2020 Hong Kong Maritime Forum - Navigating Through Industry Transformation
Hong Kong

December 01, 2020
34:02 Min.

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Podcast Summary

Green Shipping - Technology & Digitalization - Fleet Renewal - Regulation - Geopolitics - Implications for Shipping Companies and Investors

Shipowners need to renew their fleets against the backdrop of uncertainly regarding regulations, fuel types and engines. At the same time, the industry needs to comply with specific targets and timetable for carbon emissions reduction. Furthermore, issues related to Sustainability, Human Resources and Governance are among factors charterers look at in choosing their business partners. This panel will address the hot, practical, short and longer term challenges the industry is facing today, issues that every owner small or big has to face and address.

Moderator: Mr. Norbert Kray, Regional Manager Greater China - DNV GL


  • Mr. Bing Chen, President & CEO - Atlas Corp. 
  • Mr. Vikrant Bhatia, CEO - KC Maritime Hong Kong
  • Mr. Mats Berglund, CEO/Executive Director - Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd.
  • Mr. William Fairclough, Managing Director - Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings