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Call For Papers

Apply to speak at CMA Shipping 2023

Join the industry's leading ship owners, brokers, managers, charterers, shipyards, ports, class societies, regulators and suppliers.

We are currently accepting abstracts for speaking sessions which will be reviewed by the CMA Shipping Advisory Committee. Details on key themes and how to submit your abstract are detailed below. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 31 2021.

Conference Themes For 2023:

We are in the process of researching a range of key topic areas to develop the 2023 conference program. If you are an expert in one of these fields please contact us. All abstracts will be reviewed by the CMA Shipping Advisory Committee. 

◦ Bunkering
◦ Decarbonisation & Alternative Energy
◦ Digitalization

◦ Finance
◦ Freight Markets
◦ Integrated Logistics

◦ Maritime Legal
◦ Salvage & Wreck
◦ State of the Industry



All abstracts must be submitted by Friday, December 31 2022. Send your abstract(s) to [email protected].

All abstracts will be reviewed by the CMA Shipping Advisory Committee. 

Please note that submitting an abstract does not guarantee a speaking slot at the conference.

Abstract information should include:

  • Paper title
  • Authors and co-authors
  • Paper outline (abstract should be no more than 150 words)
  • Duration of the sessions will vary depending on the topic and where it is most suited within the programme

* It is a pre-requisite of paper acceptance that authors provide a full written paper / manuscript and a technical PowerPoint presentation. Authors not able to meet the criteria will be withdrawn from the programme

Selection process:

The following criteria will be applied by the Committee in the selection process:

  • Technical originality
  • Papers will be accepted on technical merit, not commercial promotion of products
  • Papers which offer innovative solutions

(Joint presentations between project/pipeline operators and technology providers are welcome)

Author registration details:

  • Authors presenting the paper on the day will be automatically registered to attend the conference only (March 21-23 2023) free of charge.
  • Speakers / authors / co‐authors will be responsible for any costs associated with attending this event (travel, accommodation, general expenses, etc.)

CMA Shipping Advisory Committee:

To ensure the integrity of the programme and to retain a high‐level of content an Advisory Committee is used to assist with the programme development and to determine the suitability and relevance of submitted papers.

Submit your abstract:

To submit your abstract please email Chris Morley.