Strong support for Copenhagen Shipping Summit

Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums — By on September 12, 2018 at 7:03 AM

Denmark’s new major international maritime event Copenhagen Shipping Summit can already by now present 3 strong partners, who all support the event and present each of their conference programs.

It concerns the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), which will present a so-called Power Panel, with experts who will discuss the new 2020 sulphur rules and present their forecast for the market.

Michael Lund, Deputy General Secretary, BIMCO states: “BIMCO is very much looking forward to be part of the first Copenhagen Shipping Summit. BIMCO will contribute with a Power Panel Discussion addressing key developments impacting shipping business today, with the focus on challenges and future prospects for the dry-bulk and oil tanker shipping markets, including the 2020 global sulfur cap experiment.”

About the co-operation with BIMCO, Jakob le Fevre, Managing Director, Shipping Summit states: “We are extremely pleased with the cooperation. BIMCO is the world’s largest shipowner association. With over 2,000 members in 120 countries, including over 1,000 shipping companies, I cannot imagine any other organization that better matches the ambitions we have with the summit ”

The Engineers’ Association is planning a conference the first day, focusing on Sustainable Shipping.

Jan Rose Hansen, Chairman of Danish Engineer´s Association says “Danish Engineer´s Association welcomes and supports the new initiative Copenhagen Shipping Summit. In 2017 several Danish organizations, companies and research institutions joined forces within a partnership labelled the Ocean Plastic Forum. Partners are a present five industry associations, six companies, three universities and two NGO´s operating within one legal frame. Danish Engineer´s Association act as secretariat for the partnership and we are planning a conference about this topic at the Summit. “

MDC (Maritime Development Center) will conduct an event focusing on HR & Management.

Mikkel Navarro Hansen, MD of MDC, said in this regard: “MDC contributes to MARPROS new initiative with an event that emerges from the work of MDC’s HR & Crew Management Forum. MDC continuously supports the work of developing the maritime workplace of the future across the maritime value chain. Recently, MDC has kicked off the debate on More Women at Sea. MDC is pleased to meet the business on the Copenhagen Shipping Summit platform – about this and other relevant topics that can support our business’s positive development.”

The venue for Copenhagen Shipping Summit is The Øksne Hall and it takes place 10-11th April. The target audience is the maritime business in broad terms, but with keen focus on the Summit themes which are: The future for Shipping, Maritime Recruitment Trends – ashore and at sea, Empowering Women in the Maritime Community and Sustainable Shipping. A large Executive Dinner in the H C Andersen Castle in Tivoli will take place the first day after the conferences.

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