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09 - 11 April 2019
Empire Riverside Hotel,

Crewing 4.0: Competency planning for shipping’s digital future

The most established and comprehensive solutions-based event dedicated to crewing & marine education and training in Europe.


The CrewConnect Europe Agenda is ready for you to browse through!


Competencies for shipping's digital future

With the changes in the industry such as more sophisticated equipment, and changing seafarer mindsets, the central question of the conference will be what does the future seafarer profile look like?

Policy and regulation updates

We will hear from regulators such as ILO, IBF, ITF and ICS on some of the most impactful outcomes of their work in past year and what that means for your seafarers and your business.

A dose of inspiration

Between the pressures of running a business in a increasingly volatile market, the race to predicting and preparing for the future and looking out for your human asset, we think you need a bit of time for inspiration and our cool kids will provide just that!

Fresh perspectives

Willing or not, we are all marketers. Or we should be for the sake of the future of our industry. We'll look at shipping's problem of visibility and attractiveness for the talent market, as well as who the cadets of the future are and dealing with cyber security and personal data management.

CrewConnect in action

This year we'll make you work for your conference coffee. The programme includes working groups focused on three very specific challenges which you will work on, guided by a specialist and we expect results. There is so much talent and experience in the room and we aim to capitalize on it!

Back to Basics: redesigning standards

Almost a decade needed to pass & implement a set of standards that meet the minimum requirements for competency of crews, regulatory leadership is generally not the first port of call when we consider a better way. So, can design thinking be employed to instigate change and progress from within the industry?

CrewConnect Europe in Numbers

expert speakers
shipowners & shipmanagement

How to prepare for the future?

See what 6 organisation leaders do differently in order to prepare for the future:

Free industry review paper

Following a phenomenal CrewConnect Global in November, the KNect365 Maritime Team put together a Review Paper that explores the industry's digital innovation, the next steps in crewing, and the importance of thorough training.

The CrewConnect Europe Networking Experience

Benefit from 25+ hours of content, networking and interactive features

  • Start your networking early in a relaxed and informal environment. Make new contacts, catch up with old friends, and interact with fellow attendees and expert speakers
  • Extended networking breaks in the exhibition area
  • Discuss ideas, reconnect with colleagues or expand your network and get to know potential partners at the CrewConnect Europe exhibition

Sponsorship & exhibiting opportunities

Raise your company's profile within the market and create greater awareness of your brand.

Highlights from previous events:

Reviews from our speakers and sponsors: 

"The premier event in the maritime world to meet with crewing and manning companies"

Stuart Ostrow, ShipMoney

"We get to interact with all the players and stakeholders within the industry... and it's important for us to be able to hear what they have to say"

Bob Fay, IRI Marhsall Islands Registry


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