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11th Arctic Shipping Summit

Date: 29th November 2017 - 30th November 2017 Location: London - UK

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.


11th Arctic Shipping Summit - Conference Pass (Inc. Documentation Package)£1,595.00
11th Arctic Shipping Summit - Documentation Package Only£420.00


29th November 2017
30th November 2017
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Adriano Howlett – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0625
Piotr Baziuk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 48 61 646 7025
Hubert Sosnowski – Sponsorship
+48 (0) 61 646 9780
Claire Taylor-Payne – Logistics
+ 44 (0)20 3141 0601


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
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  • Advancements in Arctic Regulation
  • Increasing Efficiency and Profitability through Improved Logistics at High Latitudes
  • Building a More Accurate Picture of the Arctic Environment and Climate
  • Creating Commercial Opportunities in the Arctic’s Future
  • Insuring Against Risk in Polar Waters
  • The Promising Sector of Arctic Cruises
  • Complying with Regulations to Protect the Arctic Environment and Ensure Sustainability
  • Navigating a Shifting Geopolitical Landscape
  • Safe Navigation and Reliable Communication at the Top of the World
  • Cultivating Key Competencies through Effective Hiring & Training
  • Developing Effective Support Infrastructure


Confirmed speakers at the 11th edition of the summit include:


Julie Gascon, Assistant Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard

Marco Graziotto, Director, Arctic Bulk AG

Nick Hughes, Leader of the Ice Service, Norwegian Meteorological Institute



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:


Adrian Howlett

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0625

Email: ahowlett@acieu.net


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.

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!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Hubert Sosnowski

Tel: +48 (0) 61 646 9780

Email: hubert@acieu.net

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