Developing profitable, safe and sustainable shipping operations in a changing Arctic environment
ACI’s 11th Arctic Shipping Summit will gather leading experts and stakeholders from across the sector of to discuss the development of viable and profitable business ventures in the Arctic whilst overcoming the challenges posed by regulations, environmental considerations, logistical complexity and the need for reliable data and communications, skilled and well-trained crews and safe procedures.
The two day conference will consist of a number of informative presentations followed by interactive Q&A discussions. The latest changes in regulations will be discussed in detail, as well as technological advancements and guidelines for insurance and the development of support infrastructure for safe and effective Arctic cargo transport. There will also be a particular focus on the promising sector of Arctic cruises, with discussion of several potential avenues for future commercial successes in Polar waters.
Confirmed speakers at the 11th edition of the summit include:
Halldór Jóhannsson, Executive Director, Arctic Portal
Julie Gascon, Assistant Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard
Sandra Rita Allnutt, Senior Technical Officer, IMO
Donald Roussel, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Transport Canada
Stein Sandven, Project leader for INTAROS, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
Nick Hughes, Director, Norwegian Ice Service
Paul Wilkinson, Solicitor, Gorrissen Federspiel
Marco Graziotto, Commercial Director, Arctic Bulk AG
Mikaa Mered, Adjunct Lecturer on Arctic economics, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Dwayne Menezes, Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative
Peter Tsantrizos, President & CEO, Terragon Environmental Technologies
Petter Meier, Deputy Director General, Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications
Tim Reilly, CEO, Arctic Advisory Group
Bjørn-Morten Batalden, Associate Professor in Maritime Operations, UiT the Arctic University Of Norway
Tord Ytterdahl, Managing Director, Viking Ice Consultancy AS
Jarkko Toivola, Director, Alfons Håkans
RDML John Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, United States Coast Guard (subject to final confirmation)
If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:
Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0625
Speakers at past editions of the summit have included:
Marco Graziotto, Director, Arctic Bulk AG
Georgi Yorgakiev, General Manager, K Line Bulk shipping (UK)
Renée Sauvé, Head of Delegation (Canada), PAME Group, Arctic Council
Julie Gascon, Assistant Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard
Steffen Weber, Secretary General, EU Arctic Forum
Tim Keane, Senior Arctic Operations Manager, Fednav
Sandra Rita Allnut, Senior Technical Officer, IMO
Erik Rabjerg Nielsen, Director of Fleet Operations & Deployment, Maersk Line
Yakov Antonov, First Deputy General Director, Murmansk Shipping Company,
Vadim Udalov, Director of Project Office, PAO Sovcomflot
Andrey Smirnov, Deputy General Director, Head of Fleet Operations, Rosatomlot
Ed Heartney, Environment, Science, Technology & Health Specialist, U.S. Embassy London
ACI’s seminars attract a targeted group of senior level executives with a strict focus on end-users from the industry.
Our delegates will be drawn from Ship Operators, Ship Owners, Ship Managers, Coastguard and Transport authorities, Shipbuilders and Shipyards, Designers, Repairing 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.
Terragon Environmental Technologies is a Canadian based company founded in 2004, whose mission it is to enable habitats to have Total Resource Utilization (TRU). For ships and other offshore installations, that means converting shipboard garbage and sludge oils into useful energy, and cleaning wastewater for reuse in technical applications. Terragon develops and commercializes revolutionary products that enable the TRU habitat.
ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.
If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!
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The Arctic Portal is a comprehensive gateway to Arctic information and data on the internet, increasing information sharing and co-operation among Arctic stakeholders and granting exposure to Arctic related information and data.
The Arctic Portal is operated in consultation and co-operation with members of the Arctic Council and its Working Groups, Permanent Participants, Observers and other Stakeholders.
The Arctic Portal is a network of information and data sharing and serves as host to many web sites in a circumpolar context, supporting co-operation and outreach in science, education, and policy making.
The Arctic Portal is managed as non-profitable organization, located in Akureyri, Iceland, under an international board of directors.
The Arctic Portal provides web presence to over 50 scientific institutions, associations and project of international importance and participates in Arctic research projects such as European Commission funded EU Arctic Information Centre Initiative, Arctic Council SDWG endorsed Arctic Maritime and Aviation Transportation Infrastructure Initiative, the Arctic Council SAON project, the EU 7th framework program funded PAGE21 Permafrost project and many others.
Ship2Shore is one of the most successful on-line magazines in the Mediterranean region and the leading news provider in Italy exploring the financial, economical, political and legal aspects of the transports industry.
News are published daily on the website, grouped into macro-categories (shipping&shipyards, ports&services, logistics&intermodal transport, energy&offshore, others) to help readers finding easily and quickly what they need.
A weekly pdf magazine, published on Monday and announced by a newsletter, offers a complete overview of the most important topics as well as in-depth analysis, interviews and further stories; periodic Special Features complete the information offer.
Thanks to accurate and high quality information that can be browsed directly on desktops and mobile devices, Ship2Shore is a useful working tool for being regularly updated as well as an effective means for web advertising.
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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’.
Information and Analytical Agency PortNews (IAA PortNews http://en.portnews.ru) is the leading provider of maritime news in Russia covering both domestic and international markets. On-line news and analytical materials related to port services, sea and river transport, shipping and shipbuilding placed at the agency’s portal are available on open access. Special attention is paid to oil and fuel markets. The audience of the portal’s Russian and English pages numbers about 8,000 regular readers. Our readership covers the territory from the North-West to the Far East of Russia as well as 60 countries worldwide.
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 (PCN) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world’s top project cargo specialists. Our Members handle the transportation of oversized and heavy items or shipments that consist of complex components that must be disassembled, shipped and then re-assembled. They offer project cargo management for engineering, procurement and construction companies servicing energy, mining, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, infrastructure and other sectors. Our fast-growing organisation comprises of 220+ specialists 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
World Freight Network, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 275+ independent freight forwarders in 115+ 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
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 260+ elite independent small and medium sized Freight Forwarders in 115+ 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. www.specialistfreightnetworks.com