International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Burkhard Lemper
Managing Director
Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL)
Do mega-ships need mega-ports?
12:45 - 14:15Friday, 29 May 2015

Burkhard Lemper is Director and Head of the Maritime Economics and Transport Department at the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), Bremen, Germany, and professor at Bremen University of Applied Sciences. ISL is one of Europe’s leading institutes in the area of maritime research, consulting and knowledge transfer. Lemper has managed a wide variety of projects for the maritime industry, especially for port authorities, ship yards and shipping companies. He has worked on studies dealing with developments in the European and world wide transport markets, especially container transport, port development projects and feasibility studies including cost-benefit analyses. He has published especially on maritime sector issues. Other aspects of his research are cargo flow and market analysis, simulation of cargo flows and transport modeling.