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2021|TBC

CrewConnect Global. Your Crews, Your conference.

At the Heart of Global Crewing. At the Heart of the Debate.

The industry's most relevant event, connecting the global crewing community to inform and inspire change in recruitment & retention, training & safety at sea, and mental health & well-being.

Hear from our 2020 Chairman


"Our human resources are indeed our greatest asset, and adaptability is key to navigating the post-COVID new normal."

In this short video, John Adams, Managing Director /Chairman / Vice-Chair at V.Ships UK Limited/ Bahamas Shipowners’ Association / International Chamber of Shipping shares some thoughts on the COVID-19 crisis and the evolving challenges on humanitarian and business level.

2020 Agenda Highlights


Seafarers Matter
Seafarers Matter
  • Industry review and road-map to recovery; what will it take
  • Seafarers ARE essential workers, unpacking the crisis
  • Identifying vulnerabilities in the system, lessons and best practices for crew managers
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Path to recovery
Path to recovery
  • The power of problem based learning in developing critical thinking
  • The time for digital is now - training, remote operations and fleet management
  • Leveraging big data, why analytics is a crew manager's best friend
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Leadership matters
Leadership matters
  • A lesson in agility how to build resilience in your organisation
  • The value of innovation particularly in troubled waters
  • Leading with empathy
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CrewConnect Global Awards
CrewConnect Global Awards

At the end of a particularly challenging year, one that has seen a truly remarkable show of dedication, professionalism and resilience on the part of our seafarers and the people who look after them, it is very important to celebrate their efforts and achievements.

Nominations are open until Friday 18 September 2020. Nominate now >>

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CruiseConnect Summit
CruiseConnect Summit

Day 1 and day 2 of the CrewConnect Global virtual agenda will feature sessions specifically designed for the cruise industry operators which will focus on:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the sector, lessons learned and best practices
  • Reopening services; health & safety considerations, training and how to regain customer trust
  • Crisis prevention and preparedness – outlook for 2021 and beyond
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Call for videos
Call for videos

This year, more than any other, we feel it is important seafarer voices are heard.

We would like to hear from you if you are an active seafarer. Send us a brief video message and we will broadcast it during the plenary sessions at CrewConnect Global. 

Your video can include either a message or question(s) to our audience of crew managers and ship managers, or you can simply share your thoughts on the future of the industry. 

Send your video message

We want to grow our community

The CrewConnect Global community is 500+ strong to date. But, on the advice of our members and supporters, we want to provide more opportunities to diversify and provide a stronger platform for meaningful conversation and opportunities. 

Here's how you can benefit.


Limited VIP passes for shipowners and managers
Limited VIP passes for shipowners and managers

In 2021, ship-owners and ship management companies who are new to the CrewConnect community, attend this event for free as VIP guests.

Check if you are eligible
Maritime organisations: member passes
Maritime organisations: member passes

We work with maritime organisations to offer valuable opportunities to their members including complimentary passes or discounted rates.

How to apply
Complimentary passes for active seafarers
Complimentary passes for active seafarers

We are offering free passes to active seafarers to help us get that reality check we need and steer us in the right direction. Please email Joanna Crisan to secure your digital pass. 

Check if you are eligible

L. Vaslier

Group Product Director

International SOS Phils Inc

“Thanks to Crew Connect for organizing such a great event. It was a great opportunity to meet, learn and engage with industry stakeholders and experts. Looking forward to CrewConnect 2019” 

2020 Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor