The Shipping Tribune is pleased to inform that Capt Michael P Elwert, Group CEO, ELEKTRANS Global Group, will be addressing the global audience at The 3rd Annual India Ship Management Summit on 6th October 2016 at Mumbai. The first two edition of this Summit were hugely successful in bringing together the entire shipping industry and various stakeholders under one roof to deliberate and explore the future course of the industry. Who’s who of the industry attended this conference last year. The entire Shipping Industry will convene at this prominent conference, a hub of knowledge and ideas, to make this a memorable experience. Capt. Elwert will share his thoughts on “The future of value added 3rd party ship management seen from an owners perspective”
About Capt Michael P Elwert
Effective 1. April 2016 Capt. Michael P. Elwert is the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Elektrans Group. Born in 1967, Michael P. Elwert has worked within global shipping his entire working life and has over two decades of international management experience within the international maritime industry. He got his education with Maersk in Copenhagen and has gained his global shipping acumen & exposure working from Denmark, Norway, South Africa, USA as several countries in Asia.
In 2009, he was requested to join the Executive Management Team in the Thome Group of Companies based in their HQ Singapore, where he was appointed Group Director responsible for “Strategy, People and Systems”. During the seven years in this role the Thome Group tripled its scope of fleet and people. As part of his ambition to strengthen his global shipping cluster reach and competence, he was assigned 2 years with the Danish Shipowners’ Association followed by an Executive role as Chief Commercial Officer with BIMCO.
Mr. Elwert has enjoyed an 18 year career within the Maersk Group during which he held a wide range of management level positions within HR, Chartering, Tramp Operations, Crewing, HSSEQ as PR & Communication.
The practical work within shipping has been supplemented with various management programmes within Maersk Group, BIMCO, Svitzer, Thome Group as an Executive MBA in Shipping from the Copenhagen Business University.
Mr Elwert is a founding member of the Global HR Maritime Forum, ex-Executive Committee member of the Singapore Maritime Employers Federation, acting as Chairman for the ‘SMEF’ Strategy working Group as well as chairman for the Singapore Industry Working Group. He remains a keen ambassador for both the Singapore Shipping Association, its global shipping hub cluster as for the Danish Maritime Cluster enlarge.
He has held various Board Directorships within the Global shipping fraternity. Mr. Elwert is a recognized and much used chairman, lecture and speaker at international shipping conferences worldwide.
For sponsorship & delegate registration for India Ship Management Summit 2016, please contact:
Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director
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