1st Global Ports Forum Singapore 28-29 Sept 2016, Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore Marina Bay Ocean 7 Room

Global Ports Forum Singapore 28-29 Sept 2016, 


Limited Seats Still Available – The Singapore Global Ports Forum from 28-29 Sept 16,

An invitation to participate at the Global Ports Forum Singapore from 28-29 September 2016,

Dear Industry colleagues,

It is indeed our pleasure to invite you to consider this unique opportunity to participate at the Global Ports Forum Singapore – to be held from 28-29 September 2016.

Topics on the agenda includes

Latest Port Developments & Strategies,
Port Innovations, Advancements in Port Technology,
New Port Infrastructure Financing Modelling, Forecasts on Trade and Industry.

An early outline of the conference will include:

1. Port Strategy & Developments –

Trade Outlook, Shipping Trends (Alliances, Markets, Deployment, Cascading, Demand, Mega-trends, etc) and Port Economics; Recent Port Developments

Terminal design and right sizing (the balance between OpEx and CapEx); Terminal management (avoiding congestion, handling peaks and surges, off-schedule vessels, mega vessels, Alliance complexities);
Additional ports/terminal value adding services and proposition bundling

2. Port Automation –

Handling Automation (trends, evolution versus revolution); Big Data; IoT; Cloud Technologies

3. Port Finance –
PPP; Port Financing Best Practices

4. Port Efficiency –

Optimising Vessel Traffic Management (IT, Systems, Processes, best practices); Ensuring port Safety and Security (risks, threats, best practices, sharing, partnerships); Port master planning (right sizing for future demand); Terminal productivity (what is required and how can it be achieved); Terminal service differentiation (creating true competitive advantages, avoiding commoditisation); Terminal landside interface (Shippers and truckers requirements, Automation, Data exchange and security, Truck appointment systems)


Finalised agenda as follows :

Global Ports Forum Singapore 28-29 Sep 2016 Agenda,

For speakers, to facilitate an appropriate and relevant agenda, kindly submit a proposed brief outline of your presentation, which should consist of:
– The title of the paper
– Key themes that will be presented (4 one line bullet points)
– The name, position and a brief bio of the proposed speaker. Note that Promotional Presentations should not be submitted.

Delegate Pass Information

On or Before 27 Jul 2016: The ‘Early Bird’ Rate is S$2895 – Save S$400!
Special Offer! – 3 Delegates For The Price of 2 in This Category! Save S$2895!

  • From 28 Jul 2016: The Regular Rate is S$3295

Special Offer! – 3 Delegates For The Price of 2 in This Category! Save S$3295!

Note: All fees stated include luncheons, and refreshments . It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.

Register Now!

To register, please submit the following details to thomasng@globalportsforum.com:

What Best Describes Your Industry Sector?:

Billing information:

For cheque payments: To be made payable to ‘Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd.’ Please do not send post-dated cheque.

For telegraphic transfers:

Account Name:             Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd.,

Account No. :                695 477 141 001.

Beneficiary Bank:          Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, Singapore. (Swift: OCBCSGSG),

Address : 65 Chulia Street #01-00, OCBC Centre, Singapore 049513.

Please supply confirmation via email of the TT from your bank. Transmitting bank charges must be paid by sender. Please quote both delegate and company name as reference.

Kindly note that as we are providing a special rate for ‘early bird’ sign up, we will need to receive your company payment by 27 July 2016 to enjoy the discount.

If you know of appropriate persons or company who will be keen to sponsor at the Global Ports Forum Singapore, do help us to promote the event and let us have the contact.

We also welcome your participation at our forthcoming forums in

Dubai 2017:


Hamburg 2017:


and Singapore 2017

Other upcoming GPF executive workshops include:-

  1. Executive Workshop on Investment Strategies for Green / Brown Field Port Projects, 14-15 July 2016, Singapore



  1. Executive Workshop on Seamless and Standardised Port Operations for customer delight, 18-19 Jul 2016, Singapore



  1. Executive Workshop on Strategic Planning for Ports & Terminals, 21-22 Jul 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Multi-Purpose Terminal Business & Operations, 11-12 Aug 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Ports Financing and Investing, 11-12 Aug 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Strategic Planning for Ports & Terminals, 26-27 Sep 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Bulk Liquid Terminals, Commercial Considerations for Investment & Financing, 29 – 30 Sept 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Investment Strategies for Green / Brown Field Port Projects, 29-30 Sept 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Excellence in Port Operations, 3-4 Oct 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Use of Technology for Ports and Terminals, 27-28 Oct 2016


  1. Executive Programme on Achieving Excellence in Winning Deals & Effective Sales Management – Proven Techniques & Insights for Ports & Terminals, 7 Nov to 11 Nov 2016, Singapore


Looking forward to welcoming to Global Ports Forums/Workshops in Singapore.

Kind regards

Thomas Ng


The Global Ports Forum


10 Anson Road


International Plaza

Singapore 079903

Website: www.globalportsforum.com/

Email:  thomasng@globalportsforum.com

Terms & Conditions:

No delegate registration will be accepted without completing registration details and full payment.

Upon receipt of your registration details and full payment, further programme information will be emailed to you including your proforma invoice and, if required, a letter of invitation for entry visa application.

Delegates will not be admitted unless payment has been received in Full.

Flights, Airport Transfers and Accommodation are not included in your delegate registration fee.

Cancellation – No cancellation is allowed, but a replacement with another participant is allowed.

This programme is subject to change without notice, E&O.E.

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