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Webinar: Cruise ships returning to service with DNV

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Join us for this complimentary webinar with participation from Royal Caribbean and Vikand

When: 08 June 2021
Duration: 1.5 hours
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)

Cruise ships around the world are preparing to return to service this spring and summer in different places. For sailings to happen, a number of actions must successfully come together. During this webinar, DNV and industry experts will address the present challenges facing the industry and the solutions currently available, as well as share insight on what measures can be taken to better prepare for safely returning to service.

This complimentary webinar will include an open discussion with audience Q&A


The webinar topics

  • An update on technical and regulatory matters
  • A look at the operational and crewing aspects to consider prior to sailing
  • Infection, Prevention and Control, and healthy return to service
  • A Panel discussion with industry experts
  • Open Q&A


Who should attend

Cruise and Yacht Companies, Ship Managers, Technical Superintendents, Safety Superintendents, Fleet Technical Directors, Company Security Officer, Designed Person Ashore, Master Mariners, and Marine Engineers.


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Antonio Prestigiacomo

Business Development Manager, Area East - North America

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When: 08 June 2021
Duration: 1.5 hours
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)

Cruise ships around the world are preparing to return to service this spring and summer in different places. For sailings to happen, a number of actions must successfully come together. During this webinar, DNV and industry experts will address the present challenges facing the industry and the solutions currently available, as well as share insight on what measures can be taken to better prepare for safely returning to service.

This complimentary webinar will include an open discussion with audience Q&A


The webinar topics

  • An update on technical and regulatory matters
  • A look at the operational and crewing aspects to consider prior to sailing
  • Infection, Prevention and Control, and healthy return to service
  • A Panel discussion with industry experts
  • Open Q&A


Who should attend

Cruise and Yacht Companies, Ship Managers, Technical Superintendents, Safety Superintendents, Fleet Technical Directors, Company Security Officer, Designed Person Ashore, Master Mariners, and Marine Engineers.


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Dates and times in East Coast Time Zone 

June 8, 2021

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Welcome & Introducton

Speaker

Captain Antonio Prestigiacomo - Opening

Business Development Manager, DNV

Myra Shannon-Fuller - Moderator

Communications Manager, Hub Americas, DNV

Technical and regulatory

Speaker

Mr. Bharat Madan

Maritime Cruise Client Director, DNV

Operational and crewing

Speaker

Captain Antonio Prestigiacomo

Business Development Manager, DNV

Infection, Prevention and Control

Speaker

Mr. Simon Mockler

Head of Section - Maritime Advisory Americas, DNV

Ms. Ronell Myburgh

Healthcare U.S.A. Team Lead/Auditor/Surveyor, DNV

Industry Panel Discussion

Speaker

Ms. Holly Love

Manager, Medical Services, Vikand

Mr. Anders Aasen

Vice President, Global Technical Solutions & Accommodations, Royal Caribbean Group

Simon Mockler

Head of Section - Maritime Advisory Americas, DNV

Ms. Myra Shannon-Fuller, Moderator

Communications Manager, Hub Americas, DNV

Q&A

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Antonio Prestigiacomo - image


Captain Prestigiacomo is an accomplished master mariner with 25+ years of demonstrated leadership experience obtained across the maritime industry. Well-rounded seagoing expertise encompasses passenger vessels, including cruise line ships, large crude oil carriers, ro-ro vessels, and chemical tankers. Forward-thinking professional with the hands-on knowledge required to lead vessel operations see while creating opportunities to further align with the bigger picture. Highly skilled in building and leading successful team that meet the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. Offers a proven ability to innovate and deliver results in the most cost-effective and transformative manner. Today he is the Business Development Manager | Head of Maritime Academy, Region Americas.

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Captain Antonio Prestigiacomo

Business Development Manager | Head of Maritime Academy, Region Americas - DNV

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Bharat Madan - Image

Mr. Madan Client Director Principal Surveyor, Lead Auditor . Customer Service Manager for Major Cruise Companies. Responsible for managing core team of experienced passenger ship surveyors and auditors for effective and efficient operations. Responsible for providing customer service to local cruise companies including: - Worldwide PSSC coordination - Training, coaching activity monitoring & MIPs of direct reports - Customer & business development- Coordinating, scheduling and carrying out PSSC Renewal Surveys, Dry dockings and Security, Safety and Quality Management system seamless audits for companies' offices and onboard ships. Coordinate and manage special projects for cruise vessels. Appointed Deputy Area Manager. Appointed monitor for SIO and ISM.

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Mr. Bharat Madan

Maritime Client Director Area East, DNV

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Ronell Myburgh - Image

Ms. Myburn is currently a  Manager responsible for the development of certifications related to infection prevention; orthopedics and palliative care.

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Ms. Ronell Myburgh

Healthcare Team Lead/Auditor/Surveyor, DNV

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Simon Mockler - image

Mr. Simon Mockler, Head of Section Maritime Advisory Americas - He has a Master of Engineering (Hons) Ship Science with Naval Architecture, University of Southampton. Joined DNV in 2011 and has worked in consulting roles across multiple industry segments specializing in safety & risk management.

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Mr. Simon Mockler

Head of Section - Maritime Advisory Americas, DNV

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Holly Love Vikand - Image

Ms. Love is the Vice President of Medical Operations at VIKAND. Prior to this role, she was employed by Holland America Cruise Line as part of their onboard medical team and later as their Director of Fleet Medical Operations. Holly is a registered nurse who has also spent several years working in leadership and customer service management positions in the air ambulance industry. The totality of her wide-reaching experience has shaped her to be the professional she is today.


VIKAND is the leading provider of medical management and consulting services to the cruise Industry. The VIKAND team has extensive experience in the medical field as well as in the marine industry. The flexible medical services are tailored to the clients’ unique requirements and range from full management of medical facilities to individual consulting and service modules. For more information contact please visit our website www.vikand.com

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Ms. Holly Love

Vice President, Medical Services, Vikand

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Anders Aasen - RCCL - Image

Mr. Aasen is leading the Global Technical Solutions team for the Royal Caribbean Group supporting all brands. This entails all Marine technical and accommodation/refurbishment aspects. Anders started his shipping career sailing the high seas as Electrical Engineer in 1990 and has since then worked in increasingly senior electrical and technical roles within several brands of the Royal Caribbean Group. Prior roles with Royal Caribbean also includes AVP and Director of Technical Services, as well as various Electrical management positions. He was also working in their newbuild department for 7 years.

Speaker

Mr. Anders Aasen

Vice President, Global Technical Solutions & Accommodations, Royal Caribbean Group

Moderator bio

Myra Shannon Fuller - grey - image

Ms. Shannon-Fuller is a maritime professional with more than a decade of experience in the industry, Myra is passionate about fostering relationships and building connections through communications. Myra joined DNV in 2012 and in her current capacity, supports DNV Region Americas Maritime in achieving it’s strategic and tactical goals by developing and implementing integrated communications strategies and plans through outreach and industry engagement. Myra is a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a BSc in International Maritime Business.

Speaker

Ms. Myra Shannon-Fuller

Communications Manager, Hub Americas, DNV