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About us

The two-day onboard ferry conference was first organized in 2003 and grows ever more popular by each year. Typically sold out two to three months ahead, it attracts between 450-500 delegates from 50-60 ferry companies from all over the world each year. To meet and discuss in combination with having a memorable and enjoyable time together with friends and colleagues in the industry is what the Shippax Ferry Conference is all about, while being on board a ferry ensures a familiar and close connection between all delegates. Many see it as the annual family meeting for the ferry industry, and we agree.

The conference is organized by the well renowned ferry publishing house Shippax and is held over two days onboard a ferry with professional speakers and experts, captivating debates and best possible networking and exhibitions. We offer a value for money policy with all events, meals, cabins and networking included in the price.

Welcome to the ferry family!

Previous conferences

Previous conferences were held on board of:

2003 - DFDS Seaways - PEARL OF SCANDINAVIA - Copenhagen-Oslo-Copenhagen
2004 - Tallink - VICTORIA I - Stockholm-Tallinn-Stockholm
2005 - Color Line - COLOR FANTASY - Oslo-Kiel-Oslo
2006 - Silja Line - SILJA SERENADE - Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm
2007 - Viking Line - MARIELLA - Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm
2008 - Color Line - COLOR MAGIC - Oslo-Kiel-Oslo
2009 - SNCM - NAPOLEON BONAPARTE - Marseille-Bastia-Marseille
2010 - Color Line - COLOR MAGIC - Oslo-Kiel-Oslo
2011 - Grimaldi Lines - CRUISE BARCELONA - Barcelona-Civitavecchia-Barcelona
2012 - Tallink Silja - BALTIC QUEEN - Stockholm-Tallinn-Stockholm
2013 - P&O Ferries - PRIDE OF ROTTERDAM - Rotterdam-Hull-Rotterdam
2014 - Tallink Silja - ROMANTIKA - Stockholm-Riga-Stockholm
2015 - P&O Ferries - PRIDE OF ROTTERDAM - Rotterdam-Hull-Rotterdam
2016 - Tallink Silja - SILJA SYMPHONY - Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm
2017 - Grandi Navi Veloci - LA SUPERBA - Civitavecchia-Palermo-Civitavecchia
2018 - Color Line - COLOR MAGIC - Oslo-Kiel-Oslo
2019 - Tallink Silja - SILJA SERENADE - Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm

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The booking for the Shippax Ferry Conference 2020 is now open!

Conference 2019

Was held on board Silja Line's SILJA SERENADE

Latest reviews (2019)

“I wanted to write to thank everyone at Shippax for hosting another superb conference. I very much enjoyed being part of the CEO panel discussion and thought a number of the other sessions were first class.” “I thought that the conference was by some margin the very best yet and that from start to finish there were many things of interest.” “Thank you for yet another wonderful ferry industry event! I really enjoyed it and will definitely be participating next year as well.“ “I have really enjoyed, not only the very good company on board, but the whole event that was very well-organized.” “Enjoyed it very much – very valuable to get introductions to key industry people. I look forward to next year’s conference!”