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7th Arctic Shipping Summit

Date: 11th November 2015 - 12th November 2015 Location: London - UK

Identifying Profitability In Arctic Shipping With Safe & Efficient Operations

ACI’s 7th Arctic Shipping Summit 2015 will focus on discussing the practical solutions necessary for the ship owners to decide whether they should invest in utilising the Northern Sea Route. The meeting will provide updates on key developments and regulations in the Arctic, as well as present expert views on possible future advances in governing the transport routes.

The conference will also address how to overcome the operational challenges that exist while entering the region. These include navigation, communications, risk and safety management, search and rescue, vessel design and crew training. The meeting will provide an outlook for the recent innovations in ice class vessel design as well as updates on ice breaker technology.

Joining the Summit will allow participants to better understand and evaluate the business model for operating in the Arctic.


11th November 2015
12th November 2015
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The Rembrandt
11 Thurloe Place
London, SW7 2RS United Kingdom
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+44 (0)20 7589 8100
  • Update from the US Representative of the Arctic Council on their Plans for the Period of the US Chairmanship
  • Determining Factors which Decide on the Profitable Use of the Northern Sea Route
  • Case Study Examples of Arctic Operational Experience
  • International Responsibilities and the Arctic Ownership -Update on Geopolitical Situation
  • Regulations Update
  • Essential Technologies for Arctic Shipping
  • Which Training has Proved Successful?
  • Necessary Preparations for Shipping Companies Intending to Enter the Arctic Region



  • Sandra Allnutt, Head Marine Technology, International Maritime Organization
  • Nicholas Fairfax, Operations Manager, SOVCOMFLOT
  • Vladimir Udalov, General Manager, SOVCOMFLOT
  • Marco Graziotto, Director, Arctic Bulk AG
  • George Eddings, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Yakov Antonov, First Deputy General Director, Murmańsk Shipping Company
  • Sven Eric Brooks, BD Director EMEA, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine
  • Mika Mered, Managing Partner, POLARISK-Group
  • Hannu Jukola, Senior Sales Manager, Steerprop
  • Guido Schulte, Head of Project Design Department, Nordic Yards Holding GmbH
  • Sebastian Villyn, Maritime Risk Analyst, Control Risks
  • David Bull, Senior Consultant, Ocean Shipping Consultants
  • Stefan Voss, Chair and Director of the Institute of Information Systems, University of Hamburg
  • Capt. Igor Zlodeev, Leading Instructor, Makarov Training Center
  • Jacob Skude Rasmussen, Partner, LL.M. | Partner (L), Gorrissen Federspiel
  • Shipping Operators
  • Ship Owners
  • Coastguards and Transport Authorities
  • Shipbuilders and Shipyards
  • Designers
  • Repair Companies
  • Vendors and Subcontractors
  • Energy and Mining Companies
  • Naval Architects and Engineers
  • Ice Forecasters and Meteorologists
  • Ice Management Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Researchers
  • Brokers, Financiers and Investors

HFW is a global law firm with 425 lawyers in 13 offices across 11 countries. We are global leaders in dry shipping and transport work, and advise owners, charterers, investors, insurers and intermediaries over a wide range of transactional,  finance, regulatory and litigation aspects.

We model ourselves on an industry basis and we understand the needs of the tanker industry, containers and bulk,  cruise, heavy lift,  offshore supply, construction and drilling vessels. We have an unequalled crisis management experience and have acted in a number of high profile shipping casualties in recent years.  This includes collisions, salvage, wreck removal, total loss, oil pollution and other environmental damage.  We have advised for many years on incidents and issues occurring in regions affected by ice.


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Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides safe, efficient and reliable navigation solutions for both the commercial and defence maritime industries.

With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we operate globally, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas and Asia and employ around 500 people. Throughout this time we have established our organisation as a major provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems to most major commercial vessel classes; from tankers and container vessels through to offshore vessels.

Our success is built on numerous strengths; our long-standing maritime experience and knowledge, our expertise in providing bespoke solutions, our global reach, the commitment of our employees and our approach to sustainability.  Our knowledge of ships operating in high risk environments has led to innovations in product development and bridge layouts that address the unique challenges of polar navigation. These assets form the unique platform for our continued success and future growth in the maritime industry.

Most importantly, we take great pride in our commitment to provide 24/7 support to all our customers.



If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Hubert Sosnowski

+48 (0) 61 646 9780


Maritime Connector

Maritime Connector is a premium employment and marketing platform for maritime industry.
Maritime companies face a growing challenge to find professionals with specific skills and know-how.
Maritime professionals face a growing problem: how to quickly find the best sea related jobs and to advance their careers.
Solution is Maritime Connector, It connects maritime professionals seeking to advance their careers with maritime companies that need quality personnel.

Visit us today and find out why we are No1. in the world today: www.maritime-connector.com

Baird Maritime

Launched in 1983, Work Boat World quickly became and remains the world’s best selling publication serving the global small ship market.

