Inauguration Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics (CSGL)

Past event — 22 November 2018

Kühne Logistics University
Grosser Grasbrook 17, 20457 Hamburg

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Kühne Logistics University (KLU) thanks to the support of Hapag-Lloyd founded the Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics (CSGL) in 2018. The purpose of the Center is to combine rigorous academic research with practical experiences and insights in the area of shipping and container transport, to increase the competiveness of the sector and contribute to the development of Hamburg as an international maritime knowledge hub.

The CSGL research team will pursue the advancement of shipping and maritime transportation topics in areas such as digitalisation, sustainability and the creation of value. The Center is an integral part of the KLU and capitalises on the expertise and competences of KLU professors and researchers. Additional expertise is provided by the Center associated members.

In order to participate in the inauguration, please contact the KLU Event Management.




4:00 pm                            Arrival, registration & coffee
4:30 pm


Moderator: Mr. Sebastian Reimann, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, DVZ

Prof. Dr. Thomas Strothotte, President, KLU

Mr. Karl Gernandt, Executive Chairman, Kühne Holding AG and Chairman, KLU Supervisory Board

Mr. Rolf Habben Jansen, Chief Executive Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG

5:00 pm

Key note adress

Dr. Bruno Macães, Author, Senior Advidor at Flint Global Ltd. London, Senior Fellow at Renmin University, Beijing, PRC and at the Hudson Institute in Washington, USA

5:30 pmQ & A
5:45 pm

Introduction to the center and closing remarks

Prof. Dr. Michele Acciaro, Director, Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics (CSGL)

6:00 pmNetworking with drinks and snacks 


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Prof. Dr. Michele Acciaro

Associate Professor of Maritime Logistics / Director Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics (CSGL)

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Dr. Katharina Renken

Senior Researcher

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