Lean Marine and I-Tech didn’t have chance to meet all delegates who were planning to join us at GST Europe 2020 due to #Covid19. It is affecting our personal and professional life today.
We are optimistic about the future and in this dynamic Covid-19 period we are inviting you to meet us virtually.
Mikael Laurin - CEO, Lean Marine Sweden AB: How much fuel saving could your vessel get through operational excellence?
Markus Hoffman – Technical director, I-Tech AB: Barnacle fouling: how big is the problem and is there a quick fix solution?
CEO, Lean Marine Sweden AB & Board Member, Team Tankers International & Board Member I-Tech AB
Mikael is currently Chief Executive Officer at Lean Marine Sweden AB. Lean Marine’s mission is to improve ship performance and work towards better environmental solutions. By providing automated fuel saving and data analysis solutions, Lean Marine helps ship-owners run their vessels in the most fuel-efficient way.
He is also a member of the board of Team Tankers International, a tanker owner and operator, and I-Tech AB, the supplier of the agent Selektope to marine anti-fouling manufacturers.
Before starting with Lean Marine, he was CEO of the Laurin Maritime group of companies. Laurin Maritime was an established operator of modern tankers for chemicals and oil focusing on long term contracts of affreightment in worldwide trade. The company managed a fleet of sixteen 45-50,000 deadweight IMO II / III chemical class ships. In April 2018 the company was acquired by Team Tankers International.
Mikael also has wide experience from working as a management and strategy consultant. Mikael was one of the founding partners of Consiglio AB, based in Stockholm, Sweden, that provided strategy and Management consulting with focus on telecom and digital media.
He started his professional career with Andersen Consulting, mainly focusing on logistics. After that Mikael joined Intelligence AB in Stockholm, to do Strategy and Management consulting projects for companies in the telecom, digital TV, ISP, and publishing businesses in e.g. Sweden, Czech Republic and Saudi Arabia.
Mikael has held a number of board positions in both listed and unlisted companies, as well as industry associations.
Dr. Markus Hoffmann
Technical Director, I-Tech AB
Dr. Hoffmann joined I-Tech in 2019 in the role of Technical Director following great successes achieved over an eight-year period in the role of Subject Matter Expert Antifouling Coatings Research and Development at Hempel A/S. Previously, he served as R&D Department Manager of Hempel’s Antifouling Global Center of Excellence in Barcelona. Earlier in his career, Dr. Hoffmann held the post of Team Manager Central R&D at BASF. His academic qualifications include a PhD in organic chemistry from JMU of Würzburg, Germany and a post-doc position at Kyoto University, Japan.
Marketing & Communications Director, I-Tech
Marketing & Project Manager, Lean Marine Sweden AB