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NBAS, in partnership with Innovation Norway and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore, is hosting a special insights panel in conjunction with Nor-Shipping’s Ocean Now 1-2 June 2021. It is a hybrid event showcasing the very latest innovation, intelligence and strategic business moves.

Asian #ACTION – Partnering with Singapore to reach decarbonization goals

Norway and Singapore are ocean partners. The cooperation between these two maritime nations is important for practical, tangible and impactful solutions for decarbonization. In the opening discussion of Ocean Now, top industry leaders from Norway and Singapore discuss decarbonization-initiatives taken in the Asian markets and their global impact.

Join Thomas Wilhelmsen (Group CEO of Wilhelmsen), Remi Eriksen (CEO of DNV), Quah Ley Hoon (CEO of Maritime and Port Authority Singapore), and Andreas Sohmen-Pao (Chairman of BW Group) in the discussion. Esben Poulsson (Chair of International Chamber of Shipping) is moderating the conversation.


In dialogue:

Leonard Opitz StornesLeonard Opitz Stornes
Managing Director at NHST Media Group Asia
President of NBAS





Anita NergaardH.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard
Norwegian Embassy in Singapore





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Quah Ley Hoon
CEO Maritime And Port Authority Singapore


Ley Hoon joined the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore in 2018 and became the Chief Executive the following year. She has broad leadership experience in the public sector and the media industry.


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Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Chairman of BW Group


Andreas Sohmen-Pao is Chairman of BW Group and its listed affiliates. He is also Chairman of the Singapore Maritime Foundation and a trustee of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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Thomas Wilhelmsen
CEO at Wilhelmsen Group


Thomas is the fifth-generation owner of Wilhelmsen. He has headed the group management team since 2010 and sits on the board of several of the group’s companies.



665220Remi Eriksen
Group President and CEO at DNV

Remi Eriksen has been with DNV for 25 years and has been the Group President and CEO since 2015. He has extensive experience from working in the oil and gas, maritime and renewable energy sectors in Asia, Europe and the Americas.


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Esben Poulsson
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Enesel Pte.

Esben Poulsson has a lifetime of experience in the shipping industry. He is currently chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Enesel Pte.

Paul Kastmann
Paul Kastmann
Director of Innovation Norway Singapore



Anders Hegre

Closing remarks

Anders Hegre
Executive Director, NBAS






Click here to register for a complimentary ticket to the digital event.