HRH Prince Joachim opens Danish Maritime Technology Conference

On October 26-27th Danish Maritime, for the third year in a row, hosts the technological summit – Danish Maritime Technology Conference – in Copenhagen for the international maritime industry, and once again with HRH Prince Joachim as the keynote speaker.

Where Prince Joachim in 2015 delivered the closing speech and visited a number of maritime companies at the fair, this year he will open the conference.

– Prince Joachim clear commitment means a lot to the Danish maritime companies, so that they can demonstrate to customers and partners that it is an important industry in Denmark with large national attention, says Managing. Director Jenny N. Braat, Danish Maritime .

This year, Danish Maritime Technology Conference will focus on an industry in rapid change. The maritime industry is entering a new technological revolution, the digitization of the worlds fleet, Big Data, 3D printing and rethinking of business models that require technological expertise. At the same time, the historically large world fleet is maintained and updated in line with stricter environmental requirements. Danish Maritime and Danish equipment suppliers will present and discuss technologies, ship design, regulation and total solutions for future shipping.

Prince Joachim’s knowledge of and commitment to the maritime world and technological innovation is reflected in patronage, for among other things, the training ship Danmark, Wadden Sea Center, Fjord & Belt, the Danish Competition “Young Scientists”, Danish Society for Education and Business (DSEB) and the National Technical Museum.

Prince Joachim has great knowledge of global shipping from his time as an employee of A. P. Moller – Maersk Group respectively in Hong Kong and France in the period 1993-1995, which had the aim of achieving a broad business experience in addition to his agricultural background. Prince Joachim is also an army reserve colonel.

Danish Maritime Technology Conference is held in Lokomotivværkstedet in Copenhagen with support from the Danish Maritime Fund.

H.K.H Prince Joachim at DMF 2015, here with Chariman, Danish Maritime, Thomas S. Knudsen and Managing Director, Danish Maritime Jenny N. Braat.