SeaFocus welcomes all companies acting in the fields of maritime, shipbuilding, logistics and supply chain, including the shippers and all of these aforementioned companies’ stakeholders to participate the project as a Case Company. The Case can be a one company case or a shared company case.
The case assignments are to be defined in December 2020 and the work starts in January 2021.
This time we will accept maximum of 60 qualified international university students to work on the cases. This industry is versatile and all kind of knowledge is needed. As a student you can apply no matter what your faculty or main subjects are or the phase of your studies.
The student registration will be opened in November 2020.
The student teams will have experienced international Mentors supporting and guiding them in their work on the company case. The Mentors for each student team and case will be defined according to the case assignment.
The distinguished Jury will be evaluating the works and presentation materials of the student teams as well as their performance on stage at the Finals. The best teams will be awarded.
#TransportLogistic - the hub of the global industry
The world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management in München May 4-7th, 2021.
The trade fair, which is accompanied by a conference program, presents the optimal solutions for every requirement. transport logistic combines innovative products, technologies, and systems with pooled expertise and a strong sales focus and serves as an excellent platform for the IntelligenceHuntCup Finals.
Program May 5th, 2021 - the Case Companies on Stage
Program May 6th, 2021 - Student Teams on Stage - the FINALS
"The cases we have shared have been challenging, but the standard of solutions presented have been top class with definite business opportunities."
"IntelligenceHunt is a perfect stage for brainstorming real problems and bringing concrete contributions to the shipping industry."
"Deltamarin will be able to utilise the results of the work in future projects and thus improve the value added to our customers."
"We think that to overcome specific problems, fresh thinking and thinking out of the box is required."
"We have participated the project twice with great results and now have agreed on expanding the amplitude of this collaboration by forming a Corporate Partnership”.
”We were happy to participate the IntelligenceHunt6. The event was well organised and the results exceeded our expectations."
Frank Kho, an independent advisor active in the container logistic and terminal industry since 2018. He has more than 30 years’ experience in this industry across the globe. His career includes 20+ year in several senior management positions in Asia and Europe with PSA and HPH, 2 of the leading global terminal operators. And prior to become an advisor, he was a member of the global leadership team of Kalmar (equipment and automation solutions for the terminal industry). Recently he has been appointed as the CEO of the new TIC 4.0 Association (Terminal Industry Committee 4.0), supported by FEPORT and PEMA, developing standards for the terminal industry. Mr Kho has an excellent track record in managing and leading several container terminals across the globe, including HIT in Hongkong and PSA Antwerp. Within Kalmar, Mr Kho has led the discussion regarding strategy and vision on automation in the container industry and was also responsible for offering development and account management. He has a Master degree in Control Engineering/Avionics and is also an ICF-trained Professional Coach (certification is pending).
Dr Rolf Neise is currently working as a freelance consultant at HPMLOG Project & Management Consultants GmbH supporting multinational companies to optimise their supply chain management and logistics structures and as a lecturer at the International School of Management (ISM). He has just written a book for a well-known international publisher on integrating container logistics into the shippers’ supply chain. It is the first book on the market looking at container logistics from a shipper’s perspective. Prior to that Mr Neise was working as the Global Head of Logistics Operations at BAT (British American Tobacco plc.), in charge of defining BAT’s Logistics Strategy in the End-to-End Supply Chain. Mr Neise majored in economic engineering at the Technical University Berlin and wrote his doctoral thesis on transport logistics at the University of Stuttgart.
Markku Mylly has a long experience in the maritime sector since 1973. He was sailing in Finnish merchants ships until 1987, when he joined Finnish Maritime Administration. He worked in FMA until 2010 and he was the 10th and last Director General of FMA. In 2010 he moved to Finnish Port Association and worked there as a CEO until joined EMSA in 2012 September. He was the Executive Director of European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Lisbon, Portugal 2012-2018. Markku Mylly collaborated a lot at international level ever since he joined FMA and he was responsible for many EU Twinning projects during years 2002 – 2010 in Estonia, Croatia and Bulgaria. He also participated the work of IMO (International Maritime organisation) IALA (International Association of Lighthouse Authorities) and ESPO (European Seaports Organisation).
Esko Mustamäki has a long and wide experience in shipbuilding and maritime industry. He worked as a Managing Director for Arctech Helsinki Shipyard 4/2011 - 12/2018. Arctech Helsinki Shipyard was founded in 2010 specialized in building icebreakers and other Arctic offshore and special vessels. Today he is the Member of the Board of Directors of the Helsinki Shipyard. Prior joining Arctech Helsinki Shipyard he was employed by Wärtsilä Marine in 1980 and after that he has been employed by F-G Shipping Inc., Finnlines Plc, Finstaship and SET-Group Ltd. Mustamäki graduated from Helsinki University of Technology in 1984 with MSc in Engineering and Shipbuilding and he has held several management level positions within the maritime sector.
Intelligence Hunt invites talented students universities all over Europe, professional mentors with long and wide industry and service experience and matches them with advanced and innovative Case Companies in real business case assignments.
The project lasts from 2-3 months and culminates in the Finals, where the case companies and high-level inspiring industry speakers share their views and the student teams their solutions with the audience.