Cost control & economies of scale, safety & security, human resources management, technological innovation, digitalization, new regulations, capital expenditures & efficient allocation of capital, are among the challenges the industry faces. Are these better handled through a third-party manager or through in-house operations? A discussion among leading third-party ship managers and shipping companies with in-house management on how they are handing today’s challenges and they prepare for the future.
Moderator: Mr. Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial – InvestHK
Mr. Bjorn Hojgaard, CEO - Anglo-Eastern Univan Group; Deputy Chairman – The Hong Kong Shipowners Association
Mr. Angad Banga, Chief Operating Officer - Caravel Group / Fleet Management Ltd.
Mr. Rajesh Unni, Founder & CEO - Synergy Marine Group
Captain Zhou, COO - Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings
Mr. Frank J Coles LLM FNI, Chief Executive Officer – Wallem Group