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Round Table Hydrogen

Friday 8 July 2022

“Unlocking the barriers of hydrogen in the maritime sector: port regulations & economic viability of projects”

On the occasion of the 9th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge (4 to 9 July 2022), the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Energy Transition Mission and Yacht Club de Monaco organise the 3rd Hydrogen Working Grgoup Roundtable. This initiative brings Monegasque, French and international government and institutional stakeholders together with international hydrogen project developers to assess where we stand today and discuss hydrogen regulations in the maritime sector.


9.00am - Guests Arrival

9.20am - Opening words
Ms Annabelle Jaeger Seydoux, Director, Mission pour la Transition Energétique Monaco
Mr Florestan Fillon, Projects Officer, Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco
Mr Bernard d’Alessandri, General Secretary and Managing Director, Yacht Club de Monaco

First part


9.30am - Update on the H2 market
Keynote speech:
Mme Anne-Marie Perez
, General Director of the Pôle Capenergies

09.50am - Exchanges on the construction of business models for the deployment of H2
Mr Jérémie Lagarrigue, Chief Executive Officer, EODev
Mr Adrien Zanoto, Chief Operating Officer Hydrogen Infrastructure, Hype
Ms Maud Augeai, Development Manager France, Lhyfe

10.20am - Financing of H2 projects
Keynote speech: La maturité du financement pour le déploiement de projets H2
Mr Ivan Pavlovic
, Executive director and Energy transition specialist, Natixis

10.40am - Coffee break

Second part


11.00am - Case Study and practical tool
Ms Camille Lopez, President of HyPlug
Mobile H2 refuelling in Ports

11.15am - Overview of H2 regulations
Mr Peter Van de Graaf
, Decarbonisation Manager, Lloyd’s
Mr Giorgio Gallo, Yachting Excellence Centre Head, Rina
Speaker to be announced

11.45am - Coffee Break

Third part


12 noon  - Roundtable 

Mr Jan Olaf Willums, Founder of ZEM, a Member of Norway Maritime Cleantech Cluster and Chairman of Nordic Batteries
How Norwegian maritime entreprises and clusters address regulative and commercial challenges for hydrogen as a maritime fuel.
Mr Paolo Bertetti, Vice President R&D San Lorenzo S.P.A, San Loreno S.P.A.
Methanol as a simplified H2 choice
Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Urban, Head of Development and Innovation & Marius Ehlers, Project Development Luerssen
Luerssen’s approach on its Fuel Cell powered Superyacht
Mr. Marc Rechter, Energy Transition Entrepreneur, Resilient Group
Hydrogenisation of Barcelona’s Harbour.
Mr. Jérome Giraud, Tandem
Feedback on the deployment of H2 solutions in the maritime sector - Implementation and ships supply.

12.50pm - Closing

1.00pm - Networking lunch

Round table Hydrogen

2021 Edition


Event organizer

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