WESTERN MARITIME FORUM ONLINE:

⭒THE AMERICAS⭒

Online Event, 9:00 AM EST (UTC -4), May 5 - 6 | 2021

9:00 PM Singapore | 3:00 PM Hamburg
9:00 AM Miami | 8:00 AM Panama

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AMONG SPEAKERS & VIEWERS

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Coulston Van Gundy

Director, Commercial Operations, Crowley Engineering Services

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MICHAEL A. KHOURI

Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission

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Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG and Alternative Fuels, Liberian Registry

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ANGIE HARTMANN

Executive Vice President - Crew Affairs, Starbulk

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CHRISTOPHER FEE

General Manager - Environment and Sustainability, Oldendorff

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Frédéric Jauvin

VP Global Technical Services, CSL Group

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JOHN HADJIPATERAS

CEO & President, Dorian LPG Ltd.

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Egil Rensvik

Director, Energy Network Norway

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Shachar Tal

Co-founder, Loginno

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HANS LAGERWEIJ

President, Albatros Expeditions

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Gavin Allwright

Secretary General, International Windship Association

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ROBERT BUGBEE

President & Director, Scorpio Tankers Inc. and Scorpio Bulkers Inc.

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Patritsia Maria Stathatou

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Center for Bits and Atoms

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Kapil Garg

Head of Logistics and Inland Operations - Latin America, CMA CGM

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GARY VOGEL

Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.

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Thomas Ericsson

Sr. Manager Marine Procurement, CMA CGM

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Stephane Courquin

Senior Vice President, CMA CGM

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Felismina De Oliveira

Sr. Director Digital Transformation, The CSL Group Inc.

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Ross Kanzleiter

VP Technical Operations, Carnival Cruise Line

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BENTON LOBO

Senior Director, Environmental Compliance and ECP Operating Line Compliance Manager (OLCM), Carnival Cruise Line

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Nikola Petrovic

Fleet Chief Engineer, Virgin Voyages

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Francisco Cortina

Procurement Manager, CSL Group

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FRANCK J. KAYSER

CEO Ship Management, V.Group

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Dennis Devlin

Senior Director – Special Project Logistics, North America, Maersk

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PAUL WHITNEY

IT Director - New Ship Build and Guest Experience, Carnival Cruise Line

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Martin Hees

International Sales Manager, Aquametro Oil & Marine

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David Stevens

Owner, Guardian Maritime Limited

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GOETZ J. HOEFERT

Senior Sales Manager, Tribomar GmbH

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MARCO SPANDRI

General Manager, Chiefmar SRL

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LUCIA LOPS

Sales Manager, Chiefmar SRL

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Maria Miriam Accardo

Senior Manager, Italkem SRL Unipersonale

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Stefano Schiavo

CEO, CMIT - Europe

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Christopher Wilkowski

Business Development and Marketing Manager, Drewil EnterShip

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Mike Guggenheimer

President and CEO, RSC Bio Solutions

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Matt Buckner

Business Development Manager, Sennheiser Electronic Company

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Tim Rivard

President, Fuel Right Global, LLC

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Alfredo Rivas

Sales Director Americas, Ports & Maritime, Cavotec S.A.

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Filippo Ninotti

Product Manager, Connection Technology, Cavotec S.A.

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Christopher O'Brien

CEO, Hungry Giant Waste Systems LLC

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David Tevfik Sayin

Chief Business Development Officer, OceanEvo Group L.L.C.

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Joel Johnwesley Bandugula

Chief Global Operations Officer, OceanEvo Group L.L.C.

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Michela Schenone

Marine Digital Solutions Manager, RINA

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VENSON LIM

General Manager, LFA Global PTE LTD

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Ian Heflin

Direct Sales - Miami, Vega Americas

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NICHOLAS CONFUORTO

President & COO, CR Ocean Engineering LLC.

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Simon Tandy

Business Development Manager, ComAp

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Rod Gravley

Chief Technical Officer, Clean Air Engineering Maritime

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CHRISTOPHE BOUREL

CEO, KUB Cleaner

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Pedro Oliviera

Commercial and New Projects Director, Unimar Agenciamentos Marítimos Ltda

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Finn H. Fuelbier

Director Global Fuel Purchasing, Hapag-Lloyd AG

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Mark O’Neil

President and CEO, Columbia Shipmanagement

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ANDREAS HADJIPETROU

CCO / Managing Director, Columbia Ship Management

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Luca Ambrosio

Technical Director Project Leonardo for Norwegian Cruise Line, FINCANTIERI S.p.A.

