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Shell’s Maarten Poort and GENCO’s Johnathan Wobensmith join Lineup

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SHIPPINGInsight 2022: The Decade of Demand Conference and Exhibition being held October 11-13th at the Stamford Hilton in Connecticut has just announced Shell’s Head of Shipping for the Americas, Maarten Poort, and GENCO’s CEO, John Wobensmith, are to complement key industry leaders such as Diana Shipping’s Semiramis PaliouABS’ Chris Wiernicki, International Seaway’s Lois ZabrockyDNV’s Knut Orbeck-NielssenEuronav’s Hugo DeStoopSitar Shipping’s Sanjam GuptaLloyd’s Register Kevin Humphreys and more to join forces with solution providers in shaping the future of shipping.

SHIPPINGInsight is in its 11th year of providing a platform for fleet management and solution providers to exchange views and information on strategies for the maritime industry to accelerate change in order to meet the demands of society, regulations, operational risk, crew welfare and protection of the environment. Its program addresses the complex areas of decarbonization, digitalization, disruption, defense and decisions.  Technical sessions on fleet management optimization, fuel and bunkering, energy alternatives, regulatory compliance challenges, cyber security, and safety on the high seas are also a feature.  Its capstone is the globally renowned SHARK TANK, where investors and owners meet new technology competing for SHIPPINGInsight’s Innovation Award.

“We are honored to have Maarten and John join this critically important event where fleet management meets maritime technology.” stated Carleen Lyden Walker, Chief Evolution Officer for SHIPPINGInsight.  “They will bring unique insights and perspectives to the fore.”

In addition to gathering Maritime’s key leaders, SHIPPINGInsight will be offering unique networking opportunities.  On Tuesday October 11th there will be Celebrity Karaoke and Greek Food Truck Dinner; on Wednesday there will be a Band Jam Night at the Black Duck in Westport, followed Thursday morning by a “Speed Dating” breakfast.

REGISTER TODAY and join the thought leaders and solution providers as we navigate towards the future of shipping and empowering and improving our ability to transport more than 90% of the world’s goods and energy!

About SHIPPINGInsight
Originally established in 2010, SHIPPINGInsight has grown steadily each year. Focusing on fleet optimization and innovation, the event provides a forum for fleet managers and solution providers to exchange ideas and discuss challenges in facing the transformation of the industry.  More than 750 delegates from 35 countries attended the 2021 event, including 121 shipping company executives.  For more information, please visit

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