Shipowner panel kicks off Europort 2019
One of the undoubted highlights of the opening ceremony will be a panel discussion involving representatives from four leading shipowners, each in a different special ship segment. The workboat sector will be represented by Antonio Bordlis, CEO of Boluda Towage and Salvage while Mikki Koskinen, Managing Director of ESL Shipping will speak for the short sea business. Also on stage will be Pieter Van Oord, CEO of leading dredging and offshore wind contractor, Van Oord and Annika Hult, Director, North Sea, of ferry operator Stena Line. The panel discussion will address some of the key challenges facing the maritime sector, focusing on Europort’s smart business, people and technology themes.