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Ricardo Karakadze

Senior Director, Global Maritime Security, Carnival Corporation

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Greg Vinson

Director, Asia Pacific, Stolt Tankers

Coulston Van Gundy

Director, Commercial Operations, Crowley Engineering Services

MICHAEL A. KHOURI

Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission

Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG and Alternative Fuels, Liberian Registry

ANGIE HARTMANN

Executive Vice President - Crew Affairs, Starbulk

CHRISTOPHER FEE

General Manager - Environment and Sustainability, Oldendorff

Frédéric Jauvin

VP Global Technical Services, CSL Group

JOHN HADJIPATERAS

CEO & President, Dorian LPG Ltd.

Egil Rensvik

Director, Energy Network Norway

Shachar Tal

Co-founder, Loginno

HANS LAGERWEIJ

President, Albatros Expeditions

Gavin Allwright

Secretary General, International Windship Association

ROBERT BUGBEE

President & Director, Scorpio Tankers Inc. and Scorpio Bulkers Inc.

Patritsia Maria Stathatou

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Center for Bits and Atoms

Kapil Garg

Head of Logistics and Inland Operations - Latin America, CMA CGM

GARY VOGEL

Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.

Thomas Ericsson

Sr. Manager Marine Procurement, CMA CGM

Stephane Courquin

Senior Vice President, CMA CGM

Felismina De Oliveira

Sr. Director Digital Transformation, The CSL Group Inc.

Ross Kanzleiter

VP Technical Operations, Carnival Cruise Line

BENTON LOBO

Senior Director, Environmental Compliance and ECP Operating Line Compliance Manager (OLCM), Carnival Cruise Line

Nikola Petrovic

Fleet Chief Engineer, Virgin Voyages

Francisco Cortina

Procurement Manager, CSL Group

FRANCK J. KAYSER

CEO Ship Management, V.Group

Dennis Devlin

Senior Director – Special Project Logistics, North America, Maersk

PAUL WHITNEY

IT Director - New Ship Build and Guest Experience, Carnival Cruise Line

Martin Hees

International Sales Manager, Aquametro Oil & Marine

David Stevens

Owner, Guardian Maritime Limited

GOETZ J. HOEFERT

Senior Sales Manager, Tribomar GmbH

MARCO SPANDRI

General Manager, Chiefmar SRL

LUCIA LOPS

Sales Manager, Chiefmar SRL

Maria Miriam Accardo

Senior Manager, Italkem SRL Unipersonale

Stefano Schiavo

CEO, CMIT - Europe

Christopher Wilkowski

Business Development and Marketing Manager, Drewil EnterShip

Mike Guggenheimer

President and CEO, RSC Bio Solutions

Mike joined the Blumenthal family of businesses in 2008 and currently serves as President and CEO of Blumenthal Holdings. He oversees daily operations of its three portfolio companies; Blumenthal Brands Integrated (BBI), Blumenthal Business Services (BBS), and RSC BIO Solutions. Mike initiated the company’s move into industrial biotechnology with a 2012 investment in Terresolve Technologies, an entrepreneurial green tech company with a record of lubricant accomplishment dating back to the 1980’s. The RSC Bio Solutions platform has developed into a global leader in performance environmental lubricants and cleaners branded as FUTERRA and ENVIROLOGIC with a unique focus on marine applications. BBI is a globally respected specialty chemical products company, best known for the development of innovative products for tradesmen and DIYers under the iconic GUNK and Liquid Wrench brands. Prior to joining Blumenthal Holdings, Guggenheimer was an operating partner for Blackstreet Capital Management, a private equity group that focused on control buyouts of under-performing corporate orphans. He also held a variety of general management positions for Milliken & Company, from manufacturing management to strategic business development. Guggenheimer holds a B.A. in psychology from Davidson College and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Matt Buckner

Business Development Manager, Sennheiser Electronic Company

Tim Rivard

President, Fuel Right Global, LLC

Alfredo Rivas

Sales Director Americas, Ports & Maritime, Cavotec S.A.

Filippo Ninotti

Product Manager, Connection Technology, Cavotec S.A.

Christopher O'Brien

CEO, Hungry Giant Waste Systems LLC

David Tevfik Sayin

Chief Business Development Officer, OceanEvo Group L.L.C.

Joel Johnwesley Bandugula

Chief Global Operations Officer, OceanEvo Group L.L.C.

Michela Schenone

Marine Digital Solutions Manager, RINA

VENSON LIM

General Manager, LFA Global PTE LTD

Ian Heflin

Direct Sales - Miami, Vega Americas

NICHOLAS CONFUORTO

President & COO, CR Ocean Engineering LLC.

