VIRTUAL GLOBALLY & LIVE IN ROTTERDAM

16 hours of content / 15+ sessions
30+ speakers / 3 interactive experiences
1 challenge winner
Shipcon, where the future of maritime begins

Oct 19 – Nov 5, 2021

16 hours of content / 15+ sessions / 30+ speakers

Conference
Tracks

Shipcon 2021 will be centered around three main tracks with a dynamic mix of presentations, workshops, interactive elements and learning initiatives all designed to engage delegates.

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Track 1

Energy Transition

What is the current state of affairs?
Where is the industry heading to?
Which solutions are needed?
What instruments are needed to obtain these ambitions?

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Track 2

Digitization & Tech

What is the latest technology, and what are the solutions for the future?
What is needed to unleash and stimulate innovation?
What can be learned from others?

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Track 3

Diversity

Why is diversity important?
What are the benefits and opportunities of a diversified industry?
What is your (corporate) resolution?
How do regulations propel diversity?

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3 interactive experiences / 1 challenge winner

Shipcon
Shipathon

At the heart of Shipcon 2021 will be the interactive experience Shipathon. During Shipcon Shipathon, young professionals will compete to solve virtual and Rotterdam live challenges culminating in a live pitch – will you win the challenge?

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Challenge 1

Sustainable
Energy

The energy supply of the future should no longer be fossil fuelled. Wind and solar energy produced at a remote distance must be made transportable. With present day technologies a new and green energy supply chain is feasible. What does it take to make shipping’s energy sustainable and future-proof?


Challenge 2

Sustainable Shipbuilding

There are about 85,000 ships in the world with half of them at least 15 years old. Reuse of building materials has always been part of the marine industry, but can we go further than just reusing the old materials? This challenge will apply the strategies for a circular economy to the world of shipbuilding.


Challenge 3

Financing
Sustainable Ships


The transition to a sustainable economy requires shipowners to equip their ships with new systems in addition to switching to other fuels, energy carriers and propulsion mechanisms. What will the future hold and how do we tackle this crucial challenge?


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Tickets

With three ticket types available, we’ve got a ticket option that is right for you.
Student

25

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  • Full Online Conference Access
  • Access to Live Event (in Rotterdam)
  • Experiential Element Participation
  • Digital Networking
  • Access to Sponsors
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Special
YoungShip Members

35

Full Access
  • Full Online Conference Access
  • Access to Live Event (in Rotterdam)
  • Experiential Element Participation
  • Digital Networking
  • Access to Sponsors
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General

50

Full Access
  • Full Online Conference Access
  • Access to Live Event (in Rotterdam)
  • Experiential Element Participation
  • Digital Networking
  • Access to Sponsors
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Sponsors

A huge thank you to our generous sponsors whose contributions make the event possible.

Gold


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Gold Sponsor

Rotterdam Maritime Capital of Europe

The most competitive region for your maritime business.

Rotterdam is the home port of one of the most complete and competitive maritime clusters in the world. The place-to-be for freight forwarders, ship owners, traders, investors and maritime businesses that want to grow, innovate and above all lead the way in digitization and the energy transition. Because everything is available and nearby in this region, you are always a step ahead of the competition.


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Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners

Ships make the world go

The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR) represents its member shipowners based in the Netherlands. The KVNR focuses on politics, government, the maritime cluster and society. The KVNR strives to ensure that Dutch shipowners can operate globally while navigating safely with clean ships operated by skilled crews.


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Silver Sponsor

YoungShip
International

The voice for all our global members.

YoungShip International provides a voice for all young people in the maritime industry that clearly should be heard. YoungShip International has a clear role to play to engage, inspire and work with the industry to promote the young bright minds in the maritime industry for future progress development. The younger generation will always have alternative views on how to solve some of the big challenges we face today.


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Bronze Sponsors


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Hosted By

YoungShip Rotterdam is honored to be hosting this year’s Shipcon event in our beautiful port city of Rotterdam and for the first time virtually globally.

Supported By

Great events need support and we’re proud that many of Rotterdam’s youth focused maritime organizations are supporting Shipcon 2021.

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