Taking the lead

The Global Maritime Forum’s 2019 Annual Summit took place in Singapore on 30-31 October. The meeting convened the leaders from across the maritime spectrum who have the will to address the burning issues facing the maritime industry.


Date and meeting venue

30-31 October 2019

Flower Dome
Gardens by the Bay
Entrance A
18 Marina Gardens Drive
Singapore 018953

Participation in the Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit is by invitation only. All working sessions are conducted under the Chatham House Rule.


We encourage you to stay in one of the official hotels. Rooms can be requested when registering for the Annual Summit.

Andaz Singapore
5 Fraser Street
Singapore 189354

Raffles Hotel
1 Beach Road
Singapore 189673

Welcome reception

29 October 2019

One Raffles Place
Stellar Restaurant at 1-Altitude
1 Raffles Place, Floor 62
Singapore 048616

The welcome reception is kindly hosted by the Singapore Shipping Association.

Annual Summit dinner

30 October 2019

Andaz Singapore
Glasshouse Ballroom
5 Fraser Street
Singapore 189354

Further information

To learn more, please visit or contact Community Manager, Bonjek Hertz Pedersen at


Selected sessions of the Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit will be open to the press. Press related inquiries should be directed to Head of Communications, Torben Vemmelund at