Covering all kinds of commercial and government non-cargo carrying vessels, its monthly issues provide incomparable coverage of news and views pertaining to working vessels of all kinds, shapes and sizes.

The breadth and depth of its coverage is staggering and its content fascinating. Truly global, Work Boat World covers all the world’s most active centres of workboat activity.

A number of new columns by world-leading experts have been added to Work Boat World recently. This, combined with new features, have made the magazine even more interesting and useful.

Work Boat World is aimed squarely at work boat owners and operators. It doesn’t pretend to be anything else. Consequently, it is widely read, indeed devoured, by the vast majority of the major players in this increasingly global industry.

BairdMaritime.com is the online component of the Baird Publications Group, publisher of Work Boat World. The premier online maritime portal, Baird Maritime is intended to serve you, whether you own, operate, design, build or supply to any kind of commercial or government vessel from tugs and trawlers to tankers.



World Freight Network, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 265+ independent freight forwarders in 120 countries. Based in London, UK, WFN exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. WFN recruits strong, high calibre forwarders, dedicated to providing an excellent service. Upon joining WFN, forwarders are introduced to an international group of proficient, vetted partners all sharing one goal: to increase business volumes. WFN has achieved a truly global presence and its Members have the local expertise necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the world’s top importers and exporters. www.worldfreightnetwork.com

Specialist Freight Networks

Based in London, UK, Specialist Freight Networks (SFN) exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. SFN, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, is an International Group of Exclusive and non-Exclusive Specialist Freight Networks operating under one unifying umbrella. SFN links together 220+ elite independent small and medium sized Freight Forwarders in 120+ countries, whom are united in their quest to find global, trusted, specialist agents. Experts in their respective fields, SFN Members are able to handle the requirements of global importers and exporters, in an efficient and professional manner.



Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 120+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.


Project Cargo Network

Project Cargo Network (PCN) was formed in August 2010, as an organisation dedicated to the world’s top project cargo and heavy lift specialists who want to increase their business by either referring one another or doing business directly with one another. The network is now an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association with over 235 Members located in 105+ countries.



Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 and offers Restricted Representation, which means membership will only be offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers innovative membership benefits including a useful Smartphone Service.



Freightbook is a fast growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1000+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. Each company can provide comprehensive logistics solutions through their experienced staff who have an in-depth understanding of their local market. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Get A Quote form. Our simple but effective system enables you to obtain advice and pricing from all registered freight agents in the country of origin, thus providing a variety of options. Alternatively, please search our database and contact companies directly www.freightbook.net.




Global Maritime Hub

Global Maritime Hub is the gateway to information on the Global Shipping industry. We are an online resource where you will find the providers of shipping information, consulting services, shipping jobs, market reports, market data and analysis – all conveniently gathered for you into one ‘hub’.


Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute is the international representative body for maritime professionals and others with an interest in nautical matters.

We provide a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world.

Our work is available to the whole industry to help improve the safety and efficiency of shipping. Our monthly journal Seaways, books, web services and projects help to provide real solutions to problems facing the industry and provide mariners’ input to decision makers internationally and nationally.

Our aim is to provide the strongest possible professional focus, dedicated to improving standards of those in control of seagoing craft, while maintaining the Institute as an international centre of nautical excellence.


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Marine Insight

Marine Insight is one of the leading independent maritime news website that covers a wide range of marine topics.

Using the latest internet tools, Marine Insight has built an engaging online community of active maritime professionals, seeking and sharing knowledge.

With more than 300,000 unique visitors per month and growing, Marine Insight is the fastest growing online maritime digital magazine in Asia.


maritime security review

Maritime Security Review is the premier, free-to-consume resource for maritime professionals to keep up to date with industry news.  We provide an overview of the top stories, along with unique insights into areas of particular interest.

Covering commercial shipping, super yachts, offshore installations, ports and infrastructure, Maritime Security Review keeps subscribers updated on the latest developments and areas of risk. We carefully select the most relevant articles for our readers and provide insight and analysis into pressing issues.

Through the MSR website, social media networks and our weekly newsletter an experienced editorial team of journalists, commentators and industry experts contribute a wealth of news, features and insight into the current global security issues, the legal aspects of maritime security and the latest developments in security technology.

Visit us as www.marsecreview.com, or subscribe to our email mailing list at http://www.marsecreview.com/why-subscribe/sign-up/.


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Conqueror Freight Network (CQR) is a group of carefully-selected freight forwarders in each major sea/airport which cooperate reciprocally and securely to expand their businesses, reduce costs and risks, and compete on more equal terms against the largest international companies.

Because CQR only accepts 1 agent per city the selection process is rigorous. An external auditor  (COFACE) checks every potential agent (CQR is the only network in the world to do this).

Every CQR membership should be productive with members seeing significant inward business and this is monitored through a quarterly survey.

Carefully selected members coupled with disciplined cooperation provide the trust needed to form long-term business relationships.





Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

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