Going Green, Digital and Autonomous - Norwegian Maritime Industry in Transition Webinar

Start: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 14:00

End: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 16:00

Welcome to the first of two webinars on the Blue Economy in Norway. The webinars follow a report on the Blue Economy in the Nordics, released in April 2021.

Get insights from key stakeholders on how the Norwegian Maritime Industry is planning to meet its emission reduction targets by going green, digital and autonomous. Join us in exploring the potential for enhanced Canadian - Norwegian cooperation and business opportunities in the Norwegian maritime sector.

Hear from Torvald Klaveness ASDNVMassterly and Nor-Shipping, moderated by Tom Kleppestø, Maritime Oslofjord.

Sign up and tune in Wednesday, June 16, 2pm ADT/1pm EDT/10am PDT. We look forward to seeing you!

This is a recording of a live event. You will receive the recording by email. If you have any questions for the speakers, please email them at oslotd@international.gc.ca.


-Welcome and introduction: Tone Nymoen, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada to Norway and Tom O. Kleppestø, General Manager, Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord.

-Blue Economy in the Nordics - a short overview: Tom O. Kleppestø, General Manager, Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord.

-Norway’s route to sustainable shipping & the Green Shipping Programme: Anders Mikkelsen, Regional Business Development Manager, Maritime - North Europe, DNV.

-Norway’s route to digitalization and autonomy: Pia Meling, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Massterly AS.

-A shipowner’s route to digitalization and decarbonization: Lasse Kristoffersen, Group CEO, Torvald Klaveness AS, Vice Chair, International Chamber of Shipping, for the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association.

-Action @ Nor-Shipping 2022 - meet the global maritime world in Oslo: Karen Algaard, Director, Operations and Strategy, Nor-Shipping.

-Panel conversation and prospects for Canadian industry.