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19th Annual Global Liner Shipping Conference

Explore consolidation, collaboration and the future of container shipping

April 2017

London, venue tbc


Meet and network with container shipping experts and an increased number of shipping professionals

hours of networking

Networking opportunities include a network development lunch, coffee discussion corners and exhibition area

expert speakers

Hear from expert industry speakers

2016 Key Speakers Included:

Peregrine  Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox

Risk Management Director

TT Club

Nagy Ahmed Amin Mohamed, Director of Planning, Research & Studies Dept., Suez Canal Authority
Nagy Ahmed Amin Mohamed

Director of Planning, Research & Studies Dept.

Suez Canal Authority

Patrick   Walters, Group Commercial Director, Peel Ports Group
Patrick Walters

Group Commercial Director

Peel Ports Group

Kim Fejfer, Chief Executive Officer, APM Terminals
Kim Fejfer

Chief Executive Officer

APM Terminals

Paul Deacon, General Manager, Inter-enterprise Integration Services , Orient Overseas Container Line Limited
Paul Deacon

General Manager, Inter-enterprise Integration Services

Orient Overseas Container Line Limited

William Doyle, Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission
William Doyle


Federal Maritime Commission

Jeroen de Haas, Managing Director / Marine Consultant , BMT Surveys (Rotterdam) B.V.
Jeroen de Haas

Managing Director / Marine Consultant

BMT Surveys (Rotterdam) B.V.

Aart Hille Ris Lambers, Head of Commercial, DP World Southampton
Aart Hille Ris Lambers

Head of Commercial

DP World Southampton

Chris  Welsh MBE, Secretary-General, Global Shippers' Forum
Chris Welsh MBE


Global Shippers' Forum

Jeppe Kold, Logistics Manager , Total Produce Nordic
Jeppe Kold

Logistics Manager

Total Produce Nordic

2016 agenda at a glance:

  • Alliances revisited - have they had a positive or negative impact on the industry?
  • Freight rate forum – can a new pricing model be found?
  • Shippers’ wish list – what makes a shipper choose one carrier over another?
  • Revisions to SOLAS: the container weight challenge
  • Spotlight on UK port development: the North/South divide
  • Battle of the Canals: Panama versus Suez

Would you be interested in profiling your company’s thought leadership, latest research or capabilities via a speaking opportunity? Or perhaps you would like to raise your profile and promote your products and services through a tailored sponsorship or exhibitor package? Find out more here.

To find out more on how you can take full advantage of Global Liner Shipping please get in touch with Matthew Jowett-Baker on +44 (0)20 7017 6828 or email

New & Enhanced Networking for 2016

Delegates benefited from interactive formats including:

  • Think and tech tanks – hear about a selection of topics including high performance ships
  • Pub quiz- have a beer and try and outsmart your peers!
  • Electronic polling - throughout the conference take the opportunity to cast your vote on the most important industry questions
  • Discussion coffee corners – join one of the optional break time sessions on LNG as a fuel and ULC vessels

Shippers & Carriers VIP Platform

Shippers & carriers attend this event for free as VIP guests and as a result will make up a significant portion of our audience in 2017. VIP relationship management is a key part of what makes the Global Liner event unique and so valuable to our partners.

Find out more here