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Global liner Shipping Conference

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Expert speeakers:
Rolf Habben Jansen Chief Executive Officer Hapag-Lloyd AG
Karsten Kildahl Chief Executive, North Europe Region Maersk Line
Frank Hercksen Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight Panalpina
Jens Holger Nielsen CEO Samskip
Infographic
Explore the current outlook for container shipping in Africa
Shippers' corner
Northern and Southern European terminals put their cases forward
Efficiency & the environment
Extra-networking
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Top executives reviewed the impact of commoditisation

Speaker contributions from Hapag LLoyd, Maersk Line, Siemens, Unifeeder & Panalpina

New terms & conditions for working with medium sized shippers were announced

The panel was led by the Global Shippers' Forum

Megavessel size: Experts predicted how big ships are going to get

The potential benefits and technical constraints were explored



The FMC revealed how they plan to monitor alliances

How will regulatory authorities cooperate to ensure the four major groupings play fair?

Global Liner Shipping Conference 2015: differentiation in an increasingly commoditised industry

Hot sessions for 2015 included:

Keynote session: Hapag Lloyd, Maersk, Siemens, Panalpina & Unifeeder examined whether the industry is really heading towards full commoditisation

Alliance watch: The FMC revealed how they plan to monitor the four major Asia-Europe groupings

Global focal points: Developments in African container shipping and German finance were analysed

Soap box debate: Two parties tackled the controversial issue of new environmental regulation and the true impact on industry

Shipper’s corner: New terms & conditions for working with small and medium sized-shippers were explained

Data Hub: Experts predicted the potential benefits and technical constraints of megavessels

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Two brave teams battled to win the first ever Have CI Got News For You contest. Read the conference coverage in Containerisation International.

30 executive speakers participated:

Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO,
Hapag-Lloyd AG

Karsten Kildahl, Chief Executive, North Europe Region,
Maersk Line

Frank Hercksen, Executive Vice President,
Panalpina

Jesper Kristensen, CEO ,
Unifeeder

Jens Holger Nielsen, CEO,
Samskip
 
Chris Welsh, Secretary-General,
Global Shippers' Forum

Attendee breakdown for 2015:

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Carriers & Ship Managers 25%

Freight Forwarders & Shippers 27%

Port Authorities & Terminals 18%

Analysts & Consultants 12%

Other 18%

View the attendee list from Global Liner Shipping Conference 2015.

Reviews from 2015:

"Great event and networking opportunity"
A Parodi, Eastman Chemicals

"Really well organised & managed"
N Harnack, China Shipping

"A very good opportunity to learn new aspects of global liner shipping and meet people with the same problems"
E Merrien, Marfret

Networking & features of 2015:

  • Pre-conference skyline bar drinks reception 
  • Network Development Lunch
  • Exclusive Sailing Dinner
  • Online networking tool
  • Conference infographics
  • Electronic polling

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(updated 26 July 2015)

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2015 Co-Sponsor

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2015 Networking breaks sponsored by Quintiq

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2015 Phone Charger Compliments of INTTRA

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