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28th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit

Date: 19th October 2022 - 20th October 2022 Location: London - UK

ACI’s Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit is returning to London with its 28th edition on the 19th & 20th of October 2022. Crew wellbeing will be at the heart of the conference this year – outlining the impacts of recent global events within the industry and how the lives of crew members and their families have been affected.

The conference will also welcome topics surrounding various developments within Maritime HR such as changes in regulations and policies, advancements in technology, and the strategies required for promoting and retaining a multicultural crew.

Join us this year to gain further insight into how shipowners and ship managers are rising to meet these challenges. The conference will bring together various key industry stake-holders including but not limited to: ship-owners, ship managers and associated solution providers such as maritime technology providers, consultants and cross-cultural experts.


19th October 2022
20th October 2022
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Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036
Ketan Kulkarni – Sponsorship and Delegate Sales
+91 9860 70 8434
Eugene Kim – Content
+44 (0) 20 3141 0622
Martyna Rak – Logistics
+48 616 46 7020


Holiday Inn London-Kensington
Wrights Lane Kensington
London, W8 5SP United Kingdom

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  • Keeping up with Changing Regulations within Maritime
  • The Impact of COVID-19 and the Ukrainian Crisis
  • Digitalisation and Technological Advancements
  • Boosting Industry Attractiveness: Welcoming a New Generation of Seafaring
  • Maritime Mental Health
  • Multiculturality and Diverse Crews
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding: Managing Conflict and Communication Issues
  • Strengthening Industry Retention and Quality of Crew Management
  • Kathryn Neilson, Maritime Skills Commissioner & Director of MNTB at UK Chamber of Shipping
  • Jonas Søberg Erlandsen, Senior Lead South Asia at Maritime Anti-Corruption Netwok
  • Martin Dixon, Director – Head of Research Products at Drewry Shipping Consultants
  • George Pitaoulis, Marine Personnel & Development Director at ABC Maritime AG
  • Himanshu Chopra, Managing Director at Anglo-Eastern UK
  • Agnieszka Czepinska, Crew Manager at Falkeid Management AS
  • Tok Erik Jensen, Assistant Professor at University of South-Eastern Norway
  • Torbjorn Eide, Vice President of Maritime Personnel at Klaveness Ship Management
  • Mattias Ottosson, Offshore Installation Manager at Noble Corporation
  • Laxmi Chaudhry, Cross-Cultural Trainer & Coach at 1 STOP HR
  • Paul Jolley, Chief Revenue Officer at Maritime Trainer
  • Edwin Haak, Business Development Manager at Baze Technology AS
  • Nikolay Chekan, Head of Sales at Kadmos 
  • Morten Broch, Product Manager at MINTRA
  • Rebecca H. Mejia, Public Health Manager at Marine Benefits 



Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide provides news on shipping and maritime trade, as well as shipbuilding, ports, marine insurance, shipping law, freights and commodities, energy-oil and of course stock markets and the global economy. This makes it a “one-stop-shop” for everybody interested in shipping and all aspects affecting its course.

Furthermore, a free daily newsletter with the most important news is delivered to thousands of listed recipients from more than 165 countries worldwide.



Drewry is a leading international provider of research and consulting services to the maritime and shipping industry. From its origins in 1970 London to a 21st century maritime and shipping consultancy, Drewry has established itself as one of the most widely used and respected sources of impartial market insight, industry analysis and advice. Offering a unique combination of sector knowledge, rich market insight and commercial awareness Drewry is able to consistently deliver the performance, profitability and competitive advantage its clients seek. Drewry has a truly global perspective of the maritime sectors and areas of expertise it covers and employs over 100 professionals across an international network of offices in London, Delhi, Singapore and Shanghai.

Professional Mariner magazine was founded in 1993 to serve owners and operators of commercial maritime vessels of all types in the U.S. and Canada.

The magazine is owned by Navigator Publishing LLC which also owns and publishes Ocean Navigator magazine. Head offices are in Portland, Maine, with key colleagues located across the U.S.

In addition to the print magazine which comes out 11 times per year, Professional Mariner publishes e-mail newsletters, this website and a digital replica of the print magazine which reaches readers around the world. Special issues called American Tugboat Review and American Ship Review cover shipbuilding while regular issues cover training and licensing, maritime casualties, technology, engineering and regulatory trends and issues.


