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Making Money in a Tough Market
3rd Tanker Operator Singapore conference, Monday Oct 22nd
Pan Pacific Orchard Hotel 
Can you reduce costs equivalent to 3 per cent of gross revenue?
Sing Oct 2012 tanker conf pictures


karl jeffery, publisher and event organiser
Tanker Operator magazine Ltd 
44-208 150 5292 

Mel Skinner, Sponsorship manager
Tel +44 7779 252272

Monday Oct 22nd 2012 


Pan Pacific Orchard Hotel, Singapore 
10 Claymore Road,
Singapore 229540

Driving Directions 

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Videos and slides available for download - see links below

Dimitris Lyras, director, Lyras Shipping (chair)
View video of introductory remarks

9.30 Arvind Sharma, Director - Loss Prevention and HR (Marine), BS Shipmanagement Group
Tackling crew costs
Arvind Sharma
 View video     view slides


10.00 Capt. N. Padhi, manager, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality / DPA / CSO MTM Shipmanagement Pte Ltd
Simplifying and prioritising compliance with safety despite finance constraints
View video    View slides 

10.30 Salil Kumar, General Manager, Technical at MMS Tokyo, Singapore Branch -
Difficulties in Implementing Cost Savings Measures
View video   View slides 

11.00 Break

11.40 Panel discussion with all morning speakers - also including Douglas Robinson, President Asia, Advanced Polymer Coatings SEA, formerly COO, V.Ships Asia; Aswin Atre, semi-retired, formerly managing director, NYK Shipmanagement  
View video

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Close  


Talk outlines:

Arvind Sharma, Director - Loss Prevention and HR (Marine), BS Shipmanagement Group
Tackling crew costs
Expenses incurred in carrying out crew changes in far away ports - due to mis planning
Spiralling wages due to shortages and poaching,  caused by poor retention, lack of loyalty and lack of a talent pipeline in companies
Escalating costs for medical treatments and repatriations due to ineffective  pre joining medicals
Increasing damages and incidents caused by lack of investment by Companies in training and motivation 


If you are interested in presenting please contact Karl Jeffery, conference producer.

Register Now!                                              Free admission for employees of shipping companies

Event history

Sept 19 2012: Making money in a tough market, Hamburg
April 3 2012: Making money in a tough market, Athens (videos online)
Sept 19, 2007:Tanker Operator TMSA and officer development, Singapore
May 2, 2006: Tanker Operator Singapore TMSA conference, Singapore


Sponsorship opportunities
Sponsorship package includes: acknowledgement as a sponsor of the conference, logo on the website, logo on the printed program, logo on event holding slide

Table top exhibition opportunities 

Table top exhibition stands available 

Please contact Mel Skinner on mskinner@tankeroperator.comTel +44 7779 252272, to discuss further