The Nordic Embassies, Trade Promotion Offices, Nordic Innovation House in Singapore and Nordic Innovation will be cooperating to brand Nordic Solutions within Sustainable Ocean Economy in Singapore and Southeast Asia. This year, the joint Nordic Maritime conference will focus on promoting the Nordic sustainable shipping and port operations, OceanTech, green maritime innovations, and show how we support businesses, research and academic cooperation with Singapore and the Southeast Asian region.
It will be held in conjunction and co-located with the annual Singapore Maritime Week organized by the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore. Join us online to learn more about the Sustainable Ocean Economy from the Nordics and global industry experts within the Maritime sector!
16:05 Welcome Remarks by H.E. Eivind S. Homme, Ambassador of Norway to Singapore, Royal Norwegian Embassy
16:15 Opening Address by Mr. Andreas Nordseth, Director General, Danish Maritime Authority
16:25 Opening Address by Guest-of-Honour, Ms. Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
16:35 Topic Keynote: Decarbonising the Maritime Industry – What will it take and where do we start? by Mr. Bo Cerup-Simonsen, Chief Executive Officer, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
16:50 Panel Keynote Introduction by Dr. Mikael Lind, Senior Strategic Research Advisor, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)
17:00 Panel Discussion: Collaborative Alignment for a Sustainable Ocean Economy
Moderator: Dr. Mikael Lind, Senior Strategic Research Advisor, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)
- Mr. Bo Cerup-Simonsen, Chief Executive Officer, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
- Prof. Lynn Loo, Chief Executive Officer, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD)
- Mr. Esa Lindqvist, Chief Advisor, Maritime and Ports, Business Finland
- Ms. Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria, Regional Manager, Region South East Asia, Pacific & India, DNV Singapore Pte. Ltd.
17:40 MOU Signing Ceremony: Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI)
Nordic Innovation House Singapore, Business Sweden, Innovation Norway, Business Iceland, Embassy of Finland, Embassy of Sweden, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Embassy of Denmark in Singapore.
By 2030, the Nordic region will become the most sustainable and integrated region in the world and to make this vision reality, actions for strengthening the sustainability of oceans and ocean industries are called for. The Nordic program on Sustainable Ocean Economy aims to strengthen Nordic ocean industries by promoting cross-border collaboration, and by creating new opportunities for growth and innovation in the region.