The latest and greatest from IMPA Singapore suppliers and others

A full programme FREE to attend


5th Procurement Intelligence Forum

A programme of FREE to attend presentation training sessions

Here is what is on the agenda:

09:00: Registration: arrival coffee

10:00: Session 1 - Data on Demand

Transactional data on-demand ‘FRED’ Framework for Enterprise Data. Wilhelmsen Ships Services will introduce this new value driving application. 2020 overview of the forthcoming regulations and what the procurement function needs to know

Nakul Malhotra, VP Technical Solutions & Marketing, Wilhelmsen Ships Service

10:45: Logistics

How good planning can save thousands of dollars a year.

From INCO Terms, Declarations, Dangerous Goods to planning most effectively.

Helge Jensen, Global Product Manager, DB Schenkermarineparts

11:15: Networking coffee break

12:00: Session 2 - A Digital & I.T focus.

Logistic Management in regards to the Shipping Industry.

What are the main pain points faced by Ship Owners/ Managers in monitoring and accounting accurately the logistical aspects of a typical procurement process. With recommendations on how we can overcome these challenges in today’s shipping environment.

Mark Sundrum, Regional Manager, SHIPNET

12:20: How clearly structured data improves maritime procurement processes Where social communities assist purchasing managers to take the right decision. Connected software systems - how interfaces and linked modules reduce manual typing.

Shridhar Viswanathan, Manager, MESPAS Singapore

12:40: Digital solutions to optimise the entire supply chain How to provide overall cost transparency and coordination, global assortment available as digital catalogue. Find what you are looking for, submit RFQ, receive a quote.

Rosalind Philomin, Global Key Account Manager, Wrist Ship Supply

13:00: Networking lunch Kindly sponsored by: Atlas Marine Values

14:30: Session 3 - Purchasing technical equipment

14:30: Lubricants

Lubricants: Guidance on the importance of buying the right products for your applications. Marine Lubricants, TOTAL LUBRIFIANTS.

14:50: Tips For Ordering Overboard Valves

How best to order, top tips for purchasers to avoid costly mistakes when ordering technical parts and replacement valves.

Cemil Eyupoglu, Atlas Marine Valves, Singapore

15:10: Purchasing Spares

For NOx Emissions Regulation, Compliance methods, Technical les, Practical implementation and solutions.

Richard Laing, Area Sales Manager, Skandiaverken Ltd.

15:30: Networking coffee break

16:00: Session 4 - Spare parts logistics in ‘Tricky countries’ A panel discussion session with expert advice on a range of issues. From customs to cultures and myths to truths. With country focus on Namibia, Angola, Turkey and others!

Panel members include:

Evren Usakli, Managing Director, Platinum Marine Services, Turkey

Capt. Venzy Carmo Viegas, Marine Equipment CC, Namibia

Christopher C, Monica Marine Nigeria Ltd.


17:00: Closing remarks

17:15: Networking drinks reception Kindly sponsored by: Simsekler


Thursday 4 October

09:00: Registration: arrival coffee

10:00: Introduction to IMPA

Stephen Alexander, IMPA Secretary and COO.

The age of procurement - Procurement issues and challenges: Clara Ng, Group Procurement Manager, The China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore

Peter Schellenberger, Managing Director OSERV Pte Ltd., Supply Chain and Services, OSM Maritime Group

With thanks to our sponsors:

OPEX Cost Report 2018

Jayendu Krishna, Director-Maritime Advisors, Drewry

12:30: Networking lunch Kindly sponsored by: Atlas Marine Values