The international ShipCon conference hosted by YoungShip Helsinki will be taking place on 21st – 22ndSeptember 2023.

YoungShip Helsinki welcomes all young and young minded maritime professionals to ShipCon 2023 in Helsinki in September! The Finnish department of YoungShip is proud to host the yearly event and highlight the unique know-how of the Finnish maritime cluster with the theme “Power of People – the Finnish Flavour”.

This year, focus will be on the future-proofing the maritime sector in terms of environmental impact, leadership, design and technology. The Finnish maritime cluster is a forerunner in sustainability, developing new technologies and green innovations.

How can we utilize Nordic knowledge to reduce emissions worldwide? How do we foster digital solutions and AI in making shipping smarter and more energy efficient? How do we encourage young people to choose a career in the maritime field and secure knowledgeable workforce in the future? These are just some of the topics that will be discussed during ShipCon 2023. Come and join the conversation!

“We are so excited to host ShipCon in Helsinki and highlight the Finnish maritime cluster and Baltic Sea region. With these current topics, we are hoping to gather maritime professionals from both Finland and our international network around the world. We want to encourage dialogue internationally and between generations. We have great speakers from the industry lined up and we’ll be announcing more about the program shortly.” says Hanna Donning, chair of YoungShip Helsinki.

The main part of the conference will take place in Central Library Oodi, in the heart of central Helsinki. The afternoon and evening program on Thursday will take place onboard m/s Finlandia. The conference will be in English and is open to everyone, not limited to YoungShip members. Tickets are available now. Please find more details on our website:

For more information and enquiries, please contact:

Hanna Donning

Chair YoungShip Helsinki

+35850 3359293

YoungShip Helsinki is a non-profit organisation founded under the auspices of the renowned YoungShip International and created for the benefit and support of the younger members of the maritime and shipping industry.