Conference Presentations

Over 130 delegates participanted at the COA’s 17th Members Meeting, which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg, on Monday 16 November 2015.

Presentations are now available to download.

World Economic Forecast and Impact on Container Shipping
Dr. Jürgen Sorgenfrei, Director Consulting Services, Global Trade & Transportation Practice, IHS Global

The Transformation Imperative in Container Shipping
Lars Kloppsteck, Co-lead, Global Shipping Practice, Boston Consulting Group

Container Industry Safety: An Insurance Perspective
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club

CSC – Convention for Safe Containers: Current status and next steps
Philippe Berard, Equipment & Depot Senior Manager, CMA CGM

The challenges and opportunities in operating refrigerated containers globally
Morten Heide, Chief Technology Officer, Star Cool/Maersk Container Industry AS, Denmark

Container Floors – Alternative Materials: Overview
Nigel Stribley, Director, Blue Sky Intermodal and Moderator, COA Alternative Materials Group

Steel floors for containers: Hapag Lloyd Experience to date
Frank Nachbar, Director, Container Engineering, Hapag Lloyd

Development of Flat Bamboo Floor
Dick Deng, Deputy General Manager, CIMC Wood Development

ECO Hybrid floor: status and prospects for the container shipping industry
Erik Kjellner, SP-Extrusion A/S, Denmark

OSB floorboards: a new option for the replacement and new production market
Al Huber, EWP International Sales Manager, LP Building Products, USA

Container Coatings
Panel Discussion Update on Regulations in China

Container Weight Verification
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club

Non-Operating Reefers – COA Code of Practice Status Report
Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Head of Cargo Management, Maersk Line

The “Industrial Internet of Things” – and its impact on the Container Business
Christoph Wartmann, Chief Executive Officer, Nexiot AG, Switzerland