2015 Video

Videos from the Danish Maritime Forum 2015

While the work in groups at the Danish Maritime Forum were held under the Chatham House Rules the plenary sessions were live streamed and recorded. You can revisit the sessions below.

Welcome and Introduction
Welcome and introduction to the two days ahead by
– Anne Steffensen, Chairman, Danish Maritime Days and Director General, Danish Shipowners’ Association, Denmark

A conversation with
– Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General, International Maritime Organisation, United Kingdom

Moderated by
– Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA


A Shortcut to Global Growth

Canal expansions: business as usual or game changer?

A conversation with
– Admiral Mohab Mameesh, Chairman, Suez Canal Authority, Egypt
– Jorge Quijano, Administrator, Panama Canal Authority, Panama

Moderated by
– Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA


Setting the Scene: Navigating Challenging Waters

In the next 10-15 years world trade is projected to grow significantly, despite volatility in global markets and uncertainties about future growth. What drivers and obstacles, risks and opportunities could affect this outlook? How will the maritime industry adapt its growth strategy in the context of this “new normal”?

Opening remarks by
– Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister of Business and Growth, Denmark
– Yoo Kijune, Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, South Korea
– Robert Goodwill, Minister of Shipping, United Kingdom
– Joyce Bawah-Mogtari, Deputy Minister of Transport, Ghana

Moderated by
– Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA


What if?

Scenarios for the future. What systemic changes are likely to unfold over the coming years and what will be their impact on the global maritime industry?

Introductory remarks by
– HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

Keynote address by
– Dambisa Moyo, Economist and Author, USA
– Nik Gowing, Visiting Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy, Kings College London and former presenter, BBC World News, United Kingdom


Closing Plenary: Unleashing the Potential of the Global Maritime Industry

Presentation of the working group outcomes. What are the promising solutions and actions – and what are the next steps?
– Randy Chen, Vice Chairman and President, Wan Hai Lines, Taiwan
– Claus Hemmingsen, Chief Executive Officer, Maersk Drilling and Chairman, Danish Shipowners’ Association, Denmark
– Michael Parker, Managing Director, Global Head of Shipping, Citi, United Kingdom

Moderated by
– Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA

Closing remarks by
– Anne Steffensen, Chairman, Danish Maritime Days and Director General, Danish Shipowners’ Association, Denmark

Snapshots from the Danish Maritime Forum

We asked some of the participants what they see as the most important challenges and opportunities for the industry. See their reflections below.

Peter Cremers, CEO, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management


Dr. Mohammad Saeidi, Managing director, Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line

 

Robert Yüksel Yildirim, CEO and President, Yildirim Holding A.S.

 

Ravi K Mehrotra CBE, Executive Chairman, Foresight Limited

 

Bob Bishop, Executive Director, V.Group

 

Isabelle Rickmers, Managing Director, E.R. Schiffahrt

 

Arsenio Dominguez, Chairman, IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee

 

Anda Cristescu Vervenne, Global Operations Manager, Cargill

 

Henrik Helsinghof, Director, VIKING Nadiro