Content Agenda

At Seatrade Maritime Middle East Virtual, you can interact with content throughout live webinars and curated content series.

Live webinars will stream live at a set time each day, while curated content will be available throughout the entire online event.


Live Webinar Timetable

Headline Sessions and Deep Dive Live Sessions

Headline Sessions will give an outlook on market-wide trends, while Deep Dive Live Sessions will give a micro-focus on specific themes.

Headline Series

The Road to Recovery Forum

Streaming Live Around the World
6:00AM – 7:00AM UK |10:00AM – 11:00AM UAE | 2:00PM – 3:00PM Singapore

Confirmed Speakers:

Dr Şadan Kaptanoğlu President, BIMCO and Managing Director HI Kaptanoğlu Shipping
Esben Poulsson, Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping

Moderated by Eithne Treanor, Founder & CEO, E Treanor Media

Session Synopsis

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted shipping in critical ways, from cargo volumes and freight rates to newbuilding delivery schedules and, most significantly, the working conditions of its workforce. 

What are the lessons which the shipping industry can and should take from this experience?  Will there be a lasting legacy from COVID-19 for shipping?

This session will go on to consider:

  • Prospects for the Middle East Market
  • IMO 2020 - An Update
  • The Ship / Port Interface
  • The Route to Zero Emissions

Online Presentation Ceremony

Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa 2020

Streaming Live Around the World
10:00AM - 11:00AM UK | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM UAE | 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Join us live as we announce this year's winners.

Headline Session

Accelerating Shipping's Clean Energy Transition

Streaming Live Around the World
6:00AM – 7:00AM UK |10:00AM – 11:00AM UAE | 2:00PM – 3:00PM Singapore

Confirmed Speakers:

Mohamed Al Ali, SVP Ship Management, ADNOC Logistics & Services

Session Synopsis

There is a broad industry consensus that the decarbonisation of shipping is an absolute priority for the industry. As the range of possible solutions to subsequent challenges expands, the need to coalesce around a clear strategy that supports the targets of IMO 2050 is now urgent.

Throughout this session, we’ll be distilling the options available for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in a clear and objective way in order to provide a pathway for the optimum way forward.

This session will also give you an insight into:

  • Converting Green Ideas into Actions
  • Alternative Fuels and Electric Vessels
  • Research and Development
  • Market Regulation
  • Disruption and Decarbonisation

Deep Dive Session

The Rapid Advance in the Adoption of Digital Technologies

Streaming Live Around the World
10:00AM - 11:00AM UK | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM UAE | 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Confirmed Speakers:
Moderated by Nick Chubb, Founder & Managing Director, Thetius
Session Synopsis

An in-depth look at the impact of technology advancement over the next decade.

Further session details and speaker information coming soon.

Headline Session

Building Long Term Supply Chain Resilience

Streaming Live Around the World
6:00AM – 7:00AM UK |10:00AM – 11:00AM UAE | 2:00PM – 3:00PM Singapore

Confirmed Speakers:

Edward Tah, CEO, Saudi Global Ports 

Moderated by Marcus Hand, Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

Session Synopsis

Full session details and speaker information coming soon.


Deep Dive Session

Welfare & Training: People Sustainability

Streaming Live Around the World
10:00AM - 11:00AM UK | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM UAE | 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Confirmed Speakers:
Andy Bowerman, Regional Director, The Mission to Seafarers
Toby Brooks, Deputy Director, Isle of Man Ship Registry
 
Moderated by Dr Malcolm Willingale, Director, Prospect Maritime Ltd and Training Specialist, Clarksons Platou 
Session Synopsis

Further session details and speaker information coming soon.

Curated Content Schedule

Each episode within our curated content series will be available to watch on-demand throughout the entire event. 

Episode information will be released shortly.

On Demand:
Deep Dive

A four-part, pre-recorded series featuring virtual round-table discussions and presentations. You'll focus and get closer to the finer detail you often miss in macro-subject discussions.

Learning From
Leaders

A podcast series offering 1-1 insight on topical issues, featuring a prominent regional leader representing different sectors within the maritime industry. 

Seatrade Maritime Masterclasses

Join and discover an inspiring mentorship programme featuring a series of interviews with industry leaders.

On Demand:
Awards

The winners and judges from Seatrade Maritime Awards 2020 will feature in a series of interviews and Q&A sessions.

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