NORFOLK, Va. (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of the SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference announced last Thursday that discounted Early Bird registration is now available online at www.shippinginsight.com.
The Fleet Optimization Conference, which will take place at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 8-10, will address the challenges and solutions for improving efficiency in ship and fleet operations. Panels will focus on major issues, including ship design and construction, fuel and propulsion alternatives, hull performance, asset management strategies, voyage optimization and regulatory compliance. The conference will bring together representatives from ship and fleet operators, as well as naval architects, marine engineers, shipyards, equipment suppliers, classification societies, IT specialists, system integrators and regulatory bodies.
Early Bird discount pricing of $995 – a savings of $400 off the full onsite registration fee of $1, 395 – is valid until Sept. 8, 2012. Group discounts are also available. Participants are also encouraged to secure the special group rate of $159/night at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel. To register, visit https://www.shippinginsight.com/event-registration. To reserve your room, visit http://www.shippinginsight.com/location.
“In the current economic climate, it is imperative that ship owners find effective tools and techniques to operate their vessels more efficiently, ” said Frank Soccoli, conference co-director. “This conference will bring together stakeholders from across the industry to explore best practices to achieve gains in ship efficiency, and we are assembling a roster of industry experts and thought-leaders from top-tier international maritime companies and organizations as speakers.”
Soccoli Associates LLC, a maritime consultancy, and Rhodes Communications, Inc., an international communications firm specializing in the maritime industry, are co-producers for the SHIPPINGInsight conferences. Maritime Reporter and Maritime Professional magazines are the exclusive media sponsors.