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Join the Singapore Norway Green Maritime Conference & Networking Event

Sign up today for the Singapore Norway Green Maritime Conference & Networking Event on June 6th, 2024, in Oslo.

Organized by the Singapore Norway Chamber of Commerce (SNCC), the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, and Innovation Norway, this event is essential for anyone involved in green maritime business development.

Supported by the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore, the Honorary Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore, and the Norwegian Business Association Singapore, this conference promises to be a cornerstone for future green maritime collaborations.

High-profile political speakers

The event will feature high-profile political speakers such as Dr. Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Singapore’s Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment Singapore, Even Tronstad Sagebakken,  State Secretary Ministry of Fisheries and Ocean Policy Norway, Kenneth Lim, Assistant Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, and Håkon Haugli, CEO of Innovation Norway. These influential figures will provide valuable insights into the policies and initiatives driving the green maritime industry forward.

Read: Norway launches green maritime export campaign in Singapore and Southeast Asia – NBAS

Prominent business leaders

On the business side, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from prominent leaders including Andreas Enger, CEO of Höegh Autoliners, Chong Sheen Mao, Director of Equatorial Marine Fuels, Lars Endre Gimmestad, CFO of Brodrene Aa, Aziz Merchant, EVP of Seatrium, and Jan Kvålsvold, VP of DNV – Maritime. These executives represent top maritime enterprises and will share their expertise on the latest trends and developments in the industry.

Key topics and discussions

The event aims to strengthen green collaboration and business opportunities between Singapore and Norway, two leading maritime nations. Attendees can expect in-depth discussions on key topics such as ammonia as a marine fuel, vessel electrification, and digital solutions that enhance efficiency and sustainability in the maritime sector.

Event details

Date: June 6th, 2024

Time: 09:00 – 13:30 (Registration starts at 08:30)

Location: Norwegian Shipowners’ Association HQ, Rådhusgaten 25, Oslo

Fee: Free of charge

Seats: 50 available

Refreshments and lunch: Provided


Erik Borgen, Chairman of the Singapore Norway Chamber of Commerce, will guide us through the day’s program.
Charlotte Demeer Strøm, Head of International Politics at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA), who has graciously made their excellent facilities available for us.
Arne Kjetil Lian, Director of Innovation Norway Singapore (IN).

Registration: secretariat@sncc.no

Networking opportunities

This conference offers significant networking opportunities, allowing participants to engage with top industry leaders and policymakers. These interactions can lead to new collaborations, partnerships, and business ventures, further strengthening the green maritime sector.

Join the event

The Singapore Norway Green Maritime Conference & Networking Event is poised to be a landmark event for the maritime industry. With an exceptional lineup of speakers and critical discussions on green maritime initiatives, it is indispensable for anyone involved in maritime innovation.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and network with key figures in the industry. Register now and contribute to the future of sustainable maritime solutions.


Time Item Speaker
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:20: Opening remarks Dr. Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State,
Even Tronstad Sagebakken  State Secretary
Håkon Haugli, CEO, Innovation Norway
09:20 – 09:40: Introduction of the Singapore delegation Alan Yeo, Director, Europe, Enterprise Singapore
09:40 – 09:50: Keynote speech Toril Charlotte Kobbeltvedt, Director, Norwegian Shipowners’ Association
09:50 – 10:20: Ammonia: Norway and Singapore’s developments Andreas Enger, CEO Höegh Autoliners

Chong Sheen Mao, Director, Equatorial Marine Fuels

Håkon Skjerstad, CEO, Azane Fuel Solutions

Moderator: Martin Hennum, Export Manager, Ocean Hyway cluster


10:20 – 10:50: Vessel electrification & digital solutions: Norway and Singapore’s developments Lars Endre Gimmestad, CFO, Brodrene Aa

Govinder Chopra, Director and Founder, SeaTech Solutions

Aleksander Stensby, CEO, Klaveness Digital

Moderator: Tonje Hovland, Event and Project Manager, Maritime Cleantech cluster

10:50 – 11:20: Networking/coffee break
11:20 – 11:50: Riding the green maritime wave together – bilateral business opportunities Kenneth Lim, Assistant Chief Executive, MPA

Aziz Merchant, EVP, Engineering, Technology & New Development, Seatrium

Jan Kvålsvold, VP and Director for Strategic Business Development and Innovation, DNV – Maritime

Andreas Enger, CEO, Höegh Autoliners

Moderator: Pia Meling, Managing Director, Grieg Green

11:50 – 12:20: Special case study presentations Autonomous Charging and Shore Power feature: 

Bjørn Sturle Hillestad, VP Sales & Marketing, Zinus

Autonomous Technologies feature: 

Erik Dyrkoren, CEO, Zeabuz

Roger Trinterud, Chief Growth Officer, Massterly

Hydrofoil Vessel Technology feature: 
Lars Bay, Head of Business Development, Lift Ocean

12:20 – 13:30: Business networking session / light Lunch

Registration: secretariat@sncc.no