3rd Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017, Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore Marina Bay Ocean Room Agenda,

3rd Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017, Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore Marina Bay Ocean 3 Room Agenda

3rd Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017, Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore Marina Bay Ocean 3 Room Agenda,
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Opening Ceremony

8 30am Conference delegate registration. Coffee & Tea served.

9 00am Organiser’s Remarks
Thomas Ng,

Executive Chairman
Global Ports Forum

Singapore

SESSION 1 Industry Outlook & Future

9 10 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Mark Yong,

Director – Business Development
BMT Asia Pacific

Hong Kong

9 20 am Small Terminals Challenges but Opportunity?
David Wignall,

Chairman Seaport and Senior Vice President,

Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC)

 

Indonesia

9 50 am One Belt One Road- What does it mean for Shipping
Jason Chiang,

Director
Ocean Shipping Consultants/Royal Haskoning DHV

Singapore

 

10 20am Tea break and networking among delegates

10 45 am Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership’s (RCEP) impact on ports’ future development
Dr. Mark Yong,

Director – Business Development
BMT Asia Pacific

Hong Kong

11 30 am Unlocking your potential for e-commerce

Pieter Van De Mheen,

Partner PwC Consulting

Indonesia

 

12 00 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates networking
lunch

SESSION 2 Ports & Terminals – Utilisation and Optimisation

2 00 pm Converting Operational Challenges to Business Opportunities and Identifying Value Drivers and Value Migration for Ports and Terminals
Mukesh Parikh,

Executive Director (Marine & Ports)

SmartHead Consulting
India

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

 

3 00 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments
served

3 30pm Maritime Silk Road and consolidation in the container terminal sector

Ton Van Den Bosch,

Energy & Infrastructure Lawyer, Global Head of Ports Practice

Ince & Co

Singapore

4 00 pm Game-Changers in global Ports & Terminals – implications for ports development and investments.

Thomas Ng

Executive Chairman

Global Ports Forum

Singapore

4 45pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing remarks

 

Thursday 26 October 2017

8.30 am Coffee & Tea served

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

9 00 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Dr. Mark Yong,

Director – Business Development

BMT Asia Pacific

Hong Kong

9 05 am Port Investments Perspective, A Financial Health Check

Victor Wai,

Lead Analyst, Global Port Operators

Drewry Maritime Equity Research,

Singapore

9 35am Synergies between Bulk Liquid Terminals, Tankers and ISO-Tanks

Mike Beviss,

Director Special Projects

Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd

Singapore

10 05 am Opportunities and Challenges in Global Liquid Bulk Shipping and how it affects the region.

Chua Chye Poh,

CEO

ShipsFocus Intelligence Pte Ltd

Singapore

 

10 35 am Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

SESSION 4 Current Ports Issues and Strategies

10 50 am The proposed construction of new Straits of Malacca Ports – Economics, Geopolitics and its Impact on established ports along the Straits of Malacca

Thomas Ng

Executive Chairman

Global Ports Forum

Singapore

11.20am Panel Discussion: The proposed construction of new Straits of Malacca Ports – Economics, Geopolitics and its Impact on established ports along the Straits of Malacca

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific, Hong Kong

Mukesh Parikh, Executive Director (Marine & Ports)SmartHead Consulting
India

12.10 pm Panel Discussion: One Belt One Road and its impact on Asian ports investments and competition

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific, Hong Kong

Mukesh Parikh, Executive Director (Marine & Ports), SmartHead Consulting
India
13 00 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates
networking lunch

2 30 pm Managing risks in a changing ports and shipping industry

Subhangshu Dutt,

Director,

Om Maritime Pte Ltd,

Singapore

2 50 pm Panel Discussion: Shipping Caught in a Perfect Storm: Protectionism and changing shipping alliance and its impact on Ports & Terminals

Subhangshu Dutt, Director, Om Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

Mukesh Parikh, Executive Director (Marine & Ports)SmartHead Consulting
India

 

4 00 am Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

4 30pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing