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Offshore Support Journal Conference, Asia 2022

09:00 - 17:00

Navigating the route to recovery

OSJ Asia
is the leading annual event for all players in the offshore support vessel (OSV) sector, with this year’s event taking place in Singapore.


OSJ Asia follows the sector closely, offering a platform for all stakeholders in the supply chain to discuss, debate and share experiences in what continues to be a complex industry.


This year’s programme will focus on the challenges of operating in a sector which has been changed irreversibly by the recent pandemic. Although it continues to be a difficult time for most, commercial opportunities can be found, and there are positives in terms of accelerating digital technologies take-up, diversification and achieving zero-emissions aspirations.

Key topics and themes:

  • OSV market outlook in the region
  • Changing business practices and approaches
  • Identifying commercial opportunities
  • Opportunities for diversification
  • Adapting vessels to operate in new sectors
  • Retrofitting and newbuilds
  • Innovative technologies
  • Clean power options, hybridisation, carbon reduction and fuel efficiencies
  • Communications and connectivity
  • Crew welfare and management

Who should attend:

  • Vessel owner/operators
  • Offshore energy companies
  • Shipmanagers
  • Shipyards
  • Designers
  • Equipment, technology and service providers
  • Banking, finance and shipbrokers
  • Class societies


Advisory panel

Vivek Seth
Senior VP - Marine Services
ADNOC Logistics & Services

Gijsbert de Jong
Marine Chief Executive Nordics Bureau Veritas

Morten Sundt
Manager – Marine

Mark Ford
Technical Director


Tony Mason
International Support Vessel Owners’ Association (ISOA)

David Ross
Managing Director
MMA Offshore

John Snyder
Managing Editor

Stuart N. Smith
Vice President - Asset Development Subsea 7

Thom Payne
Head of Offshore
Westwood Global Energy


Testimonials from past events

"The conference was well crafted with most of the interesting topics. More environment topics must be covered in the future as the industry is going in that direction."

Pradeep Kumar Datar, Pacific Ocean Partners/Corvus Energy

"Extremely well planned event and excellent composition of all aspects of offshore."
Praveen Bajaj, ConocoPhillips

"Very good speakers and excellent networking."
Tor Widing, Fearnley Offshore Supply

"MOGSC is looking forward to continue participating in this great event and to share our related experience and updates."
Imran Azmi, Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Council (MOGSC)

"It was a very well organized event with a good selection of topics dealt with and an excellent mix of attendees."
Diana Leng, KS Drilling

"This years Asian OSJ Conferece, despite the industry being in the doldrums had an abundance of owners, brokers and vendors and the tone was generally more upbeat than in 2017."
Mike Meade, M3 Marine

"The AOSJ Conference is extremely useful and beneficial for us to understand the latest industry trends as well technology updates. It is the only event in the industry today that focuses on the Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV) sector. Everyone and anyone who is involved in the OSV industry should participate in the event."
Megat Zariman Abdul Rahim, Bumi Armada Berhad

Kym Tan Head of Sales, Asia Kym Tan Head of Sales, Asia
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Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

All Speakers

James Tan

James Tan

Account Manager
Berg Propulsion
Tom Manning

Tom Manning

Deputy General Manager
CWind Taiwan
John Donovan

John Donovan

Vice President – Operations
Kevin Robb

Kevin Robb

Commercial Director
Global Offshore
Hassan Basma

Hassan Basma

HBA Offshore
Audra Drablos

Audra Drablos

Sector Development Director
Mike Meade

Mike Meade

CEO & Founder
M3 Marine Group
Francis Wong

Francis Wong

Vice President, Deck Handling Business Line
David Jordan

David Jordan

Regional Director - Asia
Maritime Strategies International
Tan Hoe Soon

Tan Hoe Soon

Chief Corporate Officer
Oliver Bailey

Oliver Bailey

Managing Director
Perth Simulation Centre
Sagar Tanksali

Sagar Tanksali

Seraphic Energy
Eng Yew Chan

Eng Yew Chan

Strategic Marine Group
Greg Daniel

Greg Daniel

Technical Manager
Strategic Marine Group
Thom Payne

Thom Payne

Head of Offshore
Westwood Global Energy
Sugiman Layanto

Sugiman Layanto

Wintermar Offshore Marine
Sindre Bornstein

Sindre Bornstein

Yxney Maritime
Matthew Secomb

Matthew Secomb

White & Case

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Navigating the route to recovery

