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17 -19 September 2019|Novotel Clarke Quay,Singapore

Global Liner Shipping Asia

Exploit the new generation of sustainability in shipping.

Don’t get caught out. Make sure your team is prepared for the 2020 sulphur cap – the most significant regulatory change to container shipping. Join this two day conference and learn how to create a seamless customer experience and reap the benefits of digital disruption.

Who you'll meet
Join representatives from the DCSA, CMA-CGM Group, World Shipping Council, Ocean Network Express (ONE), World Economic Forum, X-Press Feeders, Kuehne+Nagel, Nestle, NAPA Japan, Ralph Lauren and many more!


Why should you get involved in 2019? 

Hear what our attendees had to say about the Shipping2030 Asia & Global Liner Shipping.

2019 event highlights

Vital answers to key questions: IMO2020 Check-in

Influential speakers and industry leaders walked delegates through a content packed with carrier case studies, shipper panel discussions, broader keynotes & outsider's view sessions.

Continued focus on solutions and digital disruption

Co-located with Shipping2030, we propose a balanced agenda that will dig deep into everything digital: IoT, data analytics, blockchain, smart operations, eBills of Lading and much more.

Pre-conference Summit: Sustainable Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Attend this full day pre-conference summit to give you a checklist and benchmark for your business choices in relation to the 2020 regulation.

The 2020 sulphur cap: Are you ready?

One year away from some of the biggest, most significant regulatory changes in liner shipping, we ask both operators and BCOs about the ripple effect of the operational choices on business, contract management and customer relationships.

The end-to-end seamless customer experience

What does it mean and what does it take to build a supply chain infrastructure to ensure a seamless customer experience? How are BCOs impacted by the Sulphur Cap? How to address the challenge of transparency? How to do business better?

The Regional Outlook

We close in on the Asian market and opportunities for collaboration and the wider global trade. We will explore in depth the challenges of regional development and what’s up on the horizon.

Shippers’ Roundtable

We bring shippers centre stage to talk about their business, the impact of technology, about their customers and changing markets, to shine a light on their needs now and how they are likely to change in the medium and long term.

Freight forwarders & the sustainable supply chain

A close look at sustainable logistics addressing the operational aspects of sustainable supply chains, and focusing on analyzing the implications of environmental considerations in logistics decisions. Vertical integration, flexibility and transparency of service.

Trade patterns

All the information you need on the container market: trade volumes, the ebbs and flows of timecharter rates, asset earnings, the impact of trade wars and sanctions, availability and costs of bunker fuels, and alternative technologies.

The numbers that matter

Global Liner Shipping and Shipping2030 Asia 2018 conferences gathered:

Expert Speakers
Shippers & carriers

Want to grow your business in 2019?

Engage with 250+ industry professionals, influence your peers & make new contacts.

Global Liner Shipping Asia brings your target market to you. As an event partner we can assist you in developing new business relationships, educating the market on your solutions, and raise your brand in a high potential growth market.


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Don’t Miss Out the unique Opportunity to join the 74th Annual SMDG in Singapore on 17-19 September 2019.

Key topics:

● SMDG e.V. and its role in EDI standardisation
● How to impact industry with standardisation
● EDI from EDIFACT towards webservice APIs
● Data models mapping business processes
● Standard code lists and their maintenance
● Selected issues from Maritime Shipping Logistics
● Container messages
● Stowage instructions and bayplans
● Best practice in using standard EDI messages
● Vessel schedules
● DG bookings