INTERFERRY CONFERENCE OCTOBER 5 - 9, 2013 • MALTA
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS
This year’s conference will be notable for placing more emphasis on panel debates. One panel will be devoted to the need for new safety regulations, with other panels focusing on critical issues and opportunities facing both large and small operators, featuring a global line-up of chief executives.
Christian Breinholtz, Denmark – the IMO Maritime Safety Committee chairman examines how regulators and the industry can work together Michael Grey, UK – an industry overview from the Malta-born former editor of Lloyd’s List and one of the world’s foremost maritime columnists Paul Holthus, USA – a discussion on corporate ocean responsibility by the executive director of the World Ocean Council Jarle Gimmestad, Norway – safety culture from an airline perspective and lessons for the ferry industry Björn Rosengren, Finland – the President and CEO of Wärtsilä discusses future environmental and energy efficiency challenges for the ferry industry
Conference sessions will feature presentations on batteries, scrubbers, methanol, “green ship” projects, mobile phone apps for passenger and vessel safety, and a student design competition for safe, affordable ferries.
Pre-Tours • Golf Tournament • Welcome Reception • Evening Reception • Networking Opportunities • Happy Hours • Farewell Dinner • Spouses & Partners Program • Technical Tour • “Dive Into Gozo” Post-Tour
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! For details and registration go to www.interferry.com/confwebsite/confindex.html