Breaking new ground

The Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit took place in Hong Kong on 3-4 October 2018. This high-level meeting convened leaders to discuss industry-wide, long-term challenges and opportunities.


Date and venue

3-4 October 2018

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal
33 Shing Fung Road
Hong Kong

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 so that you may take advantage of the free shuttle service between the venue and your hotel. Rooms can be requested when registering for the Annual Summit.


Shuttle services will be provided free of charge between the designated hotels, the meeting venue and the official evening programme.

Further information

To learn more, please visit or contact Managing Director, Head of Projects & Programmes, Johannah Christensen 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

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