Interferry, the association representing the ferry industry world-wide, is thrilled to announce a roster of esteemed ferry leaders confirmed for its upcoming annual conference, Interferry2024, taking place from October 26 to 30 in Marrakech, Morocco. This year’s conference theme, Safety, Security and Sustainability, promises to be a landmark event, bringing together leading figures from across the industry to discuss and shape the future of ferry travel.

The conference’s Speakers Program on October 28 and 29 will feature key figures shaping the global ferry landscape:

Götz Becker, has been with FRS for three decades and was appointed CEO in 2005. He is also Vice Chair of Interferry’s Board of Directors.

Greta Bédard, the first woman to hold the position of President and CEO of the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), shares insights from the Eastern Canadian ferry scene.

Torben Carlsen, CEO of DFDS, brings his financial and leadership expertise.

Matteo Catani, CEO of GNV, a major player within the MSC Group, offers the perspective of a company from the Western Mediterranean.

Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs at MSC Group, delivers a keynote address.

Elisabeth Lönne, CCO of Stena Line, reports first-hand on the transformation efforts at the Swedish company.

Ronny Moriana Glindemann of FRS/DFDS, will be a prominent presence at the conference, continuing the tradition of conference hosts acting as annual Interferry presidents.

Ettore Morace, the well-respected CEO of Trasmed GLE relies on +40 years of industry experience.

Steve Nevey of Washington State Ferries shares his insights from leading the US´s largest ferry system.

Ira Puspadewi, CEO of ASDP Indonesia Ferries, gives her first-hand perspectives from one of the key ferry markets in Asia.

Sotiris Raptis, Secretary-General of ECSA, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations, delivers a keynote address.

Mark Wilson joins the discussion as recently appointed President and CEO of Northumberland/Bay Ferries.

“The caliber of confirmed participants for Interferry2024 is truly impressive,” said Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan. “This diverse group of industry leaders represents a wealth of experience and knowledge. We look forward to announcing the full speaker program soon, which will delve into the critical issues of safety, security, and sustainability within the ferry industry.”

Interferry2024 promises to be a unique opportunity for industry professionals to connect, share ideas, and forge lasting partnerships. For more information and registration details, please visit the conference website:

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