On 9 December 2021 Maritime Research Alliance invited maritime stakeholders and researchers to a one day conference at the Lauritzen Bulkers headquarters on industry-research collaboration in the maritime sector.
Over the next decade, the maritime sector is facing several interconnected challenges including green transition, automation, and digitalization. Solutions to these challenges will require increased collaboration between industry stakeholders, universities, research institutions, and maritime academies etc.
On 9 December 2021, the Maritime Research Alliance invited maritime stakeholders and researchers to a one-day conference at the Lauritzen Bulkers headquarters on industry-research collaboration in the maritime sector.
The mentioned challenges affect stakeholders in different parts of the maritime sector in different ways. The aim of the conference was to investigate how collaboration with maritime research and educational institutions may help turning these specific challenges into opportunities.
At the conference, leading experts from shipping companies, the maritime supply industry, ports, maritime authorities, universities, maritime academies, research centers, NGO’s, and other maritime stakeholders shared their insights on the specific challenges and opportunities through a mix of presentations and workshop discussions.
When: 9 December 2021 from 9.00 to 16.00
Where: Lauritzen Bulkers headquarters, Tuborg Havnevej 15, 2900 Hellerup
8:30-9:00 Registration and light breakfast
9:00-9:10 Welcome by Thomas Roslyng Olesen (Project Manager, Maritime Research Alliance)
9:10-9:20 Welcome by Niels Josefsen (CEO, Lauritzen Bulkers)
9:20-9:30 Maritime Research Alliance—the industrial perspective on the future
by Jenny Braat (Board member, the Danish Maritime Fund and CEO, Danish Maritime)
9:30-9:50 Keynote by Bo Cerup-Simonsen (CEO, Mærsk Center for Zero Carbon Shipping)
9:50-10:10 Keynote by Andreas Nordseth (Director General, Danish Maritime Authority)
Session 1: Decarbonization and sustainable ocean economy
10:20-10:40 Multi-stakeholder action for a sustainable shipping industry
by Andrew Stephens (Executive Director, the Sustainable Shipping Initiative)
11:40-11:00 Who holds the key to energy efficient ship operations?
by René Taudal Poulsen (Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School)
11:10 -11:30 Coffee break and networking
Session 2: Digitalization
11:30-11:50 Digitalization in technical management
by Lars Riisberg (CEO, RINA Digital Solutions)
11:50-12:10 Revenue management in liner shipping: the vessel capacity challenge
by Rune Møller Jensen (Associate Professor, IT University Copenhagen)
12:20-13:10 Lunch and networking
Session 3: Automation
13:10-13:30 25 years in the making – Why are there so few fully automated terminals globally?
by Dennis Kögeböhn (Partner, Hamburg Port Consulting)
13:30-13:50 Autonomous shipping from the perspective of operation and maintenance
by Stig Eriksen (Assistant Professor, SIMAC)
13:50-14:10 [title TBA] by Mogens Blanke (Professor, Technical University of Denmark)
14:20-14:30 Collaboration as a driver for smart shipping
by Magnus Gary (Project Director, ShippingLab)
14:30-15:30 Breakout sessions: Industry-academia research collaboration
15:30-15:50 Presentations by session chairs
15:50-16:00 Wrap up by Thomas Roslyng Olesen (Project Manager, Maritime Research Alliance)