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Franck Kayser
Group Managing Director at V.Ships


Franck J Kayser started his career as a cadet in A. P. Moller – Maersk A/S in 1982 and has served as Captain on different ships until permanently settling ashore in 1998.

Capt. Kayser has worked international shipping for more than 30 years for companies such as A. P. Moller – Maersk, CMA-CGM, TCC, UASC, Nile Dutch Africa Line and is now CEO for Ship Management in V.Group.

Capt Kayser has held a number of senior management positions in the fields of:

Maritime Transport

Marine and Port operation

Infrastructure development

Technical Management

Ship Management

Mergers and Acquisitions

Capt. Kayser is a board member in various shipping related businesses.

Capt. Kayser holds a Masters from Copenhagen Nautical Academy and has received additional education at INSEAD, IMD and Duke University. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Scrubbers vs Alternatives: The future – ramping up or phasing out, operational hiccups and benefits analysis