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

Global Ports Forum presents – Executive Workshop on Multi-Purpose Terminal Business & Operations, 11-12 Aug 2016, Singapore

Key Learning Outcomes

1) Understand the multi-purpose port business

2) Understand the port marine services, port facilities usage and its charges.

3) Understand how the port activities are organised to interface with one another

4) Understand the ship side operations

5) Be aware of the importance of ports being managed as commercial enterprises irrespective of their ownership.

6) Understand the port tariff, order to cash process and the port billing.

7) Business Process outsourcing and choosing a contractor

8) Guidelines for Abandoned cargo

About the Course

This 2-day course is aimed to provide a deep understanding of the subject matter.

The course is based on a real Multi-Purpose Terminal project; the details have been altered for commercial secrecy. Video clips, slides and demonstration will be presented during the course.

Course Outline

  • Start a multi-purpose terminal – greenfield
  • Terminal User and value added services
  • Equipment used in Multi-purpose terminal
  • Types of Marine services
  • Terminal facilities usages
  • Ship side operation, gate in/out
  • Port Tariff
  • Order to Cash process and the terminal billing
  • Demo: Port billing system
  • Terminal operating system(TOS)
  • Outsourcing – stevedoring services
  • Abandoned cargo
  • Dangerous Cargo
  • Security and Safety

Who should attend

Both Finance and operation managers above of:

Port Authorities;

Port Operator;

Shipping Companies;

Shipping Agencies;

Logistics Companies;

Freight Forwarder;

Port equipment’s suppliers;


Stevedoring services provider.


About the Course Director

Mr Ng Koon Seng (FCA Singapore, FCCA UK, FCPA Australia) has over 30 years of experience in a global logistics, ocean freight operations and container transportation conglomerate. He has a wealth of international experience from his career in shipping, global container equipment operation; process Optimization, end to end finance system setup for the shipping business start-up operation, transformation, change management, merger & acquisitions and divestures. He was engaged by Jurong Port Pte Ltd in year 2014 as a Finance system lead and business process consultant for a Joint Venture start up Port/Terminal project, providing finance IT project management and translate user requirements into solution concept, prepare training manuals specific to each finance processes and setting up the finance organization, Multi-Purpose Port/Terminal billing system and implementation of the real time integrated Enterprise financial full system from scratch through end to end finance process innovation and design, develop innovation and out-of-box solutions, lean and digitize, user & finance-friendly administration, workflow integrated for Marunda Center Terminal – PT. Pelabuhan Tegar Indonesia, the 1st private international & domestic multi-purpose seaport which focusing in General Cargo & Bulk Cargo (dry & liquid) in greater Jakarta area. The port is a joint venture between Marunda Center Industrial Estate (www. marundacenter.com) Indonesia and Jurong Port Pte Ltd (www.jp.com.sg) a leading international multi-purpose port operator in Singapore. The integrated port billing and finance system is up and live in Marundra Center Terminal.

He was also tasked to do research on the Ports in Thailand, training, financial modelling with Activity-based costing Analysis for the Aggregates and sand Terminal project.

Mr Ng spent 25 years of his career with NOL/APL, a world leader in shipping and logistics services with annual turnover of US$8b., holding various senior management positions from liners services, special cargoes, freight forwarding, shipping agencies, manage PSA’s appropriated Berth scheme for shipping consortia to global equipment operation including M&A of APL, lead Post Merger integration and transformation of the NOL/APL global equipment operation, depots, trucking, rail, land and intermodal operation which involved more than US$1.5 Billion worth of operational cost globally. Head of the NOL global equipment management and achieved significant hard core saving per company’s testimonial thru dynamics operational modelling. He was also appointed as deputy general manager of its container/reefer/tank depots, fully automated warehouse (ASRS) & 3rd party cold chain Integrated FMCG Logistics, warehouses and distribution services based in Singapore. He was sent to china as deputy general manager partnering with the local management team for the setting up of the Joint Venture Shipping Services, business and operation control. He was the chief accounting officer of NOL group corporate Accounting and head of group consolidation of more than 200 of NOL’s shipping/vessel/port related subsidiaries, associated and Joint venture companies globally. Lead and manage M&A project for the acquisition of a major shipping logistics corporation in China.

Mr Ng is a Fellow Chartered Accountant from Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Fellow of Associate chartered Certified Accountant of UK and Fellow Certified Public Accountant of Australia. Beside undertake project work in shipping and finance, research and coaching, Mr Ng currently doing research in the area of dynamics modelling on port operation, global container transportation and empty repositioning, business process optimization, dynamics company cash flow planning and forecasting.


On or Before 11 July 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 12 July 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, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.


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.



List of Upcoming GPF executive workshops include:-


  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 Global Trade, Macroeconomic Policy and the Impact on Regional Trade and Shipping, 1-2 Sep 2016, Singapore


  1. Executive Workshop on Key Fundamentals of Shipping, 8-9 Sep 2016, Singapore




  1. 2nd 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 Excellence in Port Operations, 3-4 Oct 2016, Singapore





  1. 2nd Executive Workshop on Investment Strategies for Green / Brown Field Port Projects, 6-7 Oct 2016, Singapore




  1. 2nd Executive Workshop on Multi-Purpose Terminal Business & Operations, 13-14 Oct 2016, Singapore




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



  1. 2nd Executive Workshop on Ports Financing and Investing, 3-4 Nov 2016, Singapore



  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






Look forward to welcoming you at the executive workshop in Singapore!


Kind regards

Thomas Ng


The Global Ports Forum





10 Anson Road


International Plaza

Singapore 079903


Website: www.globalportsforum.com/



DID:    +65 65197662

Fax:    +65 6725 8438

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.

Refund Policy – a reimbursement of the registration fee, minus administrative charges will only be made if the participant has notified Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd. in writing that he/she is unable to attend the event no less than 30 days prior to the commencement of the event. No cancellation is allowed after that, but a replacement with another participant is allowed.

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


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