XVII INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME CONFERENCE
2021



29. september, 2021 | TALLINN, ESTONIA
TALLINK SPA & CONFERENCE HOTEL
The Estonian Shipowners' Association, TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy, Tallink Grupp and Corpore Conferences are organizing for the 17th consecutive year the oldest maritime conference in the Baltics, which aims to bring together maritime, transport, public and academic sectors and companies from Estonia and neighboring countries.

Traditionally, the September conference also marks World Maritime Day. Over the years, 2,500 participants from more than 10 countries have attended the conference. 250 speakers from Estonia and abroad have shared their knowledge.

According to the regulation of Estonian Government, we will ensure the infection safety and control of participants and we are waiting to clients who have:
  • vaccination passport (immunization certificate)
  • or proof of COVID-19 disease (proof is valid for 180 days from a positive test)
  • or a negative COVID-19 test certificate (SARS-CoV-2 antigen-RTD test must be performed up to 48 hours before the visit; SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test must be performed up to 72 hours before the visit)

Location

The Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel's modern conference center offers many great opportunities for high level events. The hotel is much more than just a place to stay - here you can pleasantly combine a business trip with a vacation and continue after a busy meeting day in the lobby bar, water park or Nero restaurant.

It is the most unique hotel in the center of Tallinn, and the rooms are designed in a comfortable and personal style.


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Speakers 2021

Jüri Ratas

Speaker of the Riigikogu

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Jüri Ratas

Speaker of the Riigikogu

Vahur Ausmees

President of the Estonian Shipowners Association

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Vahur Ausmees

President of the Estonian Shipowners Association

Kaupo Läänerand

Undersecretary of Maritime Affairs of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication

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Kaupo Läänerand

Undersecretary of Maritime Affairs of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication

Anne Hedensted Steffensen

Director General & CEO, Danish Shipping

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Anne Hedensted Steffensen

Director General & CEO, Danish Shipping
Anne H. Steffensen has since 1 October 2013 been Director General & CEO of Danish Shipping.

Following a Master of Science from London School of Economics (1988) and a Master of Politics from the University of Aarhus (1990) Anne H. Steffensen joined the Foreign Service in 1990. Her first posting was to London in 1992. From 1995 she worked as Head of Section in the Secretariat for Foreign Trade.

In 1998 she was posted to the Danish Consulate General in New York as Deputy Consul General. From 2001-2004 she headed the Department for Bilateral Relations and Project Export and the Secretariat. In 2004 she was appointed Ambassador, Under-Secretary for Foreign Trade and Investment.

In 2006 she was appointed State Secretary for Trade, Investment and Trade Policy and in 2011 Ambassador of Denmark to the Court of St. James’s.

Margus Schults

Tallink Grupp, Member of the Management Board

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Margus Schults

Tallink Grupp, Member of the Management Board

Ulla Pirita Tapaninen

Tenured Associate Professor Maritime Transport Estonian Maritime Academy, Tallinn University of Technology

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Ulla Pirita Tapaninen

Tenured Associate Professor Maritime Transport Estonian Maritime Academy, Tallinn University of Technology

Raivo Vare

Expert

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Raivo Vare

Expert

Ingo Fehrs

Hamburg Port Authority Strategy and External Affairs Head of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs

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Ingo Fehrs

Hamburg Port Authority Strategy and External Affairs Head of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs
Ingo Fehrs is an economist with more than 20 years of professional experience in the field of strategic port development. 2006, he joined Hamburg Port Authority. Since 2021 he is Head of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs.

Ingo is involved in international projects dealing with collaboration of ports, hydrogen, green cruise and logistics.

