We Will Take Part INTERMODAL ASIA 2019

The Intermodal Asia exhibition and conference brings together the container and intermodal industry’s most influential decision-makers from across the world for three days in Shanghai, providing the most important meeting point of the year in Asia, covering all areas of intermodal transport and logistics across road, rail and sea.


Taking place in Shanghai – home to the world’s largest container port and one of the world’s most dynamic logistic markets - Intermodal Asia offers a unique opportunity to discover innovative products and services and to meet suppliers, clients and partners all under one roof.

The Intermodal Asia exhibition and conference brings together 9,500+ leading international decision-makers from over 90 different countries, from all areas of container shipping, transport and logistics, making it the most important industry annual meeting point in Asia.

Taking place in Shanghai, China - one of the world’s most dynamic logistic markets, Intermodal Asia offers a unique opportunity to discover innovative products and meet suppliers in order to gain long-term competitive advantage. It is the perfect opportunity for global professionals to come together to network, do business and encourage the healthy and sustainable development of modern intermodal transport.

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Bringing together, thousands of senior level intermodal professionals – internationally and globally - to network, do business and shape your industry’s future, Intermodal Asia 2019 will provide the perfect business platform for you.

In partnership with the China Container Industry Association (CCIA) and the Integrated Transport Federation (ITF), a branch of the China Communications and Transportation Association (CCTA), as well as benefitting from the full support of the world’s largest container manufacturer, China International Marine Containers (CIMC), Intermodal Asia is established as the most important annual industry meeting point in Asia.

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The programme for Intermodal Asia 2019 includes:

  • Overview of the Container Shipping Market: this forum assesses trade movements, current supply and demand, increasing profitability and any possible further sector consolidation.

  • Finance Forum: reviewing the availability of finance in the container shipping sector. This forum will provide an overview of how funds are making their investments in 2019.

  • One Belt One Road Forum: discussing the progress made so far, as well as likely future expansion. Topics include: a review of trade routes, investments and impact in the regions.

  • Outside the Box: The Shipping Container Repurposed: discussing all aspects of the repurposed container from design and modification to cost and feasibility, providing case study examples of real projects.

  • IMO Sulphur Cap: Are You 2020 Ready? January 2020 has been set as the implementation date for a significant global reduction in the Sulphur content of the fuel oil used by ships. It is arguably the most impactful environmental regulation to date in Ocean Transportation and has far-reaching technical, operational and commercial consequences.

  • Smart Ports: the impact of increased automation & and what it means for the future.

  • Smart Container Forum: how new technologies are creating greater transparency and encouraging increased profitability, efficiency, and resilience.

  • Future Outlook Forum: identifying future challenges and discussing their impact on the market.

  • New Technologies to Optimize the Container Logistics Market: looking to the future for platform collaboration and digitization in container logistics.

  • Blockchain Technology: digitizing the supply chain.

  • Tank Container Forum: the future development of hazardous cargo transport in China

  • SISI Perspective on the Development of Container Shipping in China: hosted by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute: a focused discussion on today’s issues and challenges within China’s shipping and intermodal market.