European Shipping Week welcomes more keynote speakers and panellists


european-shipping-week-111-0-s-307x512Adam Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Pierfrancesco Vago, Chairman of CLIA Europe and Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, and Paolo Tonon, Vice-President and Head of Maersk Technology join an impressive list of key industry shipping personnel and EU regulators at European Shipping Week in Brussels (2nd-6th March).

Mr Goldstein and Mr Tonon will use their vast experience and knowledge of corporate strategy and information technology on the innovation panel discussion and Mr Vago will be a participant on the closing roundtable session.

Other confirmed panellists at the inaugural flagship conference on the 4th March at the Plaza Theatre include, Per Hansson, Vice President, Strategy, Ship Power at Wärtsilä and Esben Poulsson, Chairman of Avra International and Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Shipping Association.

The flagship conference will attract up to 400 top industry ship owners and regulatory personnel who will hear from industry specialists on key issues such as; CO2 emissions: Is shipping part of the solution or the problem?; How can shipping remain an attractive career option for jobseekers?; and is the EU shipping industry competitive in the global market?

These issues will be interspersed with panel debates and round tables comprising top level shipping personnel and moderated by senior industry commentators.  The event will also provide essential networking opportunities for regulators and ship owners to discuss themes covering industry standards, safety levels, environmental concerns and training.