2020 International Shipping Forum - China - Smart Shipping - What Is It All About?

September 16, 2020
45:34 Min.

Free access available for members

Member Login  
FREE Sign Up  

Podcast Summary


The coronavirus has accelerated digitalization in the industry, reducing environmental pollution and improving operational efficiency and safety. As we look ahead, this panel will examine usage of new management models, technology, and collaboration in the shipping eco-system, and how owners, shipyards, ports and other industry stakeholders can use both digital and human intelligence for future growth.

Session Keynote Remarks

Mr. Vassilios Demetriades, Shipping Deputy Minister - Republic of Cyprus

Moderator : Mr. Norbert Kray, Regional Manager Greater China, Maritime and Senior Vice President - DNV GL

 Panelists :

  • Mr. Mark Cameron, Executive V.P. & COO - Ardmore Shipping Corporation 
  • Mr. Andreas Hadjipetrou, Managing Director / Chief Commercial Officer - Columbia Shipmanagement 
  • Mr. Owen Fu, Deputy General Manager - Liberian Registry, China 
  • Mrs. Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Co-CEO - Tototheo Maritime; President - WISTA International