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    Bjorn Hojgaard

    CEO, Anglo-Eastern Univan Group

    Don’t pity the seafarer

    Seafarers’ wellbeing is an issue where addressing shortcomings and implementing improvements is undoubtedly necessary. But when doing so, it is important not victimise the seafaring community. Despite its many challenging facets, seafaring can be rewarding in ways it is difficult to find elsewhere.


    Katharine Palmer

    Global Sustainability Manager, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register

    Zero-emission vessels – how do we get there?

    With the first milestone in the IMO Greenhouse Roadmap approaching, the world is watching to see if an ambitious strategy can be delivered in line with the Paris Agreement. To achieve this, zero-emission vessels will need to be entering the fleet in 2030 and form a significant proportion of new builds from then on. But the question is how will the industry achieve this in practice?


    Dr Grahaeme Henderson

    Vice President, Shipping & Maritime, Shell

    Safety First…and Second…and Third…

    The safety of our seafarers must be the shipping industry’s top priority. Two examples that prove strong leadership, learning from incidents and collaboration can significantly improve safety.


    Jan Hoffmann

    Chief, Trade Logistics Branch, DTL, UNCTAD

    Seaborne trade has brought prosperity. How to ensure its sustainability

    Shipping and seaports are at the forefront of globalization. This globalization has brought prosperity to consumers and to providers in developed and developing countries alike – the challenge now is to ensure its sustainability.

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