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13-11-2018 (Singapore)

P52258 Introduction to Digitalisation in Shipping
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Introduction to Digitalisation in Shipping

13 – 14 November 2018, Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

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Team Savings: Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd Comes free!


Key Learning outcomes

  • Learn how to assess whether a given digital initiative is likely to succeed
  • Differentiate between the different digital tools and their advantages
  • What is hype and what is reality
  • What will be disrupted – and what will not?
  • Place your own company’s challenges into the framework of a digital future and identify what, and isn’t, relevant for your company
  • Learn how to realistically assess the cyber security threat and how to build a plan to enhance security

Who Should Attend

  • Ship Owners and Operators
  • Shipping Lines and Carriers
  • Ship Builders
  • Port & Terminal Operators
  • Ship Agents and Brokers
  • Marine Services

What past participants have said about our Maritime Courses:

Very informative and real life examples provided”
– Kristal Thian, Shipping Ops Executive, Total Oil Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd

“I learnt new things/ knowledge”
– Sashi Indhiran, Legal Counsel, Sumitomo Chemical Asia Pte Ltd

“Real life cases are introduced, relevant to my work and to learn and gain better understanding, detailed & comprehensive notes”
– Quek Shu Yu, Chartering / Shipbroking – Dry Cargo, KZ Maritime Pte Ltd

“Highly knowledgeable speaker, relevant course for my job”
– Yosua Iskandar, BMS Coal Sales Pte Ltd



Packages Price
2 Day TrainingSGD $3495SGD $3295Early BirdEarly Bird

Early Bird Rate: Register and Pay on or before 21 September 2018

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only.
For Group Registrations, email or call +65 6508 2401


  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.


Lars Jensen

CEO, SeaIntelligence Consulting



  • What is meant by digitalization
  • What can be learnt form other industries?
  • The “Glasshouse” model
  • Is shipping different? Why?
  • The impact of transparency stemming from digitalization


  • What are the potential drivers of value creation from digitalization
  • Why have we not seen a digital revolution earlier?
  • Why will we see a change now?
  • The 5 elements of a digital shipping future


  • How to kick start a digitalisation project
  • Common implementations and pilot projects
  • Tracking pilots and their potential for operators as well as cargo owners
  • Online sales options
  • Operational fuel optimization
  • What to do – and not to do – when launching a digital project
  • How digital can change the balance of power between vessel owners, operators, cargo owners and other stakeholders


  • Robotics and automation
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Technical feasibility versus commercial reality
  • Internet of Things
  • Trackers and sensors on everything – what is the impact?


  • Optimization
  • Big Data in shipping
  • How to use, and not to use, big data
  • Artificial Intelligence – opportunities and limitations


  • Digitalization is only a qualifier – more is needed
  • Process control
  • Exception handling
  • The value of exceptions
  • Non-digital as a competitive advantage in a digital world


  • What is blockchain
  • Current blockchain initiatives in shipping
  • What are tokens and cryptocurrencies in the shipping related blockchain initiatives


  • Cyber security
  • The state of affairs in shipping
  • What is the nature of the realistic threat?
  • Where does the threat come from?
  • The BIMCO/IMO guidelines


  • A realistic assessment of what will happen in the coming years
  • What is likely to succeed?
  • What is likely to be more hype than reality?

when & where

13 - 14 Nov 2018

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li

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