Latest News

London to Host 27th Maritime HR & Crew Management Conference

ACI is pleased to announce that its 27th Maritime HR & Crew Management Conference will take place in London on the 21st & 22nd of October 2020.

ACI’s 27th Maritime HR & Crew Management conference will focus on training solutions provided to seafarers for the new decade until 2030 especially considering the development of automated vessels, and will approach the impact of new technologies on recruitment, as well as on the evolution of seafarers’s roles and its impact on health.

This conference will also address diversity topics focusing on the place of women in shipping and training solutions to resolve intercultural miscommunication issues within multicultural teams.

Join us in this year to learn more of how ship operators are meeting these challenges. The conference will bring together various key industry stake-holders including Ship-owners, Ship-mangers & associated solution providers, fuel solutions, IT & data associations, consultants & technology providers.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Kjetil Meling, Maritime Personnel Manager, Solvang
Julia Anastasiou, Crew Director, OSM Norway AS
Francesca Manzi, General Manager, Sirius Ship Management Srl
Fabrizio Mazzucchi, Manning Manager, Amoretti Armatori Group
Faouzi Fradi, Crew Training Manager, Columbia Shipmanagement
George Pitaoulis, Crewing Manager, ABC Maritime
Margareta Jensen Dickson, Group Head of People, Stena Line
Pradeep Correa, Vice President, Great Eastern Shipping Co
Laxmi Chaudhry, Intercultural Consultant, 1 Stop HR
Dr. Dimitrios Dalaklis, Associate Professor,  World Maritime University
Martin Dixon, Director – Head of Products, Drewry
Karen Waltham, Managing Director, Spinnaker
Tom Solberg, CoS – Chief of Staff, Höegh LNG
Sue Terpilowski, President, WISTA, UK
Christos Sialakoumas, Crewing Manager, Dorian LPG
Prasanta Roy, Director General, Sailors’ Society

Stay tuned for speakers to be announced shortly. In the meantime don’t forget to register to attend with our early bird rates and save on your booking fee.

Agenda Link –

Register your attendance before 20th March and take advantage of the £340 early bird discount applied to the standard delegate rate of £1,695 (ex.VAT).

For more information and registration, contact Mohammad Ahsan on +44 (0) 203 141 0606 or email: [email protected]