Tuesday 15 February 2022


10:00 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media
Edwin Lampert, Executive Editor & Head of Business Relations, Riviera Maritime Media

10:10 Spotlight interview: Maritime Singapore decarbonisation blueprint 2050

  • Decarbonisation strategies
  • Mitigating Singapore’s maritime transport emissions
  • Plans to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping
  • R&D initiatives
  • A look to the future


An in-depth review of industry developments over the past 12 months, status of the energy markets and their impact on the OSV sector


10:30 Global energy outlook and the OSV sector

  • Assessment of the traditional oil and gas and renewables markets
  • Ongoing impact of Covid-19 and how fast oil demand will rebound
  • What does the landscape look like for new projects?
  • Predictions for oil price stabilisation

Thom Payne, Head of Offshore Energy Services, Westwood Global Energy Group

10:45 OSV sector in southeast Asia

  • Status of the sector – will it improve in 2021/2022?
  • Impact of weak traditional oil and gas market on the OSV sector
  • Which markets are active for OSVs now, and which will become active in the future?
  • Double impact of Covid-19 and low oil prices on recovery

Capt. Mike Meade, Chief Executive Officer & Director, M3 Marine Group


11:00 Q&A

11:20 Networking coffee break


Detailed assessment of the vessels market in today’s challenging conditions and recognising opportunities for OSVs in some of the regions ‘hotspots’ including Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Review of regional ’hotspots’
This session will showcase succinct presentations giving a brief review of regional oil, gas and renewables activity and implications for the OSV sector

12:00 Malaysia

Senior Representative, Malaysia OSV Owners’ Association

12:10 Indonesia

Sugiman Layanto, Managing Director, PT Wintermar Offshore Marine

12:20 Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam
Review of regions offering the biggest opportunities for early-stage growth and prospects for OSV utilisation
David Jordan, Regional Director – Asia, Maritime Strategies International

12:30 Opportunities in Australia – capitalising on the gas boom

  • Review of current and planned gas projects in the region
  • Increased activity proposed over the next two to three years, what will this mean for OSV owners?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities?

Oliver Bailey, Managing Director, Perth Simulation Centre


12:45 Q&A

13:05 Networking lunch break


Experts will assess the reality of today’s vessels market, evaluate the opportunities for OSV utilisation in the decommissioning market and prospects for vessels in the renewables IRM sector

14:10 The decommissioning movement in southeast Asia

  • Market size and valuation
  • What opportunities will it present for the OSV sector?
  • Where are the hotspots?

Dr Matthew Secomb, Partner, White & Case


14.25 Outlook and opportunities for IRM vessels in the APAC renewables sector

  • Market analysis and outlook
  • Trends and drivers
  • Opportunities in the IRM offshore wind sector
  • Developments in state-of-the-art vessels for IRM operations
  • Will growth continue in the sector?

Tom Manning, General Manager and Director, CWind Taiwan


14:40 The reality of today’s vessels market

  • Market trends and activity
  • Overcapacity in the market
  • Scrapping – how can we get owners to scrap?
  • Utilisation and day rates

Jesper Skjong, Market Analyst, Fearnley Offshore Supply

14:55 Q&A

15:15 Chairman’s day one closing remarks


Wednesday 16 February 2022

10:00 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media

Edwin Lampert, Executive Editor & Head of Business Relations, Riviera Maritime Media


A key theme for charterers is the growing demand for more efficient and lower emissions support vessels and this session will review next-generation designs, and hybrid and autonomous vessels

10:05 Making the most of vessel data to reduce costs and carbon intensity

John Donovan, Vice President – Operations, Fueltrax


10:20 OSVs of the future – next generation designs for alternative fuels

  • Review of the latest OSV concepts
  • What are the design drivers?
  • The challenge of building ‘vessels of the future’ for alternative fuels
  • Multi-purpose vessels with specialist equipment

Senior Representative, MTU

10:35 OSVs of the future – next generation CTVs

  • Innovations in Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs)
  • New design driving efficiencies
  • Improving crew safety
  • Construction and post-delivery financing

