John Lucy, Director of Liverpool Freeport, will present at Coastlink on post Brexit Ro Ro changes and how the short sea shipping sector has reacted.

In addition to his role as Director of Liverpool Freeport, John is the UK representative of the World Free Zones Organisation. Involved in international transport and trade for over thirty years, he was the international haulage industry representative to various government departments during the Brexit preparations.


At Coastlink, John will discuss the routing and modal challenges that short sea routes have experienced so far and the future opportunities to come. Presenting in Session One at Coastlink which will focus on ’Market Sector Overview - industry challenges and new opportunities for short sea and feeder shipping’ John will also look at expected trends in UK-EU Ro Ro traffic.


Take the opportunity to join the discussion and debate at Coastlink 2022 which will cover the follow session topics:

  • · Market Sector Overview: Industry Challenges and New Opportunities for Short Sea & Feeder Shipping
  • · Building Connectivity & Networks for the future – linking Short Sea & Feeder Shipping to Intermodal Transport Routes
  • · Looking to the future – Improving efficiencies through Digitalisation & Innovation


See the full conference programme on the Coastlink website and the networking opportunities this will present for you and your business. Coastlink will provide the option to meet with representatives from the leading ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp, Tyne, Liverpool and Zeebrugge as well as industry professionals from the shipping sector – Unifeeder and Fast Group Belgium.

Book your place online or, contact Joanna Miller on +44 1329 825335 for further information or email