ETA organized its first Autumn Conference in London on the 14th of November. More than 70 participants attended this first of its kind event, confirming that there is an interest within the industry in making the autumn conference part of the ETA annual calendar.

The first edition of the Autumn Conference was dedicated to the different aspects affecting the return on investment in towage companies, such as environmental and safety innovations. The participants had the opportunity to listen, network and discuss with a panel of experts on how the early adoption of technologies can have a direct positive effect on the bottom line of a company.

Speakers from leading companies, from shipyards and ship designers like Damen, Robert Allan, Sanmar or Uzmar, to engineering firms like Caterpillar, MTU or Rolls Royce among others, showcased how the investment in technology can help companies, not only reaching the highest environmental or safety standards, but also increase the profitability of their operations. These panels were complemented with a presentation by Tugadvise on the legal consequences low safety and environmental norms may pose on shipping companies.

The key note speech was given by Robert Karjel, writer, speaker and Lt. Colonel of the Swedish Air Forces who expose his own experience as a helicopter pilot in the coasts of the gulf of Aden to address the audience on the topic of leadership under pressure.
ETA Secretariat plans to make this Conference an annual event and to enlarge its scope to reach other players of the maritime sector.

Find the pictures of the event here

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