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The human and technology crossroads in focus at [email protected] Week

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is organising the 8th run of the International [email protected] Week from 30 August to 1 September 2021.

This is an annual platform for MPA to engage members of the international maritime community and top practitioners to raise awareness and exchange views on maritime safety.

The Opening Session webinar for International [email protected] Week on 30 August 2021 will focus on this year’s theme on “The Human and Technology Crossroads for Maritime Safety”. Two live webcast plenary sessions on 31 August 2021 will discuss:

  1. Safer Carriage of Goods – What More Must Be Done?
  2. Rethinking Crew Training in a VUCA* World

*(VUCA: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity)

This year, the International [email protected] Week 2021 is organised together with the biennial International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference and Exhibition (ICOPCE). Through ICOPCE, MPA aims to further raise Singapore’s profile as centre for expertise and knowledge in the prevention and response to oil and chemical spills, and as a world-class port and leading international maritime centre.

The theme for this year’s ICOPCE is “Embracing a New Era in Marine Environment Protection”. ICOPCE will take place on 1 September 2021 and the two live webcast plenary sessions will discuss:

  1. Future Proofing Marine Environment Protection in a Changing Landscape
  2. Navigating the Increased Complexity of Incident Management

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