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21st HR & Crew Management Conference

ACI’s 21st HR & Crew Management Conference conference will focus on how shipping companies have successfully coped with the increasing demands of regulations and technology on the modern seafarer’s skill set.

Crew competence has never been more highly valued and in today’s climate making sure valuable crew are retained is an absolute priority. Join us in this year to learn more of how ship operators are meeting this challenge. The conference will bring together various key industry stake-holders including Ship-owners, Ship-mangers & associated solution providers, fuel solutions, IT & data associations, consultants & technology providers.

Key Topics:

  • Regulatory Updates & Requirements
  • Sourcing, Retention & Crew Leadership
  • Challenges Connected to Seafarer Travel
  • Cost Efficiency Versus Crew Quality
  • Port State Control
  • Advancements in Crew Communication
  • Crew Training & Differences
  • Up to Date Technology & Practices to Enhance Crew Welfare
  • Keeping On-Board Accidents/ Incidents to a Minimum
  • Insurance Challenges Connected to Seafarers

Who Should Be Attending?

ACI’s meetings are strictly end-user focussed … Delegates will be drawn from the Shipping Operators including VP’s, Directors and Managers of: HR, Crew & Personnel, HSEQ, Manning and ;Also present will be the relevant authorities involved in the development and training of crew.

Speakers Include:

  • Simon Frank, Head Of Maritime Personnel, HÖEGH LNG Fleet Management AS
  • Torbjørn Eide, Vice President, Klaveness Ship Management AS
  • Sanjay Bhavnavi, Director & , MMS Maritime (India)
  • Kjetil Meling, Maritime Personnel Manager, SOLVANG ASA
  • Norman Schmiedl, Crewing Director, Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Bridget Hogan, Director Of Publishing And Marketing, The Nautical Institute
  • Konstantinos Oikonomou, Vice President & CEO, Marine Tours
  • George Kyvernitis, General Manager/Partner, Kyvernitis Travel
  • Stuart I. Ostrow, President, Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC
  • Diamantis Pithis, CEO, Argo Travel


18 Oct 2017 @ 08:00 am

19 Oct 2017 @ 06:01 pm

Duration: 1 days, 10 hours


Central London

5-13 Great Suffolk Street

Greater London

United Kingdom

Organised by

ACI Europe

+44 207 981 2503

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