Ports and Marine Structures Asia 2014

Meeting future trade growth through efficient planning, development and capacity addition to port and marine infrastructure.

Business, Construction & Building

Ports and Marine Structures Asia 2014 27-30 May 2014 Prince Hotel & Residence, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Growth in pan-Asian and international trade opportunities. The growing fleet of post-panamaxx vessels. Opportunities for trade specialisation and containerisation.

For fear of losing out to competition and to cash in on the opportunities, stakeholders are developing and expanding hundreds of ports projects across Asia.

But what are the typical challenges that impede a port’s growth?
•Delays in clearances for port projects and costly construction slippages?
•Dated infrastructure coupled with a shortage of funding for capacity addition and maintenance?
•Loss of business to newer, more efficient or better designed ports?

Ports and Marine Structures Asia brings together key senior stakeholders from the regional port and terminal industry across South and South East Asia to discuss and overcome these challenges.

Just some of the key issues addressed at the forum will include:
•Ensuring efficient master planning for faster environmental clearances
•Using latest dredging and engineering construction to sustain a port’s commercial viability
•Improving port competitiveness through higher operational efficiency
•Enhancing capacity by integrating new marine structures with existing ports and terminals
•Utilising optimal retrofitting techniques to cater to new generation vessels
•And much much more!

Confirmed Speakers Include:
•Captain Ashraf Mabrouk, Harbour Master – Khalifa Port, ABU DHABI PORTS COMPANY
•Essam Tawfik, Executive Director – Ports and Maritime, ACEM GROUP
•Rizwan Soomar, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, APM TERMINALS
•Dr Mark Yong, Director, BMT ASIA PACIFIC

Price: Standard Price: US$5295, Early Bird: Book and pay before 14th March: US$5095 (Save US$200)

Speakers: S Jayachandran, Chief Engineering Manager, Ports and Harbour, LARSEN and TOUBRO CONSTRUCTION, Captain Ashraf Mabrouk, Harbour Master, Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, Essam Tawfik, Executive Director, Ports and Maritime, ACEM GROUP, Mukesh Parikh, Chief Operating Officer, Sterling Ports, Vishal Chavda, Head, operations, Vizag General Cargo Berth Pvt Ltd, Dr Mark Yong, Director, BMT ASIA PACIFIC, Ariyasheela Wikramanayake, CEYLON SHIPPING CORPORATION, Rizwan Soomar, Vice President and Chief commercial officer, APM Terminals, Andrew Harvey, Regional Director, Royal Haskoning DHV, Fang Zheng-ru, Project Director, CHINA HARBOUR ENGINEERING COMPANY, Abdel Aziz Rabie, marine, COWI, Mogens A Hviid, Senior Project Director, Patrick McCallum, Sector Manager, Worley Parsons, Mukund Gubbi, General Manager, Port Projects and Maintenance, ESSAR PORTS, Subhrarabinda Birabar, Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited, Jayesh Bhatt, Chief Executive Officer, IMC Group, Iyyamperumal Jeyakumar, Deputy Chairman, Kolkata Port Trust, Pasoroan Herman Harianja, PT Pelindo IV, Abdullah Al Fazari, manager, Port of Sohar, Husein Latief, Indonesia Port Corporation III, Chong Lai Poo, Port Tanjung Pelapas, Nauman Hassan, director general, Port Qasim Authority, Tim Davies, Global Sector Director, Shabbir Qazi, Projects and Channel Works, Robin Scowcroft, PT Essar Projects, Irfan Rahim, Chief, transport infrastructure, UN ESCAP