The Route to Sustainable Shipping

Date: 12/10/16

Time: 6pm

Venue: Boldrewood Campus, University of Southampton

Categories:Sustainable Water Land Use And Wildlife Sustainable Transport

This event explores the challenges the maritime industry faces in achieving environmental sustainability through discussion. A panel of highly esteemed professionals and academics from Southampton's maritime industry will answer structured questions followed by a Q&A session open to the floor.

The discussion will create opportunities for change by highlighting issues in policy, showcasing research and creating networking opportunities.


  • Mr Motonobu Tsuchiya - Principal specialist for IMO/IACS, Regulatory Affairs, Lloyds Register
  • Mr Tom Strang - Senior Vice President of Maritime Affairs, Carnival Corporation
  • Professor Dominic Hudson – Shell Professor of Ship Safety and Efficiency
  • Senior Academic – Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton (TBC)


Professor Ajit Shenoi - Director of the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI), University of Southampton

After the panel discussion, a meet-and-greet will provide the chance to increase knowledge transfer between academia and industry by promoting the exchange of ideas and contacts.

Tickets are free, click here to book.

This event marks Southampton Sustainability week by providing a stimulating discussion to create opportunities for change while showcasing the maritime industry’s presence in Southampton. Southampton sustainability week is a series of city-wide events which encourage sustainable behavioural change by increasing awareness of issues and celebrating progress to date.