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20-23 March 2018
Tivoli Congress Centre,

Sustainability. Digitisation. Collaboration.

Adhere to regulation. Create cost efficiency. Harness technology. Mitigate business risk.

Join over 450 industry experts to discuss the latest in global regulations, digital trends, technology innovations, business risk, sustainable shipping & more

Free shipowner tickets

There's a limited number of free tickets remaining to select shipowners! 

6 Questions. 6 Conversations.

How will shipowners & operators meet the 2020 deadline?

Receive realistic supply and demand projections, learn about shipowner strategies to create an effective monitoring plan and walk away with forecasts on fuel oil consumption in relation to the integration of alternative fuel supplies across the industry.

What are the benefits to connectivity technology?

Learn about new trends in satellite communication to quantify the cost savings to the fleet. Understand the methods to harness data results with an exclusive Shipowner Response Panel responding directly to conversations and if it is really leading to predictive O&M. 

How do you overcome new financing & investment pressures?

Learn about new financial incentives available to the industry to take advantage of, the differences between local vs international sourced funding and what key institutions think about the state of digital transformation within the shipping industry in relation to funding availability. 

How can you effectively capture & harness big data?

In this new format for 2018, challenges will be submitted around big data issues with the workshop leaders providing context on operational influences for data capture, methods for effective analysis & practical solutions to reap the big data benefits.

Decarbonization - trend or a new reality?

Translate how the 2050 vision will impact long term business strategy, identify the impact of political influences on the fleet day-to-day, calculate climate risk with pricing in order to drive total carbon reduction in vessel operations.

How do you mitigate cyber security threats?

Learn how to identify potential fleet vulnerabilities to create an effective risk management strategy and the practical steps to implementation. Understand the techniques to control data flow between the supply chain to avoid weaknesses that might lead to an attack.

GST & Shipping2030 Europe at a glance

2 conferences for the price of one: GST sessions highlighted in green, Shipping2030 sessions highlighted in blue, and shared sessions highlighted in light blue. 

PLUS! Get more out of the event by adding additional pre or post conference summits to your booking:

What to expect?

Fresh perspectives

Explore the agenda & speaker highlights on key topics that you won't want to miss, such as air emissions & alternative fuels, connectivity & collaboration, sustainability & digitization, green ship design, big data and smarter ships, shipowner priorities for 2018 & beyond.

Build your network

450+ attendees. 30% shipowners & operators. 

2 day conference, Pre and Post Summits, Gala Awards & Dinner, Drinks Receptions - GST & Shipping2030 Europe offers unmatched opportunities to connect, make connections and find ways to grow your business.

Sponsor & exhibit

We create bespoke proposals for companies, offering the best marketing opportunity for you and your budget. Connect with over 450 maritime professionals, raise your company's profile within the market and create greater awareness of your brand.

Enter the awards

Enter an award yourself, or nominate someone worthy for free by 5 February! The categories are:

  • Green Ship Technology of the Year
  • Shipping2030 Innovation
  • Shipowner of the Year
  • New Talent Award
Industry expert speakers

Hear what our outstanding speaker line-up of over 120 experts have to say about sustainable shipping, digital trends, the future of maritime, & more. 

Hear from the likes of BIMCO, Maersk Line, Cargill, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Scandlines, Danish Maritime Authority, RINA, Baltic Ports Organization, Danish Ship Finance, Green City Ferries & others

Stay ahead of the game

With the fast-evolving technology and global regulation landscape, this conference is perfect to catch up on where the industry is at and where we're headed. 

And the different session formats, such as case study presentations, workshops and working groups, panel discussions and plenty of time for Q&A, will keep you engaged for the entire 2 days!

Agenda highlight

Join the discussion regarding connectivity across the fleet. Two separate panels will address new trends in satellite communications, real-time connectivity cost projections and operational factors that are driving connectivity enhancement. In addition, the discussion will feature a shipowners response panel with Maersk & NYK Line amongst others.

Numbers that matter

Shipowners & operators
Expert speakers
Networking & learning hours
Countries represented in 2017

Our awards are now open for nominations

Categories include green ship technology of the year, innovation award & more!

Submit your entry by 5 February for a chance to win!

Who will you meet?

Over 450 maritime professionals from all across the sector will gather at 2018 event! 

Here's just some of the already confirmed shipowners and operators:

Sponsorship & exhibiting opportunities

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

2017 highlights video

Watch this short highlights video from our GST & Shipping2030 Europe 2017 conference in Copenhagen, where the events formed an unprecedented platform for over 450 industry professionals to meet and discuss the new trends and disruptive technologies on the horizon for green shipping and a more innovative maritime industry.

Network with 450+ maritime professionals!

One network

Our audience is made up of over 100 shipowner and operator company representatives, under 1 roof! Can you really afford to miss out on meeting your whole network in one sitting?

Learn hard, play hard

Take the opportunity to network and socialise outside of the conference hours including our drinks receptions, breakfast briefings and exclusive Gala Awards & Dinner.

40+ hours

With 3 streams, 2 seminars, workshop sessions, roundtables, presentations, panel, working groups & much more, we give you the option to learn and practise, led by 100+ industry experts.

Free shipowner tickets

Select shipowners and shippers can attend our events for free as VIP guests!

Pre-Conference Summit: Autonomous Vessels

With exciting industry developments, the summit has been designed on autonomous vessels, equipping you with long term insights for a potentially ground-breaking new reality. Hear about the strategic, commercial, practical and technological factors feeding into the new age of a maritime vessel.

Post-Conference Summit: EU MRV & Performance Monitoring

Get an update on the EU MRV and the process behind implementing an effective plan. Join the discussions on planning and integrating long term strategies to enhance performance monitoring and utilising data to the vessel’s advantage. Hear the latest on reporting requirements and how this is affecting monitoring planning, data management and key performance indicators.

Gala Dinner & Awards

Not just a networking & learning experience, GST & Shipping2030 Europe we will also recognise innovation in sustainable design and technology in shipping

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Gala Dinner Sponsor

Day 1 Drinks Reception Sponsor

Welcome Drinks Reception Sponsor

Mobile App Sponsor

Shipping2030 Communication Sponsors

GST conference bag sponsor

Shipping2030 badge sponsor

GST Branded Writing Folder Sponsor

Start-up Hub Sponsor