This glass enclosed ‘tank’ will host discussions focused on Nordic collaboration and cooperation in ocean opportunity. These sessions will be a dialogue for change between participants with audience and speakers of equal importance to forming solutions.

Please note, timing and titles of key-notes and panel sessions are tentative, and will be adjusted in the coming months prior to the conference.


Day 1

Commercialisation of Port Collective Decision Making
A EU supported 5-year project on development, demonstration and dissemination of innovative e-navigational services to the shipping industry started in 2011 has led to commercialisation of the concept by an independently owned maritime services provider proving that research provides opportunity. This session explores how this occurred.

Merge and Diverge
Solstad Farstad, the result of mergers and restructuring in Rem Offshore, Farstad Shipping, Solstad Offshore and Deep-Sea Supply. The newly created group is taking advantage of opportunities to diversify out of the oil sector with offshore wind turbine installations and well boats transporting farmed fish (Dess Aquaculture is a 50//50 JV with the world’s biggest salmon farmer Marine Harvest) playing a bigger role.



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