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DAY 1 - pilots

Monday 22 APRIL 2024

Postillion conference centre Rotterdam

Beursplein 37
Rotterdam, 3011 AA
Netherlands

*The programme for all sessions remains subject to change.

**SLIDO will facilitate Q&A throughout. More information will be made available to delegates during the Congress.

9:30

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11:05

Opening session

Welcome Address

Willem Bentinck, Chairman of the Dutch Pilots’ Corporation

Cultural Show

National Keynote Address

Message from the IMO Secretary General

His Excellency, Arsenio Dominguez

Welcome Address

Captain Simon Pelletier, President of IMPA

Morning Coffee

In Memoriam 

Captain Simon Pelletier, President of IMPA

11:05

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13:00

Industry Perspective Session

Moderator: Captain Adam Robert, Vice President of IMPA

Following an opening ceremony reflecting the culture of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, industry stakeholders will provide their perspectives on developments affecting international shipping and provide the industry context for pilotage as a public service.

This session will include presentations, open discussions and Q&A** on matters including:

  • Priority issues for industry
  • The role of vetting regimes in enhancing safety and pollution prevention
  • The role of intelligent ports
  • Latest developments in navigation and communications technology

International Chamber of Shipping

Guy Platten, Secretary General

INTERTANKO

Ms. Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director

IHMA

International Harbour Masters Association
Captain Paul O'Regan, President

Oil Companies International Maritime Forum (OCIMF)

Captain Steve Barker, OCIMF

CIRM

Richard Doherty, Secretary General

Q&A

13:00

lunch

14:00

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16:30

closed session

Chair: Captain Simon Pelletier, President of IMPA

The day will conclude with a closed session for the XXVI General Assembly, including the election of Executive Officers.

Agenda

to be Circulated by the Secretariat

Afternoon Tea

Agenda

to be Circulated by the Secretariat

16:30

end of day 1