BIT's 4th Annual World Congress of Ocean-2015
★ Scientific Program

BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of

Ocean-2015

Theme: The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road
                                              - Connection “China Dream” and “World Dream”


Time: November 6-8, 2015

Venue: Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach (HQGB), China

 

Opening Ceremony
Time: 09:00-09:30, November 6, 2015 (Friday); Place: Qingdao Impression 3, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Plenary Lecture
Time: 09:30-12:05, November 6, 2015 (Friday); Place: Qingdao Impression 3, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Moderator
 Dr. Jingjing Xu, Professor & Associate Dean, Plymouth University, UK
 
09:30-09:35
Moderator's Introduction
09:35-10:05
Title: The 21st Century Ocean Economy: Connecting China and the World through International Ocean Industry Collaboration
Mr. Paul Holthus, Founding CEO & President, World Ocean Council, USA   
10:05-10:35
Title: Pathway to a Sustainable Shipping Development
Mr. James Huang, Vice President, DNV GL, Norway
10:35-11:05
Title: Efficient Port Management and Operation
Mr. Roger Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia
11:05-11:35
Title: Ethane Carrier
Mr. Guangli Yang, Manager, Marine Technology and Business Development for the Greater China Division, American Bureau of Shipping, China
11:35-12:05
Title: Indonesia's Blue Economy for the World: Economic Growth, Social Inclusiveness and Environmental Sustainable
Dr. Suseno Suyono, Minister's Adviser, Ministry of Marine Affairs And Fisheries, Indonesia   
 
Symposium 1: Ocean Finance, Port, LNG Shipping and Supply Chain         
Time: 13:30-16:45, November 6, 2015 (Friday); Place: Taiping Bay 5, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Dr. Juan Manuel Navarrete, Director, National University of Mexico, Mexico
Co-Chair
Mr. Mikael Castanius, Director, Ports of Sweden, Sweden
 
13:30-13:55
Title: Charting a Bold New Course: Why Landlord Port Authorities Must Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies
Mr. Richard Thomas Dines, Vice Chairman, Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, USA
13:55-14:20
Title: The Regulatory Regimes in Relation to the Use of LNG as a Marine Fuel
Dr. Jingjing Xu, Professor & Associate Dean, Plymouth University, UK
14:20-14:45
Title: The Impact of Vessel Position Awareness in Efficient Port Operations
Mr. Argyris Stasinakis, Partner, MarineTraffic, UK
14:45-15:10
Title: Maritime Tourism – The Political Framework for a Joint Marketing in the Baltic Sea Region
Ms. Sylvia Bretschneider, President of the Regional Parliament, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
15:10-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: LNG in the Swedish Shipping Market – The Perspective of a Government Financing Body
Mr. Michael G. Zell, Chairman, Svenska Skeppshypotek, Sweden    
15:55-16:20
Title: Swedish Ports Contribution in Logistics
Mr. Mikael Castanius, Director, Ports of Sweden, Sweden
16:20-16:45
Title: Maximizing Economic Recovery of Oil and Gas from the Oceans: Lessons from the North Sea
Dr. Alex Russell, Professor, Robert Gordon University, Scotland


 

Symposium 2: Ocean Disaster and Ocean Impacts of Climate Change
Time: 13:30-15:10, November 6, 2015 (Friday); Place: Taiping Bay 6, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Dr. Juan Manuel Navarrete, Professor Researcher, National University of Mexico, Mexico
 
13:30-13:55
Title: Radioactive Contamination Factor at Global Scale, through Marine Sediments Detection
Dr. Juan Manuel Navarrete, Professor Researcher, National University of Mexico, Mexico
13:55-14:20
Title: Trans-boundary Realization of the Nested-grid Algorithm for Tsunami Propagation Modeling
Dr. Andrei Marchuk, Professor & Leading Scientific Researcher, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS, Russia
14:20-14:45
Title: Regional Tsunami Hazard Estimate and Early Warning Countermeasures in China's Southeast Coastal Areas
Dr. Luchuan Ren, Professor, Institute of Disaster Prevention, China          
14:45-15:10
Title: Weather Services for Ships and Ports
Mr. Zheqing Fang, Chief Service Officer, Shanghai Marine and Meteorological Center, China
 
Symposium 3: Maritime Competition and Marine Insurance
Time: 15:30-17:10, November 6, 2015 (Friday); Place: Taiping Bay 6, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair Dr. Markus Schoner, Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle, Germany
Co-chair Dr. Zhen Jing, Senior Lecturer, Bangor University, UK
 
