Welcome to participate in the First International “FREIGHT.DIGITAL 2019: DIGITALIZATION in INTERNSTIONAL CONTAINER TRANSPORTATION” Conference

    September 19-20, 2019, St. Petersburg

    Иконка информация
    16.09.2019 – registration closed, program updated.

    Conference sponsor:

    Логотип КТСП
    Container terminal Saint-Petersburg

    Conference partner:

    The Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

    SeaNews Information&Consulting invites you to take part in the international “FREIGHT.DIGITAL 2019: Digitalization in Inetrnational Container Transportation” conference on September 19-20, 2019 in St. Petersburg.  

    The conterence is supported by the Eurasian Economic Commission.

    The key topic of the conference is legal, organization and technical apspects of digitalization of the container industry, and the impact of new digitalization technologies on the container shipping market.


    FREIGHT.DIGITAL 2019 CONFERENCEDay 1, September 19,  2019

    CONFERENCE in “Crowne Plaza Ligovsky” hotel (61 Ligovsky Prospect, Lomosov-Petrerhof Hall, floor 2)

    09.00-10.00 Venue: “Crowne Plaza Ligovsky” (61 Ligovsky Prospecy), “Lomonosov-Peterhof” Hall (floor 2) see the map
    09.00-10.00 Registration, coffee
    10.00-12.00 – session 1
      Welcome speech, SeaNews
    10.00-10.20 Eurasian Economic Commission Developing electronic document exchange in maritime checkpoints of the member countries of the Eurasian Economic Union  Maxim Asaul, Transport and Infrastructure Department, Deputy Director
    10.20-10.40 National Association of Shipping Agencies Single Window mechanism in maritime checkpoints: status quo, problems, prospects Vladimir Korostelev, Representative, National Association of shipping agencies
    10.40-11.00 International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) Values and benefits of a Port Community System, links to Single Window and WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Hans Rook, Chairman
    11.00-11.20 Federation of National Associations of Shipbrokers and Agents (FONASBA) The Ship Agent as Port Single Window (PSW) Jonathan C. Williams, General Manager
    11.20-11.25 The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) Data harmonization and simplification of administrative procedures based on UN/CEFACT recommendations and electronic data interchange standards Lance THOMPSON, Secretary, UN/CEFACT – UNECE (VIDEO)
    11.25-11.40 Russian Logistics Information Systems (ROLIS) Modern approaches of operations optimization in sea ports Evgeny Maison, General Director
    11.40-12.00 Embassy of Belgium in Russia Customs innovations for developing online commerce Robin Machils, Customs attache
    12.00-12.20 Coffe break
    12.20-14.30 – session 2
    12.20-12.40 Port of Antwerp  Digital strategy of the Port of Antwerp  Philippe Droesbeke, Manager of Port Projects
    12.40-13.00 Port of Rotterdam Port Forward – Step by step towards a digital port Alexander Philipsen, Business manager Containers – Shortsea
    13.00-13.20 Portbase Innovating towards integral planning in the Dutch Ports using the Port Community System of Portbase Mees van der Wiel, business consultant, Portbase
    13.20-13.40 Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Finnish Maritime Single Window Katariina Kalatie, Special Advisor, Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
    13.40-14.10 Maersk & Morsviazsputnik TradeLens: Launching with pilot zone in Russia; digitising trade Nicolas Buhmann, Commercial Manager, Tradelens, A.P.Moller Maersk AS Andrey Kuropyatnikov, General Director, Morsviazsputnik
    14.10-14.30 Arbitration Center under Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Smart contracts in shipping: implementation and legal assistance Dr. Elina Sidorenko, Ph.D., Chair of the Board for disputes in digital economy of the Arbitration Center, Director of the Digital economy and financial innovation center of the MGIMO University
    15.30-18.00 Lunch in “Olivetto” restaurant
    15.30-18.00 – session 3
    15.30-15.50 Marine Legal Bureau (Riga, Latvia) Ciber fraud in shipping Eduard Kuznetsov, Partner
    15.50-16.10 Narva Gate Insurance Brokerage Agency Cyber risks insurance Olga Yoksha, Legal advisor
    16.10-16.30 Federal Customs Service Developing electronic documents exchange in the Customs’ Unified automated Information system. Implementing obligatory preliminary information Sergey Senko, Head of the Baltic Customs
    16.30-16.50 Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg Electronic documents exchange in the Big port of St. Petersburg terminals. Status and problems Sergey Fedorov, Head, Customer service department
    16.50-17.05 Unifeeder SPb Submitting obligatory preliminary information using the customs Sea Port Portal software Andreay Andreev, Unifeeder SPb, Managing Director
    17.05-17.20 Ecomomou International Shipping Agency Limited Using electronic documents for submitting preliminary information to customs in Russian Southern and Baltic sea ports Igor Murzaev, Director, Development
    17.20-17.35 Association of importers of fruits and vegetables Impact of the customs’ requirement of preliminary information on shipping vegetables and fruits by sea Irina Kapitanova, President
    17.35-18.00 Panel discussion Moderator Alexander Vinogradov, National Association of shipping agencies, President
    18.00-20.00 – Networking reception in “Olivetto” restaurant lobby

    FREIGHT.DIGITAL 2019 CONFERENCEDay 2, September 20, 2019


    Visiting Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg
    09.00-09.30 Meeting at Crowne Plaza Ligovsky hotel at 61 Ligovsky Prospect (see the map) for bus transfer to the terminal
    09.30-10.00 Bus transfer to the Big port of St. Petersburg
    10.00-11.00 Visiting Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg
    11.00-11.30 Transfer to Neva river embankment
    Boat tour of St. Petersburg
    11.30-12.00 Boarding the Ludmila boat (Senatskaya Pristan)
    12.00-14.00 Networking on board the Ludmila boat, river excursion “Sea Capital”
    14.00-15.00 Lunch in Petrusha Restaurant, 4 Konnogvardeisky Boulevard
    15.00-15.30 Back to Crowne Plaza Hotel

    If you wish to participate:

    • Delegates’ fee is 700 euro per person. 
    • By paying the delegate’s fee, you agree with the terms and conditions of the public offer.
    • Every delegate should fill in the form below.
    • Delegates book and pay for their hotel and make their travel arrangements themselves at their own expense.
    • The delegate’s fee is subject to refund in case the event is cancelled by the Organizers. Should the delegate cancel his or her participation in the event, the fee paid is not refunded.  

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