World Maritime Conference 2019 (WMC-2019)
★ Program Layout

World Maritime Conference 2019

Theme: New Era, New Technology, New Maritime
Time: October 20-22, 2019
Venue: Shanghai, China


Stream 1: Plenary Conferences
Part 1: Opening Ceremony
Part 2: Keynote Forum
Part 3: High-end Dialog
Part 4: Decision Makers Forum

Stream 2: Parallel Forums
Forum 1:
World Maritime Economy Forum

  1. Latest Trend of World Maritime Economy
  2. Shipping Economy and Policy
  3. Port Economy
  4. Shipbuilding Economy
  5. Maritime International Cooperation

Forum 2: Maritime University President Forum

  1. Representative of American University President
  2. Representative of European University President
  3. Representative of Asian University President
  4. Representative of Chinese University President

Forum 3: Green & Sustainable Shipping and Management
Session 3-1: Latest Trends of Green Shipping & Shipping Sustainability
Session 3-2: Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Technologies in Innovative Shipping
Session 3-3: Internet + Shipping & Smart Shipping
Session 3-4: GIS, Satellite Navigation, Remote Sensing Technologies for Shipping
Session 3-5: Green Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection

  1. New Policies and Regulations of Green Shipping
  2. Clean Energy and Green Shipping
  3. Marine Environmental Pollution and Treatment
  4. Marine Biofouling Control and Management
  5. New Technologies and Future Development Trend of Shipping Energy Saving and Emission Reduction

Session 3-6: Nanotech and Nanomaterials for Green Shipping
Session 3-7: Maritime Communication Technology
Session 3-8: Clean Energy and Green Shipping
Session 3-9: Shipping Company Management
Session 3-10: Maritime Logistics Management

Forum 4: Port, Transportation and Logistics

  1. Port Infrastructure and Engineering
  2. New Development Trends of Port and Shipping Logistics
  3. Port Tug
  4. Smart Port Operation and Integrated Port Management
  5. Port Logistics and International Cooperation
  6. Internationalization Strategy of Logistics Enterprises
  7. Multimodal Transportation
  8. Supply Chain Development

Forum 5: Ship Design, Construction and Repair and Recycling

  1. Future Ship Design
  2. Green Shipbuilding
  3. Yacht Design and Construction
  4. Cruise Design and Construction
  5. Icebreaker Design and Construction
  6. Ship Repair
  7. Ship Recycling

Forum 6: Maritime Law, Finance and Insurance

Session 6-1:Maritime International Conventions, Standards, Norms
Session 6-2 Recent Developments in Maritime Law
Session 6-3 Maritime Arbitration, Competition Law
Session 6-4 Maritime Insurance
Session 6-5 Maritime Finance and Insurance

Forum 7: Maritime Energy Management

  1. Energy Efficient Ship Design and Operation
  2. Energy Management in Ports and Shipyards
  3. Oil and Gas
  4. Low Sulfur Oil
  5. Novel Shipping Fuels Energy
  6. Saving and Emission Reduction

Forum 8: Maritime Safety and Security

  1. Tanker Safety
  2. Marine Passenger Safety
  3. Maritime/Port Emergency Management and Emergency Technology
  4. Sea/port Anti-terrorism and Anti-piracy
  5. Salvage and Rescue
  6. Marine Fire Prevention
  7. Nautical Security, Navigation Mark Setting and Management
  8. Quality Certification

Forum 9: Maritime Education

  1. International Seafarer Qualification Certificate and Examination
  2. Continuing education and training for international seafarers
  3. Deep Diving Education and Training
  4. Maritime University Education Innovation

Forum 10: International Maritime Management

  1. International Maritime Convention
  2. Maritime Registration
  3. Maritime Port State Control
  4. International Maritime Bureau
  5. Maritime Management
  6. Ship Survey and Management

Forum 11: Cruises, Yachts and Leisure Tourism

  1. Cruise Tour along the Belt and Road
  2. Cruise Home Port Construction, Navigation and Management
  3. Cruise Ship Supply Model Innovation
  4. Yacht Club Building and Marina Management
  5. Yacht Use and Management

Forum 12: Marine Culture and Arts Forum

  1. Culture and Arts along the Maritime Silk Road
  2. Marine Culture Creative Design
  3. Rescue and Protection of Marine Cultural and Artistic Heritage

Forum 13: Round-table Conference

  1. International Shipowners' Meeting
  2. International Classification Society Meeting
  3. International  Port Association Meeting
  4. International Captains Meeting

