ACI’s 20th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit

February 9, 20173:36 pm1076 views


8 to 9 March 2017




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ACI’s 20th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit will focus on how HR & Crew management operations within a shipping company can seek to improve strategy, in order to strengthen both current and future crewing staff. In the modern age, maintaining profitability and adjusting to regulations can prove difficult. Regulatory practices to guarantee the safety and security of crew when offshore will be discussed covered in great detail. The summit will also seek to highlight methods to cultivate a leadership mentality to instil confidence into crewing staff, how advancing technology can improve the seafarer understanding during training process and the importance and establishment of loyalty between the seafarer and the vessel operator.

The two day conference will consist of a number of informative presentations followed by an interactive Q&A session, presentations which will give a deep insight on the views shared from the different aspects of maritime HR & crew management and open discussion to further involve the delegates.

Early Confirmed Speakers:

  • Renel Remos, Head Of Philippines Manning Office, Maersk Line
  • Toh Hui Kiong, Head Of Crewing Operations, Thome Offshore Management
  • Hemant Pathania, Managing Director/COO, NYK Shipmanagement Pte Ltd
  • Amar Hanspal, Divisional Learning Manager, ABS Academy
  • Marcin Wolasiewicz, Crew Director, Marine Operations, V. Ships Asia Group Pte. Ltd
  • Satnam Singh Kumar, Executive Director, Asia Pacific, V. Ships
  • Henrik Bisbo, General Manager, Crewing Operations, Safety & Training, The China Navigation Co Pte. Ltd
  • Sanjay Bhavnavi, Director & C.O.O, MMS Maritime Pvt Ltd
  • Arnold B. Javier, President, Magsaysay
  • Joost Mes, Director, Avior Marine Inc
  • Ashok Mulloth, Senior Lecturer, Singapore Polytechnic
  • Sachdeva Gurcharan Singh, President, Target Ship Management
  • Nicky Wynne, Director Of Devleopment, The Mission To Seafarers
  • Bodh Nath Prasad, Executive  Director, IS Container Pte Ltd
  • Capt Gopala Krishnan, Principal Investigator, Engineering Cluster, Singapore Polytechnic

Key Topics Include:

  • Insight into the importance of looking at character qualities and skills beyond the compulsory qualifications
  • Understanding how culture diversity and awareness can improve the relationship between the different groups within crewing staff
  • updates on MLC and STCW compliance
  • Female Seafarers – appealing to and retaining female crewing staff
  • Challenges in gaining loyal workers due to the way modern families are put together
  • Learning more about the seafarer training methodology and how the qualifications translate into individual working competence
  • Looking at the effectiveness of ECDIS and web-based learning to enhance ship operation capabilities
  • Outlining the GMDSS (The Global Maritime Dress and Safety System) and SAT-C


 Who Will Attend?

ACI’s summits attract a targeted group of senior level executives with a strict focus on end-users from the industry.

Our delegates will be drawn from the Ship Operators including VP’s, Directors and Mangers of: HR, Crew & Personnel, HSEQ, Manning and Training. Also present will be the relevant authorities involved in the development and training of crew


Find out more information here.

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