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11:00 - 11:45

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13:10 - 14:15
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08:00 - 08:50 50 mins
Registration & Coffee
08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Plenary
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
09:00 - 09:40 40 mins
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Plenary
Move 37 – Our Artificially Intelligent Future
  • K D Adamson - CEO, Futurenautics

When Google’s AlphaGo Artificial Intelligence played ‘Move 37’ in its match against Lee Sedol expert commentators were stunned—it wasn’t a move any human player had ever made. Since then AI has beaten a human champion in a debating match, and can even predict when you'll die with 90% accuracy.

The ability to deploy AI successfully in business is rapidly becoming the differentiator between competitiveness and irrelevance, so both its promise and perils are riding high on the agenda. But what is the reality of AI today, where and why will it impact the shipping, maritime and logistics industries, where should leaders focus to maximise its potential, and what will this new era of intelligence, radical transparency and hyper-rationality mean for the businesses, jobs, consumers and lifestyles of the future? 

09:40 - 10:20 40 mins
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Plenary
Are we truly transforming the shipping industry?
  • Moderator Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
  • Panellist Michael Rodey - Senior Innovation Manager, Maersk
  • Panellist Jiten Mehra - Vice President - Commercial Operations Asia Pacific, Torvald Klaveness
  • Panellist Sanjaya Mohottala - Partner & Managing Director - Singapore, The Boston Consulting Group
  • Panellist Alexander Varvarenko - Owner & CEO, SHIPNEXT
  • Panellist Maria Lambrou - Professor of Digital Business, University of the Aegean

With digital transformation now being referred to as a modern business norm rather than a futuristic trend, hear from those leading the way, implementing these new processes and what the operational realities are, through experience sharing.

  • What are the tangible enhancements being witnessed through digitalization?
  • ROI vs ROX – how are we measuring success comparing Return on Investment to Return on Experience?
  • Is the industry clear between realistic technologies and hype-based trends?
  • Where are the areas in shipping that are unlikely to be digitally disrupted?
10:20 - 11:00 40 mins
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Plenary
Collaboration Conundrum - experience sharing with the supply chain
  • Moderator John McCauley - Vice President, Transportation and Logistics, Cargill Asia Pacific Holdings
  • Panellist Peter Schellenberger - Managing Director - OServ, OSM Maritime Group
  • Panellist Andrew Fletcher - Superintendent - Port Services, BHP Billiton
  • Panellist Geir Isene - Innovation Manager, Dualog Innovation Garage

With a focus on experience sharing and driving true consolidation efforts through digital transformation amongst other processes, how is the supply chain reacting to these new ways of working and what does this mean for the industry in the short & long term?

  • Measuring success – is the way the industry defines consolidation matching results?
  • Where are we seeing demand – is it matching continued growth on supply side?
  • Moving beyond data sharing – how does the industry balance commitment towards total information sharing whilst remaining competitive?
11:00 - 11:45 45 mins
Morning Coffee and Networking
11:45 - 11:50 5 mins
Shipping2030
Shipping2030 Chair’s Welcome & Introduction
  • Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
11:45 - 11:50 5 mins
Global Liner Shipping
GLS Chair’s Welcome & Introduction
  • James Baker - Editor, Lloyd's List Containers
11:50 - 12:00 10 mins
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Shipping2030
Start Up Hub Introduction
  • Gennaro Faella - Head of Strategic Business Development, Marlink
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Operator Keynote | The business of (digital) shipping
  • Kosuke Wada - Senior Vice President of BPIT (Business Process Information Technology), Ocean Network Express

Most of what we have heard over the past two years, has focused on the dramatic changes in the liner industry, with alliances, consolidation and digitisation leading everyone to wonder: who are the winners and who are the losers in this business and can an innovation mindset give operators and most of all, newcomers and edge? Is there such thing as traditional vs digital shipping and what are the cornerstones of success in the business of shipping?

12:00 - 12:40 40 mins
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Shipping2030
The New Normal – leadership, mindset & change management in the digital age
  • Moderator Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
  • Panellist Rajesh Unni - Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Synergy Marine Pte. Ltd.
  • Panellist Michael Jr Ong - Managing Director, Collyer Shipping
  • Panellist Janne Lautanala - General Manager - Digital Foundry, Wartsila

How does the industry construct the digital mesh through people and processes? How do industry leaders separate the viable new technologies from the hype-based trends? How do organisation structures react to changes in their business processes? Hear from those leading the way as they discuss what digital transformation has meant for their day-to-day and how this has impacted internal culture change with new skills and value demand.

