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What happened at the Asia-Pacific Manning & Training Conference 2014?
55+ expert speakers offering insight on 30+ crewing and training topics
Sponsor or exhibit at the largest global crewing event
18+ hours of networking with new and existing business contacts
Maritime manpower update

Briefing on global seafarer supply and demand - where will tomorrow's seafarers come from?

Philippine MET report card

A review of ongoing reforms - Is everything in place? What still needs to be done?

STCW 2010 - are we ready to meet the Manila deadlines?

Discover what shipping companies are doing to meet the training requirements and achieve standardisation across their fleets

Training in soft skills - are we giving this enough focus?

Addressing the balance between technical skills and non-technical skills

Asia-Pacific Manning & Training Conference 2015: the international meeting place for the global crewing and training industry

What can you expect from the Asia-Pacific Manning & Training Conference this year?

  • 550+ senior experts from 35+ countries and 80% senior management decision makers under one roof
  • 55+ speakers offering insight on 30+ crewing and training topics
  • 50+ exhibitors and sponsors offering their crew recruitment, retention and training solutions
  • Over 18 hours+ of networking with old and new business contacts
  • Industry briefing on the BIMCO/ICS Maritime Manpower Report
  • Progress report on the Philippines regulation of maritime colleges and STCW standards
  • Probing discussion on STCW 2010 – are we ready to meet the Manila 2017 deadline?
  • Examination of mentoring and leadership onboard and onshore – are we giving enough focus to training in soft skills?
  • PLUS No more talk of challenges only fresh perspectives on sustainable solutions for training and seafarer recruitment

More details to be released soon!

Are you new to Asia-Pacific Manning & Training?

Find out what was discussed at last year's event:

View the Chairman's Summary for the 2014 Asia-Pacific Manning & Training Conference.

NEW for 2015 Asia-Pacific Manning & Training Networking App


We have designed a mobile app to maximise value for our conference attendees.

  •     Customise your event programme
  •     View the full participant list
  •     See photos of fellow attendees
  •     Send messages and set up meetings
  •     Take part in interactive polling

Downloadable instructions coming soon.

NEW Interactive features at the 2015 conference:

Live polling
Benchmark your opinions against industry peers during our live polling sessions

Set the panel’s agenda
Your chance to give the panel their marching orders! Identify the key themes for the panel to focus on and have your say on the topics that matter most to you

Industry engagement podiums
Join one of our practical working groups to engage in discussion on one of the pressing issues facing the crewing and training sectors today. Some topic areas already confirmed:
-    Cyber security awareness training
-    Large scale migrant rescue operations at sea – safeguarding the interests of the crew
-    Seafarers health and lifestyle – mental health and psychological support training

Lunch time programme
Network while learning at one of our interactive lunch time sessions:
-    MLC – what are the biggest concerns and how will these be tackled?
-    STCW – how can we assure appropriate training for competency assessment?
-    Image building: 3 key steps to building a powerful company image
-    Joining the social media revolution – using social media as a recruitment tool

Plus a Manning & Training first!
Live infographics – artists will help consolidate two-days of knowledge sharing and information gathering with a visual montage of the conference.

Meet in Manila this November for the largest global maritime crewing conference:

Are you interested in participating at this year's conference? Contact kathryn.barnard@informa.com for more information about speaking opportunities

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