Coastlink conference

Coastlink 2

Hosted by the Port of Antwerp, Coastlink will be held on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th May 2020 in the Auditorium at The Port House – an award winning and dynamic venue, reflecting the innovative nature and sustainable values set out by the port. The theme for the 2020 event will focus on Building Connectivity between Short Sea Shipping & Intermodal Networks.

UK Chamber of Shipping members will be entitled to a 10% discount when booking their delegate place.  To get your discount please use the code: UKCOS2020. Members will need to enter this code when booking on-line and the discount will be applied. Alternatively, should members wish to call the team at Mercator Media to make the booking, please quote this code over the telephone. 

Coastlink is a neutral pan-European network dedicated to the promotion of short sea and feeder shipping, and, the intermodal transport networks through the ports that support the sector. The conference promotes debate on the challenges and opportunities affecting the industry, whilst enabling conference delegates and participants to establish and build on relationships through the networking opportunities on offer.  It is a place for industry professionals to meet and discuss future innovation, economic and environmental considerations – and develop partnerships that will help build a sustainable future.

Coastlink will deliver 1.5 days of Conference Sessions which include:

  • Session 1: Market Sector Overview: Industry Challenges and New Opportunities for Short Sea & Feeder Shipping
  • Session 3: Looking to the future – Improving efficiencies through Digitalisation & Innovation

The delegate package includes the Conference dinner on the evening of 13th May and a technical visit at the Short Sea Shipping Terminal in the Port of Antwerp in the afternoon of Day 2.