Smart Port Challenge 2020 Launch

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  • calendar04 June, 2020
  • time4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • venueOnline,

PIER71 Smart Port Challenge returns with innovation opportunities for start-ups who are re-imagining solutions for the maritime industry.


  • Innovation Opportunities for Smart Port Challenge 2020
  • Panel discussion with maritime corporates Asiatic Lloyd, Bernhard Schulte and Singapore Shipping Association
  • Learnings from Smart Port Challenge alumni C-LOG and Portcast
  • Industry viewpoint on maritime innovation


4:00pm | Opening

4:05pm | Address by Ms. Quah Ley Hoon

Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

4:10pm | Address by Prof. Freddy Boey

Deputy President (Innovation and Enterprise), National University of Singapore (NUS)

4:15pm | Address by Mr. Kenneth Lim

CTO, Innovation, Technology and Talent Development Division, MPA

4:20pm | Smart Port Challenge 2020 Unveiled

4:30pm | Q&A

4:40pm | Panel Discussion: Testing water quality on vessels

Asiatic Lloyd, Bernhard Schulte, Singapore Shipping Association

5:00pm | Diving into the Maritime Industry: A sharing by PIER71 alumni

C-LOG and Portcast

5:15pm | Q&A

5:30pm | Maritime Innovation: What matters yesterday, today and tomorrow?

Mr. Oh Bee Lock

Managing Director, Ports & Logistics Navigators

5:45pm | Special Guest Segment

Mr. Nir Gartzman

Co-founder, theDOCK

6:00pm | Closing