Simon Tandy

Business Development Manager, ComAp

Rod Gravley

Chief Technical Officer, Clean Air Engineering Maritime

CHRISTOPHE BOUREL

CEO, KUB Cleaner

Pedro Oliviera

Commercial and New Projects Director, Unimar Agenciamentos Marítimos Ltda

Finn H. Fuelbier

Director Global Fuel Purchasing, Hapag-Lloyd AG

Mark O’Neil

President and CEO, Columbia Shipmanagement

ANDREAS HADJIPETROU

CCO / Managing Director, Columbia Ship Management

Luca Ambrosio

Technical Director Project Leonardo for Norwegian Cruise Line, FINCANTIERI S.p.A.

Ricardo Karakadze

Senior Director, Global Maritime Security, Carnival Corporation

Greg Vinson

Director, Asia Pacific, Stolt Tankers

ABOUT

Western Maritime Forum Online: The Americas is a unique virtual event that will provide an opportunity for the maritime experts to meet for two days in order to discuss the latest trends in the industry, regulations and technological advancements.
Shipowners, ship managers, ship operators, ship builders, ports, classification societies, regulators, government bodies and technology companies will come together in a yet unseen event for the Pan – American market. Western Maritime Forum Online: The Americas promises to provide a very effective platform for networking, ideas sharing and getting the latest updates.

TOPICS

Regulations and Compliance:

  • Best strategies from shipowners in making the vessels compliant;
  • Road to 2030 / 2050;
  • Game – changing technologies in making ship compliant.

Designing, Building, Retrofitting and Repairing:

  • Shipyards in North America;
  • Update on the latest retrofit projects;
  • Latest trends in ship design;

Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Ship:

  • Fuel Saving Options;
  • Scrubbers – Pros and Cons;
  • Hull Optimization;
  • Alternative Fuels;
  • Cyber Security Solutions;
  • BWTS – Road to 2024;
  • Ensuring Safety Onboard;
  • IT Solutions and Smart Development;
  • Ship Automation Solutions;
  • Latest Developments In The Marine Lubricants Segment;
  • Other Solutions for Greener Shipping.

Pan – American Maritime Sector:

  • What the future holds for the Panama channel;
  • Relevant suppliers for the American shipowners;
  • Miami – Cruise Capital of the World;
  • Shipping sector in the South America.

PARTICIPATION OPTIONS

Participant:

  • Your company’s promotion directly to shipowners (before, during and after on-line forum);
  • Your company’s promotion through our media/social media channels;
  • Your company’s promotion through our website;
  • Direct contact with shipowners;
  • Access to shipowners and service providers presentations;

Speaker:

  • Individual presentation slot;
  • Q&A time;
  • Your company’s promotion directly to shipowners (before, during and after on-line forum);
  • Your company’s promotion through our media/social media channels;
  • Your company’s promotion through our website;
  • Direct contact with shipowners;
  • Access to shipowners and service providers presentations;

Participant:

  • Your company’s promotion directly to shipowners (before, during and after on-line forum);
  • Your company’s promotion through our media/social media channels;
  • Your company’s promotion through our website;
  • Direct contact with shipowners;
  • Access to shipowners and service providers presentations;

Speaker:

  • Individual presentation slot;
  • Q&A time;
  • Your company’s promotion directly to shipowners (before, during and after on-line forum);
  • Your company’s promotion through our media/social media channels;
  • Your company’s promotion through our website;
  • Direct contact with shipowners;
  • Access to shipowners and service providers presentations;

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MODERATORS

In order to reach the highest quality, the Western Maritime Forum: The Americas © is prepared fully to the smallest details.
Professional and experienced moderators will lead the event to ensure all speakers and audience are well connected.

ORGANIZER

Western Maritime Forum: The Americas © is organized by IGGS Group. Our overall priority is to provide our clients with the most effective networking platform in the world.
We base our work on honesty, integrity and true dedication to the maritime industry.
We believe that maritime industry needs to work together to ensure sustainable future.
We take great pride that our services facilitate this mutual goal.
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MODERATORS

In order to reach the highest quality, the Western Maritime Forum: The Americas © is prepared fully to the smallest details.
Professional and experienced moderators will lead the event to ensure all speakers and audience are well connected.
iggs

ORGANIZER

Western Maritime Forum: The Americas © is organized by IGGS Group. Our overall priority is to provide our clients with the most effective networking platform in the world.
We base our work on honesty, integrity and true dedication to the maritime industry.
We believe that maritime industry needs to work together to ensure sustainable future.
We take great pride that our services facilitate this mutual goal.