Ville Haapasaari

Chairman of the Board of the Port of Helsinki 

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Ville Haapasaari

Chairman of the Board of the Port of Helsinki 

Valdo Kalm

Chairman of the Management Board of the Port of Tallinn

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Valdo Kalm

Chairman of the Management Board of the Port of Tallinn

Tõnis Segerkrantz

HHLA TK ESTONIA, technical and infrastructure manager

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Tõnis Segerkrantz

HHLA TK ESTONIA, technical and infrastructure manager

Tõnu Grünberg

Chairman of the Management Board of Rail Baltic Estonia

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Tõnu Grünberg

Chairman of the Management Board of Rail Baltic Estonia

Eirik Nyhus

DNV maritime of Director, Environment

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Eirik Nyhus

DNV maritime of Director, Environment

Kaarel Kose

Association of Harju County Local Governments, Foreign Cooperation Adviser

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Kaarel Kose

Association of Harju County Local Governments, Foreign Cooperation Adviser

Urmas Vaino

TV journalist

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Urmas Vaino

TV journalist

Kaido Padar

Head of the Transport Board

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Kaido Padar

Head of the Transport Board

Roomet Leiger

Director of TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy

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Roomet Leiger

Director of TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy

Annely Akkermann

Reform Party

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Annely Akkermann

Reform Party

Erki Savisaar

Center Party

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Erki Savisaar

Center Party

Martin Helme

Eesti Konservatiivne Rahvaerakond

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Martin Helme

Eesti Konservatiivne Rahvaerakond

Tarmo Kõuts

Isamaa erakond

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Tarmo Kõuts

Isamaa erakond

Kalvi Kõva

Social Democratic Party

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Kalvi Kõva

Social Democratic Party

Programme 2021

The title of the conference is "Green Turn Vision in the Maritime"

Moderator: Roomet Leiger, Director of TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy

9:00-10:00 Registration and morning coffee
10.00-10.10 Opening speach of the conference
Jüri Ratas, Speaker of the Riigikogu
10.10-10.15 Introduction to the conference
Vahur Ausmees, Estonian Shipowners' Association, President
10.15-10.45 Will the Estonian fleet be "green" in 20 years?
Kaupo Läänerand, Undersecretary of Maritime Affairs of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication
10.45-11.15 Danish green mindset in world shipping - what is the vision of the Danish Shipping?
Anne Hedensted Steffensen, Director General & CEO, Danish Shipping
11:15-11:45  Green turn in the passenger transport sector in the Baltic Sea
Margus Schults, Tallink Grupp, Member of the Management Board
11.45-12.15 Decarbonization Impacts to the Shipping
Ulla Pirita Tapaninen, Tenured Associate Professor Maritime Transport Estonian Maritime Academy, Tallinn University of Technology
12.15-13.15 Lunch break
13.15-14.00Discussion panel: "What does the Green Turn Mean for Ports and How Are We Preparing for It?"
Head of the Panel: Raivo Vare
, expert
Panel participants:
Ingo Fehrs
, Hamburg Port Authority Strategy and External Affairs Head of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs
Ville Haapasaari, Chairman of the Board of the Port of Helsinki 
Valdo Kalm,
Chairman of the Management Board of the Port of Tallinn
Tõnis Segerkrantz, HHLA TK ESTONIA, technical and infrastructure manager
14.00-14.30 Rail Baltica - either a Maritime Competitor or a Partner
Tõnu Grünberg, Chairman of the Management Board of Rail Baltic Estonia
14.30-15.00 Greenhouse gas policies and regulations; what’s coming, and what does it mean for industry
Eirik Nyhus, DNV maritime of Director, Environment
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.00 Northern Corridor - Movement of Goods and Passengers in the Estonian Economic Belt
Kaarel Kose, Association of Harju County Local Governments, Foreign Cooperation Adviser
16.00-16.45 Discussion panel: "Green turn at sea and on land"
Head of the panel: Urmas Vaino, TV journalist
Panel participants:
Kalvi Kõva,
Social Democratic Party
Erki Savisaar,
Center Party
Tarmo Kõuts,
Isamaa erakond
Annely Akkermann,
 Reform Party
Martin Helme,
Eesti Konservatiivne Rahvaerakond
Kaido Padar, Head of the Transport Board
16.45-17.00 Conference Summary and lottery
17.00-19.00 Closing of the conference and a small reception

* Working language: Estonian and English
* Simultaneous translation Estonian-English-Estonian
* The organizer has the right to make changes in the program

