Fairway Forward seminar – best practice and think thank for green and smart shipping
Fairway Forward, a new collaboration between the Finnish and Swedish maritime clusters, invites you to a day where we take steps forward towards green and smart shipping. The aim of the seminar is to spread knowledge and best practice and foster collaboration within research and innovation between Finland and Sweden. The program will include best practice case examples from each country and a panel discussion with top industry leaders and politicians. Welcome to network with politicans, industry, academia and authorities!
Date and time: 20th November, 12.00-16.30
Place: Oodi Helsinki Central Library, Maijansali Hall, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki
Registration: The day is free of charge, but we need your registration no later than 1st November. Registration has closed.
13.00 Welcome and introduction
Chairs: Rikard Engström, Swedish Shipowners’ Association and Annaleena Mäkilä, Finnish Port Association
Keynote speech: Europe leading the way in sustainable and innovative maritime logistics.
Speaker: Helena Tuuri, Baltic Sea Ambassador of Finland
13.30 Fairway Forward – Best practice of both countries
Best practice case presentations.
1.Wallenius: Towards truly sustainable shipping (SWE)
Speaker: Per Tunell, Chief Operating Officer, Wallenius Marine
2. Rauma Marine Constructions and Wasaline: Building innovations in ferry technology (FI)
Speaker: Håkan Enlund, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing RMC
3. Forsea: Battery-powered ferries (SWE)
Speaker: Jens Ole Hansen, Chief Operating Officer, Forsea
4. Port of Helsinki: Creating a carbon neutral harbour (FI)
Speaker: Andreas Slotte, Head of Sustainable Development, Port of Helsinki
14.50 Best practice case presentations continue.
5. Port of Gävle: Modern port technology (SWE)
Speaker: Linda Astner, Chief Port Authority, Port of Gävle
6.One Sea: Importance of cooperation (FI)
Speaker: Sanna Sonninen, Pilotage Director, Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd
15.20 Towards green and smart shipping – let’s discuss digitalization and environmental innovations.
Networking Think Tank and discussion in subgroups.
16.00 Maintaining the competitiveness of the European sea cluster.
Panel discussion with politicians and industry.
Moderator: Vesa Marttinen, Wärtsilä Speakers: Christine Hanefalk, Ports of Sweden, Mikki Koskinen, ESL Shipping, Johan Büser, MP Social Democrats Sweden, Mats Löfström, MP Swedish People’s Party of Finland
16.30 Thank you and see you again!