The Route to Sustainable Shipping
This panel discussion explores the challenges faced by the maritime industry on the route to becoming more sustainable. A high-level discussion of the challenges the maritime industry faces in achieving environmental sustainability will be guided by structured questions.
The event hosted by the Southampton Maritime and Marine Institution (SMMI) and Southampton University’s Fluid Structure Interaction group. This event marks the first Southampton Sustainability Week which promotes continued engagement with sustainable practises. This unique framework will facilitate continued exchange of ideas following the event.
The panelists are :-
Mr Motonobu (Moto) Tsuchiya, the principal specialist for IMO/IACS, regulatory affairs for Lloyds Register where he participates as technical advisor for IMO meetings to member states and has chaired working groups for IMO and member of the IACS Environment Panel. Previously he worked in the IMO Secretariat as an international civil servant, a law enforcement officer and took command of a coastguard patrol ship in Japan.
Mr Tom Strang is Senior Vice President Maritime Affairs at Carnival Corporation. Carnival is the worlds leading cruise ship operator with some 101 ships in operation. He currently leads Carnival’s development of LNG powered cruise ships, having previously been head of Marine Operations at COSTA, and before that developed health, environment and safety policies for Carnival.
Professor Dominic Hudson is the Shell Professor of Ship Safety and Efficiency at the University of Southampton. He has research interests in all aspects of ship hydrodynamics, from the motions of high-speed craft to energy efficiency of large commercial ships. He has published a multitude of award winning papers and is a member of the Fluid Structures Interactions research group and SMMI.
Dr. Johanna Hjalmarsson is the Informa Associate Professor in Maritime and Commercial Law for the University of Southampton and a member of the Institute of Maritime Law. Her research is in commercial maritime and insurance law. She has also spent several years as a legal advisor with the United Nations International Drug Control Programme and the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Professor Ajit Shenoi (Panel Chair), is Director of the SMMI and Engineering Professor of Lightweight Structures at the University of Southampton. He is a Chartered Engineer, and Fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.