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    Kasper Soegaard & Tina Maver

    Head of Research; Project Manager, Global Maritime Forum

    How to successfully collaborate with start-ups

    Start-ups can help the maritime industry foster innovation in the rapidly-evolving field of digital technologies – and enable its transformation.


    Mikael Lind, Robert Ward, Michael Bergmann, Sandra Haraldson

    Research Institutes of Sweden

    How to boost port call operations

    Research confirms that today’s port calls are increasingly inefficient. Cross-industry collaboration and data sharing has the potential to improve fleet and capacity utilization.


    Amy Jadesimi & Kasper Soegaard

    Managing Director at LADOL, Head of Research at Global Maritime Forum

    The maritime industry can unlock growth with Africa

    Africa has the potential to be the key growth market of the 21st century creating better lives for millions of Africans and helping drive global GDP. But unlocking growth with Africa requires overcoming key challenges including improving governance, reducing barriers to trade, creating jobs for a growing population and investing in infrastructure. The global maritime industry can play a role in addressing these challenges in cooperation with African partners. In this Insight piece we highlight some of the key opportunities and challenges of relevance to the maritime industry.


    Andrew Stephens & Nicole Rencoret

    Executive Director; Head of Communications and Development, Sustainable Shipping Initiative

    How to make the future of ship recycling more responsible

    Ship recycling is often viewed as harmful to workers and the environment. More transparency could be the key to making it more sustainable.


    Nia Joynson-Romanzina

    Founder & Director, iCubed

    How to future proof your organization

    Increasing the diversity of your team and providing your employees with a feeling of belonging can give your organization a competitive advantage over firms which overlook these values.


    Nicklas Viby Fursund

    Partner and Managing Director, Rainmaking Transport

    3 keys to successful digital innovation

    Traditional industry corporations can benefit from startups and from collaborating in new ways.


    Johannah Christensen

    Managing Director, Head of Projects & Programmes, Global Maritime Forum

    Who is coming to the Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit 2018?

    The global maritime industry is facing a defining moment. Emerging digital technologies, new environmental demands and erosion of the global order stand to have a profound impact on seaborne trade in the coming decade. The decisions that leaders make now will have significant and longstanding implications for the industry and for society.


    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.

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