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15 - 16 May 2018

Thank you to all of our delegates, speakers, sponsors and partners for making GLS 2017 such a great event!

Global Liner Shipping | Industry solutions and essential intelligence to address scale, agility and disruption in shipping. Strategies and responses to industry consolidation

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Hours of Networking
Expert Speakers

Lloyd's List Containers celebrates 50 years with a relaunch

The foremost analytical voice on container shipping and provider of invaluable news and statistics to the container markets.

(Formerly known as Containerisation International)

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 panellists 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 as VIP's, benefiting from an exclusive discounted rate.
  • 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 

Essential networking at Global Liner Shipping

15 May | 50th Anniversary of Containerisation International at the Pre-conference Drinks Reception

Join us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Containerisation International. Among a few surprises we have in store, you will be able to read the very first edition and see what was going in the industry 50 years ago and how it compares with today's news. 

Start time: 18:30| Dress code: Cocktail 

16 May | Conference Dinner aboard Mare Frisium

Participate in the ultimate networking activity - dinner and drinks aboard the luxurious vessel, the Mare Frisium as you sail down the River Elbe and absorb the breath-taking sights of Hamburg.

Departure 18:00 | Pick up/ drop off at the Kempinski Hotel included| Sailing time: 19:00 - 22:30| Dress code: Smart casual

Join our online community Knect365 Maritime Tech & Comms

Join the Knect 365 Tech & Comms online forum to stay up to date with innovations transforming the maritime industry or share your ideas and become a contributor.

Global Liner Shipping special shipowner rate available

Shippers (Beneficial Cargo Owner) & carriers attend Global Liner Shipping as VIP's, benefiting from an exclusive discounted rate. Please contact

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