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13th Annual Maritime HR Conference

13th Annual Maritime HR Conference

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Join Andrew at The 13th Annual Maritime HR Conference where he will be speaking on the Wellbeing in the maritime industry: with Inmarsat, Raal Harris (Videotel), Andrew Dudzinski (MHG Insurance Brokers), Helen Kelly (Nautilus International)

The Conference is the largest worldwide gathering of maritime HR professionals and an excellent opportunity to network with HR colleagues and senior leaders within maritime, to participate in informative sessions delivered by industry-renowned speakers and discuss the key issues facing HR and leadership teams in the maritime industry today.

Thursday 9 May – 8.30am arrival for 9am start

  • Keynote speech to launch the event: Nusrat Ghani MP, UK Minister for Maritime

  • Maritime economics: Trevor Crowe, Clarkson Research

  • Executive panel discussion – Taking HR to the next level in maritime: Guy Platten (International Chamber of Shipping), Julie Lithgow (Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers), Paul Jennings (North of England P&I Association), Peter Borup (Norvic Shipping), Phil Parry (Spinnaker Global)

  • Minimising human failure – how HR can contribute to operational business through psychometrics: Holger Egener (Peter Döhle Schiffahrts) & Marius Grindemann (Cut-e)

  • Same Issue, Different Industry - the importance of communication: Sven O'Keeffe-Sharpe, Virgin Atlantic

  • Gender pay in maritime – Sarah Hutley & Phil Parry (HR Consulting, Spinnaker Global)

  • Panel Discussion - Wellbeing in the maritime industry: Andrew Cowderoy (ZS Wellness), Inmarsat, Raal Harris (Videotel), Andrew Dudzinski (MHG Insurance Brokers), Helen Kelly (Nautilus International)

  • Champagne Reception sponsored by MHG Insurance Brokers


Friday 10 May – 8.30am arrival for 9am start

  • ‘How do we engage our people in the digital age?’: Mark Stokes, MWA Communications

  • Panel Discussion - Diversity & Inclusion in the maritime industry: Hisham Alkhaldi (Bahri), Rafael Huber (Cargill), Caitlin Vaughan (ISWAN), Heidi Watson (Clyde & Co)

  • Crew Stability and mentoring: how these strategies can give shipping companies a competitive edge: Dr. Kate Pike & Chris Wincott, Solent University

  • Same Issue, Different Industry - Knowledge is not power and with the new generation coming through, you cannot rest on your laurels: Paul Tizzard, t-three

  • Introducing ISO30414: a new international standard on human capital reporting: Wilson Wong, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

  • ‘Careers across Maritime; Challenging the Status Quo’: Mark Dickinson, Nautilus International

  • Live information exchange – hot topical HR issues (Performance Management, Pensions, Reward, Diversity & Inclusion)

  • Champagne Reception sponsored by MHG Insurance Brokers

The event attracts more than 180 delegates, the vast majority of them from shipowners, shipmanagers, oil companies, commodity groups and other maritime employers such as classification societies and P&I clubs. Regular attendees include Oldendorff, Angelicoussis, Teekay, Shell, Nomikos, Norden, Clipper, Cargill, BP, Epic Gas, North P&I, Stolt, Clarksons, Carnival Cruises, Clyde & Co, Thenamaris, Ultranav, Canada Steamship Lines, d’Amico, Euronav, Fednav, Gaslog, Heidmar, J.Lauritzen, Team Tankers, Navig8, Saga Welco, Scorpio, Topaz, Torm.

This event has become an annual ‘must-do’ for shipping HR professionals from all over the world, many of whom have been attending for 10+ years.

This year the two-day event will be held at The Grange City Hotel, London, just a few metres from the iconic Tower Bridge.

The event is proudly supported by Antaeus Marine Travel, Bahri, Clyde & Co, IMarEST, Inmarsat, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, MHG Insurance Brokers, Nautical Institute, ShipMoney, Ship Management International and TradeWinds.

Please contact Mark Crossley or Helen McCaughran for further information at +44 (0) 1702 481 637 or +44 (0) 01702 481 643