Tuesday September, 21st

20:00

Pre-conference reception come and join us

Wednesday September, 22nd

09:00
09:30

Registration in Hotel reception

10:00

Welcome coffee

Exhibitors area
11:30

Official opening conference begins

sponsor MESSAGE FROM MAIN SPONSOR

Opening by the Deputy King’s Commissioner
Mrs.Zita Pels

Auditorium
12:00

Panel debate with ferry top executives

session 1

The next 3 years opportunities.

About industry strategies next 3 years. Focus on new innovative, operational efficient and profitable in the passenger travel market.
Are we market or production driven? Tonnage development?

Spiros Paschalis, CEO
Attica group

Harri Hanschmidt, Man. Board
Tallink

Brian Thorsted, CEO
Fjord Line

Paul Melles, Technical Director
Koninklijke Doeksen BV 

Auditorium - Moderator Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson
13:00

New solutions for the industry

session 2

Efficient and seamless Crewing systems
Jon Richardson
Area Manager Europe Adonis

Intermodal passenger ferry/train operations
Michael Mavropoulus
CEO Liknoss

Auditorium - Moderator Frans Baud
13:30

Worked up an appetite? Lunch is ready

sponsor ADONIS
Exhibition area
14:35

PANEL DEBATE Ro-Ro Executives

session 3

Industry strategies next 3 years.
Focus on how to be climate-friendly, operational efficient and profitable in the freight and logistic market.

Lars Hoffman
VP Head of DFDS MED

Paul Kyprianou
Ext. rel. man. Grimaldi Group

Dan Mikkola CEO
CEO Godby Shipping

Auditorium - Moderator Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson
15:30

Efficient solutions for the industry

session 4

Eco smart automatic mooring solutions

Vikesh Dhanpat
Regional Product Manager EMEA – MoorMaster

Change to operational efficiency

Bent Hansen
EVP Mantec

Weather Dependent Lashing with the amended CSS
Code

(Capt) Albert Lanting
Siri Marine

How automation and selfservice can optimese the
onboarding service in the ferry ro‐ro segment

Lars Clausen
Logos Payment Solutions A/S

Auditorium - Moderator Bruno Valkeniers
16:30

It’s TIME for a GOOD cup of COFFEE

Exhibition area
17:00

New ships and Projects

session 5

Eco smart shortsea Ferries

Selcuk Bakanoglu
Bus.Dev. Man. Sefine Shipyard

Is the Ferry shipping industry prepared fit for Eu’s 55 program

Morten Larsen,
MLSea

Eco Grimaldi/Finnlines/DFDS mega roro

Christian Damsgaard
Head Nav.Arch. Knud E. Hansen

Exhibition area - Moderator Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson
17:45

Booking.com

session 6

Learn about success criteria from a world leader in the travel industry.

Christina Jacobsen
Area Manager Partner Services Booking.com

Christin Schmidt
Nordic Man. Booking.com

Auditorium - Moderator Mike Louagie
18:30

DEPARTURE to Damen shipyard by boat

Meet in hotel reception

19:45

Pre award drinks

Arrive Restaurant IJ-Kantine
20:15

Awards ceremonie

Ro Pax, RoRo, Short Sea and Ferry port of the year

Arrive Restaurant IJ-Kantine
20:30

Walking dinner

sponsor DAMEN SHIPYARDS

Optimal Gourmet networking.

Riverfront Restaurant IJ-Kantine
22:30

First departure vessel to hotel

22:30

Having good connections and conversations? Let’s talk some more over a nightcap

sponsor PORT OF YSTAD
23:30

Second departure vessel to hotel

Thursday September, 23rd

00:00

Thank you for an amazing first day

08:30

Welcome coffee

Exhibition area
09:00

Successful marketing on LinkedIn. How to do it?

session 8

Jenny Björklof

Auditorium - Moderator Mike Louagie
09:15

European Economy Outlook and Green Financing Solutions

session 9

Tanja Georg, Vice President
KfW IPEX-Bank Frankfurt

Auditorium
09:30

PANEL DEBATE Think tank – Ferry/port executives

session 10

The ferry industry looks 2025/30. Climate-friendly? Super digital. Customer-friendly.

Finn Wollesen, CEO
Knud E Hansen

Jan Philip Eckmann
Editor & Publisher ROPAX magazine

Kristian Durhuus, CEO
ForSea

Auditorium
10:30

Climate friendly sustainable solutions for the industry

session 11

Successful handling of incident information in a digital media world. Panel debate

Econology powered by wind.
Frank Nieuwenhuis, CEO
Econowind

TBN
Jan Klokk
Vice President Sales Norwegian Electric

Auditorium
11:15

It’s TIME for a GOOD cup of COFFEE

Exhibition area
11:45

PANEL DEBATE – Ferry ports executives. Strategies next 3 years.

session 12

New big ferries. How to prepare? Best climate friendly port handling. Automotive? Electrical?

Mathias Bernander, CMO
Port of Kristiansand

Athanasios Porfyris, CEO
Port of Igemoumenitsa

Port of Boulogne and Calais, CEO
Benoit Rochet

Auditorium - Moderator Isabelle Ryckbost
12:30

PANEL – Media/social media strategy in a volatile market for the ferry/port industry

session 13

Learn from leading international crises media management network MTI, serving the shipping industry and from the panellists.

Johanna Boijer Svanström, SVP
Corp. Communication Viking Line

Ariadne Psimara, New. Business Dev. Manager
Attica Group

Anette Ustrup Svendsen, Head Corp. Comunication
Scandlines

Auditorium - Moderator Cor Radings, Managing Partner MTI
13:15

Words of farewell

Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson & Frans Baud

Exhibition area
14:45

Networking. Visit Hospitality desk/Amsterdam sights and sounds.

DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station