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3 – 4 December 2019
240 Blackfriars,
London, UK

Thank you to our sponsor and all our speakers, attendees and partners!

A two day seminar designed to give you the practical knowledge of how to use, implement and optimise vessel tracking, navigation and monitoring solutions in your organisation

New end user perspectives for 2018

Hear from DFDS, Norwegian Maritime Authority, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Danish Maritime Authority 

Seminar highlights:

Manage and monitor data

Obtain, verify and analyse vessel tracking data to improve operational performance and enhance decision making across your organisation

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Calculate risk

Build a clearer understanding of the operational and financial risks that can be predicted, avoided, and responded to thorough proper use of vessel tracking data and solutions

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Uncover weaknesses

Learn whether vessel tracking data and systems you currently use are efficient or inefficient, and discover what you can do to ensure data and system reliability

Build world-class knowledge

Learn from a variety end users and experts such as DFDS, Norwegian Maritime Authority, Spire, Danish Maritime Authority, StratumFive who will share their knowledge on data, tools, and methods needed to build a comprehensive understanding of the global maritime environment – and how to capitalise once you have the know-how. 

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Data share

Acquaint yourself with the global movements that are driving a safer, secure, and efficient maritime environment, and how you can contribute to it

Gain competitive advantage

Use tracking and monitoring data to benchmark your performance against your competitors, and learn how to capitalise on opportunities as they present themselves

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End user perspectives on using vessel tracking systems from shipowners, maritime authorities, lawyers and defence

  • Matti Eronen, Turku University post graduate doctoral student and Legal Counsel at at Finnish Transport Agency, will be giving a Finnish perspective on international legislation, liability issues regarding vessel tracking data and conducting maritime accident investigations.
  • Hear Guy Thomas from the U.S Department of Homeland Security discuss Maritime Domain Awareness, spoofing, and the pros and cons of different communication technologies.
  • Svein Medgaug from the Norwegian Maritime Authority will be discussing how tracking has changed over 15 years and what the future holds.
  • Mads Bentzen Billesø from DFDS will be sharing their views on implementing effective monitoring and tracking to improve vessel performance and safety at sea.
  • Listen to Christopher Saarnak from the Danish Maritime Authority discuss the key findings from the EfficienSea 2 Project focusing on e-navigation. 
  • Dr Marin Kress from U.S Army Corps of Engineers will be addressing improving safety of inland waterways through vessel tracking solutions.

Live vessel tracking demonstration

Participate in a live demonstration of how vessel tracking works in real life. You will be guided through how the data is collected, managed and can be applied for various business applications. 

Who should attend?

Shipping sector

Optimise business operations and benchmark against competitors

Insurance sector

Effectively predict risk and properly manage claims

Energy & commodities

Capitalise on changes to international trade flows

Finance sector

Build world-class understanding of chartering market

Legal sector

Build the tools to properly handle litigation and disputes

Government and affiliated organisations

Predict and respond to threats quickly and effectively


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