Nor-Shipping 2019 Interviews

Connectivity, safety onboard, cyber security, sustainable future, e-navigation, 2020 sulphur cap and BWM are few of the many challenges that the maritime industry is facing today. During Nor-Shipping 2019, which took place 4-7 June, in Oslo, Norway, USA, SAFETY4SEA was there, conducting video interviews with global experts to feel the pulse of how shipping can find itself in a sea of change.

Safety onboard

Effective condition monitoring onboard is vital

Larry Rumbol, Marine Business Development Manager, Spectro Jet-Care

People onboard need training to become familiar with new technologies

Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass

Need for new standards for davits used in the offshore industry

Rolf Andreas Wigand, Managing Director, Vestdavit

Quality and proper maintenance vital for safety equipment onboard

Baba Devani, Managing Director of Marine Operations, SURVITEC

2020 Sulphur Cap

Key considerations toward 2020 sulphur cap compliance

Tim Wilson, Principal Specialist Fuels Lubes and Emissions, Lloyd’s Register

Options for 2020 compliance: Where we stand

Martin Christian Wold, Senior Consultant, Environment Advisory, DNV GL Maritime

Scrubbers remain a viable solution in the long run

Andreas Breeger, Head of Maritime, Bilfinger Engineering & Technologies GmbH, & Scott Leitko, Transformation Manager, Bilfinger Industrial Services USA

Coating solutions for navigating the 2020 Sox regulations

Davide Ippolito, Group Product Manager, Marine & Corporate Communications, & Sara Stendevad, Media Manager, Hempel

Preparation is key for 2020 compliance

Monique Vermeire, Fuels Technologist, & Ian Thurloway, Marine Lubricants, Chevron

Key considerations as we are heading towards 2020

Mehmet Kurt, Head of Hamburg Representative Office, CSSC Marine Service (CMS)

How 2020 sulphur cap will impact the market

Jack Lee, Vice General Manager, Marketing Director, Puyier

Sustainable Future

Vessels need to be ready for retrofitting with latest technologies

Asbjoern Halsebakke, Director, Technical Solutions, Marine Business, YASKAWA

Investment in quality and good engineering is vital

Peter Strandberg, CEO, Yara Marine

Europort 2019: Key issues on the agenda and new developments

Raymond Siliakus, Manager Exhibitions, EUROPORT

Shipping in need of future- ready solutions to tackle emerging challenges

Erik Haveman, Global Sales Director, Alfa Laval

Today’s vessels need flexible design to comply with upcoming legislations

Jan Erik Rasanen, Head of New Technologies, Foreship

Shipping needs flexible solutions for fuel savings to tackle environmental challenges

Sarah Zitouni, Business Development Manager, Lean Marine

Decarbonization has become one of the biggest challenges for shipping

Kirsi Tikka, Executive Vice President, Global Marine, ABS

Electrification is the new driving force for shipping

Mehdi Bounoua, Sales Director EMEA, Hatteland Technologies

How Dubai adds value as a dynamic maritime center

Nawfal Al Jourani, Director – Dubai Maritime Cluster Office, DMCA

Route optimization leads to fuel savings and increased energy efficiency

Svein Kare Giskegjerde, Vice President Shipping, StormGeo

New coating systems aim to enhance performance at lowest cost

Marc Giesselink, Global Sales and Concept Director for Tank Coating, JOTUN

Ballast Water Management

Selecting the best BWMS is a decision based on key factors other than cost

Steve Candito, CEO, Ecochlor


On-board wireless connectivity to bring value to maritime industry

Arild Säle, Chief Commercial Officer, SCANREACH

Satellite ecosystem is going to change rapidly in next 10 years

Paul Comyns, Vice President, Global Marketing, Intellian

Low bandwidth remains a key barrier towards smart shipping

Mark Woodhead, Executive Vice President, KVH


e-Navigation: Moving from ‘Just in Time’ to ‘Just in Case’ philosophy

Paul Stanley, CEO, GNS – Global Navigation Solutions

e-Navigation and cyber security: What needs to be considered

Børge Hetland, CCO, NAVTOR

Improving navigational safety at sea: key actions

Hans Ottosen, CEO, Danelec Marine

How data improves navigational performance

Michiel Meijer, Head of Digital Transformation, Sperry Marine Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

Cyber Security

Using technology to secure network important for managing cyber risk

Tore Morten Olsen, President Maritime, Marlink


Defining smart ports

Roberto Bernacchi, Global Product Manager, ABB

An introduction to new digital solutions and innovations

Robin Thriller, Director, Communications, MacGregor

Smart applications offer fast and efficient solutions to marine market

Lennart Starter, Sales Executive, C Teleport

New IoT open platform aims to accelerate industry’s digital transformation

Capt Vibrant Sharma, Lead Business Strategist, ClassNK

Fleet digitalization is feasible but remains a big challenge

Giampiero Sonici, CEO – Marine Division, IB

Software solutions for ship operators: Key considerations

Per Steinar Upsaker, CEO & Managing Director, BASS AS

Data to provide a smarter perspective on optimization efficiency

Stefan Goranov, Senior Project Manager, Hybridisation, WinGD

Machine learning, AI and other innovations are here to stay in shipping

Mike Konstantinidis, CEO, METIS

Key solutions for the upcoming smart shipping challenges

Mikko Lepisto, Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions, ABB

Digitalization is a journey in need of action and collaboration

Vigleik Takle, Senior Vice President, Maritime Digital Solutions, Kongsberg

Embracing digitalization: What it means for shipping and ocean sustainability

Bryan Hartin, Executive VP, & Wouter Deknopper, VP & General Manager, Iridium

Virtual Reality training to keep pace with tomorrow’s environment onboard vessels

Jason Barreto, European Sales Manager, Videotel

Collaboration creates value to maritime industry and facilitates digitalization

Magnus Lande, Commercial Director, Veracity, DNV GL Maritime