Shipping & the Blue Economy Virtual Forum

September 23, 2020 - September 24, 2020

The Shipping & the Blue Economy Virtual Forum took place online on 23-24 September 2020 to convene discussions on how to finance innovative green technology, achieve a positive ROI and hit IMO targets. 

Finance and innovation for the blue economy: How to secure finance for business innovation with the current regulatory framework. Meet and network with banks, blue start-ups and industry regulators.

Shipowners perspectives: What are shipowners doing to hit 2050 targets? Find out which technologies and ship designs they are using to decarbonise the maritime sector. 

Market projections for 2030: The “blue economy” is expanding rapidly; hear from key stakeholders on green shipping developments in the next decade. 

Which fuel will prevail? Join interactive sessions with fuel producers and engine manufacturers on establishing a profitable fuel source with the necessary infrastructure. 

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The World Ocean Council is a Key Partner of the forum. 

WOC CEO Paul Holthus spoke in the session “Think globally, act locally: Engaging with oceans” on 23 September.