The meeting will be preceded by a networking reception for participants on Tuesday 19th and followed by a tour of the Cogent Sky Depot on the Thursday 21st.
The meeting itself will host a conference for stakeholders of the global container industry to discuss key container shipping issues including; trends and prospects, container manufacturing and management, and new technology. The afternoon will host two parallel sessions discussing container/technical projects and flexitank developments.
Parallel Session A: Container/Technical Projects
o New Information Technology for Container Management
o Container Tracking and Tracing
o Recommended COA Cargoworthy Criteria
o Waterborne Coatings
o Reefer Containers and Refrigeration Machinery
o Container Flooring
Parallel Session B: Flexitank Developments
o Shipping line flexitank update
o Technology developments
o 40ft containers
o Reefer containers
o FMC representation