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Copenhagen Shipping Summit open for applications

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According to Danish Shipping, the Danish fleet is growing in leaps and bounds.

Between April 2017 and April 2018, the Danish flagged merchant fleet has grown by 25 pct. in size. This corresponds to a growth in gross tonnage by 3.8 million GT in just one year – the largest leap ever for the Danish fleet. By April 2018, 703 ships fly the Danish flag.

More than half of these are offshore vessels and specialized vessels – but measured in gross tonnage, the container segment by far accounts for the largest part of the fleet.

In just one year, Denmark has advanced from number eight to number six on the global list of operator
nations. Denmark is now ahead of both Germany and South Korea – and only 1.5 million GT away from the global top five.

With this in mind, it only seems natural that Denmark position itself with a recurring event that facilities networking and business between the Danish maritime cluster and the global maritime business.

Top 10 operator nations (GT)

  1. Greece
    2. Japan
    3. China
    4. Singapore
    5. USA
    6. Denmark
    7. Germany
    8. South Korea
    9. Hong Kong
    10. UK

The vision of CPH Shipping Summit, is to introduce a new innovative approach to the traditional trade fair concept, with strong focus on the conferences and the networking opportunities and with less cost for participating companies, both in terms of money and resources.

The Summit will be hosted in the historic venue The Øksne Hall in down town Copenhagen, in 2 full days 10-11th April, 2019.  The conferences and the exhibition both takes place in the 5.000 m2 hall that the Øksne hall contains, resulting in close interaction between the delegates and the exhibitors. There are 3 big conference rooms, which during the Summit will be full of activities for the benefit of everyone involved. The first day will be followed by an Executive Dinner for 350 delegates in the H C Andersen castle in Tivoli. The official summit hotel is the brand new Scandic Hotel in the meat packing district – just 5 mins walk from the venue.

Target audience is the maritime business in broad terms, but both exhibitors and conference organisers will focus on the themes for the summit.

The Shipping Summit is relevant for:
Authorities, Bank & Finance, Bunker Suppliers, Educational institutions, Equipment Suppliers, Insurance and P&I, Service Suppliers, Media, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, PR & Communication, Recruitment Companies, Ship Designers, Shipowners, Shipping Companies, Shipyards and Start-Ups.

For more information about this event – visit www.shipping-summit.com 

Jakob le Fevre, Managing Director, Shipping Summit
Telephone: +45 6160 6062
E-mail: jakob@shipping-summit.com

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