Moderator: Indrek Lepp, Ship Master, Tallink Grupp

9:00-10:00 Registration and morning coffee
10.00-10.05Opening word
Eiki Nestor, President of the Riigikogu
10.05-10.10 Greetings from the Estonian Shipowners Association
Kalev Järvelill
, President of the Estonian Shipowners Association
10.10-11.00 ECSA maritime strategy overview
Martin Dorsman
, Secretary General of ECSA
11.00-11.30 The Baltic Sea in the midst of climate change
Tarmo Soomere, President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
11:30-12.00 The Problems of Ballast Water
Olof Widen, Finnish Shipowners’ Association
12.00-13:00Lunch
 13.00-13.30 Shared situational awareness in use at Tallink – Case study of the ChemSAR exercise on board M/V Regal Star
Henrik Ramm-Schmidt, Fleetrange CEO and Founder
13.30-14.00 The present and future of the Port of Tallinn’s shipping enterprises and their impact on the Estonian maritime industry
Ülo Eero, Chairman of the Management Board, TS Shipping
Jaak KaabelChairman of the Management Board, TS Laevad
14.00-14.30  DNVGL - Energy Transition Outlook: Maritime Forecast to 2050
David Wendel, DNV GL, Key Account Manager, Norway
14.30-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-15.30  The Sailor of Today and Tomorrow
Roomet Leiger, Director of the Estonian Maritime Academy
15.30-16.00 Revisioning Maritime Law
Indra Kaunis, Member of the Management Board, Consolato del Mare
16.00-16.45 Discussion panel / Sea forum: The Maritime Economy - Opportunities and Challenges
Head of the panel: Urmas Vaino
Panel participants: 
Eero Naaber
, Head of Department of Maritime Administration
Taivo Linnamägi
, Director Aviation and Maritime Department
16.45-17.00Concluding statements and raffle draw
17.00-19.00 Reception

* Working language: Estonian and English
* Simultaneous translation Estonian-English-Estonian
* The Organizers reserve the right to make amendments to the schedule

Prices

Participation fee includes: one conference day, conference materials, lunch, coffee breaks, reception.

Registration

Corpore Conferences will send an invoice to the email address you entered after registration.
Thank you!

We confirm that you are registered for the XVII International Maritime Conference 2021, which will take place on 29.09.2021. At Tallink SPA & Conference Hotel, Sadama 11a Tallinn.


The invoice for attending the conference will be issued to you by Corpore Konverentsid OÜ, to the email address indicated on the form.


50% of the entry fee will be refunded if you cancel your registration. The entry fee will not be refunded if canceled after 23.09.2021

Accommodation

Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel

Sadama 11a, Tallinn

Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel is the perfect intersection of business and holidays offering conference center which is equipped with high level equipment. In addition, hotel facilitates restaurant Nero, which menus represents international cuisine. And on top of all – there is Aqua Spa Center, which saunas and pools offer relaxation after busy day.

Accommodation with the special price starting from 59 EUR/night.
The price is valid: 13.08 - 29.09.2021
Promocode is MARITIME21

For booking, call or write and use the code MARITIME21.
Tel. +372 630 0808
E-mail: tallinkhotels@tallink.ee
Mon - Fri 9.00 - 19.00
Sat - Sun 9.00 - 16.00

Tallink City Hotel

A. Laikmaa 5

The four-star hotel with the most exclusive location in the centre of Tallinn will adapt even more flexibly to the wishes and needs of its guests after the renovation course. Following the renovation, the hotel has on its 10 floors a total of 324 rooms in different categories All rooms are decorated in a modern style which suits a hotel in the heart of the city. The interior design of the hotel is based on seemingly contradictory keywords – the heart of the city and closeness to nature, technical development and naturalness, speed and calmly lingering time.

Special price starting from 64 EUR/night.
The price is valid: 13.08 - 29.09.2021
Promocode is MARITIME21

For booking, call or write and use the code MARITIME21.
Tel. +372 630 0808
E-mail: tallinkhotels@tallink.ee
Mon - Fri 9.00 - 19.00
Sat - Sun 9.00 - 16.00

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