March 1, 2022
Lars Jensen is CEO of Vespucci Maritime, and is an analyst and thought leader providing expert assistance in strategic decision making and analysis in the wider container shipping industry. Lars has 21 years of experience from inside the container shipping industry, whereof the last 11 years has been as an independent analyst and consultant for carriers, shippers, ports and maritime technology firms. Lars is the author of the book “Liner Shipping 2025” focusing on the changes to come in the industry and how carriers, terminals, ports, shippers and forwards should navigate these changes to emerge successfully. Lars Jensen is co-founder of LinerGame providing innovative training and teambuilding in the liner shipping industry with more than 100 sessions held in the past four years across 17 countries on 3 continents.
Mr. Kay Pothmann will moderate this webinar session. Kay Pothmann is Director Ocean Freight Europe of BDP International and has been with BDP International for over 6.5 years and is based in Hamburg, Germany, heading the NVOCC activities in the region. Kay has over 25 years of experience in the ocean transportation industry where he spent over 15 years with ocean carriers. He started off his professional career in trade management functions with Hamburg Süd for eight years, followed by two years as line manager for CMA CGM in Miami. He then joined ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Inc. in Hamburg for five years where he built the trade management team for the Europe region. Kay lives just outside of Hamburg with his wife and three children.