Stream 3: Marine High-end Talents and Project Matchmaking Fair

  1. Talent Policies Briefing
  2. Key Park Enterprises Briefing
  3. Project Roadshow
  4. Free Negotiation and Docking
Stream 4: Posters and Exhibition

Stream 5: Social and Cultural Activities

Activity 1: Ice Breaking Party
Activity 2: Welcome Banquet and Cultural Shows
Activity 3: "Shanghai Night" Business Exchange
Activity 4: Lecture Tours to Campus
Activity 5: Media Interview
Activity 6: Live TV Broadcast
Activity 7: Field Trip to Industrial Park and Companies
Activity 8: Post-Conference Tour
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Hosting Organization

Co-Hosting Organizations

International Shipping Federation, ISF

The Nautical Institute, UK

China Shipowners' Association

Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China

China Classification Society
China Port Association
China Rescue & Salvage of Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China
China Waterborne Transport Research Institute
China Transport Telecommunications & Information Center
Tianjin Research Institute for Water Transport Engineering
China Marine Fire Protection Association
China Highway and Transportation Society

Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association

Operating Organization
Attending Organizations

Maritime Transport and Technology College, Egypt

Vroon Offshore Services Srl, ITALY

Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc.,USA

Beibu Gulf University, China

Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C, Dubai

METIS Cyberspace Technology SA, Greece

Xiamen University,China

ABC Maritime AG, Switzerland

ScanReach, Norway

United Maritime Law Chambers, India

Gdynia Maritime University, Poland

Marinecare Consultant Bangladesh Limited, Bangladesh

Piri Reis University, Turkey

RelyOn Nutec, UK


Sea Sentinels Pte Ltd, Singapore


China Waterborne Transport Research Institute, China



Wistrand Law Firm, Sweden

Zhejiang University, China



The Comprehensive Transportation & Logistics Research Center(CT&L), China

EIGHTBELLS Training and Consultancy, Australia


Shanghai Maritime University, China

Interreg North Sea Region Programme, Denmark

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

University of the Basque Country, Spain

Dr. Schackow and Partner, Germany

ULMATEC Pyro AS, Norway

King Abdulaziz Universit, Saudi Arabia

Pola Maritime Ltd, Singapore

Shanghai  Waigaoqiao  Shipbuilding co.LTD, China

DIMECC / One Sea, Finland

Ince & Co, Singapore LLP, Singapore

School of Arts and Sciences, India

HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH, Germany

MariApps Marine Solutions, Dubai

VTA Tassin law firm, France

Marine Technical College, Japan

Deloitte Consulting, Denmark

Selmer law firm, Norway

Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss), Monaco

Clean Shipping Alliance 2020, DENMARK

Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia

Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, Finland

European GNSS Agency, Spain

State University of New York, USA


Dalian Ocean University, China

EarthView Image Inc.China

AVL List GmbH, Australia

National Marine Environmental Monitoring Center, China

Lawrence Mills Consulting/University of Leeds, UK

Vessel Performance Solutions, Denmark

Graduate School of Logistics Incheon National University, South Korea

Methanol Institute, Singapore


AXA XL, Singapore

National Maritime Research Institute, JAPAN

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland

Swedish Maritime Adminstration, Sweden

European Commission, Germany

Signal Group, Greece

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan

Wartsila UK Ltd, UK

Nottingham Trent University, UK

School of Economics and Management, Xiamen University of Technology, China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Northwestern Polytechnical University, China


University of Manitoba, Canada

Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines

Om Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore

Siemens PLM Software, China

Istanbul Technical University Maritime Faculty, Turkey

Seaport Consultants Asia, Singapore

Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU), Philippines

Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology, the Netherlands

LNG Marine Fuel Institute, Australia

MPC Capital AG, Germany

China Classification Society, China

Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission, Belgium

Port of Rijeka Authority, Croatia

Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association, Hong Kong, China

INTERTANKO, United Kingdom

MPC Capital AG, Germany

German Transport Credit Bank, Germany

British classification society,UK

Massachusetts Maritime Academy,USA

St. Martin's University, USA

Jamaica Caribbean Maritime Academy, Jamaica

University of the Aegean, Greece

World Maritime University, Sweden

Port of Antwerp, Belgium

AVL List GmbH, Austria

RelyOn Nutec, Denmark / Worldwide

MSC Group,China

World Maritime Heritage Society, Singapore

Porto de Sines, Portugal

Port of Newcastle, Australia

Maersk, Denmark

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