Michiel Vermeiren, Manager Maritime Business & Market Intelligence at the Port of Antwerp to open Coastlink.


We are delighted to announce that Michiel Vermeiren, Manager Maritime Business & Market Intelligence at Antwerp Port Authority will welcome delegates to the Coastlink 2022 conference, hosted by the Port of Antwerp.

Taking place on 11 & 12th May 2022, Coastlink will focus on Building Connectivity between short sea shipping and intermodal networks. Antwerp – Europe’s second largest seaport – is an ideal location for Coastlink to showcase all the latest developments and trends in the short sea feeder services sector.

Following a 10-year career within the Maersk Group, Michiel joined the Port of Antwerp in 2016. In 2018 he took up the position of Shipping Lines Manager, and in 2022 took on the responsibility for the Maritime Business & Market Intelligence department.

In this role he leads the commercial department focusing on the shipping lines, agents, bunker companies, and market intelligence.

Joining Michiel at Coastlink are expert speakers from shipping lines, operators, ports and terminal operators, logistics companies, as well as shipping and port associations.

For full details of what’s on offer at Coastlink – see our full programme of speakers which highlights the topics being covered, and the networking opportunities available to delegates.

Coastlink’s complete delegate package includes:

  • Conference attendance on both days
  • Place at the Conference Dinner on the evening of Day 1 – 11th May 2022
  • Place on the Technical Visit at the Port of Antwerp in the afternoon of Day 2 – 12th May 2022
  • Conference Handbook & full documentation in electronic format
  • Lunch and refreshments on both days
  • Networking Opportunities throughout the event

Limited spaces remain so don’t miss the opportunity to participate at this popular event – book your delegate place now online or contact Joanna Miller on +44 (0) 1329 825335 or email info@coastlink.co.uk