MSSM 2014 successfully completed!

Thank you all for yet another successful and rewarding year. We are already working on next year’s conference:

MSSM 2015 will be held on the 26th- 28th of August, 2015.

See you all in 2015!


MSSM 2014 - Maritime Management: How does trust and control go hand in hand?


We are currently organizing MSSM 2014. The planning is underway and once again this years conference objective is to give delegates, exhibitors, and speakers a broad and differentiated program covering many themes within maritime health, safety and the environment. This years conference focuses on maritime management and encourages a debate on the balance between trust and control in the everyday management.

The conference takes place at Hotel Nyborg Strand from thursday 28th of August to friday 29th of August with a get2gether event wednesday evening 27th of August. 

See the MSSM 2014-program here (Only in Danish):








Watch MSSM Live. A new initiative to keep everyone updated at all times. This e-magazine will be published right before the conference and will continuously be updated as MSSM 2014 progresses. With MSSM Live you can keep yourself in the loop with the latest news regarding the conference and follow parts of the MSSM-program as it unfolds. MSSM Live also provides an opportunity for the people around the offices in the industry, who are unable to attend the conference, to log on and follow parts of the conference online. We encourage everyone to make use of this new tool and experience MSSM Live. Access MSSM Live here. You can also use this QR-code:



This years keynote speakers are management consultant, speaker, and author Christian Ørsted, CEO of the Danish Shipowners Association, Anne Steffensen, Chairman in Maskinmesternes Forening, Per Jørgensen, Professor at SDU Erik Hollnagel and Head of the Danish agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, Thomas Alslev Christensen. 




Get2gether: Presentation on man-made accidents

On the night before the MSSM 2014 conference, we will warm up with a Get2gether event, where historian, author, and speaker Rasmus Dahlberg will visit and talk about man-made accidents through the ages. "The human factor" is the name of Rasmus' presentation on man-made accidents througout history, which provides a valuable insight in the significance of human errors. What good is well functioning technology, if the human fails? On the basis of numerous examples from the 20th century a thought provoking systemic approach to understanding man-made accidents and disasters is presented.








The maritime conference MSSM

MSSM is an annual conference where maritime companies, authorities and organisations meet to gain new knowledge on safety, health and the environment. At MSSM the Blue Denmark can experience short lectures, workshops and presentations.

The aim of the conference is to bring together everyone in the Danish shipping industry - ship owners, regulatory authorities, researchers, companies and maritime training schools – engaged in occupational health and safety, well-being, collaboration, leadership and the environment, in the office ashore and at sea.

The conference is a good opportunity to meet colleagues across organizations and expand your network in the industry. You can find plenty of inspiration, also at the conference trade exhibition. This is the place for The Blue Denmark to show some of the results to ensure that the industry can maintain its high safety and a good working environment in the future. At MSSM a number of suppliers and manufacturers exhibit maritime equipment and products for the seafarers. At the exhibition there will be time to get a good chat and get information about equipment and products.

Just as MSSM was part of a strategy of Denmark being the leading shipping nation in Europe, we now regard MSSM as part of the Danish government's growth plan for the Danish maritime industry, in which MSSM’s objectives coincide with the overall strategy and trends in the industry.

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