#Pandemic shipping: impacts, resilience, reboot – Naples Shipping Week

Friday, October 2nd

9.15 – 11.30
The conference will also be available in streaming
Conference with simultaneous translation ITA-ENG-ITA

#Pandemic shipping: impacts, resilience, reboot

The viral pneumonia pandemic, Covid-19, has disrupted the functioning of all sectors of living life and economy. This session, after a brief introduction summary, focuses on the actions and directives put in place to overcome the crisis by the players in the shipping and logistics supply chain. Special attention will be paid to the policies that are adopted to improve the resilience of the sectors in the medium and long term.


  • Effects of epidemic and lockdown on maritime traffic
  • How ports, terminals, companies reacted
  • The policies of short and medium term resilience


Chairman: Nicola Capuzzo, Editor-in-chief Shipping Italy

Institutional Greetings
Undersecretary of State Roberto Traversi, Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport

European shipping terminals facing the emergency: reactions and actions
Marco Conforti, Board Member, Feport

Italian ports faced with the pandemic
Pietro Spirito, President, Assoporti

The post-Covid century will be a Logistical Century all the same?
Ivano Russo, General Manager, Confetra

The impact of the lockdown on shipping
Andrea Scarpa, Vice-president, Fedespedi

Vision and systematic approach, partners of resilience
Alessandro Ferrari, General Manager, Assiterminal

How to convert the Covid emergency in an opportunity
Stefano Messina, President, Assarmatori

Title TBD
Paola Tongiani, Presidente, WISTA Italia

Structural interventions are urgently needed for the restart
Mario Mattioli, President, Confitarma

Title TBD

Techno-nautical services: their coordination role during the emergency. The set-up off ad- hoc organizations in the ports by the local Capitaneria authorities.
Domenico Santisi, Comando Generale del Corpo delle Capitanerie di porto- Guardia Costiera, Rep. II

COVID 19 in international shipping and its impacts on contractual obligations. Some practical cases.
Rosa Abbate, Lawyer, PG Legal

Title TBD
Marcello Di Caterina, Vicepresident and General Director, ALIS

The governance issues of shipping companies in the post – Covid -19
Egidio Filetto, Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor – Partner, PwC TLS Avvocati e Commercialisti

Perspectives for ports in (post) corona times
Patrick Verhoeven, Managing Director, International Association of Ports and Harbors

EMSA’s support to the maritime community during the pandemic COVID-19
Andrea Tassoni, Head of the Executive office, EMSA

Coronavirus on board. An experience on the front lines during the pandemic
speech by Captain Gennaro Arma