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World NAOE Forum 2022

Challenges to new technologies and industrial competitiveness

Organized by JASNAOE
Principal sponsor:ClassNK


Toward zero emission and DX (Digital Transformation), new technologies have been developed in the field of marine engineering. We need not only to succeed in developing new technologies, but also to make them competitive businesses.
This forum gets a quick overview of the status of new technologies and discusses what is necessary to make these technologies competitive in the industry.

Date & Venue

13th December 2022, 10:00-18:00 (Open Doors : 9:30)

JA Kyosai Building Conference Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Online participation is possible only for participants from overseas

Tentative program

General moderator: Prof. Daisuke Kitazawa (Univ. of Tokyo)

10:00-11:00Opening Remarks and Keynote Speech
10:00-10:05Opening remarksProf. Ken Takagi (Univ. of Tokyo)
10:05-10:10GreetingsMr. Hiroaki Sakashita (ClassNK)
10:10-11:00Maritime policies toward carbon neutrality and DXMr. Jun Kohno (Maritime Bureau Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan)
11:10-13:10Session 1 Smart Ship & Smart Factory
(Chair: Mr. Toyohisa Nakano; Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.)
11:10-11:40Our Challenges toward Autonomous vesselsDr. Akihito Hirayama (Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.)
11:40-12:10Sea ahead lookout to the future with IoT enabled propulsion enginesMr. Stig Holm (MAN Energy Solutions)
12:10-12:40Smart Factories: the manufacturing side of digital transformationMs. Mari Ono (IBM Japan)
12:40-13:10"Efficiently building" of a cruise vessel (tentative)Mr. Hendrik Verkiel (MEYER WERFT GmbH & Co. KG)
14:00-16:00Session 2 Zero Emission & Uncertainty
(Chair: Mr. Shigeru Tanaka; Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.)
14:00-14:30MHI initiatives for decarbonization by CO2 value chain & LCO2 carrierMr. Taichi Tanaka (Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd.)
14:30-15:00Demonstrating the liquefied hydrogen seaborne supply chain to Japan and development of future commercializationMr. Taku Hasegawa (Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
15:00-15:30Strength of collaborative partnership at the Center for Zero Carbon ShippingDr. Thomas McKenny (Mærsk McKinney MØller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping)
15:30-16:00Potential use of digital twins of the ocean in marine applications and sustainable developmentsProf. Swadhin Behera (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology)
 Facilitator: Dr. Toshiro Arima, ClassNK, Panelists: Speakers
17:20-17:30Closing Remarks
17:20-17:30Closing remarksProf. Masahiko Fujikubo (President of the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers)

* The number of presentations is subject to change.

* The forum will end by 18:00, even if the number of presentations increases.

* The titles of the presentations are tentative.



(Web registration close on December 6, 2022)

Registered participants will be able to download the proceedings from the participant-only login site after the designated date.
For those who missed the Forum on the day, the recording will be able to be viewed on the participant-only login site.

Registration fee

General JPY 9,000
(Early-bird registration(until 30th November): JPY 7,000)
Student JPY 3,000


Contact Information

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