Providing senior executives with a meeting place to share knowledge, discuss and learn the latest developments in efficient propulsion technologies and alternative fuels.

Propulsion & Future Fuels is the leading technical conference in the maritime sector, a must attend event for the following industry stakeholders Classification Society’s, Education/Research/Training; Equipment Manufacturers; Equipment/ Service Suppliers; Fuels/ Energy/ Lubricants; Government Agencies/ Industry Body’s or Associations; Naval Architects/ Ship Designers; Propulsion & Engine Systems - Design, Build, Supply, Repair; Ship Owners/ Managers.

This year’s conference is taking place in Hamburg, 19-21 November 2024.

We now invite interested speakers to put forward their abstract submissions for this year’s event. During the 3-day conference, the session topics & panel discussions will include:

  • EU 2030 Regulatory Requirements and the Emerging Market for Carbon Storage and Capture: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Methanol – lessons learned from expansion of vessels operating on methanol
  • Ammonia – challenges and solutions (fuel supply, after treatment, new engines, pollution control, fuel tanks)
  • Bio-Fuels – operational experience for 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines
  • Lubricants – what the introduction of new base oils and additive packages into the maritime market will mean for lubricant suppliers, as well as alt fuel considerations for lubricant suppliers
  • Carbon Capture – emission reduction, findings, new projects
  • Hydrogen – ICE and fuel cell advances
  • LNG – methane slip reductions, advances in engine performance
  • Other energy efficiency applications

Submit your 250-300 word abstract, biography and photo to be considered, case studies and collaborative projects will be given preference. The deadline for submissions is Friday, 29th March 2024. All abstracts should be sent to Terri Metcalfe at

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For further information about speaking, sponsoring, or attending as a delegate, contact the Events team on +44 1329 825335 or email