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2 - 4 November 2020
Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall,
Hamburg, Germany


Join the industry's leaders at this two-day conference to get all the information you need on the container market.

Regulatory updates, trade pattern analyses, business strategy audits, digitization, standardization, investment and finance. We cover everything that's relevant to you and connect you with the people you need.


Check out our brand new webinar series.


A new generation of sustainability in shipping is unfolding and you are a part of it. But are you leading or following? At Global Liner Shipping, leaders of change met to answer questions about the structure of supply chain strategy, the nature of strategic alignment, and the logic of future visioning exercises.

The profitability of sustainability
  • The EU green deal and shipping
  • GHC regulations, biofouling and coating
  • Scrubbers vs Alternatives: the future – ramping up or phasing out?
  • Tech Hub | Ports and terminals: digitisation and automation 
  • Tech Hub | Customer interface: service reliability – fulfilling the digital shipping promise   
  • Under the lens: trade lens – infrastructure update, benefit analysis

Regulation, Law, Tensions
  • Consortia block exemption regulation decision: arguments and implications for business 
  • Trust, transparency and rate negotiations 
  • The Anxiety Angle | Trade wars, Brexit and trade tensions

Trade patterns
  • Supply and demand comparative dynamics 
  • Blanksailing and compliance-driven route optimisation
  • Supply and demand comparative dynamics


Integrated, sustainable supply chains
  • Talking change and why fortune favours the brave 
  • Shipping and the age of the digital sale 
  • Shippers’ take on the state of the union: assessing risks and benefits and promise of the future
Industry standardisation
  • The winding road to industry standardisation
  • The common digital global trade identity
  • Data: mining, collection and interpretation – a critical look at sourcing and using big data in shipping


Shippers, freight forwarders & carriers
Expert speakers

Pre-Conference Summit: Liner Shipping2050

The economy of compliance in the era of sustainable shipping

The early verdict on operational choices and the impact on margins and clients. Some of the big issues we will address during the summit are the effect of compliance on long and short term margins for current and future regulations. Hear client views on issues on non-compliance, operational challenges and how to overcome them, and future planning for the next stages with decarbonisation.


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