BIT’s 6th Annual World Congress of Ocean-2017 (WCO-2017)
★ Scientific Program

 

BIT's 6th Annual World Congress of

Ocean-2017
Theme: Our Ocean, Our Future
Time: Nov. 3-5, 2017
Plance: Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Golden Bay (SMHGB), China

 

Opening Ceremony

Time: 09:00-10:00, November 3, 2017 (Friday); Place: KaiSa Grand Ballroom, 1st Floor, SMHGB

 

High-end Dialogue

Time: 10:00-12:00, November 3, 2017 (Friday);
Place:
KaiSa Grand Ballroom, 1st  Floor, SMHGB

10:30-12:00

Theme : New Strategy for Building Maritime Silk Road

 

Session 1: Blue Economy, Policy and Maritime Law

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 3, 2017 (Friday)
Place:
Shanhai Ballroom B, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. James K. Dooley, Professor, Adelphi University, USA

Co-Chair

Mr. Justice Steven Rares, Judge, Federal Court of Australia, Australia

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: A Case Study: The Amadai Fish (Branchiostegus Japonicus): The Management of A Sustainable Commercial Fishery Exploring Various Bio-Economic Models
Dr. James K. Dooley, Professor, Adelphi University, USA

13:55-14:15

Title: City of Turku as an Innovation Platform and Ecosystem Creator
Mr. Pekka Sundman, Director, City Development, City of Turku, Finland

14:15-14:35

Title: Creating Value-Chain in Ocean Trade for Sustainable Economic Development across Borders
Dr. Sanjay Bhale, Indira Institute of Management (affiliated to University of Pune), India 

14:35-14:55

Title: A Non-Toxic Algicidal Compound Produced by A Marine Streptomyces
Dr. Ying Xu, Professor, Shenzhen University, China

14:55-15:15

Title: “Build Back Better” from Recent Tsunami Disasters in the World
Dr. Osamu Murao, Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, Japan 

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Qualitative Understanding of Risk - Risk Mitigation for the Future
Mr. Oessur Jarleivson Hilduberg, Head of the Board, The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board, Denmark

15:50-16:10

Title: Ship Arrests, Maritime Liens and Cross Border Insolvency
Dr. Hon Justice Steven Rares, Judge, Federal Court of Australia, Australia

16:10-16:30

Title: The Identity of the Shipper and Incoterms ® 2010
Dr. Lauri Railas, Attorney, Railas Attorneys Ltd., Finland

16:30-16:50

Title: Maritime Jurisdiction-Law of the Sea Issue
Dr. Hari Narayan, Partner, United Maritime Law Chambers, India

16:50-17:10

Title: Research on the Inherent Law and Optimization Countermeasures of Marine Cultural Industry Cluster
Miss. Wenjia Wang, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China

 

Session 2: Maritime Arbitration and Marine Insurance

Time: 13:30-16:45, November 3, 2017 (Friday)
Place: Meeting Room 1, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Miss. Rosita Lau, Partner, Ince & Co International Law Firm, Hong Kong, China

Co-Chair

Mr. Toby Stephens, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, UK

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: The Inherent Complications of Allowing a Late Stage Application for Preliminary Determinations in Arbitration Proceedings
Mr. Fook Choon Lee, Director, Toplis and Harding (Marine) Ltd., Hong Kong

14:00-14:25

Title: Arbitration as the New Frontier for the Resolution of Maritime Disputes
Mr. Govintharasah  Ramanathan, Director, Gurbani & Co., Singapore

14:25-14:50

Title: A New Chapter of Maritime Arbitration in China: Innovation and New Attraction
Ms. Xie Changqing, 
Director of Business Development Division,  China Maritime Arbitration Commission, China

14:50-15:15

Title: The Insurance Act 2015: Creating A More Competitive Marketplace for Insurance in England
Mr. Toby Stephens, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, UK

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: The Evolving Relationship Between Insurers and Their Insured
Mr. Kevin Chan, Advocate & Solicitor, Gurbani & Co., Singapore

15:55-16:20

Title: Marine Insurance: An Overview on Historical Origins and General Characters and The Issue of Insurer’S Subrogated Claim in Italy Based on Loan Receipt Clause
Mr. Alessandro Nobiloni, Lawyer, Studio Legale Nobiloni & Paratore, Italy

