MSI Seafarer Conference- Mumbai 2-4 Oct 2019
MSI was proud to organize the recent Seafarer Conference which was held in Mumbai from 2nd to 4th October 2019. The theme of this year’s conference was – “Back to Basics”.
The event was well-attended by more than 50 officers from our fleets as well as representatives from our other business units including Capt Erol D’Monty and Ms Fathin from Aurora Tankers. The occasion was graced by Mr Frederik Guttormsen, Senior Director, IMC Industrial Group Shipping who discussed the shipping industry trends and IMC’s strategic plans.
The 3 days conference covered topics ranging from Ballast Water Management, Global Sulphur Cap 2020 to Emotional Quotient – Resilience and Communications, which were presented by eminent external speakers and psychologist. Senior Managers from MSI also shared their valuable knowledge from maritime cases.
The seminar was inaugurated by Capt Sanjay Ramnathan, Head of MSI who elaborated the theme saying “safety has to go beyond slogans and posters”.
The event was well-received with positive responses from attendees who felt such events were informative and would provide greater awareness into increasing workplace safety and compliance. It was also a great opportunity for the office staff to interact which the ship’s staff in an informal environment.