The environmental impact of shipping includes greenhouse gas emissions, acoustic, water & oil pollution. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) estimates that Carbon dioxide emissions from shipping were equal to 2.2% of the global human-made emissions in 2012 and expects them to rise 50 to 250 percent by 2050 if no action is taken.
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Dr. Jan-Olaf Willums has been a serial entrepreneur and early stage investor in various technology companies, including Computas (Artificial Intelligence), Avenir (Software) , REC (Solar), Think (Electric cars), Move About (Electric mobility) and ZEM (batteries for the offshore and shipping industry). He was co-founding director of the World Business council for Sustainable Development.
Jan-Olaf Willums has a M.Sc. from the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH) and a joint D.Sc. in Ocean Engineer and International Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he lead a Deep Ocean Mining project and was working in the Mid Ocean Dynamics Experiment (MODE I) headed by MIT and Harvard.
He became the first Marine Policy & Ocean Management Fellow at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Cape Cod. Today he is on the advisory Board of the European Development Bank (EBRD) and member of the Maritime Battery Forum.
Edoardo Panziera is the founder and Managing Director of Ionada, a manufacturer of marine exhaust gas cleaning systems, with facilities in Canada, China, and The Netherlands. Mr. Panziera received his Masters Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Toronto, specializing in design for environmental engineering.
Edoardo has more than 20 years of experience in developing emission reduction technologies for the marine, automotive, aerospace industries, having worked on projects with Bombardier, Weir Minerals, GM, Ford, Chrysler, 3M, and clean tech start-up companies such as Hydrogenics, Hyroad Industries, and SuntoWater. Edoardo holds numerous patents, including several patents for Ionada.
Edoardo is supported by a number of marine professional at Ionada, having successfully completed two marine scrubber installations for Canada Steamship Lines Baie St. Paul, and the MV Nolhanava. Ionada is currently completing an installation on the Van Oord Lelystad, a dredging vessel.
Johanna Fräki has over 20 years of leadership experience in industry leading companies. She currently drives the innovation journey of Wärtsilä Marine Solutions towards smart, safe and clean marine industry.
Challenge for Hackathon
The goal of this challenge is to find smart, intelligent ways to reduce CO2 emissions in ports or while sailing.
French Floridian in Germany building machine learning magic for the Maritime Industry. Former Quant at Deutsche Bank and Applied Math postdoc at UCLA.
Dr. Torsten Büssow
Dr. Torsten Büssow is Vice President of Global Head of Maritime Digital Business Unit (Fleet Performance) at DNVGL. He and his team are providing solutions to improve ships and shipping companies performance. Torsten has joined DNV GL in 2008 and has set up a Maritime Software business around a suite of Shipmanagement applications known as the “ShipManager”. He holds a PhD in decision theory. After a few years at BP he has worked as management consultant at Capgemini, a global management and IT consulting company focussing on logistics and transport clients.
Anders Flensborg is Managing Director of Munich-based Flensborg and Associates , a result-driven firm specialized in business development along the supply chain. The company excels in the Maritime and Transportation Industries and is experienced with capital, start-ups, technology, regional and industrial development as well as M&A.
In the summer of 2018, the company launched a digital replicate: www.flenzies.com
Anders Flensborg has been involved with the creation and early execution of a consolidation concept for the German Maritime Industry involving 11 vessel owners. He was a founder of ocean24.de, the maritime booking engine & disrupter launched during the New Economy.