2nd Small Scale Shipping & Distribution Forum 2015

The 2nd Small Scale Shipping & Distribution Forum 2015 comes at a time when LNG supply and infrastructure developments are critical in ensuring the rapid and much needed LNG distribution and integration in Indonesia. A niche, targeted and sustainable LNG shipping market – notably Small Scale Shipping – will eventually prove to be a signicant and vital transport medium when more LNG Supply and LNG Infrastructures projects come online within the next few years . Small LNG ships will increasingly provide vital functions in terms of regional integration, transportation into remote areas and inter-island crossings.

LNG distribution infrastructure via Small Scale LNG vessels are fast becoming a must-have solution for players wanting to effectively deliver natural gas – notably LNG – between Indonesia’s islands. In addition, the planned land-based import terminals will ensure the growth of Indonesia’s sunrise LNG industry. This will inevitably increase the utilization and need for Small LNG vessels to be deployed in various regions across the archipelago. Indonesian cabotage rules and compliance is an important aspect for ships and vessels wanting to operate in Indonesian waters. Since the cabotage rules were applied, the development of Indonesian commercial eet increased from 6,041 ships in 2006 to 13,224 by the end of 2013. And this number continue to increase in 2014. This will inevitably open up signicant opportunities for players wanting to tap into the niche Small LNG Shipping and Distribution industry.

This forum will continue to oer a one-shot platform for all serious stakeholders to highlight their positions in and distinctive solutions for Indonesia’s LNG industry while establishing relationships with key policy-makers and private sector players integral to LNG Supply, Shipping, Infrastructure development, and Distribution. Developing LNG for shipping, LNG as fuel and utilizing Small LNG Shipping as a distribution tool will change the face of Indonesia’s shipping industry.