16:20-16:45

Title: Merger & Acquisition Impact on Insurance Sector / Egypt As Example
Mr. Nazmy Hussein, Marine Reinsurance General Manager, Misr Insurance Company, Egypt

 

Session 3: Coastal Development & Engineering, Seawater Desalination

Time: 13:30-17:30, November 3, 2017 (Friday)
Place:
Meeting Room 2, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Mr. Boyan Savov, Project Manager, B.V.S. Consult Ltd., Bulgaria

Co-Chair

Dr. Sheng Li, Associate Professor, Shenzhen Institute of Advance Technology, Chinese Academic of Science, China

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Management Challenges between Land and Water - Nature, People and Modern Engineering
Mr. Boyan Savov, Project Manager, B.V.S. Consult Ltd., Bulgaria

13:55-14:15

Title: Aquanet Power: A Versatile Energy and Fresh Water Producing Breakwater Wall     
Ms. Caroline Chen, Business Development Director, Aquanet Power UK Limited, Scotland

14:15-14:35

Title: How do We View Our Coastal Wetlands? The Aspects of Ecological Aesthetic for Coastal Wetland Conservation
Dr. Lee-Hsueh Lee, Chung Hua University, Taiwan

14:35-14:55

Title: Ship-wake Induced Erosion in The Lagoon of Venice
Dr. Luca Zaggia, Institute of Marine Sciences National Research Council, Venice, Italy

14:55-15:15

Title: Swash Zone Morphodynamic Modeling including Sediment Entrained by Bore-generated Turbulence
Dr. Fangfang Zhu, University of Nottingham, China

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Water Recovery from SWRO/MSF Brine via Membrane Distillation: Application and Challenges
Dr. Sheng Li, Associate Professor, Shenzhen Institute of Advance Technology, Chinese Academic of Science, China

15:50-16:10

Title: High-Precision Computation in Tidal Current Structures
Dr. Jianxin Zhu, Zhejiang University, China

16:10-16:30

Title: Energy and Economic Analysis of A Hollow Fiber Membrane-Based Desalination System Driven by Solar Energy
Dr. Lizhi Zhang, Professor, South China University of Technology, China

16:30-16:50

Title: Parameters of Product Water for Potable Water by Reverse Osmosis Seawater Desalination
Mrs. Xiao-nan WANG, Engineer, Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization, China

16:50-17:10

Title: 1D fully-Coupled Surface and Subsurface Flow Model
Mr. Eranda Perera, University of Nottingham, Ningbo Campus, China

17:10-17:30 Title: Reservoir Sedimentation Management and Control
Mr. Abdollah Esmaeili, Petroleum Engineer, National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC), Iran

 

Session 4: Ocean Renewable Energy Development and Utilization

Time: 08:30-12:10, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place: Meeting Room 1, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Mr. Foerd Ames, Owner, OWECO Ocean Wave Energy Company, USA

Co-Chair

Mr. Antonios Peppas, Managing Director, FloatMast, UK

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Equipment Modular Oil Change and Life Extension On-& Offshore Demand of Today and Tomorrow
Mr. Jens Peter Thomsen, Founder, Managing Director and Board Member, Ocean Team Group of Companies, Denmark

09:00-09:25

Title: Marine Renewable Energy-Connecting Power, Water, and Ecology
Mr. Foerd Ames, Owner, OWECO Ocean Wave Energy Company, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Offshore Wind Farm Development
Dr. John F. Pierce, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Reducing Risks of Future Income Estimations of Offshore Wind Parks by Conducting in Situ Wind Measurements
Mr. Antonios Peppas, Founder &Managing Director, FloatMast, UK

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: LiDAR Applications on Offshore Wind Measurements
Mr. Lincoln Huang, Wind Segment Leader, UL, China

10:55-11:20

Title: Aquanet Power: Bringing Wave Energy to Market
Ms. Caroline Chen, Business Development Director, Aquanet Power UK Limited, Scotland

11:20-11:45

Title: Demonstration of a Low-velocity Tidal Turbine Development in Hong Kong
Dr. Jimmy Tong, Associate & East Asia Energy Skill Leader, Arup, Hong Kong