UAE Ports & Shipping Directory

UAE Ports & Shipping Directory is the most comprehensive directory for marine, shipping, offshore industry and ports.



Marine BizTV is a 24hr free to air global maritime satellite TV channel initiated by Aries Marine (www.ariesmar.com), the largest ship design and consultancy firm in the Middle East. The channel is based in Dubai and serves as a unique platform for international maritime activities. Web TV at www.marinebiztv.com, the online arm of Marine BizTV has already proved its significance with the vision of bringing the whole maritime world to the desktop. Marine BizTV has formed an exclusive club ‘The International Maritime Club’, where professionals from various sectors of the maritime industry come together under one roof and form exclusive tie-ups with the most happening events and exhibitions in the marine and maritime industries worldwide. Ultimately Marine BizTV will be the only place where you can watch maximum number of events. Marine BizTV’s maritime business services include several projects like Maritime Visual Directory (MVID), Shoot & Share, Video Bay, Maritime Events Calendar, Software & websites developing etc. These cover almost all aspects of the maritime world and deliver all that a maritime viewer always longed for, keeping pace with every moves and advancements in the maritime industry.



Maritime Security Review is striving to be the premier online portal for maritime security news. With a growing readership from across the industry we pride ourselves on keeping you up to date with the issues that matter. We are committed to keeping our service free for all as we believe money should be no barrier to knowledge, and all decisions should be informed.

Delegates can register to receive our weekly threat and activity report on the following link – Register here.

Website: http://www.marsecreview.com


CSO Alliance Ltd.

At CSO Alliance Ltd our aim is to be your one-stop-shop for your maritime security risk management needs. We can achieve this by providing you with an online platform to facilitate the secure reporting of incidents, a reliable and a secure collaboration tool and an advanced database that can push relevant information and alerts directly to the user. This is supported by our analysis team with decades of experience in the maritime intelligence and security fields.

By improving awareness of the threat and providing best management practice we can help mitigate the risks to Company and Port Security officials within the maritime industry.  Working as one we provide security through community.  This is the aim of the CSO Alliance.

The new Superyacht Alliance will be rolled out later in 2019 aimed at Superyacht captains, managers and owners.

Delegates can register to receive our weekly threat and activity report on the following link – Register here.



By improving awareness of the threat and providing best management practice we can help mitigate the cyber risks to the maritime industry, working as a collective while offering strength through community.  This is the purpose of the Maritime Cyber Alliance (MCA)– the second of the two online communities provided by CSO Alliance Ltd.  The MCA provides the facility for our members to submit anonymised incident reports to like-minded professionals over a secure, membership-based platform.

Website: http://www.maritimecyberalliance.com


ASD Media is an online media company. We provide professionals in dedicated markets with news, intelligence, and interaction opportunities.








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.





Conqueror Freight Network is the largest exclusive network of freight forwarders worldwide, represented in more than 260 cities and over 140 countries. It is an international alliance of hand-picked freight forwarders in exclusive territories, disciplined cooperation, and a single brand name.

Conqueror gives one agent in each local market a network of top-class agents, well-defined territories, an Annual Meeting with high attendance and much more. Conqueror Freight Network is the first freight forwarding network with global coverage to launch instant quotation ability for its members through its exclusive TMS: FreightViewer, which allows members to quote 24/7 in seconds.








Freightbook is a growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1500+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Quote Request 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.






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’.





World Freight Network, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 270+ independent freight forwarders in 124 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.







Marine & Maritime Gazette is read across the globe by professionals within the marine, renewables and offshore industries. On a monthly basis the publication focuses on salient news, reviews and features across the whole of the industry. The printed copy of the magazine is circulated to industry professionals and decision makers across the UK and Europe and the digital version hits a unique Worldwide circulation.





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 245+ elite independent small and medium sized Freight Forwarders in 112+ 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.



The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of seagoing ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members, who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1972, it has over 40 branches worldwide and some 7,000 members in more than 120 countries. For more information, please visit www.nautinst.org


International Freight Network (IFN) brings together 200+ independent freight forwarders in 108 countries. Based in London, UK, IFN provides its members with the platform to connect and exchange business with other strong and proactive freight forwarders. IFN ensures it recruits only top quality companies; those dedicated to providing a highly expert service to their fellow members. In short, IFN is a growing international group of vetted business partners, ready and able to professionally handle business requests, all around the world.





