• Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC)

    Dates:   2017 April 26 - 2017 April 28

    Organized by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC 2017) is a highlight event of the Singapore Maritime Week. It showcases maritime innovation projects, upcoming technologies, and sustainable solutions for ship owners and ports to be efficient and stay ahead of competition.

    Mrs. Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of Transport Singapore will be gracing the event as the Guest of Honour. This year will also feature insights from industry forerunners on topical issues, with an opening keynote Envisioning a New Future for the Maritime Industry by Mr Pierre Sames, Group Technology Director of DNV GL.

    He will be joined by speakers from established ship owners such as:

    • Michel Foulon, Group Chief Information Officer, CMA CGM
    • Jöern Springer, Senior Director, Head Fleet Support Center, Hapag-Lloyd AG
    • Hideyuki Ogamae, General Manager, IT Strategy Department, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) Information Systems
    • René Rasmussen, Chief Information Officer, Maersk Tankers A/S
    • Shaj Thayil, Head Global Technical Services, APL
    • Aleksander Stensby, Chief Digital Officer, Torvald Klaveness
    • Andy Jones, Chief Information Security Officer, Maersk
    • Nitin Mathur, Group Managing Director, Wallem Singapore

    The industry track for SMTC 2017 (2nd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference) will include discussions on the Digital Revolution, Connected Ships, Green Shipping and Clean Fuel Systems, Transforming Ports and Logistics, Cyber Security, and Maritime Autonomous Systems. It will focus on leading port and maritime industry trends, technological developments, along with industry applications, case studies and round table discussions.

    Featured sessions include:

    Ship Owners’ Panel: Smart Shipping Initiatives – Blending Realism with Possibilities

    Panelists’ include Wallem Singapore, Torvald Klaveness, Maersk Tankers A/S, APL

    Connected Ships and How the Industrial Internet of Things is Shaping New Data Intelligence

    Featuring speaker from MTI CO. Ltd, NYK Line

    Distribution and Use of LNG and LBG for a Cleaner Environment

    Featuring speaker from LNG Network Norway

    Port Operators’ Panel: Ports of the Future

    Panelists include Jurong Port, SmartPort, Port of Rotterdam, PSA

    Blockchain for the Ports and Shipping Industry

    Featuring speaker from IBM Research

    Strategies for Managing Cyber Risk – A Practical Approach by Ship Owner

    Featuring speaker from Maersk

    The Current Position of the Marine Autonomous Systems Industry

    Featuring speaker from Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group

    As for the technical track (5th International Port-Maritime Technology Conference), it will cover topics on Green Shipping, Ocean Space Technologies, Smart Shipping, and Ports of the Future. It provides technical coverage on international maritime science, technology and R&D, as well as the opportunity for R&D project owners to showcase projects and pitch for a grant.

    Featured sessions include:

    Weighted Average Representation for Estimation of Fuel Saving and Emissions Reduction in Hybrid Marine Power Plants with Strategic Loading

    Featuring speaker from Norwegian University of Science and Technology

    Integration of Energy Storage Systems in Hybrid and Battery-Powered Vessels

    Featuring speaker from Rolls-Royce Singapore

    Development and Application of Underwater Oil Spill Visualization Simulation System for Deepwater Zone

    Featuring speaker from CNOOOC

    Benefits of Condition Based Monitoring Using Big Data

    Featuring speaker from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)

    Cyber Condition Based Monitoring (CBM)

    Featuring speaker from Lloyd’s Register

    Design Bollard Loads on New Port Infrastructure 

    Featuring speaker from Port of Rotterdam Authority

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