11:45-12:10

Title: 21st Century Maritime Silk Road: Evaluation of the Offshore Wind Energy Resources
Dr. Chongwei Zheng,C ollege of Meteorology and Oceanography, National University of Defense and Technology, China

 

Session 5: Advanced Offshore and Underwater Technology

Time: 08:30-12:35, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place:
Shanhai Ballroom B, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Mr. Tomas Dyrbye, Chief Executive Officer, C-LEANSHIP AS, Denmark

Co-Chair

Dr. Zhang Hui, China Technical Manager, 2H Offshore, UK

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Development of High-Mobility Unmanned Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle
Dr. Ikuo Yamamoto, Professor, Nagasaki University, Japan

09:00-09:25

Title: The United Kingdom’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre: The Next Generation of Marine Autonomy
Mr. Adam Schink, Manager Strategy and Innovation,  National Oceanography Centre, UK

09:25-09:50

Title: Will the ROV Technology Disrupt the Hull Maintenance?
Mr. Tomas Dyrbye, Chief Executive Officer, C-LEANSHIP AS, Denmark

09:50-10:15

Title: Game Changing Flushing Technology for Umbilicals
Mr. Espen Kahler Amundsen, Managing Director, Ocean Team Scandinavia,  Denmark

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Simulator Based Training As A Means to Cope with The Economic Melt Down in The Offshore Support Industry
Mr. Ajay Chitnis, Vice President, Indian Maritime Foundation, India

10:55-11:20

Title: Low Cost Fast Track Platforms for Marginal Field Development
Dr. Zhang Hui,Technical Manager, 2H Offshore Beijing, China

11:20-11:45

Title: The 21st Century Ocean Economy: Coordinated Control of Networked Autonomous Surface Vehicles: Theory and Practice
Dr. Zhouhua Peng, Associate Professor, Dalian Maritime University, China

11:45-12:10

Title: Development of Control Systems of Subsea BOP Stack and Subsea All-Electric Christmas Tree
Dr. Baoping Cai, Associate Professor, China University of Petroleum, China

12:10-12:35

Title: Pipeline-Type High Efficient Separation Technology on Oil-Gas-Water Mixture
Dr. Yingxiang Wu, Research Professor, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

 

Session 6: Next Generation Port Management and Shipping Sustainability

Time: 08:30-12:35, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place:
Meeting Room 2, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Mr. Michael Zell, Chairman Svenska Skeppshypotek (Swedish Ship Mortgages); President, Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences; Fmr Executive Vice President, Svenska Handelsbanken, Sweden

Co-Chair

Dr. Ying-En (Ethan) Ge, Professor & Dean, Shanghai Maritime University, China

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: The Way towards Autonomous Shipping
Mr. Svein David Medhaug, Project manager, The Norwegian Maritime Authority, Norway

09:00-09:25

Title: Seeking More Opportunities from Smarted and Connected Transportation
Dr. Ying-En (Ethan) Ge, Dean and Professor, College of Transport & Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, China

09:25-09:50

Title: Innovative Hydrography for Today’s Ports and Inland Waterways; Software Solutions that Deliver Multiple Datasets from Today’s Echosounder Surveys
Dr. Richard Hill, Sales Manager, QPS B.V., The Netherlands

09:50-10:15

Title: The Use of Natural Organic Sorbents to Clean up Oil Spills in Ports
Mrs. Tatjana Paulauskiene,
Associtate Professor, Faculty of Marine Technology and Natural Sciences, Klaipeda University, Lithuania

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Providing A Sustainable and Efficient Supply Chain in An Increasingly Volatile Global Context
Dr. Sophia Everett, Professor, College of Business, Victoria University, Australia

10:55-11:20

Title: Sustainable Shipping
Mr. Michael Zell, Chairman Svenska Skeppshypotek (Swedish Ship Mortgages); President, Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences; Fmr Executive Vice President, Svenska Handelsbanken, Sweden

11:20-11:45

Title: Maritime Sustainability & Environmental Excellence (Making the Case)
Capt.. Vinay S. Patwardhan,
Chief Operating Officer, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co. (HK) Ltd., Hongkong  

11:45-12:10

Title: Safety and Green Shipping Risk Reduction Initiative By Incentives”, Perhaps Be A Good Topic
Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director, Green Award Foundation, The Netherlands

