Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Shippinginsight News

Wilh. Wilhelmsen, Callenberg Win SHIPPINGInsight Award

Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Callenberg Technology Group were presented the 2015 SHIPPINGInsight Award was today at the SHIPPINGInsight 2015 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition in Stamford, Conn. The annual award honors a shipping company and its technology partners for the implementation of an innovative technology or initiative that advanced the state-of-the-art in fleet optimization. Callenberg developed an innovative engine room energy management technology solution for Wilh.

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SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Wraps in Stamford

More than 150 shipping industry professionals from around the world gathered this month in Stamford, Conn., for SHIPPINGInsight 2014 – a technical and ship operations forum for the maritime industry in North America. The annual SHIPPINGInsight event, held Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, encompassed three days of presentations, discussions, debates and networking. Participants represented a cross section of all sectors of the shipping industry – shipowners, ship managers, classification societies, technology suppliers, IT companies, consultants, professional service providers and others.

SHIPPINGInsight Extends Early-bird Registration

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 is extending the deadline for early-bird registration to Sept. 15. Attendees registering online at www.shippinginsight.com/choose-event prior to midnight Sept. 15 can receive discounts up to $400 for the event, which takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2014 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn. SHIPPINGInsight 2014 encompasses three days of activities, including the one-day Marine LNG Symposium Sept. 30 and the Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition Oct. 1-2. You can register for either of the two events or for the full three days.

Register Now for SHIPPINGInsight and Save Up to $400

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 is coming soon, but there’s still time to take advantage of the early-bird registration discount. Attendees registering prior to the Aug. 28 early-bird deadline can receive a discount up to $400 for the event, which takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2014 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn. SHIPPINGInsight 2014 encompasses three days of activities, including the one-day Marine LNG Symposium Sept. 30 and the Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition Oct. 1-2. Attendees can register for either of the two events or for the full three days.

There’s Still Time for SHIPPINGInsight Award Entries

Entry submissions for the first SHIPPINGInsight Award are due Friday, Aug. 1, but organizers said they will continue to accept nominations through following week to provide some extra time. SHIPPINGInsight Award offers an opportunity to be recognized as a leading innovator in ship and fleet optimization achievements. Entry forms can be downloaded at shippinginsight.com/awards. SHIPPINGInsight 2014 will be held September 30 through October 2 in Stamford, Connecticut. shippinginsight.com

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced

The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2014 report that the agenda has been finalized and all speaking positions and sponsorships have been 100 percent filled. Now entering its third year, SHIPPINGInsight is a technical and ship operations conference, exhibition and networking event. It will take place Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, Conn. SHIPPINGInsight 2014 will encompass two events: the one-day Marine LNG Symposium Sept. 30, followed by the two-day Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition Oct. 1-2. Attendees can register for either event or for the full three days.

“Consider, for example, that South America was not an LNG consuming region seven years ago. In 2014, more than 100 cargoes will be sold there. As floating technologies gain acceptance, there will continue to be a big shift in the market demographics.”  Edward Scott, COO,  Excelerate Energy

Excelerate Energy & the Year of LNG

This being the “Yearbook” edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, it would be remiss to not have coverage of LNG, one of the hottest fueling trends in maritime circles, particularly in North America. For a unique insight on a rapidly evolving market, MR caught up with Edward Scott, COO, Excelerate Energy, which is making big strides in the LNG Regasification sector, and recently received on the of the world’s largest and most capable units, the FSRU Experience which he touts as the world’s largest and most capable FSRU.

Michael Wilson (left) and Jim Watson

Wilson, Watson to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight 2014

Maritime industry executives Captain Michael Wilson and Jim Watson are keynote speakers for SHIPPINGInsight 2014, North America’s premier maritime industry technical forum, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2014 in Stamford, Conn., at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel. Wilson, president of Laurin Maritime (Americas) Inc. and chief operating officer of Laurin Maritime, and Watson, president and chief operating officer of ABS Americas, will be the lead speakers at SHIPPINGInsight’s Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 1 and 2.

 Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III

Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference

Thomas Alva Edison, who is considered to be one of the most prolific inventors in history, once said, “I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it.” His invention of the long-lasting electric light bulb was exactly what the world needed and has revolutionized the way we live today. Since then, the explosive growth of the electric power industry has brought about as many challenges as it has accomplishments. What the world needs now are solutions for the critical issues affecting modern power systems. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Edward Scott (Photo: Excelerate Energy)

Edward Scott to Keynote LNG Symposium at SHIPPINGInsight

Edward Scott, chief operating officer of Excelerate Energy, will deliver the keynote address at the SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Marine LNG Symposium, Sept. 30 in Stamford, Conn. The Marine LNG Symposium is a forum dedicated to all aspects of conversion to LNG as a marine fuel. The full day of discussion immediately precedes the two-day SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 1-2. Scott’s topic – “LNG–New Reality or Simple Evolution” – will set the stage for the symposium…

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SHIPPINGInsight 2014: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Maritime industry executives from around the world will convene in Stamford, Conn., Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2014 for SHIPPINGInsight 2014. Entering its third year, SHIPPINGInsight has become established as the premier maritime industry technical forum in North America addressing practical solutions for the challenges facing ship operators. For 2014, the conference organizers are expanding the event with the addition of a dedicated Marine LNG Symposium, Sept. 30, a stand-alone forum featuring a full day of discussion dedicated to all aspects of conversion to LNG as a marine fuel.

Last Call to Register: SHIPPINGInsight 2013

The second annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference convenes next week, and there’s still time to register online. The conference will take place at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 22-24, and will address solutions and best practices for reducing costs and improving efficiency to meet the challenges of operating ships’ profitably. The keynote speakers are Peter I. Keller, president, Sea Star Line, and Yasushi Nakamura, executive vice president, ClassNK.

SHIPPINGInsight Conference Convenes This Month

Executives from 20 shipping companies and 40 expert panelists will share case studies on improving efficiency in ship operations with an expected 100 registered delegates at the 2013 SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference, at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 22-24. “We’ve assembled an impressive lineup of moderators, panelists and speakers for this year’s conference,” said co-producer Frank Soccoli. “Top executives from major shipowners will share their insights on the challenges facing today’s shipping industry.

SHIPPINGInsight 2013 Announces Agenda and Speaker List

The SHIPPINGInsight conference producers have finalized the agenda and confirmed speaker list for the 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference, scheduled for Oct. 22-24 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn. “The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Connect and Engage,’” said conference co-producer Frank Soccoli. “We are bringing together an impressive lineup of speakers, moderators, panelists, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates representing all segments of the shipping industry.

Anthony Chiarello, president and CEO of Tote, Inc., will be the opening-day keynote speaker. He will review his company's experiences with LNG technology.

LNG Focus at 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference

The practical challenges of using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel will be a major theme of the 2013 SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference, Oct. 22-24 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn. “A number of major shipping companies are placing orders for new LNG-powered ships and others are considering converting their existing ships to run on LNG,” said Frank Soccoli, coproducer, SHIPPINGInsight. Given the intense industry focus on the potential benefits of converting to LNG, a dedicated LNG workshop is being added this year.

Registration Open for SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference

The producers of the SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference have announced that online registration is now open. Following a successful inaugural conference in 2012, the 2013 event will take place October 22-24 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn. It will bring together senior executives from shipowners, ship managers, classification societies, regulatory bodies, consultancies and suppliers to address the pressing issues facing fleet operators in the current business climate.

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Chiarello to Keynote 2013 SHIPPINGInsight

Anthony Chiarello, president and CEO of TOTE, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the SHIPPINGInsight 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference, Oct. 22-24 in Stamford, Conn. Prior to TOTE, Inc., the largest of five operating groups owned by Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, Inc., which includes five companies organized in maritime, logistics and ship management lines of business, Chiarello, was the COO and executive vice president at NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. Prior to NYK, Chiarello was with the AP Moller/Maersk organization for 16 years.

Fleet Optimization Conference Set for October in Stamford, CT

Second SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference Scheduled for October 22-24 in Stamford, Conn. The organizers of the SHIPPINGInsight Conferences have announced that the 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference will take place Oct. 22-24 in Stamford, Conn. In its second year following a successful inaugural launch, SHIPPINGInsight 2013 returns to the Sheraton Stamford Hotel with a number of important changes: more engaging panel sessions moderated by shipowners, more case studies, tabletop exhibits, and networking opportunities.