Mediterranean sea is considered one of the busiest shipping lane all around the globe. It approximately involves 80% of the Europetrade by volume. Mediterranean sea has geographical advantages meaning that Mediterranean’s ports are the gateway to Europe, Asia, and Africa. These advantages offer more perspectives for shipping companies but in the meantime more interest in the area that brings challenges as well. The Mediterranean Shipping Summit 2020 Istanbul edition is intended to focus on opportunities and challenges of the Mediterranean Sea as well as stimulate the integration of Turkish Shipping Industry to International Markets. After IMO's new sulfur reduction regulation the new era will start in the Shipping industry. So this year we will pick the "Future" as the theme for the summit's agenda. Be part of our networking event in order to be aware of recent activities of the region.