Sabine Kilper, Senior Research Analyst at Toepfer Transport GmbH joins the Coastlink 2024 speaker line up, ready to discuss ‘Is the short sea fleet ready to address the call for green and sustainable growth?


During session one of the 2024 Conference, Sabine Kilper will discuss the ongoing state of the short sea market, including the current orderbook, the latest newbuilding trends and the key drivers of the green fleet renewal.

Sabine Kilper is an experienced shipping expert in the multipurpose (MPP) / heavylift and general cargo market segment through various positions in chartering and research with recognized shipowners, shipbrokers and ship operators. Since 2021 Sabine has been dedicated to the shortsea shipping market and the analysis of the shortsea fleet, newbuilding activities and the publication of shipping reports and relevant market index.

As Market Analyst in the field of MPP and shortsea shipping at Toepfer Transport GmbH, Sabine is responsible for research and publication of the monthly Toepfer Transport’s Short Sea Shipping Report, the Toepfer Transport Shortsea Index (TSI) as well as bespoke research products with the ambition to provide in-depth insight into fleet and market developments that add value to the evolution of the coaster segment and to stakeholders engaged in European short sea trades.

View the full conference programme on the Coastlink website and the networking opportunities this will present for you and your business.

Coastlink will provide the opportunity to meet with representatives from the Port of Bilbao, Royal HaskoningDHV, Port of Tyne, TMA Logistics, and Samskip at the 2024 event. For further information on how to secure your delegate place, or how to participate at the 2024 event visit the Coastlink website or contact the Coastlink event team at +44 1329 825335