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Interaction between shipowners and charterers - webinar recording

November 16, 2020
Elisa Hauhia

Don't worry if you missed it. You can still watch our webinar recording. Last Thursday Seaber jointly with Digital Ship held a webinar about "Interaction between shipowners and charterers: streamlining processes and removing administrative burdens, through digitalisation". Speakers, along with Seaber's CEO Sebastian Sjöberg,  included Finnlines's Juuso Alanen and former master mariner Melvin Mathews.

What was it all about

Charterers are asking for more and more information from the shipowner, so they can plan ahead and ensure environmental performance, have more input into routing and speed decisions, and optimise utilisation of vessels. The shipping industry and the crew are struggling to keep up using spreadsheets and e-mails.

In this webinar we had a look at how the situation can be improved, also taking into account the challenges of people working from home.

We reviewed what should be taken into account when planning a digital implementation project, the pain points shipowners have, and how the flow of information can be brought out of silos. We also discussed how a sophisticated maritime software removes administrative burdens, while supporting industry experts to make better decisions.

The speakers

- Melvin Mathews, Former Master Mariner

- Juuso Alanen, BI-Controller at Finnlines

- Sebastian Sjöberg, CEO & Co-founder at Seaber.io


MODERATOR - Karl Jeffery, Founding Editor, Digital Ship

HOST - Vaida Stockunaite, Conference Producer, Digital Ship

The recording

Length of video: about 60 min

Watch it here

The article

Digital technologies have the potential to reduce duplication while increasing transparency, however, the industry and individual departments are still working in silos, says former master mariner Melvin Mathews. He believes that a successful digital transformation must ensure change both horizontally and vertically across the industry.

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