DIGITAL EVENT

Update Conference:
MII Global Ocean Transport

20 May 2021

09:00 - 15:30 CEST

The annual Update Conference for MII Ocean returns this May in a digital-first format. Concerns about sea freight are front and center in the logistics community. Uncertainty for the future is high as many shippers are struggling with low capacity and equipment availability. 

Join us for an expert-led review of what’s happening in the industry right now, and how you can prepare for the future.  

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Key topics:

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Market developments and driving factors

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Shipper strategies in a post-COVID world

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How fuel and sustainability will change container shipping

Agenda

09:00

Welcome & Targets of the Day

Compliance Rules & Code of Conduct

Market Intelligence Initiative Global Ocean Transport

Overview & key benefits

09:30

Monitoring Global Ocean Markets: Status & Outlook

  • Rate & service level monitoring
  • Contract, surcharges & spot – where is the market rate?
  • Key lessons & take-aways

10:15

Key Factors driving Global Ocean Markets

  • Demand, supply & cost driver evolution
  • Carrier strategies, balance sheets & alliances
  • Political & regulatory environment

11:00

Container Shortage & Port Congestion

  • Guest speaker: R. Klein; Port of Rotterdam
  • Container availability 2020 / 2021
  • Port perspective: Challenges & solutions

11:30

Market Evolution (post) COVID-19

  • Experts panel & discussion
  • Lasting & temporary trends, demand & framework
  • Expectation for demand turnaround

12:15

Forecasting Q3 & Q4 2021

  • Freight rates, service levels & bunker prices/costs
  • Interactive compliant forecasting

12:30

Lunch break

13:30

Shippers Viewpoints – Key Challenges

Community only

  • Selected shippers: Interviews
  • Experiences 2020 / 2021
  • Managing the Capacity Crunch

14:00

Mastering the Crisis – Best Practices

Community only

  • Securing capacity in a tight market
  • Contracting & service provider management
  • Interactive discussion

14:45

Decarbonizing Container Shipping – Outlook

Community only

  • Guest speaker: A. Menne; Frauenhofer UMSICHT
  • IMO und EU climate goals
  • Technical options for CO2 reductions

15:15

Wrap Up of Discussions

Way Forward - Market Intelligence Initiative 2021

15:30

End

Everyone is invited to join for our open session from 09:00 - 12:30.
Afterwards, we will host a members-only, closed networking session from 13:30 - 15:30.

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Speakers

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