Greg Daniel, Technical Manager, Strategic Marine Group
Eng Yew Chan, Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Marine Group


10:50 Hybrid vessels – the key to achieving zero-emissions targets

  • Establishing the business case and becoming an ’early adopter’
  • Investment costs versus operational savings
  • Design capability for hybrid and electric technology
  • Innovations in battery technology and energy storage systems
  • Future developments in technology for a greener future

James Tan, Account Manager, Berg Propulsion


11:05 Q&A


11:25 Networking coffee break



The offshore windfarm industry is steadily increasing its role in energy production. This session will review the opportunities offered by this innovative and dynamic sector, identifying vessel requirements, walk-to-work developments and opportunities for cable-lay vessels


12:00 Key trends in the Asia Pacific offshore wind market

  • Trends, drivers and opportunities
  • Global and regional growth in the offshore wind and floating offshore wind sectors
  • A walk-through of project opportunities in the region
  • Which vessels will be required?
  • Future predictions

12:15 Walk-to-work innovations and opportunities offshore Asia

  • Key trends and drivers
  • Opportunities in the offshore wind and oil and gas industries
  • Developments in walk-to-work systems for the service operation vessel market
  • Technology innovations and new concepts to meet the needs of clients today and tomorrow

Francis Wong, Vice President, Deck Handling Business Line, MacGregor

12:30 Opportunities in the cable-lay sector

  • Trends, drivers and potential for subsea vessels
  • Identifying opportunities for cable-lay vessel utilisation
  • Innovations in vessel design and capabilities
Kevin Robb, Commercial Director, Global Offshore

12:45 Q&A

13:05 Networking lunch break


This session will highlight what is needed to achieve a sustainable business in today’s unpredictable market and consider where future finance will come from. Leading experts will review how crew welfare can be maintained through technology innovation and changing crew transfer approaches in a post COVID-19 era.

14:15 Creating a sustainable business in a reduced oil price environment

  • Moving towards sustainability in the OSV sector
  • Understanding the value and importance of sustainability
  • Balancing commercial, social and environmental sustainability
  • How technology and alternative fuels can help achieve sustainability

Hassan Basma, CEO, HBA Offshore


14:30 Smart use of available vessel data to decarbonise operations and prepare for a near future where sustainability is a key business driver

  • A low-carbon footprint is becoming table stakes…but how to get the right insight to make it happen on your fleet?
  • Better strategic decision-making and stronger competitive position by utilising existing data sources in new ways
  • From cards-close-to-chest to full transparency. Are you ready for the transformation?

Sindre Stemshaug Bornstein, Chief Commercial Officer, Yxney Maritime


14:45 Delivering safety, welfare and mental wellbeing of mariners through technology

  • Understanding the vital role technology and connectivity plays in crew welfare
  • Impact of the global pandemic on crew welfare and wellbeing
  • Bridging the gap between health and safety on board through improved communications and connectivity
  • Future developments

Audra Drablos, Sector Development Director, Inmarsat

15:00 Emission reduction through lighting load optimisation
Sagar Tanksali, Executive Director, Seraphic Energy

15:15 Q&A


15:35 Chairman’s closing remarks and end of conference

*Programme subject to changes/amendments

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Live attendees

Check out who will be attending the event live and in-person!



Almina Resources
Amsbach Marine

Arus Jaya Oil & Gas
Berg Propulsion
Braemar ACM Shipbroking
CHO Ship Management
Coastal Marine
Eastern Navigation
Enterprise Singapore
Express Offshore
Fearnley Offshore Supply


HBA Offshore
Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield

Miclyn Express Offshore
MMA Offshore Asia

M3 Marine Group


Penguin International
Perth Simulation Centre
POSH Semco

Sealink International
Seraphic Energy
Solstad Offshore
Strategic Marine

Swire Pacific Offshore
Vallianz Offshore Marine
Vroon Offshore Services
Westwood Global Energy Group


For in-person attendance please contact Kym Tan, Head of Sales - Asia

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• Access to all conference sessions

• Delegate pack

• Invitation to the pre-event drinks reception(if applicable)

• Coffees and refreshments

• Lunches

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