12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Forwarder Keynote| Innovation in Container Shipping Logistics and the Impact on the Value Chain
  • Thomas Knudsen - President, Toll Global Forwarding
12:30 - 13:10 40 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Operators Forum | What is keeping you up at night?
  • Moderator John McCauley - Vice President, Transportation and Logistics, Cargill Asia Pacific Holdings
  • Panellist Francis Goh - Managing Director, X-Press Feeders
  • Panellist Nicolas Sartini - Chief Executive Officer, APL
  • Panellist Aleksandrs Isurins - President, Chairman of the Executive Board,, Fesco

Finishing last year off with a dwindling order book, and half way into a year that has seen capacity increase again with considerable orders from some of the larger operators, we ask our panel if what they are seeing is a level of stability across the region and globally that conducive to future planning, to growth strategies and new opportunities, or are there stormy seas ahead? With Evergreen and Cosco adding to their already impressive capacity, questions around likely further consolidation of Asian operators, as well as a ramping up of activity from other leading global operators. Who is likely to step into pole position in Asia?  And how will this play on freight rates levels, BCOs, as well as the 2020 sulphur cap imperative?   Find out what is keeping these carriers up at night.  

12:40 - 13:10 30 mins
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Shipping2030
How can organisations utilise PR and marketing platforms as a tool in the shipping industry?
  • Moderator Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
  • Panellist Alisdair Pettigrew - Managing Director, BLUE Communications
  • Panellist Edward Ion - Managing Director, Helix Media
  • Panellist James Baker - Editor, Lloyd's List Containers

We ask what exactly the purpose is of PR and marketing platforms are, the importance of brand in shipping and the potential benefits this may deliver for the industry.

  • We are seeing more shipping companies embrace transparency and visibility in communicating – what is driving this?
  • Approaching a PR and marketing strategy – how is this conducted correctly?
  • What are the parameters to measure PR, marketing and social media success?
  • Building a brand profile – how can the shipping industry benefit?
13:10 - 14:15 65 mins
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Networking Lunch
14:15 - 14:35 20 mins
Shipping2030
The future of shore-to-ship deliveries with autonomous drones
  • Marius Johansen - Vice President - Commercial, Wilhelmsen Ships Service AS
14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
The insider’s view on supply chain digitisation and integration
  • Moderator Michael Nielsen - Senior Vice President, Carrier Account Management, Inttra
  • Panellist John McCauley - Vice President, Transportation and Logistics, Cargill Asia Pacific Holdings
  • Panellist Norman Geramia - Regional Category Manager – Global Logistics Procurement | AsiaOceaniaAfrica Procurement HUB, Nestle
  • Panellist Niklas Holck - Managing Director, Costamare Shipping Company

Whether you are interested in future trends, an early adopter, a tech enthusiast and advocate, or reluctant to invest time and money into the digital wave, everyone – shippers and carriers alike should hear this panel’s opinions on the digital supply chain and the case for further integration. 

  • Are there any tangible benefits or results of digital strategies?
  • If the question comes too soon, when can we expect results?
  •  What still needs to be done in the short, medium and long terms?
14:35 - 15:15 40 mins
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Shipping2030
Carving out the benefits and lessons learnt through disruptive connectivity technology
  • Moderator Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
  • Panellist Ando Hideyuki - Senior General Manager, Monohakobi Technology Institute, NYK Line
  • Panellist Michael Rodey - Senior Innovation Manager, Maersk
  • Panellist Stephen Conley - Maritime Market Segment Lead, SES Networks

The shipping market is becoming increasingly saturated with satellite communication technology with blurred lines around the crucial benefits it can bring to the fleet. How do companies quantify and measure the rate of success of these technologies and what experiences are driving true change in the organisational day-to-day?

15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
To thrive or survive in today’s consolidation shipping landscape
  • Low Wai Mung - Head of Business Consulting Services, CyberLogitec Global

This session will discuss:

  • Market Consolidation – M&As create an uneven playing field with a wide gap in fleet size resulting in a long-tail distribution
  • Does Size Really Matters? – Pursuing the economies of scale with larger container vessels, can cargo demand fill that capacity? Uneven distribution of capacity?
  • Cooperation & Collaboration – A realistic and viable alternative for smaller carriers to thrive with the bigger players
  • Enablers for Smart Collaboration – integration of technology, adoption of innovation
  • Is the Industry Ready?



15:15 - 15:55 40 mins
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Shipping2030
Enhancing ship to shore connectivity – mitigating risk and maintaining margins
  • Moderator Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
  • Panellist Geir Isene - Innovation Manager, Dualog Innovation Garage
  • Panellist Michael Owen - VP - Business Capture & Development, Marlink
  • Panellist Nick Dukakis - Head - Business Development, Speedcast

With enhanced connectivity between the office and the fleet, data has never been so important as a tool to drive vessel efficiency and maintain the bottom line. How are we digitizing documentation and office based resources? Can this be used to identify new opportunity and switch from reactive to predictive maintenance?