12:10-12:35

Title: Open Bridge - Harmonization of E-navigation and Other Innovative Functions on Board
Mr. Svein David Medhaug, Project manager, The Norwegian Maritime Authority, Norway

 

Session 7: Advanced Ship Design and Clean Power Technologies

Time: 13:30-17:30, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place:
Shanhai Ballroom B, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Elias Boletis, Director Propulsion Technology, Wartsila Corporation, The Netherlands

Co-Chair

Dr. Jingjing Xu, Associate Dean (Research),University of Plymouth, UK

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Propeller Shaftlines for State of the Art Marine Propulsion
Dr. Elias Boletis, Director Propulsion Technology, Wartsila Corporation, The Netherlands

13:55-14:15

Title: Frictional Drag Reduction: An EFD and CFD based Review of Microbubble Drag Reduction (MBDR) of Ship
Mr. Sudhir Sindagi, Professor, Tolani Maritime Institute, USA

14:15-14:35

Title: Investigation of Installing Ballast Water Treatment Equipment on Bulk Carriers
Mrs. Jolanta Januteniene, Professor, Klaipeda University, Lithuania

14:35-14:55

Title: Development of Hull Monitoring System in CSSRC
Dr. Xueliang Wang, Vice Director, Department of Marine Structures, China Ship Scientific Research Center, China

14:55-15:15

Title: Contingency Planning for Invasive Species from Ballast Water in Ports
Mr. Edo Donkers, Business Developer, Marine Eco Analytics, The Netherlands

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: A Kind of Treatment Free Ballast Water System
Mr. Yihuai Hu,  Professor, Shanghai Maritime University, P. R. China

15:50-16:10

Title: Cenergy Solution’s Energy Technology, the Oceans New Best Friend
Mr. Gary Fanger, Founder & CTO, Cenergy Solutions, USA

16:10-16:30

Title: Civil Liability Considerations of the Use of LNG As A Marine Fuel
Dr. Jingjing Xu, Associate Dean (Research),Faculty of Business, University of Plymouth, UK

16:30-16:50

Title: The Green Dual-Fuel Two-Stroke Engine - Towards A Carbon Free Fuel For Propulsion of Ships
Mr. Rene Sejer Laursen, Sales & Promotion Manager, MAN Diesel Turbo, Denmark

16:50-17:10

Title: Integrated Operational Plan for Ballast Water Management in the Adriatic
Ms. Jerina Kolitari, Associate Professor, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania

17:10-17:30

Title: Experimental and CFD Studies in Optimising Funnel Height to Avoid Smoke Nuisance Problem in Naval Ships
Dr. R. Vijayakumar, Naval Architect, Technology Madras, India

 

Session 8: Novel Oceanographic Instrumentation and Sensors

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place:
Meeting Room 2, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Edward S. Fry, Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M University, USA

Co-Chair

Mr. Heinz Schelwat, President, Sea & Sun Technology GmbH, Germany

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Safeguarding Maritime Environment with Mini SAR Radar Operating on Airborne Long-Durance UAV Platforms
Dr. Pawel Kabacik, Head of R&D Group, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (WRUT), Poland

14:00-14:25

Title: Seasonal Variation of Chub Mackerel Resource Abundance in North Pacific Ocean Based on Remote Sensing Environment Factor
Mr. Tang Fenghua, East China Sea fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China

14:25-14:50

Title: The Buoyant Equipment for Skin Temperature(BEST), A New Instrument for Measurement of Temperatures in the Ocean-Atmosphere Interfacial Layers with Sub-millimeter Resolution
Mr. Chuqun Chen, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Tropical Oceanography, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

14:50-15:15

Title: Shallow and Deepsea Monitorings Systems with Integrated Biofouling (without Chemicals)
Mr. Heinz Schelwat,
President, Sea & Sun Technology GmbH, Germany

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Measurements of Pure Water Absorption Coefficients from 250 Nm to 550 Nm
Dr. Edward S. Fry, Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M University, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Low-cost Physical Oceanographic Profiling Using A Recyclable Fuliguline Sampling System
Dr. Alice N. Wunderlandt, Junior Partner, Creative Canids Incorporated, USA

