variety of capacities for more 27 years.

Greg is a graduate of the Canadian Coast Guard College in marine engineering and spent time in the icebreaking fleet before moving to BC Ferries to serve as a 1st Class Chief Engineer in the early 1990’s. BC Ferries has provided a rich experience in maintenance and engineering projects, technical investigations, environment management, and the regulatory regimes in general. His greatest curiosity is for the interactions between technology and people.

Calum  McClure, P.Eng., Chartered Naval Architect (RINA), MBA
CEO, Cryopeak LNG Solutions

Calum McClure has worked in the LNG shipping industry for over 15 years. He is currently CEO of Cryopeak, a company specializing in the small-scale LNG industry in North America.

Prior to founding Cryopeak, Calum has spent over 15 years in the oil and gas industry with involvment in LNG projects. Calum served with Teekay Corporation, which is the second largest independently owned liquefied natural gas (LNG) fleets in the world, in a number of senior management positions covering both vessel operations and projects, including Vice President, Innovation and Technology, and Vice President, Teekay Marine Services. In these roles Calum worked internationally with LNG shipping operations, and LNG vessel construction projects.

Calum is a professional naval architect by education, with a degree in naval architecture from Newcastle in the UK, as well as a Master of Business and Administration from the University of British Columbia.

Notes

  • Guest/Non-member Registration: If you are not a member of APEGBC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account and then you will be able to register online with this new account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.
  • Photography Disclaimer: APEGBC will take photographs at this event and may use those in APEGBC news or promotional material in print, electronic, or other media, including the APEGBC website. By attending this event, you grant APEGBC the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes. Should you wish to avoid being photographed, please notify an event volunteer at the onsite event registration desk.
  • Alcohol Disclaimer: This event is intended for responsible adults of legal drinking age. Please drink responsibly and do not drink and drive.
  • Due to space limitations, attendance is limited to 120 people.


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