MSC Maritime Summit Case Challenge

Organizer Name
Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office
Date
15/02/2019
Time
6:30 pm
Location
Singapore Management University, Singapore
Registration
Public event, registration required

Are you an undergraduate who is interested in solving real-world business problems and getting a head start in pursuing maritime internships or careers?

Join us for the inaugural run of the MSC Maritime Summit Case Challenge. This is your chance to solve real-world business problems and impress the senior management of APL, Jurong Port and Shell with your bright ideas and fresh perspectives! There are two rounds for this case competition – a Preliminary Round followed by the Grand Finals, where the three finalist teams will have 24 hours to crack another case study and impress the panel of judges from APL, Jurong Port, Shell, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF).

Attractive Prizes for Top 9 Teams

  • Champion Team – $2,000 Cash

  • First Runner-Up – $1,200 Cash

  • Second Runner-Up – $800 Cash

  • PLUS Merit Prizes x 6 – $300 CapitaLand Vouchers

Dine with Senior Maritime Leaders at the MSC Maritime Summit Dinner

The Top 3 teams have an exclusive invitation to the MSC Maritime Summit Dinner. This is your chance to meet and impress the senior management of APL, Jurong Port, Shell, MPA and SMF over dinner at Artemis Grill – a fine-dining restaurant at Level 40 of CapitaGreen offering panoramic views of the Singapore skyline.

How to Participate

  • Open to Undergraduates from NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD, SIT and SIM across all disciplines, any year of study

  • Form teams of 3

  • Register for the Information Session on 15 February 2019, 6.30pm to 9.00pm

  • Limited to first 30 teams who sign up

Event Details

  • 15 February 2019, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm: Information Session for Preliminary Session – Singapore Management University, Singapore, School of Law Seminar Room B1.01 (Basement 1)

  • 30 March 2019, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Grand Finals – Sheraton Towers, Singapore, Ballrooms 3 & 4 (Level 2)

  • 1 April 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: MSC Maritime Summit Dinner – Artemis Grill

Are You Game for The Challenge? Sign up now! The first 10 teams to register and submit the case for the Preliminary Round brings home $30 CapitaLand Vouchers!

About the Organizer

The Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office is a national initiative, supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, as a unit under the Singapore Maritime Foundation, to elevate profiling efforts of the maritime industry, connect students and jobseekers to maritime opportunities, and provide Singaporeans with easy access to maritime careers, education and training opportunities. It offers maritime-related education and career guidance, links the industry with schools for internship and job opportunities, and organises outreach events and publicity campaigns.

For more information, visit us at www.maritimesgconnect.com

Featured Speakers

Past Events

Inaugural MSC Maritime Digital Challenge Grand Finals Prize Presentation

Over 129 tertiary students across 35 teams took part in the inaugural MSC Maritime Digital Challenge that seeks to plug Singapore students with a passion for technology into the maritime industry.
Students from the Singapore Management University and Nanyang Polytechnic were announced as winners of the challenges posed by Eastport Maritime, Kanda and Torvald Klaveness at the Prize Presentation held on 13 November 2021.

MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021

Three challenge statements, 35 teams, 129 students and 12 finalist teams from 4 universities & 3 polytechnics. Catch behind-the-scene highlights of the MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021.

Singapore Maritime Foundation | MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021

Catch highlights of the MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021. We thank Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport Mr. Chee Hong Tat for being our Guest-of-Honour at the event.

SMF New Year Conversations 2022: Year-in-Perspective Video

The past two years of learning to live with Covid-19 has been challenging, but Maritime Singapore has remained resilient. What are the fundamental tenets that attract companies to anchor their business in Singapore and grow their operations here? And what more can be done to leverage on Singapore’s strengths to enhance its attractiveness as a global business hub for maritime companies? How will the Singapore Maritime Foundation organize its work around Connectivity, Innovation and Talent to strengthen the maritime ecosystem? Find out in this Year-in-Perspective video.

SMF New Year Conversations 2022: Opportunities Amid Disruptions

The 2022 SMF New Year Conversations that took place on 13 January 2022 was graced by Guest-of-Honour Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Transport & Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations. Over 250 industry leaders across the breadth of maritime attended physically and virtually.
Singapore was announced to have secured the overall top spot as an international maritime centre for the fifth consecutive time in the DNV-Menon Leading Maritime Cities 2022 report.
Thank you to our industry partners for your strong support.

Mr. Lars Kastrup

CO-PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL LINES

Mr. Lars Kastrup is the Co-President and Executive Director of Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd (PIL).
Prior to joining PIL, Mr. Kastrup was CEO of NOL/APL, and subsequently assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Strategy and M&A at CMA CGM Group. A veteran in the global shipping industry with over 30 years of experience, Mr Kastrup’s other roles include Executive Vice President of Assets at CMA CGM Group heading up CMA Terminals, CMA Ships, Container Logistics as well as regional carriers such as MacAndrews, OPDR and Mercosul; as well as Vice President at AP Moller-Maersk.
Mr. Kastrup complemented his tertiary education with leadership and management training at Penn State University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Angeline Teo

MANAGING DIRECTOR & HEAD, GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION & OFFSHORE, OCBC BANK

Ms. Angeline Teo is the Managing Director and Head of Global Transportation and Offshore, Global Corporate Banking at OCBC Bank which focuses on the maritime, aviation, land & port ecosystems.
Ms. Teo has spent over three decades in maritime finance. Prior to OCBC, Ms. Teo was working at ING Bank, ABN Amro and DnB in Singapore focusing on maritime and offshore.
Ms. Teo graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Business Administration.

Mr. John Martin

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, GARD SINGAPORE

Mr. John Martin began his career in London in 1989 with Richards Hogg Lindley Average Adjusters, and qualified as a Fellow of the UK Association of Average Adjusters in 2000.
At RHL he worked in their offices in Australia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In 2003 he joined Gard Hong Kong, as a claims handler. Mr. Martin also worked in Gard Japan, and in 2014 he moved to Singapore to set up the Gard Singapore office.
Besides running Gard Singapore, Mr. Martin also heads the P&I and H&M claims units and is the Senior Claims Representative for Gard in Asia.

Mr. Cyril Ducau

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, EASTERN PACIFIC SHIPPING

Mr. Cyril Ducau is the Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte Ltd, a leading shipping company headquartered in Singapore for the past 30 years.

He is also currently the Chairman of Kenon Holdings Ltd and a member of the board of directors of Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd. and of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation Limited, which was established by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. He was previously Head of Business Development of Quantum Pacific Advisory Limited in London from 2008 to 2012 and acted as Director and Chairman of Pacific Drilling SA between 2011 and 2018.
Prior to joining Quantum Pacific Advisory Limited, Mr. Ducau was Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley & Co. International Ltd. in London between 2000 and 2008.
Mr. Ducau graduated from ESCP Europe Business School (Paris, Oxford, Berlin) and holds a Master of Science in business administration and a Diplom Kaufmann.