On June 18th and 19th, maritime professionals from across the Nordic region and beyond will converge in Oslo for the highly anticipated Nordic Maritime Forum. This prestigious event promises to be a dynamic platform for industry stakeholders, including shipowners, ship managers, ports, regulators, classification societies, technology companies, and suppliers, to delve into critical issues shaping the maritime sector.

At the forefront of discussions will be the imperative of decarbonization. As the global push for sustainability gains momentum, the maritime industry faces increasing pressure to reduce its carbon footprint. Participants will engage in a firm dialogue on innovative strategies and technologies aimed at achieving greener and more sustainable maritime operations.

In addition to environmental concerns, the forum will also shine a spotlight on seafarer well-being and safety. Recognizing the vital role played by maritime professionals, sessions will delve into ways to enhance working conditions, promote mental health, and ensure the safety of seafarers at sea.

Furthermore, digitalization and artificial intelligence (AI) will feature prominently on the agenda. With rapid advancements in technology reshaping the maritime landscape, attendees will explore the transformative potential of digital solutions in optimizing vessel performance, enhancing operational efficiency, and maintaining decision-making processes.

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The event will kick off with a Gala Cocktail Party at the end of the first day, providing attendees with a relaxed and informal setting to network and forge valuable connections. This social gathering promises to be a highlight, fostering camaraderie and collaboration among industry peers.

Day two will commence with several presentations and panel discussions from leading experts and thought leaders, offering valuable insights into emerging trends and best practices. As the forum draws to a close, the excitement will culminate in an Awards Ceremony, where outstanding achievements and contributions to the maritime industry will be celebrated and recognized. This momentous occasion will honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in their respective fields.

The Nordic Maritime Forum in Oslo represents a crucial moment for the maritime community to come together, exchange knowledge, and chart a course toward a more sustainable, efficient, and resilient future. With a diverse range of topics and engaging activities planned, participants can look forward to a truly enriching and rewarding experience.


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Issue 90 of Robban Assafina

(Mar./April 2024)


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