Program for ICS/ISF International Shipping Conference Announced

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The piracy issue, reducing shipboard emissions, and tackling the worsening crisis of crew competency and complacency onboard today’s ships will be just some of the hard hitting subjects covered at the ICS/ISF International Shipping Conference to be held at IET London, 2 Savoy Place, London from September 14th to 15th.

Rear Admiral Duncan Potts, the newly-appointed Operation Commander at EUNAVFOR, will be a guest speaker at the conference and will give his views on tackling the scourge of piracy from a military perspective. He will be joined on the first day’s piracy session by Stephen Askins, Partner at Ince & Co, who will discuss the intricate and often tricky issue of ransom negotiations.

Reducing shipboard emissions is one of the shipping industry’s hot topics. Delegates will hear Robert Lorenz-Meyer speak on the key issue of technical and operational solutions to reducing CO2.  Sturla Henriksen, Director General of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, will address the complex issue of Market Based Measures and the way forward.

The ICS/ISF International Shipping Conference has attracted some of the top speakers in the shipping industry. Outgoing IMO Secretary-General Efthimios Mitropoulos and ITF General Secretary David Cockroft will be keynote speakers, while the Arctic explorer Pen Hadow will give a special presentation on the importance of the environment.  ICS Chairman Spyros Polemis and Joe Ludwiczak, General Secretary of the Liberian Shipowners’ Council, will chair alternate days of the conference.

The second day of debate will carry on the piracy theme as well as look at the crucial issues of seafarer competency and complacency, health and welfare. Employers’ Challenges and Corporate and Social Responsibility will also come under the conference spotlight. Andrew Glass from BP Shipping and Douglas Lang, Managing Director of Anglo Eastern (UK), will both speak on the second day.

Maritime Reporter March 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Beier Radio Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Beier Radio, Inc. marks 70-years of providing engineering, sales and service for marine electronics around the globe. During its 70 years in business, Beier Radio

Iran Detains US Cargo Ship in Gulf -Al Arabiya

Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said an Iranian "force" seized a U.S. cargo ship after opening fire on it in the Gulf on Tuesday and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.

New Hires at Great Lakes Towing, Shipyard

The Great Lakes Towing Company & Great Lakes Shipyard announced this week that it has made two new hires. Graham Gajewski has been named naval architect, reporting to Jonathan Leivo,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1700 sec (6 req/sec)