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How to get more involved in ASF 2015

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ASF Arctic Shipping Innovation Award

For new technology,product or service to the Arctic community. To enter contact vanessa.darnborough@informa.com

Spotlight sessions for 2015

Polar Code latest

Insurance toolkit for Arctic voyages

Design developments for ice class vessels

Commercial analysis of Arctic shipping

Help shape the agenda!

Be part of ASF 2015 - submit an abstract by 15 September 2015 to vanessa.darnborough@informa.com  for consideration by the organising committee

11th annual Arctic Shipping Forum: Strategies for maximising opportunities and identifying future commercial, technical and operational developments

Key Speakers for 2014:

  • Tim Keane, Manager Operations, Fednav Arctic Operations
  • Peter Pontikos, Operations Dept, Laskaridis Shipping Co Ltd
  • Turid Stemre, Senior Advisor, Legislation and International Relations, Norwegian Maritime Directorate
  • Andree Cooligan, Ambassador, Canada's Ambassador to Finland
  • Mikko Niini, President, Aker Arctic Technology Inc.
  • Jacob Granqvist, Operations Manager, Neste Oil
  • Reidun Haahjem, Underwriter, Area Manager Nordic, Gard
  • Mikhail Belkin, Assistant Director General and Head of Office, Rosatomflot
  • Capt Andrey Smirnov, Deputy Director General for Fleet Operations, Rosatomflot
  • Felix H Tschudi, Chairman, Tschudi Sihpping Company AS
  • Jarkko Toivola, Chief Maritime Specialist, Head of Winter Navigation Unit, Finnish Transport Agency

Attendees at ASF 2014 heard about:

  • The future of Arctic shipping:  what new developments will be seen in the next 10 years?
  • Impact of insurance on developing Arctic shipping: key drivers for insurers in underwriting ice-going voyages
  • New and current energy and mineral projects in the Arctic:  focussing on the shipping needs for oil, gas and mining projects
  • Update on the Polar Code:  Latest status and implications for shipowners
  • The Chinese views and strategies for the Arctic
  • Maritime domain awareness:  improving capabilities and ensuring safe operations
  • Search and rescue:  examining current implementation of the Arctic Council protocol
  • Managing offshore operations: training for offshore and ice management, tracking and detection of icebergs using satellite imagery
  • Ship design and technology for ice-going vessels: latest designs for icebreakers, OSVs and large scale vessels
  • Transshipment hubs:  building infrastructure to support future trade


Who attended in 2014?

  • MOERI Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute
  • Aalto University
  • AARI
  • ABB Marine
  • Aker Arctic Technology Inc
  • Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Amver
  • Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc
  • Arctia Offshore Ltd
  • Arctia Shipping Ltd
  • Arctic Bulk
  • BaltComplect
  • BigLift Shipping BV
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Bureau Veritas FAO: Bruno Comby
  • Canadian Coast Guard
  • ClassNK Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
  • Concept Systems
  • Demlink Travel
  • Det Norske Veritas
  • DNV
  • DSME
  • ESL Shipping Oy
  • Exxonmobil
  • Far Eastern Shipping Co
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Finnish Transport Safety Agency
  • Furuno Finland Oy
  • Gaz Transport Technigaz
  • Hammarstram Puhakka Partners Attorneys Ltd
  • Heerema Marine Contractors
  • ILS Ltd
  • Interfax
  • Japan Marine United Corporation
  • Jsc Cdp Iceberg
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries UK Ltd
  • KEMEL Europe Ltd
  • Korean Register of Shipping
  • Krylov Shipbuilding Research
  • Kvaerner Concrete Solutions
  • Lamor Corp AB
  • Le Monde
  • Maersk Supply Service
  • Marin
  • Marine Diesel Finland Oy
  • Meyer Werft GmbH
  • MITSUI & Co Ltd
  • Neste Shipping Oy
  • Nordic Bulk Carriers AS
  • Nordic Yards Wismar GmbH
  • Norut
  • Norwegian Coastal Administration
  • NYK LNG Shipmanagement Ltd
  • OAO Sovcomflot SCF Group
  • Ocean Policy Research Foundation
  • Offshore Technology Center Ltd
  • Onboard-Napa Ltd
  • OSK ShipTech AS
  • Prisco Corp
  • Rolls Royce Oy AB
  • Rosatomflot
  • Russian Maritime Register of Shipping
  • Ruukki Metals Oy
  • Samsung Heavy Industries
  • SCF Swire Offshore Pte Ltd
  • Schottel Gmbh
  • Skuld
  • SMBC
  • Soefart
  • Spliethoffs Bevrachtingskantoor BV
  • State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Steerprop Ltd
  • STX Finland Oy
  • Tekniikka & Talous
  • Total SA
  • Trade Representation of Russia in Finland
  • Tranberg AS
  • Victaulic
  • VTT Technical Research
  • Wartsila Ship Power

Over 10 years' experience delivering the largest dedicated arctic shipping event:

"A superb overview of the current arctic shipping situation"
L W Brigham
University of Alaska Fairbanks


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(updated 15 September 2014)

Simultaneous Translation / синхронный перевод

There will be simultaneous translation in English and Russian throughout the 3 day conference (apart from the roundtable discussion groups).

Если Вы желаете обсудить мероприятие на русском языке, Пожалуйста, позвоните Наталья Гуд по номеру +44 20 7017 7205 или Напишите на электронную почту natalia.goode@informa.com

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