On a bracing atumn day 150+ delegates and speakers
gathered at new Courtyard Marriott Waterfront Hotel to participate
in V.Ships Poland 4th annual seafarer conference.
The day of the event hosted by V.Ships Poland GM Dariusz
Jellonner comprised of an offshore industry conference where
presentations, discussions panel and audience questions looked at
the current market and identifying opportunities, as well as
understanding training, development and competency requirements for
seafarers in the "new normal" of the present oil & gas
Break times offered an opportunity to socialise and discuss
topics in an informal setting. Guests were able to compete on a
unique "brain training" virtual driving game and work together to
solve giant vessel puzzles in the fastest time.
Speakers included from V.Ships: Offshore Head of sale &
Marketing Maarten Verjaal, Istanbul Crew Co-ordinator Deniz
Kircova, Limassol Offshore Crew Manager Vassillis Kokkalis, Oslo
Offshore Crew Manager John-Are Haatuft, Rio Crew Manager Simone
Guerra, Rio Technical Seperintendent carlos Rodrigues, Monaco MSQ
Superintendent Damir Rasol, Offshore Crew Operations Manager Maciek
Bejm, Aberdeen Technical Superintendent Gary Cunningham, Gdynia
Offshore marine Manager Piotr Lewinski and Head of Seafarer
Training Alasdair Ireland.
Guest industry speakers included DSCV SBM Installer Vessel
manager Vanja Haramina, marlins Product Manager Mike Pearsall,
Chief Instructor Maritime Maersk Training Karsten Lundsgaard haegg,
DSCV SBM Installer Operations Manager Yann Repiquet and Kinsberg
Key Support manager Oyvind Pederson.
The feedback from attendees of the Conference has been collected
by the offshore team to help plan similar future event.