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.

A free trial is available by signing up on www.ship2shore.it/english







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.

Visit projectcargonetwork.com




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 portalwww.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.



Actualidad Marítima y Portuaria – Daily Offer of jobs into the maritime, port and logistics sectors News, Vessels, Companies, Ports, Customs, Events … Oferta diaria de empleos en los sectores marítimo-portuario y logístico Noticias, Buques, Empresas, Puertos, Aduanas, Eventos …





ASD Media is an online media company. We provide professionals in dedicated markets with news, intelligence, and interaction opportunities. During the last five years we developed dedicated websites for events, reports, news distribution and source data, and changed the name of the ASD-Network to ASDNews to emphasize the news focus.



TradeMaker magazine covers various areas of global trade. The monthly international publication encompasses: The maritime world, Environment, Infrastructure, Aviation, Logistics, Railways, Road, and Pipeline transportation. A versatile periodical, TradeMaker also incorporates Luxe lifestyle experiences, Articles and case studies related to the financial world, and Export import information.

If you want to showcase and talk about your brand, product, or service; publish your story; have a message to convey; want to be recognised as a writer/compiler — TradeMaker is the appropriate medium for you.

For details, please contact Nishit Doshi

[email protected] or [email protected] +91-9702023276 and +91-9773823276


Globalia Logistics Network is an exclusive network of the highest calibre freight forwarders in each key air/seaport worldwide who operate in an environment of disciplined cooperation under a single brand name.

Globalia awards each agent its own local market where it enjoys all the multinational benefits; a global brand, reliable partners everywhere, delimited territories, wide coverage, an Annual Meeting and much more. Globalia Logistics Network is at the cutting edge of technology by offering its members its own freight rate management software: FreightViewer, which allows them to provide instant online door-to-door quotations for their clients and partners.



The Cooperative Logistics Network is a collaborative alliance of over 330 hand-picked freight forwarders represented in more than 140 countries who work together to grow their businesses and serve their clients worldwide.

The Cooperative vision is to link together like-minded independent forwarders from all over the world in a network that will allow them to on a global scale with a global presence, trustworthy partners, a well-attended Meeting, etc. The Cooperative Logistics Network also offers its members the opportunity of being pioneers in digitalizing their freight services and working as Digital Forwarders through its exclusive TMS: FreightViewer.




If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

 Eugene Kim

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0622

Email: [email protected]

  • Ship Owners
  • Ship Managers
  • Fleet Captains & Superintendents
  • Head of Maritime Human Resources
  • Fleet Personnel Managers
  • Directors of HSEQ
  • Manning & Training Managers
  • Cadet Training Managers
  • Crew Managers
  • Diversity & Inclusion Managers
  • Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Managers



Baze Technology is the owner and developer of the BazePort Seea Infotainment system, a standalone offline streaming service for entertainment, news and information, especially suitable for deep-sea fleets. The system is developed by Baze Technology in Norway, the vendor of the renowned BazePort IPTV system.

The BazePort Seea system is a bespoke solution for vessels with up to 35 crew members on board. It is easy to set up, uses little to no bandwidth, and has the best content available. Now, seafarers around the world can enjoy films, TV-series, news, podcasts and receive company information.

BazePort products are already in use by more than 60.000 people worldwide, and our services include software development, delivery, support, and content distribution. Customers has always been a priority, and with customer-driven innovation, product development, and the use of new technology, BazePort products have been adopted as the standard in several maritime market areas.

Baze Technology’s head office is in Porsgrunn, Norway, with sales offices in Rotterdam and Singapore.



Kadmos is a Berlin-based financial technology company that has developed an end-to-end salary payment platform to pay seafarers more efficiently and cost-effectively. Kadmos combines the latest advancements in Fintech to solve the most pressing problems of paying seafarers. We are making the entire process more transparent and secure while eliminating the need for cash-to-master payments. Kadmos allows shipping companies to automate and digitalize their entire seafarer payment process.
This dramatically reduces administrative costs and helps shipping companies avoid the fees associated with Cash-To-Master. Kadmos is API-first and provides an easy and hassle-free onboarding lead by our team of technical experts.  Seafarers receive an E-wallet and a debit VISA card, which allows them to get paid instantly and remit money home. They also benefit from Kadmos’ market-leading FX rates.Seafarers can access their salary payments anywhere and at anytime through the Kadmos mobile app which provides them with more transparency and financial control all while enabling self-service relating to their salary payments.
Kadmos is helping to increase the level of seafarer happiness and well-being through an innovative payment system.



