Maritime webinar series: The container shipping crisis - Its impact and why it is different from anything we have seen before


13 juillet 2021
15:00 - 16:00 hrs. CEST
Online

The webinar will discuss the current market disruption in container shipping, with a special focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It will highlight medium to long-term remedies that may prevent similar future occurrences. The current situation in liner shipping is unprecedented and dramatically affecting developing countries. The main presentation will focus on the situation in Asia and how the surge in freight rates and the logistical constraints caused by the recent equipment shortages are affecting countries in the region.


Opening remarks and introduction

  • Denis Choumert, Chair, Global Shippers Alliance

Presentation

  • Chaichan Charoensuk, Chairman, Thai National Shippers’ Council and Representative of the Asian Shippers’ Alliance

Discussants

  • John Manners-Bell, Director, Foundation for Future Supply Chain
  • Teresa Moreira, Head, Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD

Questions from participants

Moderator

  • Jan Hoffmann, Head, Trade Logistics Branch, UNCTAD

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Co-organisateur(s):
Global Shippers Alliance

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Langue(s)

English  |   

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Sujet

Transport, logistics and trade facilitation

Event

Contact

Mr. Jan Hoffmann

Chief, Trade Logistics Branch

Division on Technology and Logistics

UNCTAD, Geneva

Jan.Hoffmann@unctad.org