Last Meeting # 70 (Sankt Peterburg)

The 70th SMDG Meeting was hosted from 26-27-28 september 2017 in Sankt Peterburg/ Russia by SOLVO

It has been an honour for SMDG to be invited to the wonderful city of St Petersburg.
We have known Solvo to be a well prepared contributor to SMDG meetings and we now know Solvo as a well organised and a hospitable host.
On behalf of all SMDG members and participants we would like to extend our gratitude to 
Elena Grebenshchikova (CEO), Liubov Grebenshchikova (SMDG rep), Daniel Pershin (Head of marketing), Lev Aispur (Head of sales TOS), and Maria Skrivitskaya (Marketing)

We look forward to meeting again.

The Members, Secretary General and Chairman of SMDG 

Venue was at:Courtyard St. Petersburg Vasilievsky

Tuesday      26 September 2017 Subgroup meeting
Wednesday 27 September 2017 Plenary session
Thursday     28 September 2017 Intercompany communications and and process review

Main Topics:

1/ Future of SMDG / Status and budget
2/ Advencement on EDI with VGM, and baplie 3,1norms
3/ TPFREP, IFTSAI, Container messages
3/ Web sevices and normalisation of intercompany communications: Best practices 





 Minutes Meetings and Agenda in construction for the 04/11/2017





  SMDG Company Contact SMDG meeting 70 Subgroup SMDG meeting 70 plenary Process day 
1 Chairman APM Terminals Bruis van Driel yes yes yes
2 Secretary General ATSEA Consulting Arthur Touzot yes yes yes
3 Member SOLVO Maria Skrivitskaya yes yes yes
4 Member SOLVO Lev Aispur yes yes No
5 Member SOLVO Daniel Pershin No yes No
6 Member MSC LENAVI Stefano Ottonello yes yes yes
7 Chairman VERMAS, TPFREP, IFTSAI Hapag Lloyd AG Michael Schroeder yes yes yes
8 Member XVELA Wendy Jaramillo yes yes yes
9 Member HHLA Container Terminals GmbH Sönke Witt yes yes yes
10 Member Japan shipping representative EDI expert  Yoshi Kito yes yes yes
11 Guest Kinet Taekmin Lee yes yes yes
12 Guest Kinet Sunho Park yes yes yes
13 Guest  Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology Dr Daisuke Watanabe yes yes yes
14 Member Bollore terminal sebastien etcheverry yes yes yes
15 Member Bollore terminal caroline guerin yes yes yes
16 Member CMA-CGM Frederic Hebert yes yes yes
17 Member Mersin International port Cagdas Duran yes yes yes
18 Member Mersin International port Ali Akbas yes yes yes
19 Member Kockumation Group Henrik Monberg Carlsen yes yes yes
20 Member Kockumation Group Valery Lavrov No yes No
21 Member Nile Dutch Africa Line Peter van Santen No yes yes
22 Member Eurogate Container Terminal Hamburg GmbH Stephan Krause yes yes yes
23 Member ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd Ori Ben-Shimon yes yes yes
24 Member ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd Ariela Ashuri yes yes yes
25 Chairman of the container message PSA/ Cosmos Paul Wauters yes yes yes
26 Chairman of the container message web services and industry requirement for advance process tools  Hyland Software, LLC., Westlake, OH Raymond Schraff yes yes yes
27 Member ECT Delta Terminal Boudewijn de Kievit yes yes yes

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CandidatesSpring 2018 meeting and after will be decided during the 70th SMDG Meeting.

1/ candidate Paris, France, BIC, (Burean Internaational des Containeur)
Jorn Heerulff






logo mersin international port2/ candidate Mersin, Turkey, Mersin International port

Cagdas Duran




TeccLogoN2/ candidate Accra, Ghana, TECC-GH
Emmanuel Odartey


 Other canditates can apply at