16:20-16:45

Title: Ocean Surface Current Measurement by Doppler Scatterometer on Satellite
Dr. Qingliu Bao, Assistant Research Fellow, Beijing Piesat Information Technology Co., Ltd., China

16:45-17:10

Title: A Tale of an Orphan Mega City
Mr. Waqas Wajid, Landscape Architecture Student, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

 

Session 9: Marine Environment and Resources Protection

Time: 08:30-12:10, November 5, 2017 (Sunday)
Place:
Shanhai Ballroom B, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Mr. Roger Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia

Co-Chair

Mr. Douglas Woodring, Director/Co-Founder, Ocean Recovery Alliance, Ocean Recovery Alliance, Hong Kong

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: Experimental Study on Tsunami Phenomena Around Tidal Barrier Using A Large Scale Tsunami Basin
Dr. Tetsuya Hiraishi, Professor, Coastal Sedimentation Laboratory, Fluvial Disaster Prevention Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan

08:55-09:15

Title: Best Practice Environmental Initiatives
Mr. Roger Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia

09:15-09:35

Title: Sea Otter Amphibious Sampling and Observation Platform
Mr. Arnis Mangolds, President, C-2 Innovations, Inc., USA

09:35-09:55

Title: As 3 Global Commons Converge a New Paradigm hasEmerged in Space-Based Maritime Situational Awareness      
Mr. George Guy Thomas, Founder and Director, C-SIGMA LLC, USA

09:55-10:15 Title: Estimate of Sea Surface Wind Speed inside Typhoon from Microwave Radiometer
Dr. Xiaobin Yin, Director of Marine Department, Beijing PIESAT Information Technology Co., Ltd.,  China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Plastic - The Material the Binds Our Planet
Mr. Douglas Woodring, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Ocean Recovery Alliance, Ocean Recovery Alliance, Hong Kong

10:50-11:10

Title: OGCMs and Climate Studies  
Dr. Victorio M. Canuto, Staff Scientist, NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies, USA

11:10-11:30

Title: Worldwide Water Quality Monitoring Based on The Radiative Transfer Theory, Field Observations and Ocean Color Remote Sensing  
Dr. Leonid Sokoletsky, Associate Professor, East China Normal University, China

11:30-11:50

Title: Artificial Reef Ecological Engineering - Environmental Protection and Optimization of Marine Protected Areas
Dr. Tao Tian, Associate Professor, Dalian Ocean University, China

11:50-12:10

Title: The Distribution of the State Parameters Sea Ice Cover (for Example Novick Bay of The Japan Sea In 2015)
Dr. Alexander Chetyrbotsky, Leading Researcher, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 

Session 10: Oceanography and Marine Biotechnology

Time: 08:30-11:45, November 5, 2017 (Sunday)
Place:
Shanhai Ballroom C, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Jinyu Sheng, Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada

Co-Chair

Dr. David Nelson, Research Scientist, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Geological Condition to form Gas Hydrate in the Okhotsk Sea
Dr. Anatoly Obzhirov, Professor, Il'ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI) FEB, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

09:00-09:25

Title: Development and Applications of Shelf Circulation Models for the Eastern Canadian Shelf
Dr. Jinyu Sheng, Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada

09:25-09:50

Title: Spatial and Temporal Variability of SST Frontal Probability in Northwestern Pacific Ocean
Dr. Yuntao Wang, Associate Professor, Second Institute of Oceanography, China

09:50-10:15

Title: Phylogenetic Tree Analysis of the Cold-hot Nature of Traditional Chinese Marine Medicine for Possible Anticancer Activity
Dr. Xianjun Fu, Associate Professor, Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Selecting and Developing Strains of Microalgae for Commercial Production
Dr. David Nelson, Research Scientist, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

10:55-11:20

Title: Role of Marine Aerobic Bacteria for Corrosion Inhibition of Different Alloys
Dr. Masoumeh Moradi, Associate Research Fellow, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

11:20-11:45

Title: Changes in the Source and Distribution of Biomarker Lipids in Sediments From the Zhejiang-Fujian Coastal Mud Area, China, Over the Last 160 Years: Implications for Climatic and Environmental Change in the Region
Dr. Lilei Chen, School of Earth Sciences, China University of Geosciences, China

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