StormGeo at SMM 2024

Join StormGeo at SMM 2024, where we are represented at Booth A1.226 as a co-exhibitor to Alfa Laval.


StormGeo at SMM 2024


Hamburg, Germany


international container cargo ship ocean freight

Visit us at Booth A1.226

Co-exhibiting with Alfa Laval.

As the maritime industry sharpens its focus on achieving net zero targets, we stand ready to assist you in navigating the challenges of today and tomorrow.

At the world's leading trade fair and conference event for the maritime industry, SMM 2024 will bring together about 40,000 participants from over 120 countries - you and we are part of it!

Visit StormGeo at Booth A1.226 and meet our experts to gain exclusive insights into voyage optimization, emissions management, environmental regulations, efficient voyage planning, and digital bunker management.

Mark your calendar for the Alfa Laval / StormGeo stand party!

Date: 4 September 2024
Venue: A1. 226 
Time: 5.30pm - onwards

Join us and mingle in a relaxed environment with food, drinks, and live music. It's a great chance to connect socially with us and meet other industry peers.

Solutions in focus:

Voyage Optimization: A solution that helps you identify the optimal route and speed parameters to ensure safety, maximize profits, and maintain compliance by combining advanced technology with people expertise.

Emission Management: StormGeo’s Emissions Management portfolio enables you to monitor and improve your environmental efficiency by turning your fleet’s emissions into validated insights, helping you comply with regulations and make informed decisions to mitigate costs.

Onboard Voyage Planning: By enabling ship and shore to see the same accurate route, ocean, and weather data, our Onboard Voyage Planning solution makes it easy for you to collaborate on a safe, fuel-efficient, and compliant passage.

Digital Bunker Management: StormGeo’s Bunker Management helps you streamline planning and procurement by managing the entire bunker supply chain from a single view, with the most accurate market insights and full control over your data.

Meet our SMM 2024 team

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Till Braun

Sales Director, StormGeo

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Jörg Mikitta

Solution Sales Manager, StormGeo

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Julie Nielsen

Global Head of Bunker Sales, StormGeo

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Espen Martinsen

EVP Sales, StormGeo

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Erik Heller

VP Fleet Performance Management, StormGeo

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Dennis Thielsen

VP Planning & Navigation, StormGeo

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), at StormGeo in 2023.

With decades of leadership in the shipping industry, Kim brings invaluable insights and strategic vision to StormGeo. His journey to this leadership position is marked by significant accomplishments.

Prior to his current role, Kim led global operations and customer service as StormGeo’s Chief Operating Officer. His extensive experience also includes serving as the CEO of Nordics Nagel-Group, Group CEO of Blue Water Shipping, and Chief Commercial Officer in Europe for Panalpina. Additionally, he spent 17 years at the esteemed A.P. Møller-Mærsk Group.

Julia Weiss

Julia Weiss

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Julia Weiss, leads our Marketing and Communications team. Appointed as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at StormGeo in November 2022, she draws upon her extensive experience in the energy industry to drive growth and foster innovation across sectors. With a robust background that encompasses senior positions at Rystad Energy and Volue, Julia exemplifies dynamic leadership. 

Julia embraces the impact of strategic marketing, purpose-driven communication, and cultural bonding to support StormGeo’s path into the future.

Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien

Chief Operations Officer

Since 2006, Michael O' Brien has been an integral part of the StormGeo family. He began by establishing the New York office and has since contributed significantly across various operational capacities in New York, California, and now Germany.

In 2023, assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer at StormGeo, bringing with him three decades of diverse leadership and operational experience. His journey includes the following key milestones:

Vice President of Route Advisory Services where he spearheaded operational and customer teams dedicated to the Route Optimization division at StormGeo.

Rich Operational Background: where he held various positions from being a Deck Officer with Great Lakes Dredge and Dry Dock to serving as a Routing Operations Manager at Weathernews Inc and an Operational Lead at Bendix Marine Science/Allied Signal Aerospace.

Vice President of Product Development, where he played a pivotal role in establishing a new product organization within StormGeo, delivering valuable products and services to both internal and external stakeholders.

Michael's extensive background and commitment to StormGeo make him a valuable asset to our team.

Schedule a meeting with our experts

Make the most of your time by meeting our expert team to discuss current market challenges and dive into how we and our digital tools can support you.