Arctic Route: challenges and opportunities
27 Oct | 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Despite the slow down of the world shipments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the maritime traffic on the Arctic Route increased because of costs and travel times advantages. But the environmental risks have led the IMO to find a balancing point with the demands of member countries.


Chairman: Alexio Picco, EU Funding Expert and Circle Group Managing Director

The arctic route: a new scenario for global maritime trade

  • Alessandro Panaro, Head of maritime & mediterranean economy dept. - SRM – Centro Studi Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo

The Northern Sea Route 

  • Mark Scheerlinck, President - Propeller Club – Port of Antwerp

A vision of arctic route for the future

  • Markku Mylly, CEO MyNavix

Climate change, envirnoment and the arctic route

  • Tomi Solakivi, Asst. Professor (Tenure Track), Maritime Business & Policy Operations & Supply Chain Management -Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku