Catrien Scheers, Chairman of Fast Group, has been confirmed as a speaker at the Coastlink 2020 Conference. She has over 25 years’ experience in the shortsea break-bulk sector, built from in-house expertise as a ship-owner, freight forwarder, terminal operator, and ship agent.

Fast Group are a family-owned company founded in 1991, with operations in Belgium, Ireland, UK and Poland, Fast Group are a complete end to end logistics service provider who offer clients a ‘Sofa Style service’ – quick, safe and professional.

Catrien holds a Master’s Degree in Communication & Media Studies from KU Leuven University. Now, at the helm of Fast Group, her motto is that of “Assets are important, but people make the difference”. Fast Lines have built a successful global business based upon a long-standing reputation. They continue to invest in their people, ships and port terminals. Catrien believes there are many opportunities and also challenges for break bulk and short sea shipping – one of which remains the low freight levels.

The Coastlink 2020 Conference is being held in the prestigious venue - The Port House in the Port of Antwerp on 13th & 14th May 2020. The event will comprise 1.5 days of Conference with a Technical Visit at the Port of Antwerp in the afternoon of Day 2. There will be numerous networking opportunities throughout the event with the highlight being the Conference Dinner on the evening of the 13th May.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Catrien present at Coastlink 2020. Join us for the Conference and network with key industry stakeholders from the shipping, ports and logistics sectors who will be there.

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