THE MARITIME ONLINE SERIES

5 Weeks, 5 Themes | 21 June - 23 July 2021

The Maritime Online Series (MOS) will bring you the best of maritime insight and discussion straight into your office – whether that is your kitchen table or your usual workplace. The month-long online series brings together the best of all our regional brands in our maritime portfolio showcasing bite-sized content ideally timed to fit into your workday or for download at your convenience. 

Each week of the Series will bring a new focus of discussion. Our conference sessions and all content will be tailored to emphasise and highlight that week’s theme, allowing for greater focus and conversation.

Sea Asia is pleased to be part of the Maritime Online Series, bringing you three exciting webinars. Register for your free visitor pass today!

THEME: FOCUS ON CREWING

Deservedly topping many headlines throughout the Pandemic, this week will continue the conversation by connecting the global crewing community to inform and inspire change in recruitment and retention, training and safety at sea, and mental health and well-being.  Assessing the continued impact of COVID restrictions and caring for our seafarers will be very much the focus of this week.

4:00PM - 5:00PM (SGT)

Manning Strategies to Counter Current Crewing Crisis

Is the worst yet to come? As the crewing crisis continues, our expert panelists will review the current state of play in major crew supply countries and provide an assessment of the crew supply / demand imbalance in the face of a rebound in TEU. Importantly, what does this mean for manning strategies, and how best can the industry ensure a functional supply chain?

  • Assessing the new due diligence tool and the rights of seafarers
  • The case of crew supply countries and how are they responding to the crisis
  • India’s COVID 19 crisis and associated challenges and solutions to remedy the global crewing and shipping market  
  • How will global crew supply chain crisis be deepened because of unvaccinated seafarers and what are the collective actions from the industry?
  • Addressing the effectiveness of Neptune Declaration Crew Change Indicator thus far

Moderator:

Natalie Shaw, Director Employment Affairs, International Chamber of Shipping

Panellists:

Capt Faouzi Fradi, Group Crewing and Training Director, Columbia Shipmanagement

Dennis Svane Hansen, Vice President, Group Crewing Services, BW Group

Ashish Mediratta, Head of Crewing, Maersk

Emily Tan, Head of Crewing, Norstar Ship Management

THEME: FOCUS ON DIGITALISATION

Data holds the key to fully understanding shipping operations and finding the efficiencies and competitive advantages companies will need to thrive. This week will look at the industry’s evolution from simple data collection to automatic, intelligent, optimised systems. 

4:00PM - 5:00PM (SGT)

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Harnessing AI for Shipping

On track to drive the next wave of digitalisation, AI applications are riding the high seas. From pilot programmes in navigation, voyage planning and vessel maintenance, to AI for predicting and preventing cyber-attacks, the R&D is  coming up with conclusive evidence. Relying on use cases, future collaboration opportunities and investment outlook for AI solutions, this session will pull together recent trends, and how best can the maritime industry leverage AI.

Moderator:

Charles Crouspeyre, Artificial Intelligence Director, A.I. ASEAN Lead, Accenture AI

Panellists:

Hideyuki Ando, Director, MTI, NYK Group

Chris Chung, Director of Ecosystem Development & Strategic Projects, Wartsila

Claus Nehmzow, Chief Innovation Officer, Eastern Pacific Shipping

Dimitris Tsapoulis, Chief Operating Officer, Signal Group

 

THEME: FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENT, DECARBONISATION & SUSTAINABILITY

As external pressure on the industry mounts, this week will explore how the maritime industry is cutting carbon and its future options for zero carbon operations.

4:00PM - 5:00PM (SGT)

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Progressing Decarbonisation – An Incremental Approach

The big goal is clear, but the route to it is not. As industry grapples with a myriad of recommendations, the role of Efficiency, Technology and Fuels is clear. This session will look at the market for transition fuels, tactics for ship energy efficiency and mid to long term technology advances needed to make progress in decarbonisation.

Moderator:

Edmund Hughes PhD, Director, Green Marine Associates

Panellists:

Bud Darr, Executive Vice President Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC Group

Berit Hinnemann, Head of Decarbonisation Business Development, A. P. Moller Maersk

Dominik Schneiter, Vice President, Research and Development, WinGD

Sanjay Verma, Director – Decarbonization Solutions, Wartsila Singapore Pte Ltd