Robin Li

China Merchants Port Group


Dr. Robin Li Yubin has been Vice GM of China Merchants Port Group (CMPort) since December 2018 and the Acting Secretary of the Board since January 2021.

Dr. Li is also Deputy General Manager and Chief Digital Officer of China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited. Prior to these positions, he had been department head of Planning and Commerce, Research and Development, General Economist of Strategy and Operation Management and Chairman of the Board of China Merchants Bonded Logistics Co., Ltd, and the Chief Representative of China Merchants Group in Djibouti.

Before joining CMPort, Dr. Li was Deputy General Manager of Road and Bridge Project of China Harbor Company (CHEC) in Bangladeshi, Project Director of Overseas Business Department of CHEC, He graduated from Tianjin University, obtained a Bachelor and Master degree majored in Harbor and Cannel Engineering and later he obtained a PhD in Real Estate Development from The University of Hong Kong.

Sessions With Robin Li

Monday, 21 June

  • 11:50am - 12:20pm (CET) / 21/jun/2021 09:50 am - 21/jun/2021 10:20 am

    Data Collaboration

  • 04:40pm - 05:25pm (CET) / 21/jun/2021 02:40 pm - 21/jun/2021 03:25 pm

    Business Innovation

    Changing of the Guard


    With a new US administration, a new EU "Green Deal" and Asia powering ahead post-pandemic with much of the developing world still struggling, a changing of the guard is upon us. With the shipping and ports sector under immense pressure to decarbonize and reduce emisssions, outlier charterers, shipowners and carriers are taking matters into their own hands. The COVID19 pandemic has disrupted the global maritime and logistics supply chain, accelerating the industry's path towards digitalization at a rate never imagined by the industry. Following COVID19 and two financial crises already this century, ports are being forced to look at how to ensure business continuity during future disruptive events. In this session, learn how maritime industry leaders are adapting their organizations to a new and uncertain future.