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18 - 19 September 2019
Novotel Clarke Quay,

Shipping2030 Asia

Redefining Digitalisation & Innovation for Shipping 4.0

The essential meeting place for key industry players and innovators to voice their views, exchange ideas on the future of shipping and to showcase the latest projects in autonomous vessels, AI and big data.

More events. More opportunities.

Discover sponsorship and networking opportunities across the Shipping Transformation Asia series and find out how you can benefit from getting involved.

2018 agenda

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Download last year's agenda for Shipping2030 & Global Liner Shipping.


First Movers: Autonomous in Singapore

- How are the test-bed projects in Singapore progressing?

- What are the obstacles towards increased adoption?

- How is the industry overcoming these obstacles today?

- What is the scene for autonomous vessels in 2030?

Security as an Investment: Quantifying Cyber

- How are operators securing organisational buy-in and investment?

- What are operators investing in today? What is the shape of cyber finance?

- What is their quick recovery strategy? How are they mitigating risk?

- What constitutes cyber excellence?

Digital Leadership: Freedom to Fail

- What digital culture best fosters innovation?

- How are digital strategies being financed?

- What does digital leadership look like?

- How are leaders being given the autonomy and power to experiment?

Evolving Business Models

- How are stakeholders innovating on traditional business models to meet evolving customer demands?

- How will the emergence of Amazon and Alibaba in the supply chain affect the industry?

- What are companies doing to offset first-mover penalties and stay relevant?

Digital & De-carbonised: Performance Monitoring for a Green Future

- How are smart ships increasing fuel efficiency through performance monitoring and improved navigation?

- What digital technologies are supporting this green future?

- How are shipoperators and owners planning to meet their own environmental and emissions targets?

Enabling Innovation: Connectivity as a Currency

- How are connectivity solutions keeping up with innovation in the field of autonomous vessels?

- In what ways is enhanced connectivity driving efficiencies and reducing costs?

- What is the relationship between big data and connectivity? How are providers overcoming the hurdles of reliability and capacity?

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Expert Speakers
Shipowners, Operators & Shippers

Benefits of attending

Heavyweight insights

Hear the industry leaders and change makers pioneering the way through the digitalisation minefield, on the lessons they have learnt and how this is impacting their current business strategies.

Better together

As part of Shipping Transformation Asia series, attend Global Liner Shipping where we dig deep into everything digital in the container market and how digital innovation in this sector is affecting the wider shipping industry.

1 meeting place. 4 events. More connections.

Join over 350 decision makers from across the maritime industry for 3 dynamic days of our Shipping Transformation Asia events, taking place at the Novotel Clarke Quay from 17 to 19 September 2019. 

New contacts

With 150+ shipowners, operators, BCO's, managers & freight forwards, the decision makers will be in attendance to learn, network and form new contacts. Don't miss the opportunity of building an exciting new network!

Access 2 events with 1 pass

Build the agenda which suits your needs best with an all-access pass for both Shipping2030 Asia & Global Liner Shipping at no extra cost.

KNect 365 days of the year

By joining the conference, you become part of the KNect365 online community, giving you access to countless articles, whitepapers, discussion pieces and Digital Week; a week's worth of webinars, completely free and available on demand!


A limited number of free VIP passes has been released for shipowners, passenger vessel operators, ship management and cruise lines to attend this event. Terms and conditions apply.

Click the button below to find out if you qualify and to claim your complimentary VIP place.

Want to grow your business in 2019?

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

Shipping2030 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.