unctad.org | Launch of the Review of Maritime Transport 2017
Launch of the Review of Maritime Transport 2017
25 October 2017
10:00-11:30 hrs., Room XXVI, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

The Review of Maritime Transport 2017, in keeping with previous issues since 1968, will contain a wealth of analysis and unique data.

The Review is a recognized United Nations source of statistics and analysis on seaborne trade, the world fleet, freight costs, port traffic and the latest trends in the legal and regulatory environment for international maritime transport.

This year's edition will include a special chapter on maritime transport networks and connectivity.

 

The Report is under embargo until
5 p.m. GMT on 25 October 2017

 

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10:00 - WELCOME REMARKS

  • Ms. Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics

10:10 - DISCUSSION

  • Moderator: Ms. Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics

Highlights from the Review of Maritime Transport 2017

  • Mr. Jan Hoffmann, Chief, Trade Logistics Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD

Lead discussants:

  • H.E. Alfredo Suescum. Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Panama to the World Trade Organization and UNCTAD, Geneva

  • Mr. Michaël Dooms, Professor with the Solvay Business School at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

  • Mr. Richard Watts, President, Propeller Club of Geneva and Director, HR Maritime

Open Discussion

11:25 - CLOSING REMARKS

  • Ms. Shamika N Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD

11:30 - Session ends

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