• Haugesund Rederiforening
  • 27 August 2016
  • -1757 DAYS LEFT

«A Breath of Fresh Air»

YoungShip is proud to present a «Breath of Fresh Air» as the theme for our summer conference 2016. Being innovative and staying ahead has never been more important. Large and rapid structural shifts in the maritime industry is observed in an increasing manner, and we will this year look into the crystal bowl to discuss what is in store. As young and relatively fresh additions to our industry it is our responsibility to learn as much as possible from seasoned industry experts, but we also need to challenge status quo in the organizations that we work in. We hope that the summer conference can serve as a breath of fresh air for our participants.


09.45 - 10.10


Fruit, coffee and tea.

10.10 - 10.30


Introduction by Chair YoungShip Haugesund, Richard Jacobsen. Program presentation by Vice Chair YoungShip Haugesund, Ada Martine Jakobsen. Summer Conference opening by Haugesund Mayor, Arne Christian Mohn.

10.30 - 11.30

Maritime Green Energy Technology

“Blue is the new green”, NCE Maritime CeanTech CEO Hege Økland will share insights working alongside 50+ companies in Norway that are focusing on green maritime technology. Frode Skaar from Westcon will follow up and elaborate on Westcon’s focus on battery systems on both offshore vessels and ferries. Ivan Østvik, from Maritime CleanTech will conclude this session with a presentation on “Offshore Wind and Maritime Market opportunities”.

11.30 - 11.50


Coffee, Tea, Fruit and Networking

11.50 - 12.30

Maritime Future – Education, Entrepreneurship and the Ocean Space

Ocean Hub’s founder and CEO, Christian Teigland will introduce the term ocean space and share his journey creating a new destination for the ocean industries in the digital space, HSH’s (Høyskolen Stord Haugesund) dean will discuss the ocean of possibilities that are available to young seeking maritime competence, and HSH role in it all. Recent bachelor graduates Linn Therese Østby and Sunsanne Finvåg will discuss their bachelor thesis regarding bridge alarms, and share their outlook on starting a maritime career in 2016. Followed by 22-year-old Ivan Nielsen that founded and runs his own company InSvivia, he will sharehis take on being a young entrepreneur and developing revolutionizing hull technology and systems.

12.30 - 13.30


Lunch plate prepared by Chef Rune Vormestrand.

13.30 - 14.30

Maritime Future continues

14.30 - 14.50


Fruit, coffee and tea.

14.50 - 16.00

Innovation and Digitization in the Maritime and Marine Industries

Ingolf Sætrevik Global Sales and Marketing Director from Palantir will present: Palantir “KeepUp@Sea and New Waves” followed by Willie Wågen, Director Market Innovation at Wärtsilä, he will walk us through “Future Trends in Marine Industry”. The Norwegian Maritime Authority represented by Ole Morten Fureli will discuss the connections “from Norwegian Innovation to International Standard", and last but not least Torleif Lothe from Uni Research Polytec will conclude the with a lecture on “bølgevarsel for næring langs kysten”.

16.00 - 17.30

Afternoon Tea

Relaxation at the Brasserie Brakstad before departure at sea.

17.30 - 19.00

Boat trip with “Stavern”

Enjoy our local cruise on Smedasundet and Karmsundet. True to tradition we will survey several vessels, quays and marine facilities from deck.

19.00 - 20.00

Welcome presentation, Haugesund Rederiforening

Haugesund Rederiforening was established in 1910. By this time Haugesund had become one of the leading shipping towns in Norway, a position which the town including Haugalandet and Sunnhordland still maintain.

20.00 - 21.00

Dinner party

Mediterranean buffet prepared by Chef Rune Vormestrand.

21.00 - 24.00


Music and mingling.

Until late

Brasseri Brakstad

For those who wish to continue the evening - www.brasseriebrakstad.no