15:30-15:55
Title: Competition Law and Information Exchange
Dr. Markus Schoner, Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle, Germany
15:55-16:20
Title: Reform on Utmost Good Faith in Marine Insurance Law - A Case Study on Chinese Law
Dr. Zhen Jing, Senior Lecturer, Bangor University, UK
 16:20-16:45
Title: International Duplicate Limitation Proceedings on Shipowner's Liability
Mr. C J Kim, Senior Partner, CHOI & KIM, South Korea
16:45-17:10 Title: Future Expectations from Dredging New Suez Canal Project on Egyptian Economy, International Trade and Insurance Industry
Mr. Nazmy Hussein Mohamed Ibrahim,
Marine Insurance General Manager, MISR Insurance Company, Egypt

 

Symposium 4: Seawater Utilization Technology and Equipment
Time: 08:30-10:10, November 7, 2015 (Saturday); Place: Taiping Bay 1, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Dr. Abhishek Shrivastava, Research Scientist, The Dow Chemical Company, USA
 
08:30-08:55
Title: Seawater Desalination: Current State of the Art, Future Opportunities and Innovation Roadmap
Dr. Abhishek Shrivastava,
Research Scientist, The Dow Chemical Company, USA
08:55-09:20
Title: A New Desalination Technology: Evaporation-freezing Desalination by Humidity Differences
Dr. Penghui Gao, Associate Professor, China University of Mining and Technology, China
09:20-09:45
Title: A Conceptual Demonstration and Theoretical Design of a Novel Seawater Desalination Technique - The "Super-gravity" Vacuum Flash Process
Dr. Qingfen Ma,
Associate Professor, Hainan University, China
09:45-10:10
Title: Scaling Inhibition in Desalination
Dr. Min Su,
Associate Professor, Hebei University of Technology, China

 

Symposium 5: Admiralty and Transport Law
Time: 08:30-12:10, November 7, 2015 (Saturday); Place: Taiping Bay 2, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Mr. Warren E. Gluck, Senior Associate, Holland & Knight LLP, USA
Co-Chair
Dr. Vehbi S Ataergin, Consultant & Professor, Consultant Wise MT&T, UK
 
08:30-08:55
Title: Hot Issues in Maritime Bankruptcies: A US Law Perspective
Mr. Warren E. Gluck, Senior Associate, Holland & Knight LLP, USA
08:55-09:20
Title: Long Lying Containers in Italy: Legal and Customs Implications for the Carrier
Mr. Michele Enrico Mordiglia, Lawyer, Studio Legale Mordiglia, Italy
09:20-09:45
Title: Transport Documents and Third Parties' Security under English Law
Dr. Jingbo Zhang, Lecturer, University of Southampton, UK
09:45-10:10
Title: The Powership in Maritime Law
Dr. Vehbi Selim Ataergin, Professor & International Arbitrator & Consultant, Consultant Wise MT&T, UK
10:10-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-10:55 Title: Prevention is Better than Cure
Mr. Aret Tasciyan, Chairman, Omni Corporate Solutions LTD., USA
10:55-11:20 Title: The Legality Pursuit of "The Maritime Silk Road" - On the Safeguard of Maritime Rights
Dr. Zhaobin Pei,
Dean, Dalian Ocean University, China
11:20-11:45
Title: Common Legal Issues Analysis with Respect to Containers Freight Transport
Ms. Shenting Wang, Lawyer, Guang Yu & Co., China
11:45-12:10
Title: Conflict of Laws and Its Coordination Regarding the Sea-Rail Combined Transport under the Belt and Road Initiative
Dr. Xin Zhou, Lecturer, Anhui Normal University, China
 
Symposium 6: Marine Environment Management and Protection             
Time: 08:30-12:30, November 7, 2015 (Saturday); Place: Fushan Bay 6, 2nd Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Dr. Tsung-Chow (Joe) Su, Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Co-Chair
Dr. Henrik Schmidt, Professor & Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
 
