International Conference on Maritime Energy Management


Malmo, Sweden – 17 January 2017 The International Conference on Maritime Energy Management will take place at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden from 24-25 January. Energy management is a key strategy for energy efficient and environmentally friendly shipping that enhances profitability within a tightening regulatory framework. MARENER 2017 will provide a forum for both researchers and practitioners to examine opportunities and challenges in the field of maritime energy with the aim of achieving an energy efficient and low carbon future for the maritime industry. This event directly supports the WMU’s commitment to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, in particular Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable sustainable and modern energy for all. Topics to be addressed include:

  • Regulatory framework
  • Energy efficient ship design and operation
  • Energy management in ports and shipyards
  • Economics of energy efficiency
  • Social and human dimensions of energy management
  • Theoretical aspects of maritime energy management
  • Alternative fuels and marine renewable energy
  • Offshore and ocean energy


  • Mr. Kitack Lim – Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization
  • Ms. Anna Johansson – Minister for Infrastructure, Government of Sweden
  • Dr. Mehmet Atlar – Professor, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
  • Mr. Carl-Johan Hagman – CEO, Stena AB Group
  • Mr. Juha Heikinheimo – President, Napa Group
  • Mr. Metin Kalkavan – President, Istanbul and Marmara, Aegean, Mediterranena and Black Sea Regions Chamber of Shipping
  • Mr. Hermann J. Klein – COO of CPO Holding (GmbH & Co.) KG, German Society for Maritime Technology
  • Mr. Jan Otto de Kat – Director of Energy Efficiency and Vessel Performance Global Maritime Division, ABS
  • Mr. Johan Rostin – CEO, Copenhangen Malmö Port
  • Ms. Katharina Stanzel – Deputy Managing Director, INTERTANKO
  • Mr. Tom Sundell – Senior Vice President, NAPA Group
  • Rear Admiral Paul Thomas – Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, United States Coast Guard
  • Mr. Craig Eason – Deputy Editor of Lloyd's List will moderate the event.