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2 - 4 November 2020
Virtual Event,
Live Streamed (CET time) (+4 GST) (+5.5 IST) (+8 SGT) & Available On-demand Afterwards


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.

As we work our way through a period of unprecedented change and uncertainty, making connections and knowledge sharing have become more important than ever before which is why we have chosen to go digital.


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 meet to answer questions about the structure of supply chain strategy, the nature of strategic alignment, and the logic of future visioning exercises.

The future of sustainability
The future of sustainability
  • The EU green deal and shipping
  • GHC regulations, biofouling and coating
  • Scrubbers vs Alternatives: the future – ramping up or phasing out?
Regulation, law, tensions
Regulation, law, tensions
  • Consortia block exemption regulation decision: implications for business 
  • Trust, transparency and rate negotiations 
  • Trade wars, Brexit and trade tensions

Market intelligence
Market intelligence
  • Supply and demand comparative dynamics 
  • Container trade patterns
  • Reefer market outlook 


Integrated supply chains & Digitization
Integrated supply chains & Digitization
  • Update on consolidation in liner shipping 
  • Service reliability & challenges of compliance and regulation
  • The common digital global trade identity and harmonized APIs
Unpacking the impact of COVID-19
Unpacking the impact of COVID-19
  • Customer interface, assessing plans for 2021 
  • Service Reliability
  • A reshaped global container fleet serving changing demand dynamics
Owner and BCO Breakfast & Law Briefing
Owner and BCO Breakfast & Law Briefing
  • How well are you using your legal function?
  • Reducing your risk exposure  
  • The role of in-house or external counsel: from transactional to constitutional 


Shippers, freight forwarders & carriers
Expert speakers


  • Our virtual platform will be your conference venue
  • Enjoy enhanced flexibility with access to live and on-demand content
  • Interact with influential speakers during live Q&A
  • Participate in live polls
  • Join hosted meeting rooms  
  • Visit exhibitors at virtual booths who will display a range of recorded material and downloadable information
  • Sing up to 1:1 meetings with our exhibitors to find out more about their services


Demonstrate your thought leadership and align your brand with the new virtual market.

Partnering with us at this virtual conference, will allow you to access an audience unconstrained by traditional travel and time considerations. Benefit from deeper insights from our audience with enhanced analytics in your post show report.

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.


Global Liner Shipping is now a CPD certified event. Attendees can request a CPD certificate after attending the event. 

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