Launched in 2017, Marintec Innovation is dedicated to covering important topics in the global maritime industry, and to let the ‘sparks of inspiration’ fly to create new ideas. Following ‘Cruise Shipbuilding’ in 2017, ‘International Marine Intelligent Energy Efficiency Technology’ in 2018, and ‘Marintec Interiors’ in 2019, this year’s theme is ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution at Sea.’ A one-day conference which will be taking place at the Shanghai Renaissance Zhongshan Park Hotel on 3 December 2020. Advanced digital technologies I4 is powerful and experienced in automobile and aviation and can show how much can be achieved. Creating meaningful connections If the same technologies are applied in the maritime industry, it will transform sea transportation and lead to the fourth industrial revolution at sea since the 19th century. And against the backdrop of the global pandemic, social distancing and the postponement of many of the maritime events, they think connecting quality buyers and exhibitors to create meaningful connections has not changed, but rather adaptation is called for. If the same technologies are applied in the maritime industry, it will transform sea transportation Marintec Innovation Webinar Series spun out in June 2020, is based on Dr. Martin Stopford’s, President of Clarkson’s white paper on ‘Coronavirus, Climate Change & Smart Shipping’, the series covering ‘Autonomous Ships Overview’, ‘Zero Carbon Emission’ and ‘Advance Digital Systems’ in June, August and September 2020, the three chapters together attracted over 1,000 delegates from across the globe. Experiencing new opportunity The finale in December Marintec Innovation Conference will put the spotlight on the importance of the I4 demand and with the shared mandate, drive the maritime industry to the environmental agenda. Meanwhile, maritime professionals will experience a new opportunity as the team dedicates full resources to the first-ever hybrid event, Marintec Innovation Virtual Expo which will take place online from 30 November to 4 December. Marintec Innovation Virtual Expo is spearheading the new model and showcase an event format of the future, a platform to share unique and exceptional content to the global audience without any geographical barriers. Industry accelerate growth The Marintec Team is committed to helping the industry accelerate growth into next year A brand-new AI business matching platform with an online product showroom, instant video conferencing, live chat, meeting scheduler, 1:1 virtual meeting, will be enabling all attendees to enjoy a hassle-free online networking experience. Mr. Michael Duck - Moderator of the first Marintec Innovation Series and Director of Marintec China invite everyone to join them to connect with the industry and engage with some of the industry’s most prominent personalities. He goes on to say that “Innovation is often found where insight is obtained. Many times this is through forums such as these which make them always special.” The Marintec Team is committed to helping the industry accelerate growth into next year, echoing the theme, so now more than ever, they must harness the power of technology to come together and get business back on track.