Conference & Events

JOIN THE LEADERS
Nor-Shipping attracts key maritime industry players from across the world. The presence of leading figures from the entire maritime value chain makes Nor-Shipping a recognized arena for strategic deal making and networking.

Many of the best business relationships are begun outside traditional meeting rooms. Nor-Shipping provides an unbeatable arena for this professional networking and socializing.

WORLD CLASS CONFERENCES
Industry heavyweights and rising stars are keen to secure a place on stage at the Nor-Shipping conferences. Audiences and press eagerly await their insights.

Previous conferences include presentations and roundtable discussions by an impressive list of VIPs, such as Frontline’s Tor Olav Trøim, BW Group’s Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Petrobras’s José Sergio Gabrielli, Statoil’s Helge Lund, Navios’ Angeliki Frangou, World Economic Forum’s Espen Barth Eide, Kristian Siem, Thomas Wilhelmsen, Teekay’s Peter Evensen, Atlas’ Leon Patitsas, Maersk’s Claus Hemmingsen, Sinopacific’s Simon Liang, NYK’s Masamichi Morooka and National Oilwell Varco’s Clay Williams.

NEXT GENERATION SHIPPING
Kicking off the event week, the Nor-Shipping Opening Conference captures attention with hot-topic themes and lively dialogue as future opportunities are explored from multiple angles.

AGENDA OCEAN
Through generations of shipping, offshore and fishery, the Norwegian cluster holds the key to exploring the last frontier – the ocean space. Offshore petroleum and renewables and the new ocean industries are explored through this intensive program.

OCEAN INDUSTRY PODIUM
Structured around the Pecha Kucha model, the Ocean Industry Podium mixes VIP Roundtable Meeting sessions with networking and press events. Building on topics from the main conferences, this will be your arena for interactive and in-depth discussions.

Nor-Shipping BBQ
Players from all industry segments rush to join this popular outdoor event, known for its excellent networking opportunities.

FESTIVAL STREET
Located at Tjuvholmen, this is the area to enjoy the sunset, with easy access to a variety of cocktail receptions, dinners and parties hosted by exhibitors and partners of Nor-Shipping.

Value-added events
Nor-Shipping is a constellation of inter-linked events, joining together to support, strengthen and position the maritime industry for the future. The Waves of Change leadership conference, Next Generation Owner’s Forum and Ocean Opportunity Pitch Sessions are among 200 conferences and events open for delegates, organized by and for the industry.

Ocean Opportunity Talk: Attracting tomorrow’s problem solvers
Ocean Opportunity Talks is a digital and physical initiative promoting the maritime world to students, young professionals and entrepreneurs both within and outside of our industry. The initiative is built on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Ocean Opportunity Talks will cover various hot topics in our industry where we need the next generation’s participation to move From Problem to Profit.

Young@Nor-Shipping
Young professionals are an integral part of the Nor-Shipping mix, and this is now visible like never before during the event week. Developed via partnership with the non-profit organization YoungShip, the Young@Nor-Shipping program offers seminars, company presentations, social events and more. Included in this is the Young Entrepreneur Award, which publicly recognizes an innovative, under-40 leader.