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16-17 May
Kempinski Hotel,

Responding to industry consolidation. Strategies for the future of shipping

Essential knowledge, essential networking

A deluge of large newbuildings combined with a faltering market resulting in severe overcapacity inducing a bitter rate war ensuing dramatic losses. In January 2015, four East-West Alliances kicked off. Less than one-and-a-half year later, in April/May 2016, the relevant carriers announced drastic re-arrangements of their groupings.


Conference agenda now available

Global Liner Shipping 2016 In Numbers

Hours of Networking
Expert Speakers

Why attend Global Liner Shipping

2017 Agenda Highlights
  • BIMCO global economic outlook and industry forecasts

  • The global Supply outlook and the impact for lines and alliances
  • The Equity market’s perspective on the container shipping space
  • Shippers’ response to current market conditions 

  • Panama Canal expansion and implication for trade routes

  • Digitizing the container Supply Chain 

Interactive Features
  • Objective setting - actively participate in setting the direction of the conference in the opening plenary
  • Digital Q&A  - submit your questions via the online platform and our speakers and panelists will address the hottest ones, as voted by the audience 
  • Electronic polling - throughout the conference take the opportunity to cast your vote on the most important industry questions
  • Contribute to the discussion - submit your thought leadership piece on a conference topic for a chance to have it featured on stage
Essential Networking

Make the most of your conference experience and enjoy these great networking opportunities:

  • Shippers and carriers attend the conference free as VIP guests
  • Pre-conference drinks reception 
  • Extended coffee breaks and lunch 
  • Dinner on the river Elbe
  • Interactive sessions 

Join us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Containerisation International!

Save the date: 15 May 

Attend Global Liner Shipping as a VIP guest

Shippers & carriers attend Global Liner Shipping for free as VIP guests and as a result will make up a significant portion of our audience in 2017. VIP relationship management is a key part of what makes the Global Liner Shipping Conference unique and so valuable to our partners.

Our dedicated team of VIP Relationship Managers organise exclusive VIP engagement experiences for our partners that offer truly unrivalled opportunities for interaction with potential business partners.

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