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North America's premier shipping event

Welcome to CMA Shipping

April 1 - 3 2025 
Hilton Stamford, Connecticut

Event highlights from 2024







Join the voyage to CMA Shipping 2025

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As we get ready to celebrate a landmark 40th edition, discover your opportunities to participate in this popular industry event.

What happens at CMA Shipping?

As we prepare to embark on the next edition, discover the best bits from CMA Shipping 2024.

The world's top shipping suppliers

Over 80 trusted shipping industry suppliers lined the Supplier Expo, showcasing the very best products, services, and innovations.

Insight, expertise and leading voices

From strategic big-picture keynotes to topical breakout sessions, the agenda at CMA Shipping provided actionable insights from subject matter experts.

Build and strengthen your professional profile

Leaders from some of shipping’s leading industry brands came together to meet, connect and build long-lasting relationships.

An event like no other

Ready to come aboard for 2025?

CMA Shipping is more than just your average event, it's an energetic gathering of a core community of maritime professionals.

Facilitating an abundance of networking opportunities throughout the 3 days, CMA Shipping provides you with the platform to spend time with old friends and connect with industry newcomers.

Headlines from CMA Shipping 2024

Catch up on the biggest stories, as provided by our official media partner Seatrade Maritime News.

First utility-scale US offshore wind farm nears completion

Ulysses Hammond, Executive Director at Connecticut Port Authority, told attendees that within two weeks, South Fork will become the first completed utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US, generating 132 MW of power to the state of New York.

Who will lead the world in nuclear propulsion for shipping regulation?

One of the current difficulties deterring investment in nuclear power for shipping is the lack of regulatory framework to handle the development, licensing, and permitting for mobile nuclear assets like ships, and for moveable nuclear assets.

Crewing for alternative fuels – do we need a chemist?

“Do we need to put chemists aboard ships?” was a question asked by Harriet Johnson, Head of Maritime at Signol, participating on the CMA Shipping 2024 panel, “Impact of GHG Reduction Targets and New Fuels on Human Element”.

‘No time to waste towards 2030’ - the rallying call on CMA Shipping opening day

In a rallying call, DNV’s CEO, Knut Orbeck-Nilssen told the conference audience ‘there’s no time to waste towards 2030 – this is the decisive decade for shipping’.  A comment echoed by V Group CFO, Petter Traaholt.

With thanks to our 2024 sponsors