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Shipper summit line-up

[ August 21, 2012   //   ]

The line-up of speakers at this year’s Global Shippers’ Summit in London on 22-23 October will include Anne Bergenfelt, cabinet member and adviser to Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Professor Alan McKinnon of Kuhne University in Hamburg and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. It will cover key policy and regulatory issues impacting shippers’ global supply chains in 2013, including a review of global trading conditions and round table discussions with industry supply chain partners including the International Chamber of Shipping and Christopher Koch, President and CEO of the World Shipping Council.

The GSF Maritime Safety Campaign, which promotes high standards of safety in shipping, will also be launched at the Summit including GSF best practice material and the signing of the maritime safety charter.

It takes place oat the Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1, at a cost of $300 (£195) per delegate. Non-members of the GSF can attend on Monday 22 October only.  For further details email