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Business Manager, Wilhelmsen Ships Service
A Chemical Engineer from school, Rune Nygaard has worked with water treatment and process optimization for over 20 years. He has been with Wilhelmsen since 2009 where he is responsible for the three solution areas Oil, Cleaning and Water Solutions. Currently, he is combined as the Business Manager for Water Solutions heading up Wilhelmsen Ships Service's first digital solution project that is linked to Boiler Water monitoring and treatment. This is a solution that automate the process of testing and dosing chemicals to the boiler waster for asset protection as well as transmitting the results to shore for technical departments review and action if required.
Area Sales Manager – Asia & Eastern Europe, KRAL
Mr. Alexandre Picca is in charge of Asia and Eastern Europe for the Flow Measurement Business Unit at the global headquarters of KRAL AG in Western Austria - a leading provider of Flow meters and Flow Measurement Solutions in the
Marine industry for more than 40 years. He is responsible for more than 10 distributors in 10 different countries, where he trains them about the latest Marine technological applications and regulations, such as the EU-MRV and IMO-DCS.
With an academic technical background, Alexandre has acquired a double Master degree of Science (double M.Sc.) from the Philipps University of Marburg in Germany and the French Grande Ecole INSEEC Business School in 2012.
Amongst projects and symposia, his experience in the Marine has led him to take part in “The Third International Green Marine Summit” in Shanghai, where he showcased the latest KRAL Marine applications. Besides, Alexandre hosted in May 2017 the conference: “Accurate Fuel Measurement & Best Practise in the Marine Industry regarding the EU-MRV and IMO-DCS” in Turkey.
Along those lines, he has been working since 2015 on a pivotal KRAL project for the Marine Industry: to improve the use of error propagation for ship owners and charterers, in relation with the EU-MRV and IMO-DCS. Additionally, he has published articles online and in specialised magazines about flow measurement, diesel engines, the marine industry, and error propagation.