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10:30 - 11:15

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13:20 - 14:25

Networking Lunch

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15:40 - 16:10

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17:25 - 18:55
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08:00 - 08:50 50 mins
Registration and Networking Break
08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Plenary
Chair’s Opening Remarks
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
Plenary
Welcome address from Singapore
09:15 - 09:50 35 mins
Plenary
Keynote Address
  • K D Adamson - Futurist & CEO, Futurenautics
09:50 - 10:30 40 mins
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Plenary
Sustainable shipping and the supply chain of the future

 Pressure is growing for businesses to engage in sustainable practices. Consumer attitude, NGO oversight, government regulation, and shareholder expectation of the social and environmental impact of company supply chains are shifting at varying speeds around the world. The viability of entire industries depends heavily on maintaining social and environmental resources. Carriers and BCOs find themselves in the very special position of sharing responsibility for shaping the supply chain of the future.

10:30 - 11:15 45 mins
Networking and Refreshment Break
11:15 - 11:20 5 mins
Global Liner Shipping
GLS Stream Introduction
11:20 - 11:40 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
SETTING THE SCENE| Container Shipping: The Next 50 Years – The McKinsey Report

First, shipping companies should invest in digital technologies to differentiate their products, disintermediate value chains, improve customer service, raise productivity, and cut costs. The risk is that tech giants and digital disruptors will capture most of the value from customer relationships by moving faster than incumbents.

Second, integrate. Next-generation innovations will have to be orchestrated across the entire value chain. Carriers and terminal operators share an especially rich agenda: bigger vessels paired with infrastructure investments for terminals, transparent ship arrivals and berthing, and larger containers. Integrated logistics providers could make freight forwarders irrelevant by mastering the complexity and the customer interface.

Finally, be bold. The shipping industry was built on the vision of strong leaders who dared to sail through the storms.

11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Lining up Fears: Fuels and Finance for container shipping in 2020

Trade tensions, slowing growth and rising fuel costs all threaten to derail container shipping’s recovery in 2019. AlixPartners estimates container lines could be looking at an additional $10bn in fuel costs to comply with the 2020 Sulphur cap, indicating that financing is shaping up to be the biggest concern for carriers. We look at the latest predictions and what they mean for the Asian players.

12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
KEYNOTE ADDRESS |The race for reliability: Building a Service Quality driven strategy in alignment with IMO2020

Service Quality in liner shipping can be represented by four key quality dimensions. In descending order of their impact on customer satisfaction, they are reliability, speed, responsiveness and value. Service differentiation by time-related attributes results in greater customer satisfaction than practising cost leadership in liner shipping.

12:20 - 13:20 60 mins
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PANEL DISCUSSION | The 2020 check-in: How is the industry accounting for operational of Carriers and Shippers Response

Half-way through a year dominated by the scale of the sizeable costs triggered by the new regulation and the carriers’ expectations that their pricing and fuel charge mechanism with customers must be restructured, it is apparent that there is a need for carriers to address the transparency concerns expressed by their customers. Our panel of industry leaders will attempt to answer a few very difficult questions:

  • To what degree is there still a lack of transparency in fuel cost recovery methods?
  • What fuel surcharge formulas might be acceptable for both parties?
  • What is the impact on tendering and contact management
  • How can we avoid a rehash of 2010 rate hikes?
13:20 - 14:25 65 mins
Networking Lunch
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
Container Market Outlook

The Container Market Outlook seeks to pinpoint directional changes in values as well as earnings, addressing key developments through 2022:

  • Container trade volumes on the main trade lanes
  • Fluctuations in timecharter rates
  • Scrapping activity on the global container market
  • The orderbook, newbuilds, deliveries and asset values
14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
What the latest China trade data tells shipping

A rush of orders from US importers ahead of the introduction of tariffs has had repercussions on transpacific container trade, while a decline in iron ore imports has added to concerns over China’s waning demand. However, China’s appetite for oil and gas remains strong, with crude tankers and LNG carriers set to benefit from a trade deal between Beijing and Washington.




15:05 - 15:25 20 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
A look at Shortsea and the Feeder market in intra-Asia trade

The capacity of tonnage of the intra-Asia container feeder trade has expanded rapidly in the past decade. But dedicated operators are losing out to global carriers in the fight for market share.  In a sector characterised by fragmentation and low entry barriers, carriers, who are looking for flexibility have a wide berth. This session will address:

  • Availability of feeder tonnage and the impact of fuel costs on feederships
  • Likely fluctuation of feeder rates and impact on service reliability and transhipments
  • M&A and consolidation of the feeder market
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15:25 - 15:40 15 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Case Study
15:40 - 16:10 30 mins
Networking & Coffee Break
16:10 - 16:30 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Trade Wars and Sanctions: Impact on Asian and Global Trade
16:30 - 17:20 50 mins
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Global Liner Shipping
INDUSTRY PANEL| The Regional Trade Check-in
  • Availability and procurement of capacity, regulation pressures and commercial impact on rates
  • Bunker Fuels: Availability, Options and Risks
  • One Belt One Road:  A critical look at the actual infrastructure and capacity to move cargo by road and rail
  • HMM’s strategic cooperation agreement with the 2M will end in April 2020, raising questions of how the carrier will fill its recently ordered ships
17:20 - 17:25 5 mins
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Day 1 Wrap Up | Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:25 - 18:55 90 mins
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Networking Drinks Reception