HIMC23–The Future of Shipping is Here

Join us October 30th-November 1st, 2023, for the 2nd annual Houston International Maritime Conference hosted by Port Houston, the No. 5 ranked U.S. container port.

Global and local market dynamics are forcing stakeholders throughout the supply chain to revisit their strategies, capitalize on unexpected opportunities, and leverage forward-thinking solutions. HIMC23 offers a remarkable chance to absorb knowledge from prominent leaders who are steering the industry’s evolution. This event facilitates networking with peers, fostering fresh connections, and embarking on innovative avenues.

Participate in engaging sessions that delve into subjects such as import-export container trade, steel and project cargo logistics, petrochemical supply chains, terminal efficiency and technological advancements, sustainable practices in shipping, the next generation of logistics professionals, and the benefits of foreign trade zones. In the company of decision-makers representing BCOs, ocean carriers, NVOCCs, freight forwarders, trucking enterprises, and more, you’ll gain insights into current trends, the maritime industry’s impending landscape, and strategies to prepare for future expansion.

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Featured Speakers

Chart a course to success with our roster of distinguished conference speakers from the maritime industry who will share
their in-depth knowledge and valuable insights on important issues and current trends.

Featured Speakers HIMC23

Allen Clifford

Executive Vice President of Sales

Featured Speakers HIMC23

Rajith Aykkara

Vice President of Bahri Line

The Bahri Group
Featured Speakers HIMC23

Stacy Wedgeworth

Senior Manager, Gulf Import Market

Featured Speakers HIMC23

Sherry Harriman

Senior Vice President, Logistics and Supply Chain

Academy Sports & Outdoors
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Carson Landsgard

Chief Supply Chain Officer


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Conference Agenda & Schedule

Design your conference experience by choosing from various keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking events that cover crucial topics and trends in the maritime industry.

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Sponsorships with the 2023 Houston International Maritime Conference place your company in a position of influence and enables you to build and strengthen your relationships, visibility, and reputation with major industry partners.

2023 Title Sponsor


Evening Reception Sponsor

CMC-ITI family brands


Premium Sponsor


Welcome Happy Hour Reception Sponsor

International Longshoreman Association's Logo


Diamond Sponsor

FTZ 84

Gulf Winds International


Gold Sponsors

Sunburst Truck Lines logo

Terminal Link Texas logo

Silver Sponsors

IMC Gulf Intermodal logo

Integrated Industries Corporation American Maritime Services and C&C Maintenance logo

Pasadena Economic Development Corporation


Breakfast Sponsor

International Longshoreman Association's Logo


Lunch Sponsor – Day 2


Lunch Sponsor – Day 3


Mobile App

C&K Trucking logo




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Special Thanks to our Advisory Committee Members


Roger Guenther
Executive Director
Port Houston

John Moseley
Chief Commercial Officer
Port Houston

J.J. Plunket
Chief Operating Officer/Port Agent
Houston Pilots Association

John Hark
Regional Director, North America
Bertling Logistics

Eloy Cortez
Representative, South and Gulf Coast District
International Longshoremen’s Association

Andy Powell
Commercial Director
G2 Ocean US, Inc.

Shaun Leone
Sunburst Truck Lines

Giancarlo Morgera
Executive Vice President of Export Liner Services
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.

Will Connell
President, Gulf Region

Dave Morgan
President and CEO
Cooper/Ports America

Anthony Fullbrook
OEC Group