15:20 - 15:55 35 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Supply and demand dynamics and likely fluctuations over the next 18-24 months?
  • James Frew - Director of Consultancy, MSI

A clear picture of one of the most important dynamics affecting trade. This session will look at segment based supply-demand, including a look at why there is no tonnage on order for 4,000-10,000 TEU – is there an opportunity here? Finishing with a well-documented forecast for the upcoming 18-24 months.

15:55 - 16:25 30 mins
Afternoon Coffee & Networking
16:25 - 16:40 15 mins
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Shipping2030
Taking ships to 2030 and beyond
  • Kenneth Joseph - Digital Service Manager – ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operations Center, ABB Marine & Ports

Smart digital solutions and modernization packages ensure operational efficiency and overall reliability of vessels, while extending their life cycle and making them environmentally friendly. Hear about ABB Marine & Ports is transforming the next generation of ships to be electric, digital and connected. 

16:25 - 16:45 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Platform-based services for the global transportation industry
  • Christian Schultze-Wolters - Director of Travel & Transportation Industry Germany, IBM

In an era where business and technology fuse together, IBM see huge changes in the way companies operate and design their business model. Platforms and partnerships are already playing a major role and platform decisions will most likely become even more crucial in the near future.

This shift will be illustrated by three platform services for the transportation industry: IBM Cargo Patrol to enhance the overall shipping security by the detection of not properly declared dangerous goods and other commodities, a port collaboration and digitization platform and IBMs approach to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology.

16:40 - 17:20 40 mins
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Shipping2030
Determining the best business and operational model for the smarter ship
  • Moderator Gijsbert de Jong - Marine Marketing & Sales Director - Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas
  • Panellist Ranjan Verghese - Director, Steel Ships
  • Panellist Ando Hideyuki - Senior General Manager, Monohakobi Technology Institute, NYK Line
  • Panellist Tetsuro Ashida - Assistant Manager - Smart Shipping Division, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
  • Panellist Bala Sankaran - CEO & COO, Alpha Ori

The ship of the future is often branded as a hype and grouped together with developments being made in the autonomous & unmanned vessels niche. What constitutes a smart ship? How will it deliver on proposed time and cost efficiencies? Are we developing new components or enhancing existing ones?

16:45 - 17:35 50 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Checking in: Digital shipping – Time for change…management
  • Moderator James Baker - Editor, Lloyd's List Containers
  • Panellist Alexander Varvarenko - Owner & CEO, SHIPNEXT
  • Panellist Karina Boudjema - Vice President of Global Carrier Strategy and Digitization, WiseTech Global
  • Panellist Thomas Knudsen - President, Toll Global Forwarding

Some of the biggest players in the industry have invested heavily in digital initiatives over the past year and a half.  Now, we are moving away from asking is there a case for digital, since these investments tell us there is. Instead, we ask:

  • Are there any tangible benefits or results of digital strategies?
  • If the question comes too soon, when can we expect results?
  • Most importantly, what are the crucial aspects of change management that operators must consider?
17:20 - 18:00 40 mins
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Shipping2030
Startup Hub
  • Led by Gennaro Faella - Head of Strategic Business Development, Marlink
  • Start-Up Jan Hanken - CEO, Idatase
  • Start-Up Mathias Schröer - Head of Solution Delivery, Contiamo
  • Start-Up Shachar Tal - Founder, Loginno
  • Start-Up Pascal Visser - Partner, Pentar

Hear from a group of innovative start-ups & scale-ups on how they have developed, grown and in some cases, integrated their solution and what the benefits are.

17:35 - 17:55 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Misdeclared cargoes – better box booking procedures
  • Yves Vandenborn - Director of Loss Prevention, The Standard Club

It is estimated that at least 2 million of the circa 200 million TEUs carried annually by container liners is misdeclared. It is a sad fact that all too frequent one of these misdeclared containers happens to be stowed in the wrong place and undergoes an exothermic chain reaction leading to disastrous consequences for the ship and its crew. The Standard Club has set out guidelines for container booking departments to review their procedures and implement measures aimed at reducing the risk of having one of these misdeclared containers on board their ships. Capt Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention at The Standard Club will explain these guidelines and other measures container liners can take to safeguard themselves.


17:55 - 18:10 15 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Day 1 Wrap Up & Chair's Closing Remarks
  • James Baker - Editor, Lloyd's List Containers
18:00 - 18:15 15 mins
Shipping2030
Day 1 Wrap Up & Chair's Closing Remarks
18:15 - 19:45 90 mins
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Day 1 Drinks Reception