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Conference & Exhibition: March 31 - April 2, 2020 | Hilton Stamford, Connecticut

The largest international shipping event in North America

Where business gets done.

3 day conference and large scale exhibition hall bringing together the key players in the industry

Thank you!

A big thank you to all of our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors! The last 3 days have brought together a multifaceted audience from around the world. We look forward to welcoming you to the event next year in Stamford, Connecticut. 

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CMA Shipping in Numbers

Vessels owned and managed

POWER: Sustaining the Environment and Profitability.

Heads of State Summit
  • Hear from leaders of the world's critical shipping, regulatory and trade organizations about paths to economic and environmental sustainability.
  • Leadership in a new norm - strategies to putting your business on the right side of opportunity.
  • As one of the largest industrial consumers of fuel, the opportunity to do great things is enormous.
  • Find out how to turn the revolution in Marine fuel regulations to your advantage 
  • Technology is in the process of reshaping every aspect of the global shipping industry - how can your company stay ahead of the curve? 
Creating Climate Wealth
  • Commercial drivers: making money in shipping
  • A De-carbonizing world: What do shippers want, need or expect? What do shareholders expect? Financiers? What can owners feasibly deliver?
  • Market, trade and freight insights from leading industry players.
Marine Fuel Winners & Losers: $1 Trillion Industry at the Fulcrum of Change
  • $1 Trillion business on the precipice of change
  • What are the questions that bunker suppliers and buyers should be asking?
  • What does 0.50% sulphur fuel look like: compatibility, stability, storage and handling?
  • Real time insights on 2020 implications: availability and infrastructure developments in Panama (A Case Study)
  • Re-thinking trading: how IMO 2020 will affect the bunker trading industry
Maritime Infrastructure
  • What are the investment opportunities for the new infrastructure developments? What is urgent for the industry, and where do the opportunities lie? 
  • Examine successful development Projects through: infrastructure, trade and finance
  • Development opportunities in offshore wind, short sea shipping and modernizing ports & terminals
The human element: It’s complicated

A don’t miss session for owners, operators and charterers of vessels, with more than 60,000 vessels plying the oceans of the world 24/7, the technical management of vessels and care for crew are essential to safety, environmental protection and profitability. What the best are doing about ensuring those standards, supporting our seafarers and preparing for the future...

The Commodore Debate

Industry leaders discuss the industry and where it may be mid-21st century:

  • Decarbonization
  • Digitalization and New Tech Networks
  • Securing Capital for a Safe Future
  • Regulatory Normalcy - What is this?
  • Our People
  • Logistics: A Revolution or Evolution

Join the largest shipping event in North America and meet the key regional members

With over 2500 attendees, with 9000 vessels owned or controlled between, you can meet the people you need to at CMA Shipping

The Connecticut Maritime Association

CMA Shipping 2019 is brought to you by the CMA.  


CMA membership will give you a host of benefits, including a $300 discount to the CMA Shipping 2019 event. To find out more about joining CMA please follow the link.

2019 Carbon Offset Sponsor