Japan Maritime Daily’s First Global Shipping Seminar: Future of Shipping towards Net Zero
Japan Maritime Daily (JMD), the leading maritime newspaper in Japan, is pleased to announce its first global shipping seminar, titled “Future of Shipping towards Net Zero,” taking place in Singapore on September 4, 2023. The event, co-organized with the Singapore Exchange (SGX), aims to explore decarbonization strategies for the shipping industry and highlight the initiatives of major shipping companies.
Theme: Decarbonization for the Future of Shipping
Date and Time: September 4, 2023, from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm (seminar), followed by a networking party
Venue: SGX Auditorium, 2 Shenton Way, #02-02 SGX Centre 1, Singapore
Language: English (A summary will be published in The Japan Maritime Daily later.)
Participation Fee: Free of charge. Limited capacity of 100 persons.
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Jeremy Nixon, CEO of Ocean Network Express (ONE), will share insights into ONE’s efforts towards decarbonization and managing sustainability in a shipping company.
Speech by SGX Group: Mr. Kenneth Ng, Director of SGX Group, will discuss SGX’s FFA (freight futures) product and its role in connecting global trade growth.
Expert Insights: A team of analysts from UK-based maritime consultants MSI (Maritime Strategies International) will present their analysis of the impact of decarbonization on the shipping industry.
Panel Discussion: Moderated by Mr. Jigo Hayashi, Joint General Manager of Tokyo Century Corporation’s Ship Finance Division, the panel discussion will feature industry leaders discussing the challenges of decarbonization and exploring new fuel options. Confirmed panelists include Mr. Peter Norborg, CEO of Swire Bulk, and Mr. Sung Yong Do, Managing Director of Meadway Shipping Singapore. An additional speaker or topic will be confirmed soon.
Networking Party: Participants are invited to a networking party after the seminar to foster connections and further discuss the topics presented.
Applications for the seminar are now open. Interested individuals can register for free on the event’s website or through Japan Maritime Daily’s official channels. Early registration is recommended due to limited capacity.
Join Japan Maritime Daily’s global shipping seminar on September 4, 2023, to gain valuable insights into achieving shipping carbon neutrality and shaping the future of the industry.