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September 2017

Implementing collaboration across the global supply chain

Attend the largest gathering of Asian container industry experts to understand market developments

Borregaard AS, Haven MX, LEGO Singapore Pte Ltd, Unilever Asia Pte Ltd, APL, UASC, MOL, Pacific International Lines, and MSC already confirmed.

Highlights at Global Liner Shipping Conference

Interactive Features

Electronic Polling - throughout the conference take the opportunity to cast your vote on the most important industry questions

ONS - use the online networking system to arrange meetings and contact fellow attendees 

Agenda Highlights

Global Liner Shipping Asia Conference agenda at a glance:

  • Alliances analysed - will changes have a positive or negative impact on the industry?
  • Focus on the state of the market and how to meet the challenges
  • Changing shippers’ business models to meet new challenges
  • Revisions to SOLAS: experiences so far with the container weight challenge
Join the Business Briefing panel

This high-level panel will examine the hot topics of the day including:

  • consolidation 
  • alliance reshuffles
  • rate recovery
  • profitability challenges

Join senior representatives from all corners of the industry for an in-depth discussion of the state of play in liner shipping today

Unrivalled Networking Opportunities

150+ Attendees

Meet and networking representatives from all the stakeholders in the Asian container shipping industry.

15+ Networking Hours

Numerous networking opportunities include Containerisation International Business Briefing panel, global liner think tanks, network development lunch, drinks receptions and refreshment breaks.

40+ Expert Speakers

Hear from expert industry speakers on a broad spectrum of hot issue topics including growth in intra-Asia trade, changes in alliances, the state of the market, future trends in supply/demand and implementation of VGM.

Inspire, Inform & Network

Network Development Lunch

We facilitate the introductions with a co-ordinated seating plan in this fun lunch activity.

Networking Drinks Reception

Join fellow attendees for a relaxing drink in an informal setting to continue networking and information exchange 

Global Liner Panel Discussions

Participate in panel discussions on the state of the industry and future prospects for the market:

- How will consolidation and new alliances impact on all stakeholders?

- How are shippers and ports managing mega vessels?

- How can lines and terminals collaborate to increase efficiency?

- What are consequences of falling rates on service?

Attend the Conference as a VIP Guest

Shippers & carriers attend this event for free as VIP guests and as a result will make up a significant portion of our audience in 2016. VIP relationship management is a key part of what makes the Global Liner Shipping Asia Conference unique and so valuable to our partners.

Examples of VIP engagement experiences include: network development lunch, design solutions lab, coffee corner discussions, think tank discussion groups, networking drinks receptions.

MCF Training Grant

Accommodation Information


Hotel Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, 


177A River Valley Road 

179031 Singapore



To book accommodation for this conference please contact Josephine on + 65 6433 8720 or email quoting Global Liner Shipping Asia Conference 2016 to get access to the preferential rates.

  • 14th September - $255++ (incl breakfast and internet)
  • 15th September - $405++ (incl breakfast and internet)

This rate will be available subject to availability until 13th July 2016.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Raise your company's profile within the market and create greater awareness of your brand.

Forget off-the-shelf packages, our bespoke solutions are tailored to meet the needs of individual company strategies, priorities and budgets.

We create bespoke packages for individual firms taking into account their strategies and budgets. 

Want to know more? Please contact Matthew Jowett-Baker on +44 (0)20 7017 6828 or by email:



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