08:30-08:50
Title: Wicked Problems in the Maritime and Marine Environment
Dr. Joan Mileski, Regent Professor, Texas A & M University at Galveston, USA
(Ms. Alyssa Adams represents Dr. Joan Mileski to deliver a speech here)
08:50-09:10
Title: Nested Autonomy Paradigm for Distributed Undersea Sensing
Dr. Henrik Schmidt, Professor & Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA                              
09:10-09:30
Title: Upper Jet Stream Whipping a Small Secondary Typhoon Split from Typhoon Songda to Spin Up 
Dr. Hyo Choi, Professor & Former Dean, Gangneung-Wonju National University, South Korea
09:30-09:50
Title: Flow Cytometry used for Ballast Water Monitoring
Dr. Ingunn Alne Hoell, Associate Professor, Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway
09:50-10:10
Title: The Spatial Variability of Trace Element Bioaccumulation Processes: Tools to Environmental Management
Dr. Jonathan Richir, Scientific Coordinator, STARESO/University of Liege, France/Belgium
10:10-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-10:50
Title: Engineering a Self-sustained Coral Reef Park with Renewable Energy
Dr. Tsung-Chow (Joe) Su, Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA
10:50-11:10
Title: Biogeochemical N Cycling in Estuaries and Coastal Zones
Dr. Liang Feng Dong, Senior Research Officer, University of Essex, UK
11:10-11:30
Title: Fate of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Transporting by Mountainous Rivers in Taiwan and the Applications
Dr. Yuan-Pin Chang, Assistant Professor, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
11:30-11:50
Title: Scanning Electron Microscopy Coupled with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry for Quick Sulfur Oxidizing Bacteria Detection in Environmental Water Samples
Dr. Chengjun Sun, Senior Research Scientist, The First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration of China, China            
11:50-12:10
Title: Towards an Understanding of the Molecular Mechanism of Larval Settlement: An Integrative Biology Approach
Dr. Yu Zhang, Principle Investigator, Shenzhen University, China
12:10-12:30
Title: The Trace Element Contamination of Coastal Waters: A Holistic approach to Environmental Monitoring Surveys
Dr. Jonathan Richir, Scientific Coordinator, STARESO/University of Liege, France/Belgium
 
Symposium 7: Traditional Ocean Industry
Time: 08:30-12:10, November 7, 2015 (Saturday); Place: Taiping Bay 3, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Dr. Michael V. Voyloshnikov, Chief Research Scientist, Maritime State University, Russia
Co-Chair
Dr. Chris Rudd, Provost & Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China
 
08:30-08:55
Title: Determination of Project Characteristics of Merchant Ship using Economic Criteria, Objective Functions and the Concepts of Systematic Approach
Dr. Michael V. Voyloshnikov, Chief Research Scientist, Maritime State University, Russia
08:55-09:20 Title: Determination of Project Characteristics of Merchant Ship using Economic Criteria, Objective Functions and the Concepts of Systematic Approach
Dr. Sergey A.Ogai, Rector Chief Executive Officer, Maritime State University, Russia
09:20-09:45
Title: Marine Composites for Sustainable Environment
Dr. Chris Rudd, Provost & Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China
09:45-10:10
Title: Environmental Issues surround Sewage and Food Waste
Mr. Niclas Karlsson, Managing Director, Clean Ship Scandinavia AB, Sweden
10:10-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55
Title: Reproducibility of a New Tsunami Generator with Three Functions
Dr. Tetsuya Hiraishi, Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
10:55-11:20
Title: Partial Wave Reflection from Sponge Layer
Dr. Tae-Hwa Jung, Professor, Hanbat National University, South Korea
11:20-11:45
Title: Investigations on Springing and Fatigue Damage of Ship Structures
Dr. Xueliang Wang, Senior Engineer, China Ship Scientific Research Center, China
11:45-12:10
Title: Ship Routing based on the Kuroshio Current
Mr. Chen Chen, Faculty of Maritime Science, Kobe University, Japan
 
Symposium 8: Ocean Renewable Energy Development and Utilization
Time: 13:30-16:45, November 7, 2015 (Saturday); Place: Taiping Bay 5, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Dr. Kurt Kaltenegger, Group Vice President, ABB Technology Ventures, Switzerland
Co-Chair
Ms. Li Zhu, China Project Manager, IT Power Ltd., UK
 
