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Vessel Optimisation Webinar Week

09:00 - 09:45

Be sure to join us for Vessel Optimisation Webinar Week


Beginning 12 May we will be holding a series of daily webinars, each meticulously researched and organised in response to a present vessel optimisation challenge, headache or opportunity. The webinars are free to attend and are designed to strike the right balance between transmission of key information and interaction with the expert panel assembled. 


Should you wish to join one of our expert panels please contact Paul Skinner.

Please join us for any or all of the following:

Our discussions are focused, cover the advertised subjects, and deliver registrants actionable insights.


Digitalisation and data standardisation: time for the maritime industry to act

Date: Tuesday 12 May - Time: 09:00-09:45BST

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OEMs, operators and asset owners recognise it’s in their best interest to share certain data. It’s time to lower the hurdles to sharing data and time to realise the benefits – just as other industries have done. Hear how our panellists have overcome barriers, learnt lessons through collaboration and are benefitting from digitalisation and data standardisation in ship operation.

Join us and learn

  • What works, what doesn’t work
  • What is delivering benefits and what isn’t
  • Simplifying complicated and uncoordinated views of equipment
  • Getting to payback

Panellists include:
Nick Chubb, Founder, Thetius
Henning Schleyerbach, Chief Operating Officer, Digital Container Shipping Association

Martin Helweg, Chief Executive Officer, P&O Maritime Logistics

Digital Twins: How digital twins drive vessel efficiency and voyage performance

Date: Wednesday 13 May - Time: 09:00-09:45BST


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Digital twins are dynamic digital replicas of machinery, systems and assets that can help to solve operational challenges, predict faults and reduce downtime. Using proven examples, our panel detail how digital modelling can significantly improve vessel efficiency and voyage performance.

Join us and learn

  • The pairing of virtual and physical worlds: Digital Twins explained
  • Digital Twins for planning, training and real-time voyage scenarios
  • Sufficient data means the right sensor technology, in the right places
  • Industry experience: maritime, offshore and renewable case studies
  • Lessons learned from joint industry research project INTENS
  • Further thoughts on: connectivity, industry standards; data management and security

Panellists include:
Gaute Storhaug, Principal Specialist, DNV GL
Dennis Mol, Vice President, Digital and Business Transformation, MacGregor
Teemu Turunen-Saaresti, Associate Professor, Lappeenranta University of Technology

How to develop and implement a digital performance strategy to optimise vessel performance

Date: Thursday 14 May - Time: 09:00-9:45BST


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This webinar explains how to identify the right digital strategy for your fleet and balance its implementation with commercial, operational and environmental considerations.

Join us and learn

  • Where to find quick wins: which data is immediately relevant
  • What data can be put to one side for in-depth analysis at a later date
  • How to develop a long-term strategy of improvements for your fleet
  • Performance analysis and monitoring for large fleets
  • Using data for cross-analysis of different vessel types within the fleet to improve overall efficiency

Panellists include:
Mare Straetmans, Director Digital Transformation, Van Oord
Leonardo Zangrando, Founder & Managing Director, Startup Wharf
Arnstein Eknes, Business/Segment Director - Special Ships, DNV GL
Erik van Ballegooijen, Director R&D, VAF Instruments

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Voyage planning for maximum vessel efficiency

Date:Thursday 14 May -Time: 14:00-14:45BST


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How to use voyage planning to achieve savings on fuel and time while meeting environmental requirements. The webinar will look at the use of voyage planning software, weather routing and navigation aids to help owners execute their voyages in the most efficient way to ensure maximum return on investment.


Join us and learn

  • Pre-planning: passage plans, best practice
  • Voyage optimisation: use of software, weather routing, navigation aids and setting up a template for best practice
  • En route monitoring: speed, cargo, fuel management, maintenance and port delays
  • Post-voyage analysis and use of collected data for future voyages

Panellists include:
Patrick Toll, Managing Director, PT-Shipmanagement
Dr. Teemu Manderbacka, Senior Research Engineer, NAPA Shipping Solutions
Raoul de Troije, Technical Director, Van Weelde Shipping Group, Rotterdam
Ulla Knudsen, VP Sales, Coach Solutions

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Understanding vessel lay up options in the age of COVID-19

Date: Friday 15 May - Time: 09:00-09:45BST


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COVID-19 has its tentacles around global trade and the shipping industry is suffering as a result. Shipowners are suddenly facing the need to layup vessels and this has brought multiple, urgent issues. What are the best options for vessel in remote locations? How long should the vessel enter into lay up? How best can inspections and surveys be carried out? Our panel will deliver guidance on these and associated questions and will answer your questions too.

Join us and learn

  • Hot, warm or cold lay-up? The challenges faced at this time
  • The decisions needed from the outset: what needs to be done before and after the crisis
  • Audits, inspections and lay-up surveys: the measures and practices class, flag states and other authorities can put in place to support shipowners
  • Key considerations in creating an effective lay-up maintenance schedule
  • Critical points in bringing a vessel out of lay-up

Panellists include:
Thomas Klenum, Sr. Vice President, Maritime Operations, LISCR

Carri Woodburn, Head Of Loss Prevention - London, Shipowners’ P&I Club

Tony Field, Vice President Middle East & Africa, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register
Per Bjornsen, Managing Director, V.Ships Leisure

Paul Skinner - Project Lead
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Webinar details:

A confirmation email will be sent after registration. A reminder will be sent with your access details no later than 72 hours before the events date and a further reminder will be sent 1 hour before the webinar is due to begin.

  • During the webinar the identity of the attendees is confidential
  • All attendees join the webinar with their microphone off
  • We encourage questions to be sent during the webinar, the Moderator will raise these to the expert presenters
  • A recording of the Webinar will be accessible at www.rivieramm.com/webinar-library following the live event taking place.

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