Past Event

The future of global shipping

Cecilia Malmström (PIIE), Simon Bergulf (A.P. Moller-Maersk) and Woan Foong Wong (University of Oregon)

Details

September 15, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Event Summary

The global shipping industry has been under intense pressure during the pandemic. It has played a crucial role in preserving supply chains, providing countries with the products needed to fight COVID-19, but hundreds of ships are now waiting outside congested ports around the world. How can countries alleviate these bottlenecks? And can shipping go green and take responsibility for its role in meeting climate goals?

Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:

HOST
Cecilia Malmström
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

GUESTS
Simon Bergulf
Director of Regulatory Affairs, A.P. Moller-Maersk

Woan Foong Wong
Assistant Professor, University of Oregon Department of Economics

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Trade Winds is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Cecilia Malmström that explores the future of global commerce in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, including ways that international cooperation on trade can accelerate the recovery.