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The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference 2020

The date and location of the fifth annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference has now been confirmed. It will take place on Tuesday 24th November at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai. As well as a packed programme of presentations and panels during the day, it will once again offer an opportunity for speakers and attendees to network informally at a special evening reception afterwards. The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference is taking place the day after the market leading TMS Awards, to maximise attendance and ensure high profile participants.

The fourth The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, organised by Flagship Events, took place at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, on 22nd October 2019, in front of a full house. The event attracted a top-quality audience of more than 250 people, including delegates from all the leading tanker owners and operators from across the region.

The packed Conference heard from a host of top speakers from different segments of the tanker business and support sectors.
The Conference took as its theme ‘Opening up new horizons’, and positive opportunities, as well as critical challenges, were highlighted. Discussions about the IMO 2020 sulphur cap, trade trends and politico-economic developments were to the fore. Keynote addresses were given by HE Ahmed M.Sl Al Khoori, Director General, FTA Land & Maritime; Captain Ali Shehab, deputy chief executive of Kuwait Oil Tanker Company; Captain Abdulkareem Al Masabi, Chief Executive Officer, ADNOC Logistics & Services; and Abdulla bin Damithan, Chief Commercial Officer, DP World.
How the industry could best adapt to fast moving market conditions was addressed by a number of experienced experts. These included Matthieu de Tugny, Executive Vice President, Marine & Offshore Division; Bureau Veritas; Michael Jorgenson, Acting CEO, Oman Shipping Company; Petros Doukas, Former Deputy Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs, Greece; Jesper Kjaedegaard, Board Member, Marcura Group; and Captain Anoop Kumar Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, the Shipping Corporation of India. Other speakers, who highlighted the need to adapt support infrastructure and services to ensure market success, included Anders Østergaard, Group CEO, Monjasa; Captain Mohammed Ai Ali, Senior Vice President, Ship Management, ADNOC Logistics & Services; Rajiv Agarwal, CEO and Managing Director, Essar Ports; Haitham Nasser Said Al Taie; General Manager, Oman Drydocks Company; and Eng. Waleed Altamimi, General Manager; Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef). In addition, Nijoe Joseph, Partner, Stephenson Harwood; Pawan Sahni, DNV GL; Kirsty Cattanach, Baker Mackenzie Habib Al Mulla; and Captain Zarir Irani, of the International Institute of Marine Surveyors discussed technical, legal and regulatory challenges.


Dr Nikolas Tsakos

Chairman, INTERTANKO and CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation

Capt. Mohamed Al Ali

Senior Vice President, Ship Management, ADNOC Logistics & Services

Anders Østergaard

Group CEO, Monjasa

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Conference Registration
Event Catalogue
Main Session
DNV GL- The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference
Lanyards & Badges
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Refreshment Break
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International Bulk Journal- supporter of TMS Tanker Conference 2016
Port News- supporter of TMS Tanker Conference 2016
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Ship2Shore- supporter of TMS Tanker Conference 2016
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