Lloyd's List is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Webinar: Beyond 2018

Laying the Next Decade’s Foundations

Traditional attitudes to safety are to wait for an accident, then fix the problem. That’s no longer good enough. The industry is turning to a more proactive approach. Is this working?
Listen to the webinar

The year ahead is shaping up to be one of the most significant for a decade. The reason is simple: the shipping industry has stopped hoping for a return to the freight rate levels of 2006-08 and started to plan for an altogether different set of challenges. These include regulations framed to meet tighter environmental requirements, greater connectivity between ship and shore, and fewer highly trained and qualified seafarers available.

A possible solution offered to each of these challenges is technology. For this to be effective, the maritime world is slowly embracing digitalisation, with all the concerns about disruption that goes with it.

Ship owners, operators, and managers are already under financial stress, so their response to these issues in the course of 2018 will mark them out as: (a) ready to embrace a more technology-enhanced future, (b) prepared to do only what they have to, or (c) unwilling or unable to invest in a digital future.

This webinar, moderated by Lloyd’s List Chief Correspondent Richard Clayton, features Transas Chief Executive Officer Frank Coles and Richard Meade, Managing Editor of Lloyd’s List and Insurance Day. They discuss the challenges and opportunities of the year ahead, and offer critical insight into the year ahead.

Speakers

Richard Clayton
Chief Correspondent - Moderator
Lloyd’s List

Richard Meade
Managing Editor
Lloyd’s List

Frank Coles LLM FNI
Chief Executive Officer
Transas

Frank Coles qualified as a Master Mariner, Class One after 12 years at sea. After leaving the sea, Frank gained an LLM in Legal Aspects of Maritime Affairs.

In 1995, Frank joined Pacific Basin Bulk Shipping as Operations Director. After that he became the CEO of Rydex, a company specializing in maritime communications.

After that Frank joined Sperry Marine as a Vice President. In September 1999 Frank became COO of Globe Wireless LLC. In 2003 Frank was appointed CEO, President and a member of the Board.

In 2011 Frank joined Inmarsat as the Director GX Maritime, and in December 2011 he was appointed the President of the Maritime business unit.

In September 2015, Frank Coles joined Transas as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors.

 

Advertisement

Topics

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

LL1122688

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel