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The Department of International Trade is hosting the UK-China Maritime Innovation Forum where guests from the marine sector of UK and China will gather to share the UK's advanced technology and management experience in marine and shipbuilding, discuss hot topics such as green shipping, low carbon emissions and technologies to help achieve net zero.

At this roundtable forum, Chinese and British businesses will discuss how upstream and downstream companies in the shipping industry chain can achieve mutual benefits and jointly build a greener shipping ecosystem globally.


  • Offline: Function Room I, The St. Regis Shanghai Jing'an
  • Online: Zoom Webinar

Dec 8, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (GMT+8)


  • 4:00 PM - 4:05 PMOpening Remarks
    Mr. Tony Clemson, The Deputy Director of Innovation & Industry, Department for International Trade
    4:05 PM - 5:30 PMPanel Discussion
    Roger Cornish, Global New Construction Sales Manager, Lloyd's Register

    • Mr. Sun Yingshui, Vice President, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Commercial Headquarters
    • Mr. Chengyu Wang, Managing Director, Clarksons Platou
    • Mr. William Zhou, Vice President, Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI)
    • Mr. Ian Shirreff, Chief Representative, Zodiac Maritime
    • Mr. Craig Patrick, Program Director, Silverstream Technologies
    • Mr. Nick Contopoulos, Chief Operating Officer, Anemoi Marine Technologies
    • Mr. Andy Tourell, Head of Sustainable Logistics, Ocean Infinity
    5:30 PM - 6:00 PMQ&A