As Maritime Trainer; we have been serving the Global Maritime Industry since 2013 with a comprehensive platform including interactive content that enables you as HR, Training & Fleet management to select, evaluate, and orient your shipboard and office personnel and improve their occupational/soft skills and mental health. We are currently serving more than 60 global companies. Our company, by meeting all training and evaluation needs from a single source, enables Maritime Companies to establish their online corporate academies, effectively select the right human resources and develop them in line with the company’s goals. Consequently, that ensures the highest level of onboard safety, operational efficiency and environmental compliance.
The system, awarded best practices in many inspections, allows you to pass ship and company inspections comfortably and meet demanding industry requirements including TMSA, DryBMS, Sire 2.0, PSC, and Rightship.


Mintra is a leading provider of human resource management solutions and digital learning to the maritime industry. Our technologies have been developed over 30 years to provide the scope, scale and capabilities required by companies of all sizes, to keep up with the complexities of deploying a skilled global workforce.

Mintra’s Trainingportal is a market-leading learning and competency management system which enables efficient upskilling as well as reskilling of staff globally. The solution hosts a comprehensive and growing library of 2,000 eLearning as well as classroom-based courses. Today, 1.5 million people from 3,600 companies use the platform and a course is completed every 30 seconds.

Mintra’s complete crew management software solution OCS HR has been developed in partnership with our global customers to meet the unique needs of the maritime industry. The market leading human resource management solution allows HR departments to oversee and manage the work of their global workforce from one central interface and securely stores all employee data.

With headquarters in Bergen and offices in Oslo, Stavanger, Aberdeen, Limassol and Singapore, Mintra provides services to over 4,000 companies, including four out of the top five largest global energy companies.



Sonangol Shipping is one the subsidiaries of the Angolan National Oil Company Sonangol E.P. – Sociedade Nacional de Combustíveis de Angola (National Fuel Society of Angola). Dedicated to the maritime transportation crude oil and petroleum products to support Sonangol’s logistic chain, the management of its own fleet of 32 vessel operating worldwide, as well as third party vessels. It aims to increase the market share in Africa’s southern region by combining trading and shipping synergies, ensuring client and partner satisfaction with its excellence in operations, safety and environmental protection. With more than 20 years of existence, Sonangol Shipping has developed a wide experience in the segment of transportation of crude oil and petroleum products, in an integrated and appropriate way to your business.

Our team is equipped with:

  • Superintendents in Nautical Sciences;
  • Specialists in Nautical Sciences;
  • Specialists in Commercial Operations and Chartering;
  • Technicians with experience of navigation in oil tankers, Suezmax, VLCC, Panamax, operating mainly in offshore (SBM), around the Globe.

Leaders in the transportation of petroleum products on every Angolan coast, with a fleet of 19 vessels, Sonangol Shipping maintain the reliability of its commercial and operational team in addition to a series of technological resources, personalized service and expertise. Our services include trading, commercial and operation, technical support, inspections, shipping project management, crew management and Marine Legal Services.



Marine Benefits is a global leader in insurance solutions for seafarers and their families. Headquartered in Bergen, Norway, with an Operations Team in the Philippines, is  a  company  going  the  extra  mile  in order to provide innovative crew insurance solutions for the maritime industry. We strive to develop the best risk management tools required to increase attraction  and  retention  of  crew  in  a  cost  efficient  truly  global  manner.

Marine  Benefits,  with  its  head  office  in  Bergen, Norway,  was  established  in  2006  and  is  a  fully  owned subsidiary of the Norwegian Hull Club, one of  the  largest  marine  insurers  in  the  world  with  a  history  dating  back  to  1837.  The  Norwegian  Hull  Club  vision  of  “Expect  More”  is embodied  into  our  organization allowing our clients to have the same high  expectations  of  our  service,  product  &  knowledge.  Marine  Benefits  is  the  market  leader  for  crew insurance solutions, with the clear objective of improving safety at sea through loyalty on board.




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:

Ketan Kulkarni

Tel: +91 98 6070 8434

Email: [email protected]

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  • A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
  • A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
  • A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
  • The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
  • ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.


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