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Global liner Shipping Conference

Leading industry speakers
Claus-Peter Offen Founder Reederei Claus-Peter Offen
Karsten Kildahl Chief Executive, North Europe Region Maersk Line
Otto Schacht Executive Vice President, Sea Logistics Kuehne + Nagel
Hermann Klein CEO E.R. Schiffahrt
CI Data Hub
Global Liner Shipping: Data Hub
Trade statistics and Market Intelligence
Shippers' Corner
Rob Moen Container Lead Cargill
Christo van der Meer Operations Manager Flowers@Sea FloraHolland
Adam Rashid International Solutions Manager Sony Supply Chain Solutions Europe
Jochen Gutschmidt Head, Global Transport Procurement Nestlé
Evening Networking Dinner
Shippers' Corner
Examine the impact of the P3 alliance

Keynote session featuring perspectives from Maersk, Nestlé and Kühne + Nagel

More shippers than ever before!

We are pleased to anounce that this year's conference has attracted more cargo owners. See below for a list of who is attending.

Carriers can claim 2 for the price of 1 discount!

Apply for this discount by emailing camilla.perselli@informa.com

Debate how Germany will maintain its share of the container industry

Featuring reepresentatives of Hanjin Shipping, Reederei Claus-Peter Offen, OPDR and HSH Nordbank

Global Liner Shipping Conference 2014: Consolidation, collaboration and the future of container shipping

Shippers registered for 2014 include:

  • Global Sourcing Manager, Akzo Nobel Sourcing
  • Head of External Logistics, Aurubis AG
  • Global Fright Mode Manager, Bacardi
  • Global Transport Specialist - Deep Sea Mode, Bacardi
  • Director, BASF
  • Procurement Manager, BASF
  • Vice President, BASF
  • Head of Global Freight, Clarks
  • Container Lead, Cargill
  • International Freight Broker, The David J. Joseph Company
  • Corporate Development Manager, Dr Oetker
  • Operations Manager, Flowers@Sea, FloraHolland
  • Global Category Buyer Logistics, Heineken Global Procurement
  • Delivery Planning & Warehousing Manager EMEA, Ingredion
  • Director Logistics Procurement, K+S Aktiengesellschaft
  • Senior Logistics Manager, Mark Lyndon International
  • Commercial Logistics Superviser, Mark Lyndon International
  • Head Global Transport Procurement, Nestlé
  • Adam Rashid, International Solutions Manager, Sony Supply Chain Europe
  • Manager, Barge & Container Logistics, Toepfer
  • Head of Import Logistics, Total Produce
  • Global Overseas Buyer, Solvay
  • Category Manager, International & Project Logistics, Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH
  • Catagory Specialist, Global Martine, Transportation & Logistics, ExxonMobil P & C
  • Group Logistics Director, Lhoist

Attend Global Liner Shipping 2014 to:

Visit the Global Liner Shipping Conference agenda

  • Analyse the impact of the P3 alliance
  • Explore the relationship between carriers and forwarders: Today and tomorrow
  • Assess the shippers' requirements with key perspectives from seven BCOs
  • Participate in the shippers/ carriers speed networking session
  • Debate how Germany will maintain its share of the container industry
  • Discuss key industry issues in champagne round table breakout tables
  • Network and dine aboard the Mare Frisium in an exclusive sailing trip
  • Hear key trade statistics and market data in the Containerisation International Data Hub
  • Analyse which terminals will be best placed for 2015
  • Examine the future of container vessels: LNG and innovative vessel design


Rodolphe Saadé, Executive Director, CMA CGM to share his vision for the future of container shipping at GLS 2014

Jesper Kjaedegaard, Partner of Mercator International confirmed as chairman for Global Liner Shipping 2014.

We are also delighted to announce that Jens Meier, Chairman of the Board, Hamburg Port Authority and Frank Horch, Senator for Economic Affairs will participate as speakes.

Rolf Neise, Global Logistics Programme Manager, British American Tobacco is confirmed to participate as a speaker in the shippers' corner.

2014 speaker panel includes:

  • Rodolphe Saadé CMA CGM
  • Karsten Kildahl Maersk Line
  • Jochen Gutschmidt Nestlé
  • Otto Schacht Kühne + Nagel
  • Claus-Peter Offen Reederei Claus-Peter Offen
  • Jens Meier Hamburg Port Authority
  • John LaRue Port of Corpus Christi Authority
  • Hermann Klein E.R. Schiffahrt
  • Senator Frank Horch Hamburg
  • Rolf Neise British American Tobacco
  • Anthony Ciarello TOTE Inc.
  • Rob Moen Cargill
  • Patrick Won Hanjin Shipping Europe
  • Jesper Kjaedegaard Mercator International
  • Till Ole Barrelet OPDR Group
  • Adam Rashid Sony Supply Chain Europe
  • Miroslav Skorepa Bacardi
  • Stefan Bodelind Akzo Nobel Sourcing
  • Lodewijk Wisse Transport Council
  • Christo van der Meer FloraHolland
  • Damian Brett Containerisation International 
  • Lars Jensen SeaIntel Maritime Analysis
  • Christian P. Nieswandt HSH Nordbank
  • Gert-Jan Jansen Seabury Group
  • Rudolf Wettstein Wärtsilä
  • Edwin Velterop Box Trade Intelligence
  • Philip Damas Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
  • Mike Garratt MDS Transmodal
  • Christopher Vowden Platts


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(updated 17 April 2014)

Special offers for 2014

Shippers: Free passes available on request

Carriers: Two passes for the price of one

To apply please contact camilla.perselli@informa.com

Global Liner Shipping Conference past reviews...

"Excellent networking event where all relevant stakeholders are present."
T van der Linden, Heineken



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