Ask the Expert - Speaker Spotlight
It’s no great secret that the most recent downturn badly affected all offshore vessel sectors and it can be hard to see many - if any - opportunities. However, by riding the waves of demand generated by projects sanctioned over the past two and a half years, owners and operators have a chance not only to survive, but in some cases even thrive - which in itself could be seen as a positive achievement.
Ahead of Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East 2019, we put the biggest trends and questions to our influential speaker panel.
Dr Ferenc Pasztor, Senior Offshore Analyst of Maritime Strategies International
Offshore Marine - A Case for Optimism or Cause for Concern?
Ahead of the opening keynote session at Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East 2019, The Case for Optimism, Dr Ferenc Pasztor, Senior Offshore Analyst of Maritime Strategies International weighs in with his opinion.
Kris Vedat, Head of IT, Topaz Energy and Marine
Big Data, Big Opportunities in Offshore Marine
As the state of the offshore industry continues to drive debate, Kris Vedat, Head of IT, Topaz Energy and Marine gives his expert opinion on how technology and data analytics present a vast opportunity for the marine workboat industry, ahead of the conference session ‘Big data – harnessing the potential for better vessel performance’.
Robert Desai CCO, Topaz Energy and Marine
Greater Collaboration, Agile Mindset Key for Market Opportunity
Is there a viable case for optimism, or is the current market situation the new norm? Ahead of Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East 2019, conference speaker Robert Desai, CCO, Topaz Energy and Marine weighs in with his outlook on the risks and challenges on the horizon – but also where the opportunities for suppliers, owners and operators are.