13:30-13:55
Title: Ocean Renewable Energy in China: Challenge and Opportunity
Dr. Hongda Shi, Dean of College of Engineering, Ocean University of China, China        
(Dr. Zhen Liu represents Dr. Hongda Shi to deliver a speech here)
13:55-14:20
Title: Tidal Energy: Commercialization and Lessons Learned in Tidal Development – An Investor's View – ABB Technology Ventures
Dr. Kurt Kaltenegger, Group Vice President, ABB Technology Ventures, Switzerland
14:20-14:45
Title: UK Ocean Energy Industry Update
Ms. Li Zhu, China Project Manager, IT Power Ltd., UK
14:45-15:10
Title: A Certification Procedure for Current and Tidal Turbines
Mr. Stephane Paboeuf, Project Manager, Bureau Veritas, France
15:10-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: Toward Power, Water, and Climate Management from Ocean Wave Energy
Mr. P. Foerd Ames, Inventor &Owner, OWECO Ocean Wave Energy Company, USA
15:55-16:20
Title: Wave Energy Conversion Utilizing Vertical Motion of Water in the Array of Water Chambers Aligned in the Direction of Wave Propagation
Dr. Kesayoshi Hadano, Professor, Yamaguchi University, Japan
16:20-16:45
Title: The Global Development Strategy of Ocean Renewable Energy and its Significance
Dr. Jinping Wang, Associate Researcher, Scientific Information Center for Resources and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
 
Symposium 9: Smart Digital Ocean
Time: 13:30-16:45, November 7, 2015 (Saturday); Place: Taiping Bay 6, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Mr. Michael Bergmann, Director, Jeppesen Marine, USA
Co-Chair
Dr. Angelica M Baylon, Director, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Philippines, Philippines
 
13:30-13:55
Title: GIS Technology to Increase Safety and Efficiency in Maritime Transport
Mr. Michael Bergmann, Director, Jeppesen Marine, USA
13:55-14:20
Title: Satellite Remote Sensing of the Polar Oceans
Dr. Josefino C. Comiso, Senior Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
14:20-14:45
Title: Protecting Ocean Coastlines thru Mangroves: Its Status and MAAP Contributions
Dr. Angelica M Baylon, Director, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP), Philippines
14:45-15:10
Title: Temporal Variability of Suspended Particulate Matter of the Global Coastal Waters over the Last Decade: A Satellite View
Dr. Loisel Hubert, Professor, Universite du Littoral Cote d'Opale, France
15:10-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: A Smart Sensor System and the Framework for Enhancing Ships' Safety
Mr. Juhwan Lee, Vice President & CTO, GMT Co., Ltd., South Korea
15:55-16:20
Title: Validation of Ocean Color Products in Coastal Waters in China and Vicarious Calibration of Remote Optical Sensors
Mr. Bing Han, Deputy Director of Remote Sensing Department, National Ocean Technology Center, China
 
16:20-16:45
Title: Design and Applications of a Water-Jet Unmanned Surface Vehicle
Dr. Yuqing He,
Professor, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy Sciences, China
 
 
Symposium 10: Underwater Technology and Deep-sea Engineering                     
Time: 08:30-11:45, November 8, 2015 (Sunday); Place: Taiping Bay 5, 1st Floor, HQGB
 
Chair
Mr. Thomas A. "Andy" Ralph, Executive Director, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., USA
 
08:30-08:55
Title: Subsea Separation and Processing of Oil, Gas & Produced Water - Why We Need It Now
Mr. Thomas A. "Andy" Ralph, Executive Director, Fluor Corporation, USA
08:55-09:20
Title: An Innovative Concept of Integrated Composite Pipe Production and Pipe Lay
Dr. Shuguang Li, Professor, University of Nottingham, UK
09:20-09:45
Title: GNSS Reflectometry for Ocean Application
Dr. Kegen Yu, Professor, Wuhan University, China
09:45-10:10
Title: Multi-source Navigation Method for Underwater Vehicle Application
Dr. Bo Wang, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
10:10-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-10:55
Title: Deep-sea Mineral Resources Exploration: Rare Earth Elements
Dr. Xishun Wu,
Geo-Intelligence Researcher, National Geogical Documentation Center of China Geological Survey (CGS), Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR), China
10:55-11:20 Title: The Statistical Characteristics of Sea Waves with Double-peaked Spectrum in Deep Area of South China Sea
Dr. Botao Xie, Senior Engineer, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Research Institute, China
 11:20-11:45 Title: Underwater Welding Technology: Wet Welding and Local Dry Welding
Dr. Fangjie Cheng, Associate Professor, Tianjin University, China
11:45-12:10
Title: Welding Robot System Applied in Sub-Sea Pipeline-Installation
Dr. Yu Luo, Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology, China

 

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