Ships are transporting
90% of world trade: as the planet’s lifeblood, it is vital for the provision of sustainable living conditions
New demands for cleaner and even more environmentally friendly ships re quire dramatic changes in the industry. Autonomy is part of the solution.
Ships and ports represent very promising applications of autonomy. It can create new, safe and clean jobs and boost commerce.
This summit will give you the full overview of how senior commercial, governmental and international decision makers view the future of autonomous and smart shipping and how it will contribute to a sustainable future for our planet. What are the possibilities and obstacles, where will smart and autonomous ships be used and how will the industry adapt? How effective will they be at meeting our environmental challenges, and how will these challenges impact upon the development of our new ships?
Lise Kingo is the CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact.
This is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative with more than 13,500 signatories from 170 countries that have committed to aligning strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and taking actions that advance societal goals.
State Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Industry
with the main responsibility for maritime policy, directing coordination of the Government's marine efforts, business-oriented research and innovation, Europe and the internal market, WTO, international business promotion, space policy, nuclear activities and the ministries' areas of responsibility within the High North policy and Svalbard.He was appointed Secretary of State in January 2018 and came from the position as project manager in Smart City and the community reshaping project "New city - new airport".He has previously held a number of positions in the public and private sectors, including two entrepreneurial companies within the publishing industry, the market and the media.
Ms Quah Ley Hoon joined the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore as Chief Executive (Designate) on 1 November 2018, and was subsequently appointed the Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2019.
Prior to this, she was with MediaCorp as Chief Editor in Channel NewsAsia. She has more than 12 years of work experience in the public sector ranging from economic policies to environmental and social policies, including the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the National Population Secretariat.
Director for Waterborne Transport inDirectorate-General for Mobility and Transport within the European Commission, since 16/10/2016.
Her Directorate is responsible for the development and follow-up of the implementation of policies in support of logistics, maritime transport, ports, and inland navigation.After joining the European Commission in 2006, to work in the Directorate-General for Internal Market and Services, she was appointed as the Head of Unit for Clean Transport, Urban Transport and Intelligent Transport Systems - between May 2009 and June 2011. In July 2011 she became Head of Unit dealing with Maritime Transport policy and Logistics, until taking up the post of Director for Sustainable and Innovative Mobility in DG MOVE on 1 May 2014 to 15 October 2016.
Experience the latest in ship autonomy around the globe.
Meet C-level executives and Key Stakeholders to discover insights into customer demands and the future of auton- omous shipping.
Gain key insights from the leading voices in the industry. Discuss legislative issues in the industry.
0830 – 0920Registration, networking, coffee and snacks
0920 – 0940Opening ceremony
Official opening by Mr. Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen, State Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Fisheries
0940 – 1040Panel 1: Sustainable and efficient ship transport – an imperative need for the world
Ms. Lise Kingo (United Nations Global Compact), Mr Jacob Terling (European Commission), Ms. Nancy Scheijven-Westra (Dutch Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure), Mr. Harald Solberg (CEO Norwegian Shipowners' Association), Mr. Oscar Levander (SVP Kongsberg Maritime Finland Oy)
Efficient ship transport is the lifeblood of the world. How can shipping maintain the efficiency and increase sustainability? How can the next generation ship transport systems contribute to a better environment for all?
1040 - 1110
Coffee and light snacks
1110 – 1130
Singapore’s Vision: Autonomous Ships in Large Ports
Ms. Quah Ley Hoon (Maritime and Port Authority)
1130 – 1230
Panel 2: Autonomous and smart ships as enablers for sustainable transport
Mr. Geir Håøy (Kongsberg), Dr. Vegar Johansen (CEO SINTEF Ocean), Mr. Antoon Van Coillie (Blue Line Logistics), Bjørn Laksforsmo, Mr. Vegard Evjen Hovstein (Maritime Robotics), Ms. Quah Ley Hoon (Maritime and Port Authority)
How can autonomy and smart ships be used in the future sustainable transport systems? How can the national and international strategies work together for a green future?
1230 - 1330
1330 – 1345
Regulatory cautions versus new technology and jobs
Ms. Magda Kopczynska (Director for Waterborne Transport)
1345 – 1440
Panel 3: Allowing the autonomous ship to sail
Mr. Lars Alvestad (Norwegian Maritime Authority), Dr. Henrik Ringbom (Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law), Mr. Henrik Tunfors (Chairman of IMO working group), Mr. Gijsbert De Jong (Bureau Veritas), Mr. Magne Nilssen (Chief Underwriting Officer, Speciality), Mr. Ørnulf Jan Rødseth (NFAS)
Even partial autonomy challenges our current regulative framework. What are the gaps that need filling before the next generation shipping systems can be realized?
1440 – 1510
1510 – 1600
Panel 4: Creating the jobs of the future
Mr. Tom Eystø (Massterly AS), Mr. Einar Vik Arset (Director General Norwegian Coastal Administration), Mr. Harmen van Dorsser (Program manager "Harbour Master Next Generation"), Capt. Morten Kveim (Norwegian Marine Officers Association), Mr. Per Brinchmann (Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA), Mr. Douglas Lang (Anglo-Eastern Group)
What are the operational outlooks on autonomous and smart shipping? What will the new jobs look like, how will the stakeholders be impacted?
Autonomous logistics for a zero emission future
Mr. Bjørn Tore Orvik, CEO Yara Birkeland
Buses to Town Hall for VIP Reception
VIP Reception at Town Hall with Prime Minister